Tag: South Texas

Public hearing set for Reagan rezoning

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito Planning Department is having a public hearing for property owners within a 200-foot radius of a tract of property for which a rezoning application has been submitted. Set for 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, the public hearing will be held in the City Annex Municipal …

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Community Calendar – November 2014

CAMERON COUNTY Date: Nov. 22 Time: 10 p.m. Event: 2nd Annual Indian Cultural Powwow, presented by the Texas Heritage and Independence Celebration Association Where: San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy Sonny Brazil Agricultural Complex More Info: (956) 367-3155 or visit happybirthdaytexas.com. Date: Dec. 6 Time: TBA Event: Stars of San Benito High School Showcase Where: Narciso …

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Standing Calendar – November 2014

CAMERON COUNTY Date: Monday to Friday Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event: Volunteers Sought Where: Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley Inc. More Info: (956) 682-8101 Date: Monday to Friday Time: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Event: Recycling Where: Paper Recycling Center, City Service Center, 925 W. Stenger, San Benito Date: Every first …

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IN GOOD FAITH: When God Calls, Pt. 7

By PASTOR MARK MOLINA Living Waters Church What kind of fall is too far from grace? Cold blooded murder? Running from justice? Is this the kind of person you would want as a leader? Is this the kind of person you would choose as your leader? Would this be the kind of person you might want in your church? Better yet, what …

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SLIPPED AWAY: ’Hounds fall to Rivera; tied for District 32-6A crown

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS At the end of the night, they’re still district champions…just not the way they would’ve liked. On a cold, drizzly evening, the San Benito Greyhounds were plagued by four turnovers in the first quarter alone, eventually clawed even, but fell short to surging Brownsville Rivera 42-35 on Friday …

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WEEK 11 ROUNDUP: Bobcats exterminate Red Ants, 33-13

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – With the second seed all locked up, the Rio Hondo Bobcats started a tad slow but then turned on the jets in a 33-13 win over the Progreso Red Ants on Friday night. The Bobcats (8-2 overall, 4-1 district) finish as the runner up in District 16-4A Division …

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PUIG IS THE MAN: Superintendent from Van Horn to lead SBCISD

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Members of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees expressed optimism in their selection of Dr. Marc Puig as the lone finalist for superintendent of schools. The board selected Puig via a unanimous vote, 7-0, after reconvening from closed session during a special meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6. Puig recently …

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Board to consider plan for struggling campus

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito CISD Board of Trustees will hold a regularly-scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11. One of the items to be discussed is the request for approval of the Texas Accountability Intervention System (TAIS) plan for Frank Roberts Elementary. This comes after the school received a …

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Teen faces drug, child endangerment charges

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A 19-year-old San Benito man has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance, three counts of child endangerment and drug paraphernalia, according to local authorities. At 6:12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, officers with the San Benito Police Department responded to a residence on the 400 block of Commerce …

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State performance in the books; band’s youth inspires optimism

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Another San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band performance at the UIL State Marching Band Championships is in the books. The band placed 33rd out of 37 bands at the Championships, held Tuesday at the Alamodome in San Antonio – this after placing second at the Area competition the …

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