Tag Archive: Harlingen

Oct 25 2016

Harlingen vs San Benito Featured in 2016 Great American Rivalry Series

Special to the News – The Great American Rivalry Series is proud to be featuring the annual battle between the Harlingen Cardinals and the San Benito Greyhounds in the Rivalry Series’ twelfth weekend of games for 2016. In their 2015 meeting the Greyhounds defeated the Cardinals 22-21. This year the game is presented by the …

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May 20 2015

Local author recalls Alaskan adventures

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer [email protected] For some folks, even thinking about making a transition from San Benito to Alaska might seem unbearable. For 74-year old George Short, who moved to the “Last Frontier” back in 1961 with his family, the shift brought out the best in him, to say the least. “It was the …

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Feb 13 2015

San Benito, Harlingen Officials Unite to Lobby in Austin

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] “We got to meet with our representatives and talk with them,” said San Benito Mayor Celeste Z. Sanchez of her mid-week trip to Austin. San Benito officials teamed up with the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce, as well as Harlingen officials, and made a joint trip to the state capitol …

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Jan 23 2015

Third arrest made in connection to shooting death

NEWS Staff Report  HARLINGEN — Police have made a third arrest in connection to the HARLINGEN — Police have made a third arrest in connection to the shooting death of 19-year-old Eduardo Zapata of Weslaco. Ivan Hermilio Andaverde-Ledezma, 21, of San Benito was arrested on outstanding warrants for murder and three counts of aggravated assault, …

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Jan 14 2015

Second arrest in shooting death

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] Investigators with the Harlingen Police Department have arrested Carlos Cesar Andaverde-Ledezma, 23, of San Benito in conjunction with the murder of 19-year-old Eduardo Zapata of Weslaco. Additionally, authorities have confirmed and released the true identity of another suspect who had also been apprehended and charged in the same murder. …

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Jan 07 2015

Harlingen police: murder suspect using alias

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] The true identity of a man previously said to be 63-year-old Sergio Olivares — arrested on Saturday — remains unknown, according to Sergeant Dave Osborne with the Harlingen Police Department. Police suspect that he may be using an alias. Olivares was apprehended on Jan. 3 in connection to a …

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Oct 21 2014

WEB GALLERY: 2014 Pigskin Jubilee in Photos

(Photos by Karen Tijerina) The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band earned a Division 1 rating at the annual Pigskin Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 18, and now prepares for Area competition in San Antonio on Saturday, Oct. 25. Pictured are scenes from Pigskin, including the Los Fresnos and Harlingen marching bands. Tweet

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Sep 19 2014

Lady ‘Hounds set for Battle of the Arroyo

(Photo by Edward Cruz)
Ariana Deleon of the San Benito Lady ’Hounds is pictured serving during a recent matchup. The team is currently 6-8 on the season and 0-2 in District 32-6A play. On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Lady ’Hounds will face the Harlingen Lady Cardinals in the varsity volleyball edition of the Battle of the Arroyo. Set for 12 p.m., the matchup will be held at the San Benito High School varsity gymnasium.

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Sep 17 2014

BREAKING: San Benito man among six arrested in alleged straw purchasing scheme

The following was submitted as a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice: BROWNSVILLE  – Two separate, but related, indictments have been partially unsealed following the arrest of six local residents for their roles in purchasing firearms using false statements, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Those arrested today include Miguel Angel Luiton, 23, of …

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Sep 12 2014

SALES TAX REPORT: San Benito sees 3 percent spike for second consecutive month

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] For the second consecutive month, San Benito saw positive sales tax gains in the form of a 3.25 percent increase. According to data reported by the Texas Comptroller’s Office, which tracks and reports sales tax information two months prior, San Benito collected $312,052.90 during the month of July – …

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