Alexandrea Bailey

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Juanita P. Casillas

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San Benito, TX – Juanita P. Casillas, 73, of San Benito, passed away January 25, 2011 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 8, 1937 in San Benito to Ernesto and Matilde G. Peña. She was a loving housewife. Left behind to cherish her memory are five …

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Dragon Smirk

To the Editor, I just got home from the San Benito City Commission meeting that went on tonight (2-1-11), and let me tell you I was very upset as to the way our mayor responded in regards to the logos on the water tower on Williams Road. Right away his comments and smirking laughter on …

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Elodia Mancillas Garza

Elodia Garza

San Benito, TX – Elodia Mancillas Garza, 86, of San Benito, passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 12:25 P.M. surrounded by her 13 loving children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Eduardo Garza, her mother, Guadalupe Fernandez Mancillas, her father, Santos Mancillas, her …

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Yolanda S. Arellano

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San Benito, TX – Yolanda S. Arellano, 68, passed away on, January 20, 2011, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. She was a lifetime resident of San Benito. She was preceded in death by her parents Simon and Ofelia Sanchez; a brother Carlos Sanchez; an aunt Minerva Vasquez; four uncles Luis Corkill, Ramiro Corkill, …

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Epifania Martinez

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San Benito, TX – Epifania Martinez, 82, of San Benito, Texas entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Norma Martinez Lozano and her husband, Rafael Lozano of San Antonio, Texas; and her two sons, George Martinez and his wife, Susan of Denver, Colorado; and Oscar Martinez and …

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Antonio Moreno

Antonio Moreno

BAYTOWN/SAN BENITO, TX—Antonio Moreno, 75, was called home to be with the Lord on January 18, 2011 at home surrounded by family, after a long-term illness. Antonio was born June 5, 1935 in Lyford, TX to Felix and Francisca Mata Moreno. As a young adult, he served in the U.S. Army. During that time he …

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Garza’s mind on Green Bay, heart in Rio Hondo

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The stage has been set for Roberto Garza to play in his third NFC championship game in this his 10th season in the NFL, but while he has his mind on Green Bay, and his dreams are in Dallas (site of Super Bowl XLV), his heart remains in …

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Four teens accused of sodomizing 15-year-old

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com LOS FRESNOS – Four Los Fresnos teenagers are being held at the Darrell Hester Juvenile Detention Center in San Benito for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy on January 17. The four boys being accused of sodomizing the 15-year-old range from ages 13 to 15-years old. “We received …

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Man wanted for sexual assault sought by PD

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Police Department is seeking the help of the public to learn the whereabouts of Martin Pineda who is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, according to a press release. There are two outstanding warrants for 41-year-old Pineda stemming from an incident that occurred on …

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Mom accused of locking daughter in closet

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A woman was arrested in San Benito on Thursday after she was accused of locking her daughter in a closet and only releasing her to eat and attend school, according to recent reports. Leticia Ines, 41, is reportedly being held without bond and has been charged with injury …

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