Tag: Freddy Fender Museum

Museum talks still underway

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com The proverbial clock is ticking as San Benito officials race to spend $1.2 million in funds from a Certificate of Obligation nearly a decade old, in an effort to establish what will henceforth be known as the Cultural Heritage Museum of San Benito. City Manager Manuel Lara said of …

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Museum’s future up for discussion

  By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS December may just be the month that San Benito City Officials decide the fate of the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, said Rey Avila, founder of the Texas Conjunto Hall of fame and Museum, with regard to an upcoming meeting of the San Benito City Commission …

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Nowhere is Home …For Now: Site of Cultural Heritage Museum in question

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Plans may soon change for the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, an amenity that local officials hoped would serve as the future home of the Freddy Fender Museum, the San Benito History Museum and the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Originally, City of San Benito officials …

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Mayor announces winners of annual humanitarianism awards

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The four recipients of the Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards were announced Wednesday, Sept. 24. San Benito Mayor Celeste Sanchez fittingly made the announcement inside the Freddy Fender Museum at 210 E. Heywood St. The 2014 recipients are as follows: José Luis Ayala, Pedro R. Garza, Rogelio T. Nuñez and Blanca …

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Commission tables Museum design

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Design plans for the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, which will front the ResacaWalk site along Business 77 and the resaca, have gone back to the drawing board after the San Benito City Commission this week opted to table the item. Two Museum designs presented to the Commission at …

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