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Name: Pete Banda
Date registered: November 17, 2010

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  1. PSJA Bears overwhelmed by ’Hounds — September 14, 2019
  2. Not city’s responsibility: San Benito stands firm it has no obligation to fix pot holes — September 13, 2019
  3. Million Dollar Man? Board evaluates Superintendent’s contract behind closed doors — September 13, 2019
  4. Head-on Collision Kills Mission Woman — September 13, 2019
  5. Fewer students enrolled at SBCISD — September 6, 2019

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  4. BREAKING: Trustees recommend reinstating Janie Gonzalez — 89 comments
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Sep 14 2019

PSJA Bears overwhelmed by ’Hounds

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito Varsity Greyhounds added another road victory to their record by winning 34-13 Thursday night against the Bears at PSJA Stadium in another non-conference game. It is important to assess that San Benito won routing their previous rival Victoria West by a score of 31-3, which …

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Sep 13 2019

Not city’s responsibility: San Benito stands firm it has no obligation to fix pot holes

By FREDDY JIMENEZ Special to the NEWS The fate of Railroad Avenue, an unpaved and almost inaccessible road parallel to the railway in between Mayfield Road and Oscar Williams Road, is now uncertain after city officials have declared that public funds cannot be used on private property as a way to improve its conditions, as …

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Sep 13 2019

Million Dollar Man? Board evaluates Superintendent’s contract behind closed doors

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS Without elaborating or giving any details after a closed executive session Tuesday, the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District approved changes to the contract of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nate Carman. Apparently, the changes are still subject to legal review. After the regular board meeting, the school …

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Sep 13 2019

Head-on Collision Kills Mission Woman

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS A Mission woman died during a head-on collision Tuesday when the driver of a suburban lost control of the vehicle and veered onto the opposite lane, hitting her passenger car. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the preliminary investigation reveals that a Gold 2001 Lincoln …

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Sep 06 2019

Fewer students enrolled at SBCISD

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS Compared to the previous year, fewer students have enrolled in the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District during the current 2019-2020 school year. According to SBCISD’s enrollment figures, there are 10,158 students registered as of August 27, 2019. Last year as of August 27, 2018, 10,178 were …

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Aug 31 2019

Lady ‘Hounds suffer loss to Edcouch

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito High School Varsity Lady ’Hounds opened-up their 2019 campaign in a non-conference game against the Elsa-EdCouch Yellow-Jackets with a loss three-set to nil, where the partial scores were: 25-18, 25-22, and 25-17. The ‘Hounds girls, who were ranked 754 at the state-level last season, were …

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Aug 31 2019

Greyhounds fall prey to Calallen Wildcats

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito High School Varsity Greyhounds kicked-off their 2019 season at the Bobby Morrow Stadium Friday night. in a non-conference game against a familiar rival: the Calallen High Wildcats from Corpus Christi.  These two teams are completing a back-back game series that started last year (2018), where …

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Aug 31 2019

SBCISD Revises Policy to Reorganize School Board

By J. Noel Espinoza Special to the NEWS The San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees decided to revise its policy to reorganize that body in the future after some members tried to oust its president Michael A. Vargas, who was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated last month. The measure, the only …

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Aug 30 2019

Behind bars: Pair accused of pocketing church fundraiser money arrested

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Two women accused of pocketing money from a church fundraiser were arrested by Brownsville police Wednesday afternoon on charges of credit card abuse. Mary Lou Arredondo and Roxanna Ruby Rubio both had an active arrest warrant as published in a Brownsville Police Department statement. According to Saint Theresa Catholic Church secretary …

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Aug 29 2019

San Benito Woman Killed In Accident Near Rio Hondo

By J. Noel Espinoza Special to the NEWS A female passenger died after the small vehicle she was riding on struck a semi-truck Thursday morning in the outskirts of Rio Hondo, local and state law enforcement official said. Rio Hondo Police Chief William Bilokury said the accident occurred east of Rio Hondo and it’s being …

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