Aug 21 2014

UPDATED: Greyhounds return to action Friday morning; community pep rally tonight

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS Dan Gomez is the type of fellow who says what’s on his mind. So when asked about what fans could expect of the 2014 edition of the San Benito Greyhounds, the first-year head coach spoke plainly. “We expect them to hit someone,” Gomez exclaimed. That’s right. It is yet …

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Aug 19 2014

MEET THESE ‘HOUNDS: Community pep rally, scrimmage kick off 2014 season

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS Dan Gomez is the type of fellow who says what’s on his mind. So when asked about what fans could expect of the 2014 edition of the San Benito Greyhounds, the first-year head coach spoke plainly. “We expect them to hit someone,” Gomez exclaimed. That’s right. It is yet …

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Aug 19 2014

Local leaders aim to reduce youth crime

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS It was on July 22 when the San Benito News broke the story about individuals 25 years old and younger being suspected in 64.96 percent of crimes reported by the San Benito Police Department. Since then, local residents have raised concerns regarding this statistic, which was calculated from 836 …

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Aug 19 2014

Officials set goals for new school year

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS The carefree days of summer are nearing a close, and the goals and responsibilities of the upcoming school year are beginning anew. Students and their parents are currently preparing for the first day of school, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 25 at San Benito CISD campuses. According to SBCISD Superintendent …

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Aug 19 2014

YOUR RIGHTS: Building a Better Cameron County, Pt. 2

By MARY HELEN FLORES Citizens Against Voter Abuse “The integrity of elections is a concern of all citizens, and although poll watchers may represent particular candidates, political parties or specific-purpose political action committees, their main interest is in the conduct of a fair and honest election.” Poll Watcher’s Guide (Sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pollwatcher2013.pdf) Poll watchers are the eyes …

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Aug 15 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bobcats dominant in St. Joseph scrimmage

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – One team was consistent on offense, tenacious on defense and possessed a genuine swagger. The other, not so much. In what was a terrific first dress rehearsal, Rio Hondo for the most part dominated a youthful Brownsville St. Joseph team as the Bobcats cruised over …

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Aug 15 2014

Trustees react to educators’ charges

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com Another San Benito educator was arrested this week on child molestation charges. David Noyola, Band Director at Miller Jordan Middle School of San Benito, was arrested on Aug. 13, for sexually assaulting a minor – this after former San Benito CISD educator, Jose N. Mendez Jr., was accused …

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Aug 15 2014

IN CUSTODY: Suspects in fatal hit-and-run turn themselves in to police

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com A married couple from Brownsville, under the guidance of their attorney, have turned themselves over to local authorities for their alleged involvement in an Aug. 10 hit-and-run incident that left 23-year-old Richard Garcia Mata of San Benito dead. At 3:33 a.m. on Sunday, officers with the San Benito …

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Aug 15 2014

ONWARD MARCH: Greyhound Band aims for another state year

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com While many of the rest of us have been enjoying our hot summer days at the beach or with friends, members of the San Benito High School Greyhound Band have been practicing 14-hour days in hopes of securing their place at the state competition this year. Of their …

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Aug 15 2014

Attorneys, City to mull water plant litigation

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com At a special meeting of the San Benito City Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 19, attorneys from Arnold & Itkin LLP law firm out of Houston will meet in executive session to advise the City of San Benito’s elected officials, referencing possible legal recourse with regard to the incapacitation …

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