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BREAKING NEWS: Man pleads guilty to charges

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David Mares, Jr. convicted of harboring an escaped prisoner Special to the NEWS CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –David Mares, Jr. has been convicted of harboring an escaped prisoner, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno and acting United States Marshal Elizabeth Saenz announced today. Mares, 24, of San Benito, Texas, pleaded guilty today to one count of …

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I Waited A Year For This?

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS I had a chance to sit back and watch my favorite college football team in action tonight and all I can really say is that this month of waiting just didn’t get it. There have been a lot of writers that have spent good time and …

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Lady ’Hounds now among the teams to beat

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The 2011 portion of the basketball season is upon us now and for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds they are among the top teams in the Valley thanks to a great start to the season. Sitting alongside of Hanna and Weslaco as the only unbeaten teams …

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’Hounds have momentum going into district play

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS In a rematch game from a tournament just a few weeks ago the San Benito Greyhounds shook off the holiday rust and won in thrilling fashion with an Anthony Moreno jumper in a 67-65 overtime win. “We got it going in the second half,” said Head …

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Winter League games to be played in Arizona

By JERRY DEAL Special to the NEWS Due to the recent alliance between the United, Golden and Northern baseball leagues, it has been decided that all Winter League games will be played in Arizona, it was announced by United League Baseball President Byron Pierce. Earlier, the ULB had planned on having a four-team league, Harlingen, …

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Lozano man accused of sexual assault

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A Lozano man was arraigned on Tuesday, Dec. 28 after allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. “Basically this happened in July of this past year. He was out there with a 15-year-old and eventually he did commit sexual assault at his mom’s house on top of a trampoline. …

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621 Reasons To Keep Reading

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito News closed 2010 a variable juggernaut in coverage, breaking stories that made headlines all over the Valley, including Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’s involuntary forfeiture of office due to owing back taxes, the discovery of a felony conviction in now-former elementary school principal Enrique Homero Murillo, and …

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City may revisit increase in fees

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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40 city projects pending in 2011

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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District goals for new year in place

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón announced the district’s upcoming goals, which included the completion of a new elementary school before the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. Limón stated that the school district has three major goals; academics, student and staff safety, and increasing the fund …

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