Several items worth more than P30,000 were lost when suspected robbers ransacked the office of the principal at Emilio Infante Elementary School in Valladolid last Tuesday. Police report revealed that unidentified persons forcibly entered the Principal’s Office of the said school at Brgy. Mabini, Valladolid by destroying the padlock of the steel grilles and door knob.
We are overwhelmed at the outpouring of love from people who came to welcome the pilgrim relics of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
The pilgrim relics of St. Therese arrived in Bacolod City with a motorcade from Kabankalan City.
Thousands of Catholic devotees line up the streets to offer prayers and flowers to St. Therese as her relics pass by the parishes of towns and cities in southern Negros Occidental and in Bacolod on Tuesday. Photo shows the crowd lining up in front of Hinigaran Church. Her relics stayed at the Carmelite Monastery and will be brought to Roxas City today.*(Daryl Jimenea photo)
Sergie Tan of the National Organizing Committee representing the Visayas yesterday said that they never expected the reception for St. Therese to be that warm, with hundreds and thousands of people lining up at the streets to welcome the motorcade of the St. Therese mobile and 10-15 other vehicles from Kabankalan all the way to Bacolod.
Two brothers in La Castellana and a resident of Pontevedra were killed in hacking and stabbing incidents, Sunday and Monday, respectively.
La Castellana Police reports revealed that brothers Gonzalo, 58, and Uldarico Capio, 56, both of Sitio Tinago, Brgy. Bi-ak na Bato succumbed to multiple hack wounds when they both attacked each other about 3PM, following a disagreement.
Initial investigation said, the younger Capio went to serve a summon against his older brother along with his companion Felix Bolandres regarding a case between Gonzalo and his nephew. However, an argument followed causing the younger sibling to attack his brother using a bladed weapon hitting him on different parts of his body. The older brother also retaliated by stabbing Uldarico several times.
A fourth year Education student of a college in Bago City was reportedly robbed and killed by suspects while working as a part-time tricycle driver, yesterday in Valladolid town.
Police identified the victim as Joemarie Machan Jr., 21, of Brgy. Sagwa Banwa, Valladolid and is about to finish his degree next month.
"He can no longer attend his graduation on March to fulfill his dreams of becoming a teacher," his Uncle Jonathan Machan said.
He related that his nephew went out of their house Sunday and plied with his tricycle to take advantage of the ongoing festival in the town for extra cash when he goes to school the following day.
It’s a week to go for the visit to Negros Occidental and Bacolod City of the pilgrim relics of St. Therese of the Child Jesus March 5 - 7, 2013.
The pilgrim relics are scheduled to take off from Kabankalan 7:30 a.m. on March 5, Tuesday and will have brief stops in the parishes of Hinigaran, Pontevedra, San Enrique, Valladolid and Bago.
St. Therese streamer at the Bacolod Cathedral.* (photo by Daryl Jimenea)
This is the seaside view of the starting point of the Fishing Boat Race, 1st Panagat Festival of Purok Balangigay, Barangay Miranda Pontevedra (below) while Champion- Valladolid Fishing Boat at the finish line followed by Pontevedra, Binalbagan, Bago City, Pulupandan, San Enrique and Hinigaran. Pontevedra Mayor Joemar Alonso spearheaded the go signal to start the race event.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
Nine Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) received from Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., one photocopier each, with built-in scanner and printer as part of livelihood assistance program of the Provincial Government, in a ceremony held at the Capitol, yesterday.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (extreme left) with the PWDs at the turnover ceremony of livelihood equipment at the Capitol, yesterday.*(Capitol photo)
The livelihood assistance is in line with the Negros First Agenda of the governor to help alleviate the plight of the poor and marginalized sector of society.
A tricycle driver and one of his passengers were killed after their vehicle accidentally bumped against an Isuzu truck early Saturday morning along the national highway of Rizal St. between Kilometers 36-37, Brgy. Poblacion, San Enrique town.
Traffic reports said, an Isuzu truck bearing plate number FFV 238 driven by Virgilio Cainoy Jr., 35, of Hacienda Bonifacio, Isabela was travelling North to South direction of Rizal St. national highway when a Honda TMX 155 with sidecar coming from East to West accidentally hit the left rear tire of the truck.
The 6th ‘Paskua sa Dolid’ 2012 officially opened the other night led by Mayor Romel Yogore. The yearly celebration was initiated by Yogore from the start of his term as mayor of Valladolid in 2007. With its theme, "Ugyon Dolidnon: Pagkatao sang Dios aton dumdumon, Paskua sa Dolid pasadyahon."
The activities are held at the public plaza from December 12 to 19, that includes the countdown for the switch-on of the Christmas Village, and the light a tree contest.
According to Arnaldo Virgo, municipal tourism officer of Valladolid, there will be nightly performance at the public plaza, by different schools, government agencies and business sector.
In order to gauge that there is no politics in sports, Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Vice Governor Genaro M. Alvarez, Jr. were invited to speak at the opening ceremony of 2012 Provincial Meet at the Panaad Park and Sports Stadium in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City starting at 2pm Sunday, December 16.
The Negros Occidental Department of Education Schools Division headed by Dr. Juliet Jeruta has already prepared the program with Gov. Marañon as the keynote speaker, while Vice Gov. Alvarez will welcome participants from nine Areas.