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Greyhounds take tennis tournament

Shown are members of the San Benito Greyhound varsity tennis team, which won the 82nd Annual Heart’s Delight Varsity Tennis Tournament. Shown (from l-r) are Esteban Casas and Cristina Estrella, who won in mixed doubles, and Elizabeth Medina and Brittany Mendez, who won in girls doubles. The team will compete in the District 31-5A Individual Tennis Tournament in Weslaco on March 25 and 26. The team is coached by Dan Hirst. (Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)

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Dedicating Joe Callandret School

Members of the San Benito Historical Society are seen at the Joe Callandret Positive Redirection Center on Tuesday during an unveiling ceremony. In recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Joe Callandret School and in commemoration of Black History Month, the historical society unveiled its 11th historical marker dedicated to the school. Shown (from l-r) at the ceremony are Truella Haynes, George McShan, Jack Ayoub, Janie Silva, Dick Welch, Velvet Hutcherson, Marianne Welch, Tootie Madden, Sandra Tumberlinson, Mila Salinas, Rey Avila and Zeke Luna. (Courtesy photo)

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Elks award first responders

Members of the San Benito Elks Lodge #1661 hosted its First Annual First Responders Dinner and Awards Tuesday evening, where law enforcement and emergency agencies were honored with numerous recognitions. (Photos by Joe Bocanegra)

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Pride Home and Business of the Month

The Montalvo residence, located on the 500 block of E. Heywood St., has been named the San Benito Chamber of Commerce Pride Committee Pride Home of the Month for February. Shown (from l-r) is Pride Committee representative Bertha Wilson, homeowner Melinda Montalvo and Pride Committee representative Debbie Layton. (Staff photo by Michael Rodriguez)

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MJMS chess team makes all the right moves

The Miller Jordan Middle School chess team, which recently competed at the Region 8 Chess Tournament in Los Fresnos, is shown. The team – composed of sixth, seventh and eighth graders – took home second place in the Middle School Division. The chess players will compete at the State Chess Tournament to be held in McAllen on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24. Not pictured are Chess Coach Roberto Miramontes and Chess Sponsor Terry Padilla. (Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)

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YEE-HAW: Ride ‘em, cowboys

The PRCA Rodeo once again attracted thousands of spectators to the Los Fresnos event that boasts professional cowboys and rodeo clowns with a knack for entertaining the masses. Shown are scenes from the rodeo and the Cameron County Fair and Livestock Show in Los Fresnos, including a performance by Madelyn Victoria Vallejo.
(Photos by T.J. Tijerina)

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Greyhound Quarterback Club Football Banquet

Attending the 2012-2013 San Benito Greyhound Quarterback Club Football Banquet were Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew and NFL free agent Chris Horton. Jones-Drew (seated) and Horton are shown with San Benito Greyhound Head Football Coach Spencer Gantt (standing) and Defensive Coordinator Dave Evans (seated). (Photo by T.J. Tijerina)

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South Texas Youth Stock Show

Pictured are scenes from this weekend’s South Texas Youth Stock Show, which was held Jan. 17-20 at the San Benito Municipal Fairgrounds. (Photos by Andrea Mosqueda)

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Helping Hands

On Sunday, Dec. 23, the Knights of Columbus of Harlingen delivered food to assorted families for La Posada Providencia of San Benito, in which they delivered boxes of non-perishable food to underprivileged families. La Posada also had a turkey dinner, thanks in part to the Knights, serving a total of 20 people. (Courtesy photos)

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Pride Lights Contest Winners

The Contreras home, on Easy St., was awarded second place in the Pride Lights Contest by the San Benito Pride Committee. Seen are Bertha Wilson of the Pride Committee, Mr. and Mrs. Contreras and their grandson Chris, and Debbie Layton of the Pride Committee and Derrick Layton. (Photos by T.J. Tijerina)

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