Jul 27 2018

A silver finish: Lil’ Lady Hounds earn silver at World Series

  By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com An amazing season for the Shetland 6U All-Star Lil Lady ‘Hounds came to a finish over the weekend as the team from San Benito completed a second place finish at the Little League World Series in Laredo. The team, comprised of the best six year olds from San …

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Jul 27 2018

Boys and Girls Club awarded $150,000 from Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The Boys and Girls Club of San Benito received a much needed boost earlier this week after the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation decided to donate $150,000 to the Club for gym renovations. The donation comes at a time when many have expressed concern over peeling sheet metal that could …

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Jul 27 2018

Hometown twist: Monopoly gets Resaca City makeover

  By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Residents were flocking to the stores earlier this week after the popular board game Monopoly received a Resaca City makeover with the release of “San Benito-Opoly.” Hundreds of copies were sold as people were eager to see just how well their hometown was represented. “I was pretty impressed …

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Jul 09 2018

Buzzkill: City plans for second wave of mosquito spraying

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com While the recent rain was much needed for the San Benito area, there are plenty of negative effects that are still being felt, literally. As is always the case, the persistent rain has brought an uprising of mosquitoes that seem to get bigger by the day. Despite many in …

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Jul 09 2018

Making their voices heard: Hundreds attend ACLU rally to protest immigration laws

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The recent discussion on immigration laws has shifted national attention to the Valley as senators, state representatives, and organizations voiced their opinions on the immigration detention centers. This past Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas, along with several pro-immigrant organizations from around Texas, partnered …

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Jul 09 2018

Abundiz charged with murder of 2-year-old

It was more than a year ago when Harlingen Police first responded to the death of a two-year-old little girl, but prosecutors finally announced they charged someone in connection with the death. Jorge Abundiz, a 29-year-old Harlingen native, was picked up at his residence early Tuesday morning and indicted on Capital Murder charges. According to …

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Jun 28 2018

SBHS class of 1998 to hold 20 yr. class reunion

Attention San Benito High School Class of 1998 It’s been 20 years and we’re celebrating!  We have planned dinner and dancing at the Oak Hill Event Center July 6th and a fun get together for July 7th.  All events will take place locally.  If interested in attending our SBHS Class of 1998 20 Year Reunion, please contact Blanca Ordaz on Facebook, …

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Jun 25 2018

Sol charged with Capital Murder

Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.comb An unusually eventful month continues in San Benito after yet another body was found – this time in a shallow grave on a property on outskirts of San Benito. The Cameron County Sheriff’s office confirmed Monday that Border Patrol agents were able to locate the body using cadaver dogs after a tip …

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Jun 25 2018

Busted: 8-liners inside City home caught

Special to the News The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office conducted a raid on an 8 liner establishment this past Tuesday in San Benito, Texas. The 8 Liner was located just outside of a residential neighborhood off of FM 732 in a converted house. Thirty machines were confiscated, and two arrests were made. Homeland Security …

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Jun 18 2018

Leader of the pack: Rangerville teacher named President of statewide Teacher’s Association

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.comb Albert Mosqueda, a fourth-grade teacher at Rangerville Elementary School in San Benito CISD, took office June 1 as president-elect of the Texas Classroom Teacher’s Association. Mosqueda was elected in February during the 2018 TCTA Annual Meeting in Austin. He will serve as president-elect and chair of the Communications/Public Relations …

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