White Oak City Council seeks to avoid tax hike
news-journal.com / Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
WHITE OAK — City Hall staff will re-crunch the numbers and identify cuts in coming days to deal with a 2015 spending plan that promised a deficit — triggering potential water and tax rate increases —
Former district judge Hughey’s portrait unveiled at courthouse
The 71st District Courtroom was standing-room only Thursday as family, friends, supporters and other county and city officials watched as the Honorable Judge William Hughey retired his robe and had hi
Wiley College wins poll for best choir
Congratulations are in order to Director Steven Hayes and the Wiley College a cappella choir after the group won the Tom Joyner Foundation website poll for best Historically Black College or Universit
Teachers learn process of saving lake from ‘world’s worst weed’
CADDO LAKE — Area teachers took a boat trip Thursday beneath Caddo Lake’s towering, Spanish moss-draped cypress trees to see the floating fern known as the “world’s worst weed” as part of a two-week t
Six killed in violent confrontations
MEXICO CITY — Six suspected cartel gunmen are dead following shootings in the northern Mexico state of Tamaulipas.
One act play on Saturday
El Merolico, an interactive one act play in Spanish written by Marco Franco, will be performed Saturday at the Laredo Public Library.
4th Mexican cartel associate charged in Chicago
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:26:14 UT
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal court documents show that an associate of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in Las Vegas in January and brought to Chicago. Prosecutors accused him of coordinating the delivery of large shipments of cocaine from Mexico to the U.S. He's also accused of collecting and laundering drug money.
Guzman tour lands at LEA
Alejandra Guzman’s “La Guzman 1F US Tour” will be at the Laredo Energy Arena on Thursday, Sept. 11.
Man arrested after hit and run incident
A man endangered his 8 month old child when he collided into a parked pickup in South Laredo on Wednesday night, police said.
Former official requests changes
After securing a new job, former Pct. 1 Webb County Commissioner Mike Montemayor, who pleaded guilty in mid-June to taking bribes from an undercover FBI agent and a husband and wife, wants to modify the conditions of his release that would allow him to travel outside of Webb County.
Fasken principal selected
Just a week after school principal Elouisa Diaz was named UISD director of elementary education, the campus has a new person in charge.
UISD students to get free meals
No UISD parent will have to dish out money for their children’s breakfast and lunch next school year.
Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:23:14 UT
The head of Mexico's federal police, Monte Alejandro Rubido, said suspect Arnoldo Villa Sanchez was arrested Tuesday, in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood along with another man, two guns and several packages of synthetic drugs. There have long been complaints that private security firms that provide guard and bodyguard services in Mexico, are often poorly regulated and infiltrated by criminal elements.
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