Tag: Veterans Day

Community shows support to veterans at ceremony

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com On Nov. 11, citizens of San Benito thanked the men and women who served and continue to serve their country at the city’s annual Veterans Day march and ceremony. The festivities began with a march from City Hall on Sam Houston Boulevard Tuesday to the San Benito Veterans War Memorial …

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Multiple Veterans Day events held locally

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Monday was their day. Dozens of American flags lined downtown Sam Houston Boulevard as San Benito’s veterans marched toward the San Benito Veterans Memorial, where a ceremony was held. Represented during a ceremony were veterans of every American campaign going back to World War II. It was one …

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HONORING MARCELO: Casas named after Navy seaman who died in World War II

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com U.S. Navy Pvt. Marcelo Rendon Casas died serving his country in World War II; he was only 17. The son of Desiderio and Maria Casas of San Benito, Marcelo was killed on Nov. 29, 1944, when his ship, which was off the coast of Asia according to a newspaper …

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San Benito to honor veterans

Special to the NEWS A March of Veterans and public ceremony are on tap Monday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans’ War Memorial. Sponsored by the City of San Benito, the events will be held in observation of Veterans Day. All area veterans are encouraged to attend and dress to reflect their service in the U.S. …

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SBCISD campuses schedule events

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Consolidated Independent School District will be celebrating Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with ceremonies scheduled to be held at schools throughout the district. One school in particular will be Ed Downs Elementary, which will be holding its ceremony at 9 a.m. “A lot of …

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