Jan 30 2015

Anselma C. Gonzales

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SAN BENITO, TX— Anselma C. Gonzales, 97, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Valley Baptist Med- ical Center. She was born April 21, 1917 in Monte- morelos, N.L., Mexico. Anselma is preceded in death by her mother, San- tos Puentes; father, Ra- fael Cruz; husband, Santos Gonzales, Sr.; daughter, …

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Jan 30 2015

Heather Hopes: Singled Out

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer [email protected] As February rolls around, you will probably begin to notice local shops are becoming saturated with red and pink hearts. You’ll likely see additional aisles of chocolates and greeting cards spring up in stores. If you’re not careful, you may even catch yourself fondling an otherwise unassuming teddy bear …

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Jan 30 2015

Man Charged with sexual abuse of a child

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] Cresciano Oliva, 72, of Combes was apprehended by authorities on Harrison Street, in Harlingen, on the morning of Jan. 30. He was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child. Lieutenant Brenda Lopez with the Combes Police Department said, “The child made an outcry back in October … We …

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Jan 30 2015

CASA of Cameron and Willacy Counties to Host Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Tournament

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] “Last year we had close to 1,800 confirmed cases of abused children in Cameron and Willacy Counties,” said Richard Alaniz, executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cameron and Willacy Counties. There are 71 CASA programs in the state of Texas, Alaniz confirmed. “The 71 programs make …

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Jan 30 2015

What’s Next for Stonewall? SBCISD proposes plan for hotel

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor [email protected] San Benito CISD Superintendent Dr. Marc A. Puig spoke at a special workshop by the San Benito Public Housing Authority to propose a plan for the Stonewall Jackson Hotel. The District sees the hotel as an opportunity to create the Stonewall Jackson Hospitality Instruction Hotel. In a booklet provided by …

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Jan 30 2015

Foster care, adoption meetings Feb. 9

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) has a mission “to match Texas children in foster care with their forever family.” According to an official statement released by DFPS earlier this month, there are presently 6,147 Texas children seeking a permanent dwelling. Of those, 376 reportedly reside in …

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Jan 30 2015

Family of late local businessman donates to Food Pantry

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS The family of late local businessman, Robert J. Darby, recently donated money the San Benito Food Pantry in honor of his memory. His wife of sixteen years, Ruth Woods, gave the monetary donation, and affectionately explained, “He had a giving heart, and before he died he told me, ‘You …

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Jan 30 2015

In Good Faith: Where God Leads Part 4

By PASTOR MARK MOLINA Living Waters Church Special to the NEWS It is my hope that after several months of following this series we have begun to see that God wants to turn our place of failure into a place of faith. The previous 12-part series of “When God Calls” has transitioned to “Where God …

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Jan 28 2015

Facebook Group Provides a Voice

By JACOB LOPEZ Editor [email protected] Nancy Cooper Bohnenberger is the founder of Growing Up San Benito, a Facebook group dedicated to preserving the culture of the Resaca City by sharing links, old news clippings and photos. Ironically, she isn’t from San Benito. Bohnenberger grew up in Harlingen. “I’m a Cardinal,” she. Currently, she lives northeast of …

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Jan 28 2015

Cattle Fever Tick a concern in Cameron County

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer [email protected] The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed the presence of cattle fever ticks on Cameron County premises, located outside of the permanent quarantine zone. Cattle fever ticks are the most dangerous cattle ectoparasites in the United States, and have reportedly …

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