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Sen. Bam, Cong. Albee Visit Murcia

Bringing government closer to people and the people closer to government.

This was the case when Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino and Congressman Alfredo “Albee” Benitez visited Barangay Alegria in Murcia yesterday (October 20) for a dialogue at the Alegria Elementary School to get a first hand brief of the state of the public elementary and high schools in the area.

Sen. Bam Aquino and Cong. Albee Benitez, 3rd District-Negros Occ. at the Alegria Elementary School in Barangay Alegria, Murcia - in a dialogue with municipal, barangay and school representatives while inspecting classrooms.*

Murcia Farmers Seek Help from KASANAG Head

The leader of farmers belonging to Hacienda Ilimnan Farm Workers Association who are camping outside the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol compound in Bacolod City, yesterday said they are optimistic President Rodrigo Duterte will help them in their fight to get back their farms in Murcia which “were taken by the provincial government” from them.

‘Negros First Ranch Land Not Excluded from CARP’

The Department of Agrarian (DAR) dismissed the application for exclusion filed by the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental for the landholdings which it purchased and utilized for the establishment of the Negros First Ranch.

The provincial government filed the application for exclusion from the coverage of the Comprehensive Agarian Reform Program (CARP) involving three parcels of land with an aggregate area of 159.4646 hectares located in Barangays Sta. Rosa and Canlandog, Murcia town Negros Occidental.

Gov. leads inauguration of road in Murcia

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led the inauguration of the 900-meter Murcia-Granada road project and the unveiling of its marker in Brgy. Binitin, Municipality of Murcia, yesterday.

Gov. Marañon together with Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano, Vice Mayor Victor Gerardo Rojas, other municipal officials, Ming Yuan College officials and congregation of St. John the Baptist led by Rev. Fr. Michael Hu and Rev. Fr. Stephen Lu, and Provincial Engineer Ernie Mapa, unveiled the marker of the Ming Yuan Avenue in Brgy. Binitin, Murcia, yesterday. *(Richard Malihan photo)

ANOPSSAI is Beyond Physical Competitiveness

The staging of this year’s ANOPSSAI meet in Murcia is beyond physical competitiveness. It’s a venue for spiritual growth, said Melinda Guanzon – principal of the host-Murcia Open Bible Christian Academy, in an interview during the opening rites last Wednesday.

ANOPSSAI OPENING CEREMONY. (from left) Romeo Sison, DepEd Negros Occidental Sports Coordinator; Provincial Sports Coordinator Nonong Verdeflor, ANOPSSAI President Rev. Exequil Guanzon, Melinda Guanzon – principal of the host-Murcia Open Bible Christian Academy, DepEd-Negros Occidental Assistant Supt. Gladys Amylaine Sales, and EPS 1 Julito Felicano – In-Charge of the Private Schools Division of Negros Occidental, led the ANOPSSAI opening ceremony last November 15 at Murcia municipal gym.*