Alexandrea Bailey

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Thousands welcome new year with cool dip

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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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Girls wrestlers 11-1 with win over Rio Hondo

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The final day of school proved to be a day of work for the San Benito Greyhound wrestling team and resulted in a convincing 52-27 win over Rio Hondo. Allen Pope won his match at the 103 pound class and Chris Guerra recorded a pin at …

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Bacilisa Galvan Plata

Bacilisa Galvan Plata went to be with her Lord on January 1, 2011 at the age of 80. Bacilisa was born on April 15, 1930 in San Benito, Texas to Lino Lopez Galvan and Maria Castillo Galvan. She was the second of 10 children: Anacleto, Juanita, Moises, Gilberto, Gumecinda, Calistro, Francisco, Isaac and Vicenta. In 1955, …

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Lucio among attorneys to submit qualifications

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito has released a list of attorney applicants who responded to officials’ request for qualifications (RFQs). According to City Secretary Lupita Passement, there were four firms that submitted qualifications. Among those turning in qualifications were former San Benito Mayor Ricardo Morado of Roerig, Olivera, …

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Giving Austin Some Comp

By CARLOS CANAS Special to the NEWS The topic of my letter today is one concerning the topic of volunteering for community service. As I visited the city of Hidalgo this past week and viewed the millions of lights placed around the city, I was taken aback by the scope and size of the project …

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An Auspicious Occasion

To the Editor, The swearing in of Judge Carlos Cascos was quite an auspicious occasion. U.S. Senator John Cornyn took time from his busy schedule to do the officiating. There were many people there to honor our re-elected county judge, including new republican Aaron Peña from Edinburg. Judge Cascos in his acceptance speech mentioned Harlingen …

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Cornyn Swears In Cascos

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U.S. Senator John Cornyn was on-hand Monday evening at the Cameron County Courthouse (Dancy Building) in Brownsville to administer the Oath of Office to re-elected Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos. After swearing in the judge, Cornyn as well as Cascos took a moment to greet the dozens in attendance. (Staff photos by Francisco E. Jimenez)

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