David Lopez

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‘Hounds mature in hard-fought wins, one loss

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito boys’ basketball team fell for the first time on Tuesday as they lost to the Harlingen Cardinals. The team now sits with a 2-1 record as they had won the first two games and are eager to get back at it this weekend in tournament play. The …

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Defense keeps Lady `Hounds competitive

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito Lady ’Hounds shook off a couple of losses over the weekend and rolled over Edinburg Economedes in a home game on Tuesday. The constant for the team for the season has been defense and in the Economedes game it was obvious from the opening tip. In the …

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Juan Segura

Juan Segura

WESLACO, TX—Juan Segura passed away November 28, 2010. He was born on June 24, 1935. He is preceded in death by his sons Juan Segura, Jr. and Joey Segura and daughter, Diana Segura. Survivors include his wife, Lidia G. Segura; sons David Segura and Daniel Segura; daughters, Dalia S. Blell, Delma Segura and Debbie Segura; …

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Lacks to invest $400K into Whalen’s

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Representatives of Lacks Furniture confirmed Thursday that approximately $400,000 will go toward the remodeling of Whalen’s Furniture Store in San Benito, this after the former entered into an agreement recently with Whalen’s owner Bill Weekly. Citing several factors that included the national economic downturn and potential ineffectiveness as a competitive store, Weekly …

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Annual ‘Pride Lights’ contest slated

Pride Lights Home pic

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ The San Benito Chamber of Commerce Pride Committee is reminding the public to put on their best Christmas lights display as the annual “Pride Lights” contest looms. According to Bertha Wilson, retired Pride Committee member, judging will commence Tuesday, Dec. 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. First, second and third place winners will …

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Garza shares anecdotes on do’s and don’ts of tamale making

Victor Garza pic

Editor’s Note: Leading up to the Second Annual The Best Tamales in Town contest, the News will feature in preceding editions articles announcing each of the five judges. This is the second of the five-part series. By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ A tamal is a tamal, at least that’s according to local businessowner and Veterans Advisory Board …

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Raymondville ISD officer arrested in San Benito

Gabriel Serna Garcia

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ A Raymondville ISD police officer found himself in handcuffs this week when San Benito police arrested him on driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges. Lieutenant Martin Morales of the San Benito Police Department (SBPD) said it was at approximately 10:23 p.m. on Dec. 1 that officers observed a vehicle speeding along the 1200 …

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American Military Support serves local troops

American Military Support

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Rio Hondo natives Emma Alvarado and Lupita Martinez saw a problem and did what they could to fix it. No one really knew, however, that by doing so they’ve positively affected the lives of Valley soldiers stationed overseas. Alvarado, 43, and Martinez, 38, are the co-founders of American Military Support, a Harlingen-based …

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Thomas Z. Padilla

Thomas Z Padilla

SAN BENITO, TX—Tomas Z. Padilla, 67, of San Benito passed away on Monday, November 29, 2010 at Harlingen Medical Center. Tomas was a life resident of San Benito and owned and operated Padilla Construction for over 40 years. He retired in 2000. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tomas and Manuela Z. Padilla; …

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Margarita Lopez Jaime

Margarita Lopez Jaime

SAN BENITO, TX—Margarita Lopez Jaime, 49, passed away at her residence on Tuesday morning, surrounded by family and friends. She is survived by two brothers Manuel Jaime, Jr and Fidencio L. Jaime; six sisters Guadalupe Garcia, Juanita Cidrian, Celia Conde, Manuela Garcia, Conchita Garcia and Beatriz Guerrero. Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. to …

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