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Monday, January 22, 2018


Big Jim’s Liquor Opens Second Location in South Laredo

(Laredo, Tx)-Big Jim’s Liquor invites you to visit their second location in South Laredo located next to the new Dollar Tree Store on Zapata Hwy.  You can expect the same friendly service unequaled by anyone in Laredo.  The new location also carries a wide variety of Liquor to satisfy all your party needs for the

Police Looking for Missing Person

Courtesy Joe Baeza,  (Laredo, Tx)-The Laredo Police Department is seeking information as to the whereabouts of the following individual. If you have any information, please contact the Laredo Police Department at (956) 795-2800. Mr. Rodriguez traveled to Laredo, Texas from Chicago, IL. Mr. Rodriguez was at Mall del Norte with a relative when he wandered

City of Laredo Rededicates Park Juan Jose “Johhny” Rendon Park

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas, Dist. V Council Member Roque Vela, Jr., and the City of Laredo rededicated Eistetter Park in honor of former District V Council Member Juan Jose “Johnny” Rendon.  This park was improved with the addition of the following amenities:  the installation of backstops, BBQ grills,

USHS Students Headed To The Big Apple for Nat’l Conference

United South Students New York Bound:  Students of the United South High School Model United Nations Club recently received a donation from Mary Lamar Leyendecker and the Fernando A. Salinas Trust Fund for their upcoming trip to New York for the National High School Model United Nations Conference which is the premier conference on the

Chavez Honored At Retirement Event

(Laredo, Tx)-Juan Chavez, Supervisor of the Support Services Department at the United Independent School District was recently honored upon his retirement from the District.  Employees organized a luncheon and presented him with a plaque for his dedicated service.  Pictured at the event from, left to right, are:  Mike Garza, Executive Director for Support Services, Chavez,

Memorial Middle School Cheerleaders Garner National Title at American Cheer Power

Courtesy Maribel Valdez, (Laredo, Tx)-The Memorial Middle School cheerleaders won National Champions in the junior high non-tumbling division at the 201 American Cheer Power National Championship.  The American Cheer Power Southern National Championship was held in San Antonio, Texas at the Alamo dome February 8-10.  Over 300 schools and all-star cheer teams competed in the

PHOTO RECAP: Mayor Salinas Plays Cupid on Valentine’s Day

(Laredo, Tx)-City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas, along with Justice of the Peace Judge Oscar Liendo and Mike Marasco, owner of the local McDonald’s franchise, helped seniors from the Laredo Housing Authority Senior Center and Hamilton Hotel, celebrate Valentine’s Day.    Mayor Salinas, Judge Liendo and Marasco helped crown Antonio Garza and Estella Heitt the King and

(Laredo, Tx)-United Independent School District Police Chief Ray Garner recently swore-in two police officers, Leonardo Santoya and Martha Cabrera, at a special event held in their honor.   The honorees were given their badge at a special ceremony surrounded by family and friends.  Pictured from left to right are:  Lt. Ramon Salinas, Officer Santoya, Chief Ray

“El Moscas” y Los Pesticidas Teaches Important Lesson About Pesticide Hazards

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,   (Laredo, Tx)-According to the Environmental Protection Agency, there are over 3 million migrant and seasonal farm workers in the United States .  And according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is these individuals who are most likely to suffer from a chemically-related illness more so than any other occupational group.   

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