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November 17, 2017


November 17, 2017

Class 1982 continued to stay ahead of the 28-team alumni duckpin league as it collected 2,935 pin falls after day two in the ongoing 2017-2018 NOHSAAI Bowling Festival for Unity hosted by Negros Occidental High School C’93 at Negros Super Lanes, Singcang-Airport in Bacolod City.

Despite pinning an average score on November 4, the number one team managed to hold on behind its reliable duckpinners Cezar Sumaylo ang Ann Dayot. They had a three-game output of 459-475-492.

November 17, 2017

A man who went home after a fistfight with his relative was shot dead inside his residence around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in Sitio Bucio, Barangay 11, Victorias City.

Superintendent German Garbosa, Victorias PNP chief identified the victim as Eric Dione Abayon, 36, married.

He sustained a gunshot wound on his body and died on the spot, police report said.

The suspect was identified as Raul Abayon Cordero, of legal age, also resident of the place. He fled after the shooting.

November 17, 2017

A man was arrested by police in Bais City, Negros Oriental for brandishing his firearm around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday

Police Chief Inspector Judy Mar Bonilla, OIC police chief identified the suspect as Melvin Villegas Cancio, 24, single, of Barangay Looc, Bais City.

He was caught with one .38 caliber without serial number with three live bullets while brandishing the same to people around him.

He is detained and charged with violation of RA 10591.*(CMG)


November 17, 2017

A father and his seven year-old-son were killed, while a helper was injured after their dumptruck lost its brakes and bumped into a tree and subsequently fell on its side Wednesday morning in Sitio Nataban, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.

Superintendent D’Artagnan Katalbas, Jr., San Carlos City PNP chief identified the victims as Kyle Nazareno, 7; and his father Jerry, 36, of H.C. Rigor, Barangay 1, San Carlos.

November 17, 2017

Four suspects including two minors responsible in robbing Sherrie-Anne’s Department Store in Barangay Progreso, Binalbagan town were arrested in a police follow up operation after the incident was discovered 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Two of the suspects were identified as Romeo Cajulao Hermoso, 23, “Alias Junior,” of Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario, Binalbagan and Jimmy Francisco Sarad, 18, “Alias Megathon,” of Sitio Alo, Barangay Enclaro, also of the town.

November 17, 2017

A six-year-old girl, native of Ilog town was drowned in Winjoy Resort, Barangay Salong, Kabankalan City around 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, Ilog police belated report disclosed.

The incident was reported by his father at 8:20 a.m. the next day(Wednesday) claiming that his relatives were having a family outing at the mountain resort.

The victim was identified as Trisha Mae Villacorta Manlapao, of Purok Santan, Barangay Manalad, Ilog town.

The victim was playing in the kiddie pool while everyone was busy. She was only seen after five minutes.

November 17, 2017

A couple was arrested while on board a motorcycle in a checkpoint around 12:20 a.m. Thursday at Corner Cabalawan Road, Barangay Oblation 2, Sagay City, Negros Occidental.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP chief identified the suspects as Jay-R Canon Palotes, 22, single, “Alias Jeje,” of Purok Bagong Lipunan, Barangay Dian-ay, Escalante City; and Shela Mae Tradio Egot, 18, single, “Alias Shela,” of Magsaysay Street, Barangay Suba, Cebu City. They are lovers.

November 17, 2017

By James U. Sy Jr.

I first met Lailani Thoegersen of Dumaguete City when I covered the cocktail competition of the Search for Miss Silka Bacolod 2017 last July 30, 2017 at the 888 Premiere Mall, Gatuslao St., Bacolod City. From there I had the opportunity to conduct an interview with the reigning Miss Silka Bacolod 2017.

KNOW MORE ABOUT Miss Silka Bacolod 2017 Lailani M. Thoegersen of Negros Oriental State University (NORSU).

November 17, 2017

To quickly respond to any eventuality, and be of ready assistance to Negrosanons living near Kanlaon Volcano which is on Alert Level 2, the Negros Occidental provincial government activated its Emergency Operations Center.

The center, now conducting round-the-clock monitoring of the activities of Mt. Kanlaon which is undergoing moderate level of unrest since Wednesday, is on 24/7 operation.

Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, head of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Division, said the center is also being manned 24 hours a day.

November 17, 2017

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) general manager Sulpicio Lagarde yesterday announced that the coop will refund its consumers of the P0.222 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for November 2017 billing period.