Talisay City

Killed in Mishap at Talisay City

 Two persons died on the spot after a passenger tricycle collided head on with a cargo truck along Bangga Buenretiro, Barangay Bubog in Talisay City, Negros Occidental around 9:50 a.m. yesterday.

Police officer 3 Michael McDowell, Talisay City PNP traffic investigator identified the two as Alfredo Clemente, 49 years old and Ricky Lastimoso, 30 years old, both of Buenretiro Subdivision, Barangay Bubog, Talisay City.

The two were thrown away from the tricycle and slumped on the road lifeless due to head and body injuries caused by the impact.

Lantern Making Contest Opening and Judging

To kick-off the Year of the Monkey celebration of the 11th Bacolaodiat Festival, on February 5-8, 2016, the Monkey King Lantern Making contest entries will be judged and opened for display on January 30, Saturday, 5pm at The District North Point in Ayala.

The awarding ceremony will also have a dance number to be performed by the Monkey King mascots.

See the entries of talented artists from Bacolod, Talisay, and Silay as they unleash their creativity through their artworks.*


Paramilitary Shot Dead in Himamaylan City; 2 Dead Found

Three unidentified suspects shot dead a Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) in Sitio Aglahog, Barangay Mahalang in Himamaylan City around 2:20 p.m. Sunday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the victim as a certain Luderico Lumahas, 38. He sustained gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.

Lumahas was a CAFGU-member of 12th Infantry Battalion based in the city. He is walking in the barangay when waylaid by three young unidentified suspects.

P.4M Worth of Shabu Seized in Buy-Bust

Nearly P400, 000 worth of shabu was confiscated in separate buy bust and raid against four suspects in Bacolod City, La Carlota City and Talisay City Tuesday and Wednesday, police report disclosed.

The biggest haul was so far registered by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) of Negros Island Region (NIR) in a buy bust in Barangay 15, Bacolod City with estimated haul of P350, 000 to P400, 000 worth of shabu last Tuesday.

Talisay City Wages War Again

Just before the year 2015 ended – Talisay City waged war against garbage and this time Mayor Doc Eric Saratan led the intensified campaign dubbed “Gyera sa Basura 2” basing from the success of the first activity in the City where the people are enjoined to do their share on the said endeavor. The activity gathered more than 7,000 people who marched with the City Public Plaza to the Talisay City Gym.

Mayor Doc Eric Saratan lauds the efforts of volunteers and leaders who came and showed support on the intensified war against garbage before the year 2015 ended. *(Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)