Dec 19 2014

Parade Donations Considered Success

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The spirit of giving is alive and well in San Benito if you ask Claire Roewe of the San Benito food pantry. Attendees the Annual Christmas parade on Saturday were asked to bring donations for the San Benito Food Pantry. San Benito food pantry volunteers walked along Sam Houston accepting …

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Dec 19 2014

Man Struck, Killed by Train

By DINA AREVALO Special to the NEWS A man was killed after being struck by a train near the intersection of Sarita St. and La Palma St. Friday. San Benito police received a 911 call reporting that a pedestrian had been struck at approximately 3 p.m., said Det. Rogelio Banda. He said it was unclear if …

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Dec 19 2014

Native Returns Home to Celebrate 50 Years With Church

By DINA AREVALO Special to the NEWS San Benito will have a little extra reason to celebrate this Christmas as the Rev Eugene Cañas is set to return to his hometown to celebrate his 50th year in the priesthood. At 6 p.m. on Dec. 26, the public is invited to join with him and his family …

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Dec 19 2014

IN GOOD FAITH: When God Calls, Pt. 12

By PASTOR MARK MOLINA Living Waters Church Special to the NEWS Moses is on Mt. Horeb, the mountain of God. He is receiving instructions from The Lord who is manifesting through the burning bush. It is indeed a significant assignment. He is being sent back to Egypt to deliver the nation of Israel from bondage. …

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Dec 16 2014

CASE CLOSED: Jesus Juan Tamez sentenced in murder of wife

By DINA AREVALO  Special to the NEWS Almost a year to the day after the death of Elizabeth Garcia Tamez, her husband Jesus Juan Tamez was been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her murder. Tamez’s trial was originally slated to begin in January, but a plea agreement was reached on Friday, Dec. 12, according …

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Dec 16 2014

SBCISD Christmas social returns Dec. 17

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] San Benito CISD is planning to bring back the annual employee Christmas social on Dec. 17, according to Superintendent Antonio G. Limón. In a letter to local businesses, Limón wrote that the social is “a way of showing our sincere appreciation to our loyal staff members this holiday season.” In …

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Dec 16 2014

MUSEUMS IN LIMBO: City commission to continue museum discussions

By DINA AREVALO  Special to the NEWS The city commission continued discussions at Tuesday’s meeting about the future of the San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum, which was hoped to house the Freddy Fender Museum, the San Benito History Museum and the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Plans for the museum have been in …

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Dec 16 2014

Dr. Puig signs 3-year contract with SBCISD

By DINA AREVALO Special to the NEWS It’s official; the dotted line has been signed. On Tuesday, San Benito CISD released the employment contract signed by Dr. Marc Puig which officially names him as the district’s new superintendent. Puig will begin his duties on January 5, 2015. The contract is for three years and 177 days, …

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Dec 16 2014

Annual football banquet observes Greyhounds’ accomplishments

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS The year 2014 will be known as the season when the San Benito Greyhounds put themselves back on the football map. Under new coach Dan Gomez, the ‘Hounds doubled last season’s win total, claimed a share of the 32-6A district championship and made the playoffs for the first …

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Dec 16 2014

Tamale contest Dec. 19; Toni Crane to Judge

NEWS Staff Report Toni Crane has been selected as the third judge for the annual San Benito News’ Best Tamales in Town contest. Crane is a board-certified paralegal for the State Bar of Texas at the Law Office of Randall P. Crane in San Benito, where she’s worked for 37 years. She is also a …

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