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December 14, 2017

After a cliffhanger semi-final round, second seed Francisco “Paco” Collantes nailed the November title in the Tenpin Masters Challenge (TMC) Season Four Shoot-Out Finale at Lopue’s East Bowling Center in Villamonte, Bacolod City.

Paco Collantes defeated OJ Lopue, 211-188, in the championship shoot-out. The senior bowler has 18 pins handicap each game, an average of 201.

For the 2nd runner-up match, Boyet Bullos won over Raymund Livioco by 19 pins, 192-173.

December 14, 2017

With Ceres Negros FC set to host Global Cebu FC on Saturday for the inaugural Philippines Football League finals at the Panaad Park and Stadium, provincial chief executives called upon the Negrense football fans to rally behind the home squad.

Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr. has asked the Negrenses to come to Panaad and support Ceres FC as they aim to win the championship title.

December 14, 2017

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., University of St. La Salle President and Chancellor, Br. Joaquin Severino S. Martinez, FSC and Department of Education (DepEd) Officer-in-Charge Supt. Gladys Amylaine D. Sales, signed a Memorandum of Agreement which will offer scholarship grants to 1,122 teacher-scholars under the Project FREE - Paglaum Program (Batch 2) of the Province of Negros Occidental at the University of St. La Salle–Bacolod Coliseum, yesterday.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated, center), USLS President and Chancellor, Br. Joaquin Severino Martinez, FSC (seated, left) and DepEd Officer-in-Charge Supt. Gladys Amylaine D. Sales (seated, right) sign the Memorandum of Agreement for the Project Free-Paglaum Batch 2, witnessed by USLS VCMD Geoffrey Bob Bergante (left), USLS VCAA Dr. Annabelle Balor (2nd from left) and USLS VCA Charo Mae Cordova (right) at the USLS Coliseum, yesterday.*(Richard Malihan photo)

December 14, 2017

VMA Global College and Training Centers, Inc. participated in the grand ceremonial tree planting during the 2nd year anniversary celebration of 10M in 10 M, held in Bacolod City Government Center on December 12, 2017.

Some 15O partners from various stakeholders, government agencies, Local Government Units, academic institutions, business, media, non - government organizations, among others, supports the 10 Million Trees in 10 Years for a Greener Negros Movement (10M in 10) during its 2nd anniversary.

December 14, 2017

By Kristine G. Alonso

It’s Christmas time with 91.9 Love Radio Bacolod as they celebrate their love for children and nutrition at Purok Baybayon, Banago over the weekend.


DJs of 91.9 Love Radio reach out to inform nutrition awareness to the community of Purok Baybayon.*

December 14, 2017

Choreographers and group leaders of the final entries for the Bacolaodiat Festival Lantern Street Dance Competition underwent a workshop conducted by choreographer Rudy Reveche and facilitated by the parade head, Kim Villaluna, and Bacolaodiat Festival event management team Monday (December 11) at the Bacolaodiat Festival office.


BACOLAODIAT FESTIVAL. Choreographer Rudy Reveche conducted a workshop to the choreographers and group leaders of the official entries for the 13th Bacolaodiat Festival Lantern Street Dance Competition set February 15 to 18 at the Bacolaodiat office on December 11.*

December 14, 2017

Bacolod City Councilor Renecito Novero boldly expressed his support to the move of Bacolod Congressman Greg Gasataya to convert the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College (CHMSC) to a university.

He said that there are many benefits for students once the College becomes a university.

“If you are a graduate from a university, there is pride in you; the facilities of the schools will be improved, and funding support from the national government will also increase,” the Councilor said.

December 14, 2017

Skeletal remains of an old man was found in far flung Sitio Manok, Barangay Palampas, San Carlos City around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Superintendent D’ Artagnan Katalbas, Jr., OIC police chief of San Carlos City identified the victim as Eutiquio Capacite Lapuz, 85 years old, resident of Sitio Manok, Barangay Palampas, San Carlos.

According to his granddaughter Rubilyn Calbario Torres, 39, married, their grandfather was missing after he left in the morning of November 19, 2017 and probably lost his way back home.

They reported this matter on November 20.

December 14, 2017

A man stabbed his wife and two others who tried to pacify him in Sitio Exodus, Barangay Crossing Magallon, Moises Padilla town around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Chief Inspector Allan Reloj, Moises Padilla PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Rogelio Villa Esteva Buenafe, 53, married, farmer, resident of the place.

After hacking his wife identified as Regina Dollente Buenafe, 44, he also stabbed two other persons identified as Vicente Ignacio Amar, Jr. and Rafael Maramara Racal, 30, both residents of the place, who tried to pacify.

December 14, 2017

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Bacolod will start the campaign for Oplan Biyahe 2017 on December 18. This is a yearly program of PCG wherein all seaports are being strictly monitored against entry of “colorum” bancas ferrying passengers without necessary documents.

According to LCdr Jimmy Oliver Vingno, PCG commander, he will deploy PCG personnel to all ports in the whole province to inspect luggage and cargoes using K-9 to detect contraband and illegal cargoes.

December 14, 2017

on December 6, 2017.

CENECO Livewire, the official Newsletter of Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. won the 7th place from the 20 finalists selected for this year’s Best Newsletter Category.


CENECO LIVEWIRE. Among the CENECO Livewire Editorial Staff, CENECO Livewire Editor-in-Chief Roel C. Venus and Associate editors Krizza Dia Jocame and Jizette Joy Castor formally accepted the award during the PIA Region 6 Information Officers’ Year-End Conference and Awards at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City.*

December 14, 2017

One million pesos worth of damage was reported by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in San Carlos City that razed six residential houses in Ylagan Extension, Barangay 6 around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The fire gutted the houses of Antonietto Delubio, Maria Theresita Franco, Jay Luther Baynosa, Araceli Angana, Cicero Baynosa and Edgar Baynosa.

According to Yolly Pat, 54, resident of the place, the big smoke erupted from the house of Delubio. She immediately shouted for help.

December 14, 2017

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has condemned the shooting of Julius Jamero, director of TESDA in Negros Occidental, who was shot and seriously wounded by unidentified gunmen in Talisay City last December 7.

“TESDA is outraged and strongly condemns the shooting and wounding of Julius Jamero, our provincial director in Negros Occidental,” said Secretary Guiling “Gene” A. Mamondiong, TESDA Director General.

“This cannot be ignored. We call for prompt investigations to ensure that the suspects are captured and punished,” he added.

December 14, 2017

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Negros Occidental yesterday turned over to Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. the approved P3.546-billion annual budget of the province for 2018.

The governor received the appropriation ordinance after the presentation of Executive-Legislative Agenda during the Provincial Board’s regular session.

The approved budget for 2018 is 12 percent higher compared to this year’s budget of P3.154 billion.

The SP passed the budget on December 6, meeting the target to approve next year’s budget on the first week of December.

December 14, 2017

Staying true to their vow that they will remain a Catholic school, St. John’s Institute (SJI) recently held their First Holy Communion rites for 157 students at the San Antonio Abad Church in Bacolod City.


Fr. Raymon Asoy gives blessing to the SJI students who participated in the recent First Holy Communion at San Antonio Abad Church.*