Cyrus Garde

Man Found Dead; Another Shot Dead

Two persons were killed in separate incidents in Kabankalan City and Toboso Monday.

The victims were identified as Jerry Mariano Terraña, 42, laborer and resident of Sitio Pacao, in Barangay Bantayan, Kabankalan City.

He was found dead with hack on the back and left arm, inside a sugarcane field in the said place by his brother Cornelio, 50, at around 8:30 a.m.

Medalists in NIR Reg’l Meet Receives Cash Incentives

The Provincial government through Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., has distributed cash incentives to medallist Wednesday at Provincial Social Hall that won medals in the recent Negros Island Regional, meet held last February.

The provincial government has allotted P902, 000 for Negros Occidental medallists with P1, 000 for gold; P800 for silver and P600 for bronze medals.

In the elementary about P378, 400 were allotted for medallists, P426, 400 for secondary and P97, 200 for demonstration sports and special events.

20th Sinigayan Boxing Winners Known

The winners in the just-ended 20th Sinigayan Invitational Amateur Boxing Tournament were known after the tournament last Tuesday held at Sagay City Public Plaza.

Benzon Fernandez, Provincial Sports Coordinators President and Sagay City Sports Coordinator said that the tournament is sanctioned by Alliance Boxing Association of the Philippines, Incorporated (ABAP), with Angel “Nonong” Verdeflor as Regional President.

3 Killed in Separate Road Mishaps

Three persons, including a minor were killed, and two others in critical condition in separate motorcycle accidents in Toboso, La Carlota City and Bacolod City, Saturday.

Police identified the victims as Diofista Claro, 68 years old and resident of Barangay Tabun-ac in Toboso, Negros Occidental; Vicente Panado, Jr., 43 of Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City; and minor Edmar Segovia, 7 years old of Narra Extension in Barangay Villamonte.

Mayor Loses Worth P130K Fighting Cocks to Thieves

Binalbagan Mayor Emmanuel Aranda lost about P130, 000 worth of fighting cocks to two unidentified thieves when they entered the cock farm located in Tonggo in Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City at 1:30 dawn Sunday.

Aranda’s caretaker, Allan Gordorcila, of legal age, of Sitio Quiaha in Barangay Caradio-an said they saw two unidentified suspects picking at least nine fighting cocks from their tying place.

With two other companions, Gordorcila chased the fleeing suspects but they stop upon hearing successive shot.