Los Indios NFL Flag Football League

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The Los Indios NFL Flag Football League held its opening ceremonies Saturday. Shown are team members of the Jaguars, Cowboys, Patriots, Falcons and Raiders. (Staff photos by Francisco E. Jimenez)

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Born to be Greyhound Wild

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Just about any San Benitian who has ever attended a Greyhound or Lady ’Hound sporting event may have their own memory of Peter Galvan. For years, he paced the sidelines of the historic Greyhound Stadium on Friday nights, pounding his bass drum along to the chant of “Go, …

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Sexual assault suspect still on the loose

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NEWS Staff Report A San Benito man wanted for sexually assaulting an underage girl remains on the loose as police continue to track down leads as to his whereabouts. As previously reported by the News, the San Benito Police Department (SBPD) is encouraging those who may have information as to the whereabouts of Martin Pineda, …

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SBYBSL contending with low registration

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito Youth Baseball/Softball League (SBYBSL) President Frank Garza has mixed feelings about the way certain things have transpired for the league this year. “At this point it’s going well. It’s not where I would like for it to be, but we’ve only had two registrations and we …

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Drum and Bugle Corps camp held at SBHS

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps camp is currently being held at San Benito High School. “We’re starting up work on getting members organized so we can start our 2011 summer production,” said Ana Sandoval, membership coordinator. “What we do is we take high school and college students …

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Wilsons committed to each other, community for over 60 years

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Stories of Love By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com There isn’t an empty space on the walls of 82-year-old Charlie and 85-year-old Bertha Wilson’s home due to the abundant amount of plaques, photographs, and awards they have collected over the years for outstanding service and commitment to the community of San Benito. The Wilsons …

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From the NFL to the Resaca Trail, Pietrogallo preaches fitness

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Community Corner By SCARLET O’ROURKE Special to the NEWS St. Augustine once said, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Rich Pietrogallo, 64, has read quite a bit. Pietrogallo has been a personal trainer in the Valley for three years and in that time has gathered clientele …

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NJROTC celebrates 11th Annual Military Ball

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Pinned-up hair, long gowns, pressed suits and shiny shoes was the scene on Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Rancho Viejo Country Club as the San Benito NJROTC celebrated its 11th Annual Military Ball. A formal military program, dinner and dancing was held as the cadets learned while participating in a Navy ceremony rich in customs and traditions a topic taught to cadets as part of the NJROTC curriculum. (Courtesy photo)

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Soap 4 Hope

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Pictured is San Benito Rotarian Ros Salmeron and Brenda Heredia, a member of the Harlingen Rotary Club and Executive Director of the Family Crisis Center, Inc. Salmeron presented to Heredia on behalf of the club donations for the Soap 4 Hope project. The Family Crisis Center is a local United Way agency with a 30-year presence in the area, providing assistance to victims of domestic violence and abuse. Information about the agency can be found at www.familycrisisctr.org. The agency may also be contacted at (956) 423-9305 or toll free at (866) 423-9384, or by email at familycrisisctr@sbcglobal.net. (Courtesy photo)

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Century’s Worth of Memories

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Candelario Lopez of Harlingen will turn 100 years old on Feb. 2, 2011. He has nine living children, 32 grandchildren, and 60 great grandchildren. (Courtesy photo)

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