Tag: Mayor Celeste Sanchez

CLOSE CALL- Youth league nearly cancels season over contract disagreement

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com For a briefly heated moment at the City Commission meeting Tuesday night, it appeared as if the youth baseball/softball league in San Benito would be no-more. Already a month behind schedule, an emotional S.B.Y.B.S.L. President Omar Gonzalez stood up and addressed the Commission with a handful of major …

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Mayor: City pool top 3 on priority list

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com For roughly the last seven years or so, if you wanted to enjoy a dip in the pool, you had only two options: drive to Harlingen, or buy your own. However, there is good news on the horizon as San Benito officials are optimistic that by next summer, the …

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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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CONSIDER THIS: Kudos to the Board of Trustees

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Like many of you who attended the Meet the Greyhounds community pep rally on Thursday, I too was surprised to see something I thought would never happen again – the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees successfully working together. Trustees made the purple and gold faithful in attendance cheer …

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Mayor, Commissioners propose employee raises

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com At a recent meeting of the San Benito City Commission, the mayor and elected officials asked City Manager Manuel Lara to reassess the 2014-2015 proposed budget, in an effort to potentially offer City employees a pay raise as high as five percent. “The elected officials and Mayor asked …

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