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Archives for October 2015

UISD Community Role Models for October 2015

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The Webb County Sheriff’s Office and the Elysian Social Club announced the Community Role Models for October 2015 during a ceremony at the Webb County Courthouse. The event honored students from Laredo’s public and private high schools. Four UISD students were among the honorees to receive the recognition, which is based

CBP Reminds Public of Prohibited Agricultural Items that Can Carry Pests and Disease

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  LAREDO, Texas — As the U.S.-México border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de Los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entry to the U.S. and can carry harmful pests and disease, such

TAMIU Presents Halloween, Día de los Muertos Schedule of Activities

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)- Looking for a safe and fun way to enjoy this Halloween?   Bring your family and friends to Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) today through Saturday, Oct. 31 for activities ranging from trick-or-treating and a Sci-fi costume contest to a talk about the Día de los Muertos tradition and a silent horror movie

Stripes Stores Donate to USHS Mariachi Imperial

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The United South High School (USHS), Mariachi Imperial received a donation of $1000.00 for the purchase of additional uniforms during the ribbon cutting/grand opening celebration for Laredo’s newest Stripes store located at 4320 State Highway. The highlight of the event was a live performance by the mariachi group. Stripes public relations manager Piper

New Endowment Scholarship at TAMIU Honors, Serves Laredo Police Department

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-A new scholarship endowment at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will honor a family legacy of service to the Laredo Police Department (LPD) by making higher education more accessible to the children of the LPD. The Mary Lamar Gallagher Leyendecker Endowment Fund Honoring Thomas and David O. Gallagher was announced in

Mario Martinez named Laredo Sector Chief Patrol Agent

Courtesy Richard Pauza,         Martinez Border Patrol career spans over 26 years LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol held an official Change of Command ceremony this week at Laredo Community College. U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael J. Fisher and Joint Task Force-West, Director Robert L. Harris participated in the ceremony, which formally installed

Man pleads guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child

Courtesy Yanira Deleon, (Laredo, Texas)-The District Attorney’s Office has secured a guilty plea in its case against Simon Gabriel Cabriales for aggravated sexual assault of a child. On April 9, 2014, a female relative out cried to her school counselor that Simon Cabriales  had sexually assaulted her since she was 5-years-old.  The Laredo Police Department

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