Category Archive: Features

May 04 2018

SBCISD Trustee López recognized as “Friend of Education”

    Last week, San Benito CISD Board Trustee Member Orlando López was recognized as one of seven recipients of the prestigious “Friend of Education” award by the Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) – Region 6. San Benito TSTA President Aracely Correa stated that López was selected as a recipient of the award due to …

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Mar 12 2018

Two teens charged in Burglary case

Special to the NEWS On Tuesday, March 06, 2018, at approximately 2 p.m., officers from the San Benito Police Department were at the 100 block of Wild Olive assisting at a call when they spotted 3 young males walking north in an empty field adjacent to Wild Olive. One of the males was reportedly carrying …

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Mar 12 2018

Greyhound Defensive Coordinator Michael Mull accepts job at San Antonio Taft

  By Pete Banda Managing Editor   After more than 10 years in the Greyhound coaching system, current Greyhound Varsity Defensive Coordinator Micheal Mull will be adding to his coaching profile by accepting a job as the Defensive Coordinator at Taft High school for the upcoming season. Mull, who first made a name for himself …

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Feb 20 2018

Conjunto Fest to move to Los Fresnos

After a 26 year run in San Benito, the annual Narcisco Martinez Conjunto Fest will be changing venuses this November. : According to Rogelio Nunez, director of the NMCAC: “To preserve, develop, and promote the Conjunto musical genre born on the Texas Mexican Border and to insure Los Fresnos, Texas is a major cultural tourist …

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Feb 14 2018

Boot Camp Scholars Building Higher Expectations

By Xavier De La Fuente   As San Benito CISD is evolving to become a district of choice, so is the Amador R. Rodriguez Boot Camp by offering its’ scholars a rigorous instruction by connecting a trade which is the benchmark to the achievement of the camp’s math instruction in collaboration with the effectiveness and …

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Nov 06 2017

Class of ’57 and guests enjoy 60th class reunion

    By Jackie De Hon Special to the News In July my husband René and I enjoyed two mini-60TH Reunions with small groups of close friends. I sent our story to the San Benito News, where it was subsequently published. This past week the Class of ‘57 had a full-blown Reunion, and it was …

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Oct 27 2017

San Benito High School Belles host dance clinic

The San Benito High School Belles – the “Pride of San Benito” – recently hosted a dance clinic for students in Pre-Kindergarten through the eighth grade. Participants learned trendy kick and dance routines that they performed for family and friends at the conclusion of the clinic. Each participant received a certificate, and two dancers from …

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Oct 05 2017

17-year-old girl missing for nearly three weeks

San Benito native Hope Cantu has been reportedly missing since September 16, according to the the national Center for Missing and Exploited children. Cantu is reportedly 5’3 and weighs 202 pounds. Her ears and nose are pierced. If you have seen Hope Cantu or now her whereabouts contact the San Benito Police Department at 956-361-3880 …

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Sep 22 2017

A life saving decision: Becoming an organ donor could save countless lives

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com   With Hispanic Heritage Month upon us, it’s worth examining the impact organ donors have on lives, especially Hispanic lives. According to one study, Hispanics account for more than 40 percent of the 11,000 Texans currently awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant. As this need continues to grow, so does …

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Sep 05 2017

Leading by example: Veteran’s Advisory Board Vice Chairman donates $5k to new project

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Veteran’s Advisory Board has started their first ever KIA/MIA Memorial project fundraiser. The project is looking for at least 10 people to donate $5,000 to reach their goal of $50,000. Once the goal is reached, construction will begin on five new granite monuments to built at …

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