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Archives for April 2016

Tri-county pavement overlay project begins May 2

Courtesy Raul Leal,  Alt. lane closures & 1 way traffic control in effect – Go slow, drive with caution LAREDO, Tx – On Monday, May 2, 2016, Anderson Columbia, Inc. will perform nighttime (9 p.m. and 7 a.m.) pavement overlay work on BU 277 from US 57/US 277 intersection to N. Ceylon St. in Eagle

Wolf Pack Receives Scholarships to Sul Ross University

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-Five Lyndon B. Johnson High School students will represent Laredo, Texas and their alma mater at Sul Ross University in Alpine, Texas to play Division 3 tennis.  The student athletes signed letters of intent at a ceremony held at L.B.J.H.S. along side their teammates, peers, coach, and families. The honorees are

May 2016 Youths of the Month

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, Four United I.S.D. students were among those celebrated as Youths of the Month for May 2016. The monthly program recognizes high school students who excel in academics and volunteer to help our community. Teachers and counselors nominate students for the recognition. Host for the May 2016 ceremony and luncheon was Martin High School. Youth of The Month is sponsored in part by the U.S. Border Patrol, The Senate of ​ ​ Texas, United States Congress,

TAMIU Scholarship Benefit Concert with Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán Saturday at 8 p.m.

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-The much anticipated return and new concert by one of México’s most revered mariachi music groups, the Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán de Guadalajara, is this Saturday, April 30 at 8 p.m. at the Laredo Independent School District’s Civic Center, 2400 San Bernardo Avenue. Generous sponsorship for the event has been provided by

Alexander High School Senior Signs Soccer Scholarship with TAMIU

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Congratulations to Alexander High School (AHS), senior Mariana “Manas” Avina, who signed a soccer scholarship with Texas A&M International University.  Manas has been a soccer star since the age of five and is the first local athlete to be awarded a full soccer scholarship to continue playing locally. Avina played soccer

USHS Spanish Theater Club Debuts Original Play

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-Recently, the United South High School Spanish Theater Club debuted a stage performance of a comedy written by the club’s members. Se Vende Una Mula was met with abundant laughs from spectators that included fellow students and USHS teachers and staff. Student Director Debir Vazquez stated that the cast members and

United South High School’s Winter Guard Wins Big In State

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, (Laredo, Texas)-Congratulations to United South’s Winter Guard for earning 2nd place at the Texas Education Color Guard Association State Competition. The Team competed against 14 schools and scored an 83.47 and they are under the direction of Griselda Dozal. It has been an extreme season for the Panther Winter Guard, as they

TAMIU Service-Learning Expo is Tuesday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Members of the area community are invited to learn about Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) commitment to service-learning and the service-learning projects done by students at the upcoming the Service-Learning EXPO Tuesday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Student Center (SC) ballroom.             Admission is free and

CBP at Laredo Port of Entry Seizes Multiple Hard Narcotics Loads Valued at $7.8 Million

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina,  LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged hard narcotics in four separate enforcement actions at the Laredo Port of Entry that carried a combined estimated value of $7,851,085.  “These multiple seizures totaling nearly $8 million in hard narcotics truly exemplify our CBP

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