Feb 22 2018

Zuniga reinstated

According to attorney John Shergold, former Fire Chief Raul Zuniga had his suspension overturned today after a meeting at San Benito City Hall. Shergold noted this was just the first battle in  much longer war to give Zuniga justice. “We have a long way to go and out goal is to get Mr. Zuniga back …

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Feb 20 2018

Conjunto Fest to move to Los Fresnos

After a 26 year run in San Benito, the annual Narcisco Martinez Conjunto Fest will be changing venuses this November. : According to Rogelio Nunez, director of the NMCAC: “To preserve, develop, and promote the Conjunto musical genre born on the Texas Mexican Border and to insure Los Fresnos, Texas is a major cultural tourist …

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Feb 16 2018

City Manager Evaluation

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Feb 15 2018

San Benito set to take on Alexander in second round after 61-32 rout of Vela

      By PETE BANDA Managing Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com In what was expected to be a competitive game with two top teams, the San Benito Lady ‘Hounds varsity basketball squad absolutely dominated their opponent en route to a Bi-district championship. The Lady Greyhounds ultimately took down the Lady SaberCats by a score of 61-32. San …

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Feb 15 2018

Lady Hounds rally late to capture opening game victory

    By Art Tanney Special to the NEWS Anticipating a competitive season with pressure to build on the successes of the previous, San Benito’s varsity softball team delivered a jaw-dropping last minute finish in their season opener, coming from behind in the bottom of the seventh to defeat the Corpus Christi Eagles 10-9. The …

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Feb 15 2018

Ramirez to sign on with UTSA powerlifting team

  By PETE BANDA Managing Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Leann Ramirez, the senior powerlifter who has broken state records in each of her past two seasons, will be signing her letter of intent to join the powerlifting team at UTSA next year. Ramirez has been recognized as one of the top three lifters in all of Texas …

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Feb 15 2018

De Jesus on to D-1 Texas State

      By Richard Moreno Special to the NEWS Hector De Jesus, the three year star offensive lineman for the Greyhounds, has officially signed on to join the Texas State Bobcats football team next year. The signing took place on Thursday and signifies the first division one football agreement for San Benito in over …

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Feb 14 2018

Boot Camp Scholars Building Higher Expectations

By Xavier De La Fuente   As San Benito CISD is evolving to become a district of choice, so is the Amador R. Rodriguez Boot Camp by offering its’ scholars a rigorous instruction by connecting a trade which is the benchmark to the achievement of the camp’s math instruction in collaboration with the effectiveness and …

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Feb 09 2018

School Board Meeting rundown

By Art Tanney Special to the NEWS   Various committee meetings of the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Board took place Thursday night.  The Building Committee discussed the ideas of districtwide canopies and LED lighting for Dr. Garza and La Encantada Elementary.  The Curriculum Committee heard presentations from Berta Garza and Miller Jordan Middle …

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Feb 06 2018

Community eager for new museum open house

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com   According to City officials, the new Cultural Heritage Museum will be opened to the public for an “open house” during the first quarter of this year. While the exterior of the building is complete, fundraising is currently underway for Phase II – the furnishing of the interior. Many …

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