Daily Archive

July 31, 2017

A gold medallists boxer in the previous Philippine National Games and Batang Pinoy representing the province of Negros Occidental was nabbed in a drug buy bust, 5:35 in the afternoon Thursday at Purok Crotons in Barangay Old Sagay in Sagay City, Negros Occidental.

Arnold Mahusay Jetajobe, 22, married of Purok 9 in Barangay Poblacion 1 in Sagay City quit his boxing almost two years ago and reportedly a “chicken joy” vendor in the city.

July 31, 2017

Arvin Gustilo’s triple pushed Ultron Extra to the semi-finals by beating at the expense of Ultron Touring, 89-86 in the 36 and above Fil-Sino Inter-Color Petron Cup 2017 at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Gustilo knocked down a cold blooded top of the key triple with 3 seconds left to complete the come from behind victory. It was no easy victory for Ultron Extra as it had to endure several double digit deficits in the 2nd half.

July 31, 2017

The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod approved a resolution authored by Councilor Caesar Distrito, chairman of the Committee on Laws and Good Governance, to provide wireless internet access in public school libraries, parks and government institutions in the city under the National Broadband Plan (NBP) Project.

July 31, 2017

A resident of Bacolod City was shot dead by an unidentified suspect infront of I-Mart in Barangay 4 in Silay City at about 11:05 Friday night.

Superintendent Willy Diel, OIC police chief of Silay, identified the victim as Rigel Kho Fernandez, 38, married of 21 Street, Rodriguez Avenue in Barangay 36, Bacolod.

SPO1 Reginaldo Suelto, duty investigator said they responded to the crime scene .

The victim sustained gunshot wounds on his chest, left side portion of his ribs.

July 31, 2017

While fixing a TV antenna, a man got electrocuted and fell to the ground hitting his head on a stone, in Barangay Alimango, Escalante City around 6:30 in the morning Saturday.

Jonathan Padpad, 50, married of the place, was immediately rushed to the Dr. Vicente F. Gustilo Memorial District Hospital in Escalante.

He was later transferred to the Teresita Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital in Silay City.

There is no confirmation yet as to his current medical bulletin as of press time last night.

July 31, 2017

Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently ordered the installation of nylon screens around the Fountain Area at the Bacolod City Government Center to protect the Japanese koi fingerlings and prevent them from swimming out of the infinity lagoon.

Businessman James Chua donated 1,000 Japanese koi to the city government, which were released into the Fountain Area on July 15.

Building Administrator Engr. Amy Tentia said the 1-foot-tall nylon screens cover the circumference of the fountain area.

July 31, 2017

Bacolod City Lone District Representative Greg Gasataya reported yesterday his accomplishments for the first 365 days, during his State of the District Address (SODA) at Bacolod Pavillon Hotel.

Political leaders led by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Bart Orola and Renecito Novero, and City Administrator John Orola, Jr., barangay officials and partymates attended Gasataya’s SODA.