Sep 25 2017

San Benito to sell V.I.P. parking spots for future games

Message for Season Ticket Holders Current season ticket holders are eligible to secure one VIP (home side) parking space at a cost of $35 for the 2017-18 varsity football season. Season ticket holders can obtain VIP parking permits at the Bobby Morrow Stadium ticket booth beginning Tuesday, Sept. 26 through Thursday, Sept. 28 from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. If …

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Sep 22 2017

A life saving decision: Becoming an organ donor could save countless lives

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com   With Hispanic Heritage Month upon us, it’s worth examining the impact organ donors have on lives, especially Hispanic lives. According to one study, Hispanics account for more than 40 percent of the 11,000 Texans currently awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant. As this need continues to grow, so does …

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Sep 22 2017

Not so Fast: Martinez staying with H. South amid rumors of return

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Despite several reports to the contrary, long time softball coach Elias Martinez will not be returning to San Benito – at least not this year. Lady ’Hounds fans across the City were ecstatic after different online news outlets reported Martinez would be welcomed back to San Benito to replace …

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Sep 21 2017

Museum deadline inching closer: City not worried

    Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Over the last few months, the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum has seemingly become more and more of a headache for City officials. Despite early delays though, Mayor Pro-Temp Carol Lynn Sanchez says the City Commission is optimistic the project will be finished on time. “The wording of …

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Sep 05 2017

Leading by example: Veteran’s Advisory Board Vice Chairman donates $5k to new project

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Veteran’s Advisory Board has started their first ever KIA/MIA Memorial project fundraiser. The project is looking for at least 10 people to donate $5,000 to reach their goal of $50,000. Once the goal is reached, construction will begin on five new granite monuments to built at …

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Sep 01 2017

Man arrested in connection with Dr. Cash Cheerleader theft

A man who allegedly stole over $2,000 from cheerleader coaches at Dr. Cash was arrested this morning. Enrique Machuca was picked up by officers and eventually given a $25,000 bond by Judge David Garza. According to the arresting officer, numerous tips led to the apprehension of Machuca off school grounds. Because of the amount of …

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Sep 01 2017

City to host new music festival

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com At a board meeting on Tuesday, City officials decided to move forward with their plans to host the first ever Resaca City Music Festival. While the festival will have no connection to the cancelled Conjunto Festival, the City described it as, “celebrating the City’s musical heritage by promoting the …

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Aug 29 2017

Police confirm the identity of body found in Resaca

San Benito Police have confirmed the body they found in the Resaca early Tuesday morning was that of missing San Benito native Augustine Andrade. The elderly man had been reportedly missing since Saturday, August 26. Police Chief Michal Galvan said officers and firefighters were sent to check in the Resaca off the frontage road near …

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Aug 28 2017

District staff to assist displaced families

Special to the NEWS   San Benito CISD stands ready and is prepared to assist students and families that have been displaced due to Hurricane Harvey. Students in grades Pre-K to 12th that have relocated to the San Benito area are being encouraged to register to continue their public education. The Family and Community Engagement …

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Aug 28 2017

City to discuss hosting “Resaca City Musical Festival”

The City of San Benito has called for a Special City Meeting to discuss, among other things, the possibility of hosting a Resaca City Music Festival on October 21, 2017. The festival would have no connection to the cancelled Conjunto Festival or the Narcisco Martinez Cultural Arts Center. According to an agenda posted on the …

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