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WEB GALLERY: 2014 Pigskin Jubilee in Photos

(Photos by Karen Tijerina) The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band earned a Division 1 rating at the annual Pigskin Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 18, and now prepares for Area competition in San Antonio on Saturday, Oct. 25. Pictured are scenes from Pigskin, including the Los Fresnos and Harlingen marching bands. Tweet

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Two nabbed for vehicle burglaries

NEWS Staff Report PORT ISABEL – Two Los Fresnos residents were arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 17, in connection with five vehicle burglaries in Port Isabel. According to Port Isabel Police Department reports, thefts occurred at Shark Tank, Port Isabel High School’s parking lot, Walgreens, Casa Rosa and The Gym. Witnesses noticed two subjects, one male …

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SALES TAX REPORT: San Benito sees 3 percent spike for second consecutive month

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com For the second consecutive month, San Benito saw positive sales tax gains in the form of a 3.25 percent increase. According to data reported by the Texas Comptroller’s Office, which tracks and reports sales tax information two months prior, San Benito collected $312,052.90 during the month of July – …

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WEEK 2 PREVIEW: Falcons, Jackets look for first win; Cats home vs. Juarez-Lincoln; Vela comes knocking against Hawks; Cards ready for Reagan

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS LOS FRESNOS – Surely, the sting hasn’t subsided completely. For the Los Fresnos Falcons, letting a 19-point lead slip away, which resulted in a crushing 22-19 loss last Friday against Edinburg North, can either break them or show just what kind of men they are. The Falcons have …

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SALES TAX REPORT: San Benito sees 3% sales tax surge in June

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito showed a 3.47 percent increase in sales tax collections generated in the month of June, according to Texas Comptroller’s Office records. Specifically, San Benito pulled in $346,363.43 in sales tax receipts this June – up from the $334,736.21 collected at the same time last year. The increase …

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SALES TAX REPORT: May collections drop more than 4% in San Benito

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com May produced a 4.21 percent decrease in sales tax collections for San Benito after the city generated a 4.62 percent increase in April. According to the Texas Comptroller’s Office, San Benito collected $290,956.98 in May, which is less than the $303,763.30 reported at the same time last year. Year-to-date, …

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SALES TAX REPORT: San Benito’s April collections show 4% spike

NEWS Staff Report San Benito’s sales tax collections in the month of April experienced a 4.62 percent increase compared to the year prior – this after experiencing a slight decline in receipts in March. According to sales tax figures reported by the Texas Comptroller’s Office, San Benito collected $319,387.53 in April, which is up from …

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President Obama: LF students, app creators ‘have big hearts’

Special to the NEWS President Barack Obama mentioned Los Fresnos CISD campus Resaca Middle School and the “Hello Navi” team during his speech at the White House Science Fair Tuesday. At his press conference about the event, the President mentioned seven schools and their projects, first mentioning Resaca Middle School and Los Fresnos. The speech …

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SALES TAX REPORT: March report shows sales tax collections continue to decline in San Benito

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NEWS Staff Report A 1.73 percent drop in San Benito’s March sales tax collections represents one of four occurrences in which Cameron County communities also experienced a loss. Sales tax figures recently reported by the Texas Comptroller’s Office show that San Benito’s collections decreased from $379,144.76 in March 2013 to $372,574.06 in March of this …

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STILL SWEET: Lady ’Hounds rout Los Fresnos to secure another Sweet 16 appearance

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS There’s no crowd like a “Sweet” San Benito crowd. Raucous, supportive and LOUD, the fans and big-game atmosphere combined with a textbook Lady ’Hound performance to trip up Los Fresnos in a 7-0 win in their 5A Regional Quarterfinal one-game playoff. With the victory, San Benito (27-4) is back …

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