Daily Archive: May 5, 2012

May 05 2012

Calendar of Events (May 6-May 8)

Date: Thru May 11 Event: Angels Pet Rescue+ Raffle: Seven Sets of Pearl Earrings for Mother’s Day Where: Brownsville Animal Shelter, 416 FM 511 in Omito More Info: (956) 371-7320 or email llan…@aol.com Date: May 5 Event: San Benito High School Class of 1962 Fifty Yeaer Reunion Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 7010 Padre Blvd., South …

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May 05 2012

‘HOUNDS WIN! San Benito wins first playoff game since ’03

By JERRY RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Greyhounds became the first team in nine years to win a bi-district title on Friday after defeating the Edinburg Bobcats, 8-7. Pitcher Greg Rodriguez helped lead the team to victory with back to back strikeouts and multiple no-hit innings. In the end, though, it was sophomore …

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May 05 2012

Authorities probe discovery of 17 illegal immigrants

By JERRY RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com Authorities with the Border Patrol and Precinct 4 Cameron County Constable’s Office are investigating the smuggling of 17 illegal immigrants into the U.S. It all began Tuesday, May 1 on Barrier Road in San Benito, where deputies with the constable’s office located a yellow Ford F-250 pickup truck in …

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May 05 2012

Man accused of sexually abusing runaway girl

By JERRY RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer repo…@sbnewspaper.com A man charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl and harboring her as a runaway has been placed under arrest following his confession, according to the Cameron County Sheriff’s Department. Noel Gonzalez, 26, of San Benito was arrested Tuesday, May 1 after deputies were notified that he had allegedly …

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May 05 2012

SBCISD candidates no-shows force forum cancellation

NEWS Staff Report All six San Benito CISD School Board candidates invited to participate in a community forum on Thursday did not attend the event, prompting organizers to cancel. Leading up to the forum, local members of the Texas State Teachers Association, the nonprofit group that organized the event in coordination with the San Benito …

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May 05 2012

Going to Wylie

San Benito Lady Greyhound soccer standout Irma Rojas (seated second from left) signed a letter of intent to play soccer with Wylie College on Friday. Joining her were (front from left) San Benito High School soccer coach Frank Ibarra, Wylie College Head Soccer Coach Demetrio Hernandez, (back) Principal Delia Weaver and Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Spencer Gantt. (SBCISD photo)

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May 05 2012

Landrum Goes On a Field Trip

Assistant City Manager Hector Jalomo visits with second grade students from Landrum Elementary School while they toured city facilities Thursday morning. The students learned about elections from City Secretary Lupita Passement, planning from Rigo Davila, the municipal court from David Carrizalez and government structure from Martha McClain. (City of San Benito photo)

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