La Carlota City

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Hailstones Surprise La Carlota Residents

Barangay San Miguel, La Carlota City residents were surprised when hailstorms rained down in their community at about 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon.

Hailstones are small balls of ice that fall like rain from the sky.

In a DYWB Bombo Radyo Bacolod interview with Dr. Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, head of the Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Management Program Division,confirmed the occurrence of the 8.5 millimeters rain and the hailstones in the barangay.


The Pasalamat Festival of La Carlota City started with activities on April 7,8 & 10 with 2016 5-Cock Derby at La Carlota City Coliseum, followed by April 21- Mighty Sports Clinic at Uriarte Cover Court, April 23-5th Congressman/Mayor Ferrer Pasalamat Senior Age Group Tennis Tournament, ROLLO Y PINTA (Scroll Painting Competition), 3rd Ultimate Frisbee, April 24- 5th Congressman /Mayor Ferrer Pasalamat Senior Age Group Tennis Tournament, Basketball Invitational Games . Today April 25 , 2016, Monday - 5th Con-gressman/Mayor Ferrer Pasalamat

Police trainee ran over by truck

A police trainee was killed when the motorcycle he was driving on his way home at Barangay La Granja in La Carlota City Friday night was hit by another motorcycle and he was ran over by a sugarcane-loaded truck.

Police Supt. Cresenciano Cordero, La Carlota PNP chief, identified the victim as PO1 Roel Talaban Baloyot, 25 of Purok 4, Brgy. La Granja.

Baloyot was driving his black 150 Yamaha when he was hit by another motorcycle driven by Edwin Salva Galon, 27 of Barangay Haguimit, La Carlota.

Man shot by responding cops

A laborer from Mabinay, Negros Oriental, allegedly suffering from a mental illness, was shot and injured by responding police operatives of La Carlota City at Hacienda Fe in Barangay Batuan in La Carlota past 11 in the morning of February 2.

The suspect was identified as Rudy Montejo Silabai, 33 of Mabinay in Negros Oriental.

A contractor of Hacienda Fe, George Cruz requested for police assistance saying the suspected was creating trouble and threatening everyone in the hacienda.

NNC-R6 holds ‘Walk The Talk’ exposure visit

The National Nutrition Council–Region 6 brings a regional media group from Iloilo and Bacolod cities to its “Walk The Talk”, a nutri-media exposure visit to La Carlota City, this province.

The tri-media group visited community gardens tilled by farm workers, 4P’s beneficiaries and a single-mom, all for backyard food production and food security that hopes to contributes to the nutritional well-being of their respective communities.