Alexandrea Bailey

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Lipstick helped win WWII, provided femininity

By RENE TORRES Although lipstick admittedly contributed on a small scale to the war effort, women, in those times, were expected to be as feminine during the World War II era as they did prior to the conflict. Perhaps lipstick did not untangle the knots of despair of the afflicted soldier, but it provided hope …

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Hounds clobber Patriots in 53-7 victory

By PETE BANDA Special to the NEWS The San Benito Greyhounds continued to roll with another non-district blowout victory last Friday night. The Greyhounds were dominant from start to finish and ended with a 53-7 win over the Mission Veteran Patriots that pushed their non-district winning streak to eight games and gives them a 4-0 …

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SBCISD, RHISD students complete JCRP

Special to the NEWS A total of 140 students representing 25 area school districts recently graduated from the Junior Clinical Research Program (JCRP), a partnership between DHR Health, and Region One ESC. Rio Hondo and San Benito school district were among those participating in the program. Over the course of the summer, students and educators …

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90-year-old man dies from bee attack

By DAVID LOPEZ Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO—A 90-year-old man died after being attacked by bees on his property, stated a press release from the Rio Hondo Police Department. Last Tuesday, the man in question was mowing his lawn when he disturbed an old boat in his yard, which he did not know contained …

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STMF highlights entertaining weekend

NEWS Staff Report The South Texas Music Festival, featuring talented music groups Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso, Texas Evolution, Grupo Naval, and headliners La Mafia, is slated for this weekend at W.H. Heavin Memorial Park located in the heart of San Benito, along the Resaca City’s famed Resaca trail. Chart-topping, Grammy Award-winning Tejano band, La …

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City adopts new tax rate, budget

By TONY VINDELL Special to the NEWS A new tax rate and budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 have been adopted by the San Benito City Council. The ad valorem property tax rate went down by two cents, bringing the effective rate to 0.708125 per every $100 of assessed evaluation. The new rate was unanimously approved …

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San Benito CISD releases internal forensic audit report

By TONY VINDELL Special to the NEWS The San Benito CISD Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, released the findings of its long-awaited forensic audit. The report, compiled by Weaver and Tidwell LLP, cites numerous issues, such as paying companies tens of thousands of dollars for work beforehand or without showing any results. Other issues include no …

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ChorusRGV enlightens community through song

By DAVID LOPEZ Special to the NEWS It has been over 10 years since the Rio Grande Valley saw an active community choir auditioning local talent and performing across the area. Founded in September of 2021 by Los Fresnos resident Joel LaMar Cruz, the Chorus of the Rio Grande Valley is an adult community course …

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Coconut Palms once lined Rotary Park in Port Isabel

By RENE TORRES The people that went through the storm of 1933 probably said that nothing good came out of that natural disaster. In most cases, hurricanes, regardless of their magnitude, leave a legacy of some form of destruction. The storm of ’33 was not much different than any other when it came to raising …

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County’s broadband project receives update

By TONY VINDELL Special to the NEWS Providing more internet access to all Cameron County residents is in the works as grant money is up for grabs to undertake such a project. The Lone Star State is geared to receive more than $500 million from a $100 billion federal package to expand broadband services nationwide. …

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