Tag: Precinct 3

GOVERNOR ABBOTT IT IS: Cascos, Cavazos pull off big wins

Editor’s Note: The following story on Tuesday’s Election Day results, which was first published in the Nov. 5 edition of the San Benito News, has been updated to reflect the final tally. By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Texans awoke Wednesday morning to a familiar sight as the state remained red, coinciding with a big …

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Recount cements Ayala’s victory in JP race

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com It’s official. Challenger Guadalupe Ayala was announced as the winner in the Democratic runoff for Pct. 3, Pl. 1 Justice of the Peace on Monday following a recount. According to Cameron County Elections Administrator Christopher J. Davis, the recount showed a final tally of 869 votes for Ayala …

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Ayala gains 4 votes in JP’s race; Flores mulls recount

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Although there’s now a clear victor in the Precinct 3, Place 1 Justice of the Peace race, the incumbent who lost by an eight-vote margin has expressed plans to request a recount. Challenger Guadalupe Ayala emerged as the winner in the Democratic runoff for Pct. 3, Pl. 1 Justice …

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Deputies assist CBP with drug bust

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The Precinct 3 Cameron County Constable’s Office assisted agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in a drug bust on Friday afternoon. According to Constable Deputy Roel Arreola, CBP agents placed a lookout on a vehicle that was spotted near the Rio Grande River near Calaboz at approximately …

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Cavazos’ son appointed Constable

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Former Cameron County Precinct 3 Constable Joe Cavazos left big shoes to fill when he died earlier this year. But it’s fitting that his son, Rolando Cavazos, will be doing just that Joe Cavazos served over 43 years in law enforcement, including two terms as the Constable beginning …

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REMEMBERING JOE: Family honors Constable Cavazos’ memory

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Cameron County Precinct 3 Constable Joe Cavazos died at the age of 64 on Sunday, Jan. 26, following a lengthy bout with cancer, but not before leaving behind a legacy that his family and former colleagues now remember vividly. Cavazos served two near full-length terms as Constable dating back …

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DE LA FUENTE PASSES: Son remembers longtime judge, board member

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A well-respected judge and beloved member of the San Benito community died Monday morning. Family members of former Justice of the Peace Oscar De La Fuente Sr. confirmed August 5 that he had succumbed to what they believe were heart complications earlier that day. He was 84. Throughout …

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