Tag: Rolando Vela

Ironman: City manager honored for athletic achievement

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Town of Laguna Vista officials surprised their city manager recently by proclaiming June 12 as Rolando Vela Day. The recognition comes from his dedication to fitness, commitment to the Town and continued efforts to the Texas Ironman marathon, according to Mayor Susie Houston. Vela participated in the competition three …

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Candidate defends controversial remarks in emails

By JACOB LOPEZ & MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com John Thobe, a candidate for Laguna Madre Water District Director Position No. 2, said that controversial statements he made in a Jan. 6, 2009 email to former Town of Laguna Vista Mayor Stan Hulse were “taken out of context.” Recently, citizens have expressed concern with statements …

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