David Lopez

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Greyhounds come up short against Panthers

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS Four consecutive quarters in which the offense struggled has now resulted in two losses for the San Benito Greyhounds in District 32-5A play this year as they fell at home to the Weslaco Panthers Tuesday night, 53-46. “In this district you have to show up every …

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NBA D-League Showcase slated Jan. 10-13

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS If you are a fan of basketball and would like to see some of the best, then make plans for a trip to South Padre Island January 10-13 as the NBA D-League is bringing in all of their teams for a four-day showcase. Beginning Monday, Jan. …

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A Grave Ordeal Goes National

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com It’s not every day when San Benito is mentioned in the New York Times, but it happened last month when the family of the late Marcos Guerra was featured in the national edition of the Gray Lady, detailing their ordeal in bookish fashion. In 2007, the News covered their …

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48 And Counting

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS My father warned me that once I graduated high school that time would fly so fast that I wouldn’t believe it. As is the case for most words of wisdom bestowed upon me by him, was he ever right. This week I celebrated my 48th year, …

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Stock show slated Jan. 20-23

STYSS pic

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Youth Stock Show (SBYSS) is back in 2011 with a four-day event slated Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 20-23. Kathy Rike, Director of Events and Entertainment for the stock show, said, “We’re going to have a full show. We will go all day Friday, Saturday, and …

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Fire marshal outlines precautions in dry season

fire pic

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Fire Department has reported that no calls were made during the New Year’s weekend regarding fireworks-related blazes; however, officials warn that residents should remain cautious during the dry season. “I think we had a couple of minor calls, but they were all outside the city …

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Thousands welcome new year with cool dip

SPI Polar Bear Dip pic

By RAY QUIROGA Publisher publisher@sbnewspaper.com Okay, so there are many people in agreement: Polar Bear dipping off the gulf waters of South Padre Island may not command the same courage as that mustered by dippers who leap into Lake Michigan on New Years; but, hey, as far as deep South Texas standards are concerned, New …

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Food Pantry Needs Help

To the Editor, I recently chaired a food drive for the San Benito Food Pantry on behalf of the CRABS Motorcycle Club at Fun N’ Sun RV Resort. We collected a very large number of food items to add to the supply at the food pantry. This gave me the opportunity to meet with Lidia …

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Lady ’Hounds begin 2011 on top of 32-5A

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The San Benito Lady Greyhound basketball team closed out the 2010 portion of the season by running over St. Joseph in a 42-29 route. They now set sail for the 2011 portion of the season and remain on top in District 32-5A in a three way …

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Rodolfo G. Pineda

Rodolfo G. Pineda

Rodolfo G. Pineda passed away on December 29, 2010 at La Hacienda Nursing Home in Harlingen. He is survived by his mother Lala Garza, stepfather Daniel Garza, three brothers Manuel Ruiz (Rosa), Arnoldo Garza (Diana) and Rene Garza (Rosa); one sister Liz Torres (Max), his ex-wife Maria Longoria and their children Danny Pineda, Adolfo Pineda, …

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