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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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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