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Archives for November 2016

6th Annual Partners For Scholars 5K Run/Walk and Untamed Zumba Master Class

Courtesy Carmen Rendon, United ISD is preparing for its 6th annual“Run Wild For Scholars 5K Run/Walk and Untamed Zumba Master Class.” They are two events on two separate occasions for the same cause. The ​5K Run/Walk will honor First Responders, Military and the memory of two educators Adriana Rodriguez and Karina Villarreal.Adriana Rodriguez taught 2nd grade at Ruiz Elementary School And Karina Villarreal taught at St. Augustine Elementary School, however started her

TxDot Traffic Alert

Courtesy Raul Leal, LAREDO, TX – Both IH 35 southbound main lanes were reopened at 1 a.m. this morning after a one lane closure of southbound IH 35 occurred at mile marker #57 in La Salle County due to a tractor trailer that caught fire last evening at approximately 8 p.m.


Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Sleigh bells will ring and guitar strings strum at the 15th Annual “Guitarras de Navidad Concert” at Texas A&M International University Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA) Recital Hall. A $5 TAMIU Scholarship donation is requested at the door. Children 12

TxDot Traffic Alert

LAREDO, Tx – Starting on Monday, November 28, 2016, City of Laredo Public Works Department crews will begin street improvement work on Shiloh Blvd. between Kirby Street and State Loop 20 (Bob Bullock Loop). There will be no access to Shiloh Blvd. from SL 20 north- or southbound as well as no access to SL

TAMIU Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday, Dec. 1

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Unwrap the holiday season spirit at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and enjoy music, pictures with Santa, arts and crafts for kids at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Rotunda.             The event is free and open to the public.             “This

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Closure

Courtesy Larry Sanchez, (Laredo, Texas)-In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, all Webb County administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th. The holiday closure includes the Webb County Tax Assessor Collector’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office; however, both offices will close at noon Wednesday, November 23rd.  The Webb County

TAMIU Observes Thanksgiving Holiday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) offices will close Wednesday, Nov. 23 at noon as part of a State-authorized observance of Thanksgiving. University classes will be suspended and offices closed Thursday, Nov. 24 – Saturday, Nov. 26. The Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library will also close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 23. The Killam

Roosevelt Elementary Honor Society Delivers Thanksgiving Joy to 12 Families

Courtesy Alex Meyer, (Laredo, Texas)-National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS), students at Roosevelt elementary school held a Thanksgiving meal fundraiser from Nov. 1 -11, 2016. The drive, which enjoyed the full support of the faculty, staff, and fellow students,was the initial step taken to provide 12 Roosevelt elementary families with the necessary supplies for a proper

TAMIU Students Present at Service-Learning Expo

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) College of Nursing and Health Sciences students swept the top prizes at the TAMIU Service Learning Expo held earlier this week. The annual TAMIU Service Learning Expo attracted entries from a total of 250 students who utilized knowledge gained from their classes and research skills to

CBP Prepares to Implement Facilitation Measures to Expedite Holiday Traffic at the Laredo Port of Entry

Courtesy Mucia Dovalina, LAREDO, Texas – As the holiday travel season rapidly approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Port of Entry is encouraging frequent border crossers to avoid unnecessary delays by utilizing designated vehicle commuter lanes at the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge and the I-94 tourist permit processing at the Texas Travel Center located at

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