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Archives for August 2016


United Independent School District Notice of Student Holiday-September 5

Courtesy Veroninca Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-Due to a Districtwide Professional Development Day, school will not be in session for students on Monday, September 5, 2016. However, all United Independent School District Campuses and Administrative Offices will be open during normal business hours. Additionally, the UISD Tax Office located at 3501 E. Saunders will be open from

CBP Officers Seize More than over $136K in Unreported Currency at Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to work outbound inspection operations at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge seized over $130,000 in U.S. currency in a single enforcement action over the weekend. “CBP officers not only ensure that inbound travelers and cargo comply with U.S. laws and regulations but also

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District 7 Councilman for the City of Laredo George Altgelt Files a Lawsuit against City Secretary

Courtesy City Council Member District 7 George Altgelt, Laredo, Texas — (August 29, 2016) – District 7 Councilman for the City of Laredo George Altgelt filed a lawsuit today regarding the City’s recent decision to disqualify him from the City’s general election. “A lawsuit was filed today against the City Secretary, Heberto L. Ramirez. Judge


Cigarroa Toros win Big in Zapata

(Laredo, Texas)-The Cigarroa Toros were able to hold off the Zapata Hawks to win their first game of the season 20-16.  This is the first win for the Toros under new Head Coach Carlo Hein.  The Toros will play their next game at Shirley Field next week against Eagle Pass.



Courtesy TxDot, AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Transportation Commission today approved the 2017 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) with $70 billion worth of projects to help TxDOT meet the state’s growing transportation demands. The plan is the largest of its kind in the agency’s history that addresses capacity, maintenance and safety needs around state. The 10-year


Tigers Home Opener Spoiled by Corpus Christi

(Laredo, Texas)-The Martin Tigers lost their home opener today against the Corpus Christi Veterans.  The Veterans capitalized on a quick paced offense scoring 31points while the Tigers scored 7.  The game was moved to Krueger Field due to problems with the lighting at Shirley Field.    The Martin Tigers will be traveling next week to


TAMIU Fall Semester Registration Continues

Courtesy Steve Harmon,  Fall Semester at Texas A&M International University began this week. Registration continues through Monday, Aug. 29. Please visit www.tamiu.edu/registrar/registration, email registrar@tamiu.edu, call the Office of the Registrar at 956.326.2250 or visit offices in the Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 121.

HEB Sampling Showcase Check Presentation (1)

HEB Plus Sampling Showcase, A Success!

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Texas)-To help kick off the new school year, H-E-B Plus recently held a Sampling Showcase to benefit the District. Participants who attended the event had a chance to sample H-E-B foods that were at various stations set up throughout the store. At the end, H-E-B donated $5,000 to United I.S.D. The

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