David Lopez

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’Hounds race past Redskins to start bball season

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By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. DONNA – An 11-0 run out of the gate and the San Benito Greyhound 2010 basketball season was off and running. The ’Hounds took to the road last week and ran past Donna in a 68-40 season opening win. Eleven players scored for the ’Hounds as they led from the …

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Outcome still unclear after Precinct 54 judge recount

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ BROWNSVILLE – The recount of Precinct 54 in the Cameron County Judge’s race came and went Tuesday, but with little certainty as to a winner. Although the recount of the Brownsville precinct did not change its tally, which gave Democrat John Wood 367 votes to Republican incumbent Carlos Cascos’ 299, questions still …

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Stonewall Jackson grand opening set

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ It’s been about a year since Rick Partida of Weslaco purchased Stonewall Jackson, enough time to transform the historic San Benito establishment’s restaurant into a facility reminiscent of its prominent days in the 1930s and 40s. Partida said he purchased the former hotel, the price of which he has yet to disclose, …

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Ortiz concedes, Farenthold transition to begin

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Quoting Robert Frost, Solomon P. Ortiz conceded Monday the race for the 27th District of Texas Congressional seat after serving such capacity for the better part of three decades. Ortiz conceded following the recount of votes from the Nov. 2 election. All of District 27, which spans six counties, was included in …

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A Thanksgiving Feast For All

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The San Benito Police Association provided turkey and all the trimmings to tenants and staff of the San Benito Public Housing Authority (PHA) at Palmville Tuesday at noon, this as part of the union’s annual sponsorship of the PHA’s Thanksgiving luncheon. (Staff photo by Michael Rodriguez) Officers with the San Benito Police Association are shown …

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From Behind the Camera

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Alas all good things must come to an end. Thus the Greyhound football season came to a halt last Friday against the Harlingen Cardinals. From the perspective of the guy that had a chance to announce very game it sure was a crazy ride. The team out of the gate …

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Lady ‘Hounds peak at the right time

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. All coaches at all sports at all levels work for their team playing at their best in the last game of the year. That’s what Head Coach Ruby Medina got when her Lady ’Hounds took the court for a final time to wrap up the volleyball season this year. Taking …

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By the Numbers

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The football season has come to a close for the San Benito Greyhounds, and already the building towards next year’s team has begun. Looking at the offensive numbers for the season there are bright spots on the horizon and there are some gaping holes that will need to be filled …

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City seeks attorney qualifications

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Affordability was one of the reasons she got the job, and now it may be why she could lose it. Less than two years after the San Benito City Commission contracted Jan Cassidy to serve as its attorney, qualifications are once again being sought for the position. The City of San Benito …

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Second suspect in shooting arrested

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ The second suspect allegedly connected to a shooting that occurred in San Benito on Friday, Nov. 12 has been arrested, police confirmed Friday. Detective Arturo Flores of the San Benito Police Department (SBPD) reported that 19-year-old Miguel Tapia was arrested at his place of residence Thursday at 9 a.m. Flores said Tapia …

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