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Archives for December 2015

Palate Pleasing Varieties at Taste of Laredo

Courtesy Jorge Quijano, (Laredo, Texas)-As part of the Washington’s Birthday Celebration, the Laredo Energy Arena will once again host the Taste of Laredo on Thurs., Feb. 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. “We are honored to hold this event for the 14th year in commemoration of our First President, George Washington,” said Xavier Villalon, General Manager of

Christmas Shopping Spree for UISD Students

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-UISD’s underprivileged students from Trautmann middle, United middle and Clark middle shopped this Christmas season at local Target store all thanks to UISD Board President, Javier Montemayor, Jr., Webb County Commissioner, John Galo and Justice Peace, Pct. 4, Jose “Pepe” Salinas.  Students received a $50 Target gift card to be used for

Laredo Monster Jam® Tickets Now Available

Courtesy Jorge Quijano,  $ 9.00 Kids’ Tickets for Monster Jam at Laredo Energy Arena (Laredo, TX – December 17, 2015) – Feld Motor Sports® announced today that tickets for Monster Jam®, the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, are now on sale. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with kids tickets starting at $9.00. Tickets

Alexander High School Holds Career Day

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,   (Laredo, Texas)-Hundreds of students at Alexander High School may have found their future career    interest on December 17, 2015 at the school’s annual Career Day. Career Day was    hosted by the AHS Counseling Department, in which they successfully brought in    more than 100 professionals from throughout the city. 

Santa Surprise at Malakoff Elementary School

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Santa and his helpers stopped by Malakoff elementary school last week to give all of the students bags of goodies and toys during their costume day. The students were delighted with the visit and hurried to open their  gifts. As always,Jolly St. Nick left everyone smiling and ready for the holidays!

ICE San Antonio officers remove twice-deported Mexican man who is facing homicide charges

Courtesy Adelina Pruneda, SAN ANTONIO — A Mexican man, who wanted in his native country for aggravated homicide, was deported by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Roman Tepozotlan-Mendoza, 50, was turned over to Mexican authorities Dec. 17 at the Lincoln Juarez Bridge in Laredo. “The  removal of Tepozotlan-Mendoza

Laredo Swarm Do It Again

Courtesy Jorge Quijano, (LAREDO, TEXAS )– Again, undefeated Laredo Swarm win big! This time against the San Antonio Hurricanes on Wed., Dec. 23 at the Laredo Energy Arena.“Another great win for us today and I couldn’t be more pleased with the guys,” Head Coach William Gates said.  The Swarm led the game with the first

Supervisory Agriculture Specialist Retires After 43.75 Years of Federal Service

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Laredo, Texas –Supervisory Agriculture Specialist Amando D. Garcia has donned his uniform for the final time after an impressive career of 43 years and 10 months of federal service. His coworkers have honored the occasion with a celebratory luncheon at the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection office at World Trade Bridge. “Mando has served

UHS Lady Longhorns Donate Toys

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-The United High School Ladies Softball Team recently donated toys to our local Child Protective Services agency. This is the fifth consecutive year that the team has contributed gifts of comfort to children in our community.Thank you Lady Longhorns!

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