Category Archive: News

Jul 19 2016

MISSING PERSON

*Update* Day five of searching, we are not giving up. Yesterday, the family got called into the Harlingen PD to view surveillance video from McDonalds and the suspect is driving a light gray newer model of a Ford Escape Truck/SUV. Harlingen P.D. posted a familiar picture of the vehicle on their website. The suspect made …

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Jul 15 2016

SBCISD Board to mull 5-year plan

  By PETE BANDA Managing Editor [email protected]   After 3 months of tweaking and input from over 140 local citizens, Superintendent Dr. Adrian Vega is ready to submit his 5-year-strategic plan to the Board of Trustees for approval. A Special meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 19, in the VMA cafeteria where trustees are …

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Jul 15 2016

RHISD Chief of Police put on administrative leave

By PETE BANDA Managing Editor [email protected] After a questionable photo was sent to media outlets around the area, Rio Hondo ISD decided to put their Chief of Police on administrative leave with pay. Nick Garza, a Navy Veteran, has denied any wrongdoing and already filed a grievance against the RHISD. According to Garza’s lawyer, John …

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Jul 15 2016

Coming soon…….

 Every year, as football season slowly creeps back into our lives, the San Benito News gets you prepared by releasing our yearly RGV Football Preview. We will have a rundown of every team in the Valley, with an extra focus on local teams San Benito, Rio Hondo, Los Fresnos, Port Isabel, and both Harlingen schools. …

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Jul 15 2016

City receives unfavorable ranking

By Xavier De La Fuente Special to the NEWS Recently, San Benito was ranked as one of the worst places to live for Texas families by the financial website WalletHub, who compiled the scathing report and released it as “2016’s Best and Worst Cities for Texas Families.” In the report, the state’s 112 largest cities …

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Jul 15 2016

Pokemon Go takes over San Benito

By Daniel Mares Special to the NEWS Move over Clash of Clans, Slither, and Candy Crush- there is a new mobile game application that is sweeping the nation. The Pokémon franchise of the mid-1990’s has experienced a renaissance this summer as the new augmented reality game developed by Niantic has quickly gained popularity across the …

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Jul 12 2016

2016 RGV Football preview coming Soon…

Staff Report Every year, as football season slowly creeps back into our lives, the San Benito News gets you prepared by releasing our yearly RGV Football Preview. We will have a rundown of every team in the Valley, with an extra focus on local teams San Benito, Rio Hondo, Los Fresnos, Port Isabel, and both …

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Jul 08 2016

Los Indios Police Capture First ever criminal

By: Daniel Mares Special to the News   The newly formed Los Indios Police Department captured its first criminal on Tuesday, July 5. Marvin Barron, a Los Indios resident, was arraigned on four misdemeanor charges and one state jail felony. The charges are as listed, possession of drug paraphernalia – class C misdemeanor, criminal mischief – …

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Jul 08 2016

County Boot Camp holds Summer Camp Open House

By: Javier De La Fuente Special to the News   On July 7, 2016, the San Benito Consolidated School District and the Amador R. Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp hosted its After School Summer Camp Open House. The center’s afterschool program is unique in that it provides challenging and rigorous academic enrichment opportunities along with vocational …

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Jul 07 2016

City hosting Valle Hermoso Mayor-elect

Staff Report According to a press release from San Benito Public Relations Director Martha McClain, San Benito spent most of the day on Thursday hosting Daniel Torres Espinoza, Mayor-elect of the City of Valle Hermoso. Other representatives of the office are expected to accompany him. Mr. Torres apparently asked to meet with City of San Benito officials to discuss …

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