Tag: San Benito

San Benito car dealer sentenced to time served after reaching plea deal

A Brownsville man accused of falsifying applications for an auto sale license had four counts of tampering with governmental records dropped Wednesday morning after...

Conjunto Hall of Fame induction Saturday night

SAN BENITO — Nearly two decades ago, Rey Avila’s dream came to fruition. As Board of Directors President of the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of...

San Benito agrees to funding local charities; Money comes out of $1.5 million sewer project

SAN BENITO — Local charities are standing up for their cut of the city’s annual federal money. Earlier this week, the directors of two nonprofit agencies...

City approves $1.5 million sewer project; Holds off on $6.7 million construction phase

SAN BENITO — The cash is on its way. Earlier this week, city commissioners voted to borrow $1.5 million through the sale of certificates of...

Conjunto awards ceremony this weekend

SAN BENITO — A festive night filled with awards, music and dancing is in store for the self-proclaimed birthplace of conjunto music. The Texas Conjunto...

San Benito to put $8.4M sewer project to vote

SAN BENITO — Pay now — or face even bigger fines. Since 2012, city leaders have been staring at a multimillion-dollar project to upgrade the...

Questions still remain: Family wants to know former chief’s, officers’ status

HARLINGEN — More than 10 days later, questions continue to surround the completion of an internal investigation into six police officers involved in the shooting...

Tex-Mex artistic inspiration: San Benito Museum to host Gallery Talk

SAN BENITO — Growing up in Brownsville, the late Carlos G. Gomez’s artwork was inspired by the Tex-Mex culture of the Valley. Brightly colored buildings...

San Benito CISD set to start second cohort Special Education Welding Program

SAN BENITO — It takes thick heavy-duty leather jackets and flame-resistant helmets to be that close to blue sparks while liquefied metals fuse together. San...

Perfect attendance pays off

By SBCISD STAFF In San Benito CISD’s firstever perfect attendance car giveaway, one lucky San Benito High School student is now the proud owner of...