Parental Involvement Gets Involved

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San Benito CISD parent volunteers participated in spreading the holiday cheer by caroling at area nursing homes and adult senior centers. (Courtesy photo)

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San Benito NJROTC Pitching In

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San Benito High School NJROTC Cadets Daniela Barrera, Alexis Howell, Joe Martinez (SBHS CIS Director), Cynthia Barragan, and Adriana Mendez display a portion of the donated turkeys from the NJROTC’s “Help Feed the Community” project. (Courtesy photo)

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BREAKING NEWS: Man pleads guilty to charges

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David Mares, Jr. convicted of harboring an escaped prisoner Special to the NEWS CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –David Mares, Jr. has been convicted of harboring an escaped prisoner, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno and acting United States Marshal Elizabeth Saenz announced today. Mares, 24, of San Benito, Texas, pleaded guilty today to one count of …

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I Waited A Year For This?

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS I had a chance to sit back and watch my favorite college football team in action tonight and all I can really say is that this month of waiting just didn’t get it. There have been a lot of writers that have spent good time and …

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Lozano man accused of sexual assault

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A Lozano man was arraigned on Tuesday, Dec. 28 after allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. “Basically this happened in July of this past year. He was out there with a 15-year-old and eventually he did commit sexual assault at his mom’s house on top of a trampoline. …

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621 Reasons To Keep Reading

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito News closed 2010 a variable juggernaut in coverage, breaking stories that made headlines all over the Valley, including Mayor Joe H. Hernandez’s involuntary forfeiture of office due to owing back taxes, the discovery of a felony conviction in now-former elementary school principal Enrique Homero Murillo, and …

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City may revisit increase in fees

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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40 city projects pending in 2011

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito officials have announced plans to move the city forward in 2011. “We have a little over 40 projects in the books, but some of them are funded and some of them are unfunded,” said City Manager Manuel Lara. “Come the first of the year, …

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District goals for new year in place

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón announced the district’s upcoming goals, which included the completion of a new elementary school before the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. Limón stated that the school district has three major goals; academics, student and staff safety, and increasing the fund …

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Med-Care promises ‘quality service’

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Special to the NEWS Med-Care EMS, the City of San Benito’s new 911 emergency ambulance provider will deliver quality service, actively participate in local civic events, and conduct public educational and leadership programs, officials of the company have said. Representatives of Med-Care met Wednesday with city officials and area hospital emergency room supervisors in an …

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