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Monday, May 29, 2017


Operation Lone Star Ends

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX- Although there are still some persons being seen at Rio Bravo, the doors have closed at both Zapata and Rio Bravo for the 6th Annual Operation Lone Star (OLS).  Over 1,067 medical exams, screening services and immunizations were given with over 1,000 persons attending and 985 seen for medical care.

“Unspeakable Subject Topic of Writing Group”

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, On Saturday, July 28, 2012, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the HEB Multi-Purpose Room,, the Laredo Public Library, 1120 E. Calton Road, will host The Greatest Silence Writing Group, a group based on the film, The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo by film maker Lisa Jackson, a documentary about violence

Arena Signs Letter of Intent for Hockey

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  LAREDO, Texas—The SMG-managed Laredo Energy Arena has announced it has signed a formal letter of intent with Consolidated Sports Holdings USA to bring a North American Hockey League (NAHL) team to play at the arena beginning in 2013.  Consolidated Sports Holdings USA manages professional sports teams, including Central Hockey League (CHL) and

Direct flights from Laredo to Wendover, NV and the Peppermill Resort and Casino

Courtesy  Timothy A. Franciscus-Timm, The Resorts at Wendover offer Charter flights from Laredo International Airport directly to Wendover, Nevada.  There are currently two Charter flights scheduled, September 6, 2012 and October 26, 2012.  The total price for airfare, hotel, and ground transportation on these flights is $219/person.  For more information regarding these charter flights, please

Loop 20-SH 359 Intersection Closure

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, LAREDO, TX- Weather permitting, Ballenger Construction will be closing the intersection at LP 20/SH 359 starting Friday, July 27, 2012 at midnight thru Saturday, July 28, 2012 at  8 a.m. There will be no “thru” traffic movements permitted on NB (northbound) and SB (southbound) LP 20 and EB (eastbound) and WB (westbound) SH

Laredo Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Committee Hosts Annual 2012 Five Star Service Awards

Courtesy Miriam Castillo, Laredo, TX – The Laredo Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Committee hosted the Annual Five Star Service Awards on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Laredo Country Club.  The Customer Service Committee recognized those local businesses that have gone that extra mile to provide outstanding customer service.  The Chairperson of the Customer

El Metro ADA Sidewalks and Ramps Construction Project to Cause Partial Lane Closure on Bartlett Avenue

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,  Work continues until Friday, July 27, 2012, a private contractor for the City’s transit service, El Metro, will be constructing new sidewalks and ramps compliant with the American with Disabilities Act, along Bartlett Street, from Price Street to East Lyon Street.  This will cause a partial lane closure on the eastern side of Bartlett,

Webb County To Launch Employee Health Program

Courtesy Larry Sanchez,  A new program to keep Webb County employees healthy will be kicked off this Tuesday at the County.  Webb County Commissioners recently approved Catapult Health, a worksite health screening program offering a diagnostic blood test and follow-up of results with a nurse practitioner.  The free service is offered to all Webb County

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