Jun 21 2016

Two men arrested in connection with furniture store robbery

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Managing Editor [email protected] Surveillance footage led local police agencies to a Harlingen residence last week where two men were arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred at Garza furniture and Las Cazuela’s here in San Benito last Wednesday. According to a press release issued by the San Benito Police Department, …

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Jun 17 2016

A JOURNEY TO PARENTHOOD- Father’s Day looks to be extra special for local couple

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Managing Editor [email protected] There’s a famous quote that says, “Good things come to those who wait.” It’s a quote that Michael and Yvette Cruz of San Benito and Harlingen know all too well. In fact, it’s a quote of faith that they’ve practically lived and stood by for nearly the last …

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Jun 17 2016

Police Chief talks emergency plans amid Orlando killings

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer [email protected] With this past weekend’s mass shooting in Orlando, the topic of gun control and safety again rushed to the forefront of conversation across America. Everyone seems to have an opinion on how strict gun laws should be, but most people have yet to debate what would happen if a …

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Jun 17 2016

BANDITS STRIKE AGAIN!- Over $10,000 worth of merchandise stolen from furniture store

NEWS Staff Report   After yet another break in at a company located in downtown San Benito, police are urging citizens to take precautions against thieves. Vandals broke into Garza Furniture earlier this week, stealing over $10,000 worth of merchandise, including several big screen televisions and air condition units. This is reportedly the third time …

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Jun 17 2016

Charles M. Robinson day slated June 25

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito Public Library in conjunction with the San Benito Historical Society will be hosting the fourth annual Charles M. Robinson Day on Saturday, June 25 inside the public library. The event will be aimed at reminding the community of one of San Benito’s most accomplished citizens and …

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Jun 16 2016

Apple Locator app helps track down alleged thieves

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Managing Editor [email protected] Two local men were arrested on several felony charges this past week after an item they allegedly stole was tracked down using an application called “Apple Locator.” According to San Benito police, 19-year old Christian Garcia and 20-year old Jesus Garcia were arrested on charges of theft, unlawful …

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Jun 16 2016

Police: Man charged with deadly conduct after pointing gun at federal agent

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Managing Editor [email protected] Talk about instant Karma.  According to San Benito police, a 24-year old male subject was arrested for deadly conduct for allegedly pointing a gun at a federal agent after a “road rage” incident this past Monday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the incident, which occurred near the …

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Jun 11 2016

Mud races put on hold after dispute over insurance

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer [email protected] Just when it looked like San Benito was set to welcome mud racing to the lower Valley, it appears as if that dream has been put to rest- for now at least. Less than two months after presenting his initial plan to the City Commission, Henry Thomae now …

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Jun 07 2016

2003 SBHS graduate set to publish first comic book series

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ Managing Editor [email protected] Sometimes in order to get the recognition you deserve, you have to go out and do something that is beyond what many consider to be “the norm.”  So, when 30-year old freelance comic strip writer Jason Ryan Guelker decided to put together his latest comic book pitch, he …

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Jun 06 2016

Three men arrested after month long narcotics investigation

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ Editor [email protected] Three San Benito men were arrested this past Thursday after a month-long investigation into the sale of narcotics. According to the District Attorney’s Office, 21-year old David Ayala Jr., 24-year old Carlos Lopez Jr. and 22-year old Freddy Vargas-Lopez, were all arrested after members of a special investigations unit …

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