Dec 02 2016

Concert scheduled for Saturday in the park

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Nine separate musical acts will be coming together on Saturday, December 3 to put together a free concert for the community. The concert will be held at the Heavin Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. The concert, titled the “No Stress Show” is expected …

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Dec 01 2016

Swing for the fences… SBHS sophomore looking to raise money with home runs

By Mark Madrio Special to the NEWS Nathaniel Garcia is not your typical 16-year-old high school student. In fact, according to his trainer and former professional baseball player Alejandro Martinez, Garcia is one of the most gifted athletes in the entire Valley. Garcia’s talents are so immense; he has been chosen to represent Texas in …

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Nov 29 2016

Greyhound player chosen for National competition

Special to the News   – ISAAC POPE, 16, of SAN BENITO, TEXAS was named an Offense-Defense All-American and invited to participate in the 11th Annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place at Fifth Third Bank Stadium, located on the beautiful D1 campus of Kennesaw State University in, Atlanta, GA! Pope, a DEFENSIVE BACK, WIDE …

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Nov 22 2016

Galvan nabbed as first tamale contest judge

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Well, believe it or not it’s finally that time of the year again. No, I’m not talking Thanksgiving or Christmas time, but something much bigger… Tamale contest time. That’s right, the eight annual “San Benito News Best Tamale in Town” contest has been scheduled for Friday, December 16 and …

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Nov 22 2016

Los Fresnos stays alive with 27-19 victory over Southwest

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] For the second time in three years, the Los Fresnos Falcons are heading to the third round of the UIL state playoffs. Although missing out on their season goal of a third straight district title was a disappointment, it would appear the Falcons have gotten the last laugh as …

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Nov 22 2016

Why we are, and will stay, a poor area

By Santiago Perez Special to the NEWS It’s been well documented that the Harlingen-Brownsville-San Benito area has been named as one of the poorest areas in the entire country. You can find it on the internet today. And I know exactly why. At every turn, the city leaders are giving away money to businesses so …

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Nov 18 2016

A Thanksgiving for all: NJROTC program donates over 1,100 items to local food pantry

Managing Ediitor [email protected] Once again, the NJROTC program from San Benito has gone above and beyond to give back to the community. The group of over 200 cadets recently donated a bevy of foods to the San Benito Food Pantry to try and help them stock up before the holiday seasons. All in all, over …

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Nov 12 2016

Retta explodes for six touchdowns as ‘Hounds route Bobcats

 By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   After suffering their first loss of the season just seven days earlier, many fans didn’t know what to expect out of the Greyhounds in their first round playoff bout. At the end of the Friday night’s ball game, it was clear that San Benito was focused …

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Nov 10 2016

Search Warrant Leads to Hydro Bust in Harlingen

Special to the News Early this morning investigators with the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit conducted a search and seizure warrant at a Harlingen Area Motel.  Suspect Matthew Zuniga, age 30 of San Benito, was found in possession of 3lbs of hydroponic marijuana and drug paraphernalia consistent with a person that is …

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Nov 10 2016

Changing of the Guard: Donald Trump wins presidential race, Adrian Gonzalez named Constable of Pct. 3

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] After months of anxious waiting, Election Day has come and passed with several major changes. Nationally, Republicans took control of the Presidency, House and Senate. Locally, Adrian Gonzalez overtook incumbent Roel Cavazos for the spot of Constable Pct.3 while U.S. Representative Filemon Vela and Cameron County Sherriff Omar Lucio …

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