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MADAM MAYOR: Sanchez’ victory a landmark moment in city’s history

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Apparently, 1,396 cracks in the proverbial glass ceiling were more than enough for longtime educator Celeste Zepeda Sanchez to shatter her way through a historic feat on Saturday: becoming San Benito’s first female mayor. In what many are referring to as a landmark moment in San Benito’s storied …

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Hartzog defeats former mayor, reelected to fifth term

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – Only one race was decided here on Election Day Saturday, May 10, as two City Commissioners were unopposed and another was reelected. Gerald Hartzog, Place 3 Rio Hondo City Commissioner, was re-elected to his fifth term after having served eight years on the Commission. Hartzog defeated …

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Mayoral race pits Olivares against Garza

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The race for the Rio Hondo mayoral seat is set for Saturday, May 11, with early voting slated from April 29 through May 7. Getting ready to face off are challenger and current Pl. 1 City Commissioner Gustavo “Gus” Olivares and incumbent Mayor Alonzo Garza Sr. Olivares is …

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