Silay City

Sugar Farm Fire Caused Power Outage in Bacolod, Talisay, Silay

Two 69-KV electric poles in Hda. Cabanban, Talisay City were razed down by fire at 9:43 a.m. yesterday, causing the Bacolod-Silay 69 KV line to automatically trip and subsequently cut off power supply to some areas of Bacolod, Talisay and Silay, the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) confirmed.

A fire at a sugarcane farm where the two poles are located caused the burning affected CENECO’s Burgos Feeders 1, 2, 3 and 4; Mountain View Feeders 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; Talisay Feeders 1, 2 and 3; Lopez (Silay) Feeders 1, 2 and 3; and, Panao-Gao (Silay) Feeders 1 and 2.

Motorcycle–riding Man Killed in Mishap

A 34-year old resident of Menlo Village in Talisay City was killed in a road accident in Sitio Maninihon, Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City, on Saturday night.

Police Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Silay City PNP deputy chief identified the fatality as Diode Lamata, 34.

Lamata is travelling from north to south when he lost control of the motorcycle before hitting the concrete center island.

The victim was brought to the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital, but declared dead on arrival due to multiple fatal injuries.

2 Killed in Road Mishap

Two persons riding in tandem were killed when they collided head-on with a cargo truck along intersection of Crossing Washington in Barangay Alimango in Escalante City around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Inspector Roberto Mansueto, acting police chief of Escalante City PNP identified the victims as Jestoni Amion Gregorio, 27, single, of Barangay Magticol in Toboso town, Negros Occidental; and Danilo Senining Sabite, 53, married, of Sitio Puting-Bato, Barangay Washington, also in this city.

2 Die in Separate Motorcycle Mishaps

Two persons, including a minor were killed in separate motorcycle accidents in Kabankalan and Silay cities Sunday morning and evening.

In Kabankalan City, the victim was identified as Johnny Sibugan, 50, Chairman of Purok Paghidaet in Barangay Tampalon, Kabankalan City. He sustained head and body injuries when thrown away from a motorcycle he was riding driven by Richard Torguto, 37, also of Purok Paghidaet, Barangay Tampalon, Kabankalan City.

‘Apo’ to Replace Grandpa in Silay SP?

Will the grandson replace his grandfather in the Silay City Sanggunian Panglunsod?

This seems to be the case if the family of the late Silay Councilor Edgardo Maravilla of Silay City will have their way.

Mike, Maravilla’s son said they want his son, James Patrick, to take the late councilor’s place.

Maravilla said they already brought up the matter to Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) provincial chair.