E. B. Magalona

Two Killed in EB Magalona Road Mishap

A motorcycle riding man was killed when he bumped an unidentified mentally retarded person around 7:45 p.m. Saturday in Hacienda Tinihaban, Barangay San Jose, EB Magalona. The unidentified person also was declared dead in a hospital in Silay City around 10:00 p.m.

Police Senior Inspector Aral, EB Magalona PNP chief identified the victim riding in motorcycle as Nelson Estremos of Victorias City.

Ma, Son Drown in EB Magalona; 2 Others in Cadiz City, Toboso

A mother and her 5-year-old son drowned when they were crossing a river in Barangay Gahit, EB Magalona.

By Cyrus M. Garde

A mother and her 5-year-old son drowned when they were crossing a river in Barangay Gahit, EB Magalona.

Lt. Senior Grade Jimmy Oliver Vingno, Bacolod Coast Guard head said they were sought for assistance by residents of the seashore barangay to search for the two victims identified as Roy Arnaiz Panique, 5, and his mother Roselyn Arnaiz Panique, 32, both of Purok Banago, Barangay Gahit, EB Magalona.

GAN, EB Magalona Town Forge Environmental Ties

The Green Alert Network Negros Island Region Inc. (GAN-NIR) and the municipal government of EB Magalona under newly- elected E.B. Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon has forged a partnership for environmental protection in the town.

The environment group led by its coordinator Randy James Rojo said they met Malacon yesterday at his office where the Mayor assured them that he will not allow black sand mining and illegal fishing in the town.

Fishpond Watchman Escapes After Shooting Theft

EB Magalona police is conducting manhunt to arrest a fishpond watchman who shot a person he caught that alleged intruded and harvested bangus (milk fish) in a fishpond he was guarding in Barangay Tuburan in the town 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

Ronald Lupangue, 30, of Hacienda San Agustin in Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City, Negros Occidental escape after the shooting.

Police has yet to identify the caliber of firearm he used in shooting Freddie Abdong, 28, of Hacienda Felisa in Barangay Nata-asan in the said town.