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SBHS student selected to prestigious program

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com While most students will be enjoying their summer vacation with family trips, barbeques, or just sleeping in, Jeniffer Torres will be experiencing the opportunity of a lifetime at Princeton University. With millions of High School Juniors vying for an annual selection as a Leadership Enterprise for Diverse America (LEDA) Scholar, …

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Program helped over 200 homes affected by Dolly

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com Hurricane Dolly is best remembered for causing an immense amount of damage when it crashed through the houses of San Benito back in 2008. Yes, Dolly became one of the most damaging hurricanes in history reportedly causing over 1 billion dollars of property damage, but thanks to the United States …

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SBCISD officials at odds over UTHealth program

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com At a special meeting of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees on Aug. 7—in a vote of 4-3—trustees green-lighted an $800,000 program with the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) at Houston that will provide the district with instructional support service. Although the board’s majority ruled …

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KSBG to air ‘Sounds of the Season’

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Consolidated Independent School District and KSBG Channel 17 will be airing its annual “Sounds of the Season” Christmas concerts throughout the holiday break. The production, which has been a work in progress since the beginning of the school year, is now complete and will begin …

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Program offers assistance to homeless

By JOE BOCANEGRA Special to the NEWS The South Texas Adult Resource and Training (START) Center has a new program for the citizens of San Benito. The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program is willing to give assistance for those who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness by giving them temporary financial help, including rent and …

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