Oct 17 2017

City continues to post positive sales tax numbers

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Continuing the upward trend in sales tax the Resaca City has had all years, the month of September proved to be another good month. San Benito saw a 4.86 percent increase in total sales tax revenue. That percentage jump represents the difference in the roughly $347,000 collected during last …

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Oct 13 2017

Attempted burglary leads to shots fired

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito man was arrested this past Monday, after the Cameron County Sherriff’s office say he attempted to break into a home on the outskirts of San Benito. Authorities arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired. According to Sherriff Omar Lucio, the shots originated from the …

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Oct 13 2017

SBCISD implementing “fraud hotline”

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com At regular board meeting this past week, San Benito CISD board of Trustees voted to continue their wave of transparency by introducing a “fraud hotline” for employees. According to Board President Michael Vargas, the hotline is designed to create an anonymous outlet for anyone to report wrongdoing by another …

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Oct 05 2017

17-year-old girl missing for nearly three weeks

San Benito native Hope Cantu has been reportedly missing since September 16, according to the the national Center for Missing and Exploited children. Cantu is reportedly 5’3 and weighs 202 pounds. Her ears and nose are pierced. If you have seen Hope Cantu or now her whereabouts contact the San Benito Police Department at 956-361-3880 …

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Oct 02 2017

Retta, Harper lead Hounds past Falcons

By Brandon Marquez Special to the NEWS   The Spread offense was executed to perfection this past Friday night as Head Coach Dan Gomez and his Mighty San Benito Greyhounds exploded for 43 points and a 10 point victory over the Los Fresnos Falcons. While both teams have been preparing heavily for this week, the …

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Sep 28 2017

Lira tabbed as new leader of Lady Hounds

Denise Lira has been selected to lead the Lady Hounds softball team. Lira has a Master’s degree in education with emphasis in Sports Management and brings 13 years of experience at the collegiate level after working at Concordia University as the head softball coach, the University of the Incarnate Word as the first assistant softball …

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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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