Don Salvador Benedicto
The damage of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ to crops, fisheries, and livestock have reached more than P100.4 million as of 3 p.m. yesterday, according to the latest partial report of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol.
Damage to palay and corn is P84,556,222; fisheries—P14,624,565; and high-value commercial crops—P1,350,643, according to provincial agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan.
Damage to livestock and poultry is PP45,748,266, according to provincial veterinarian Renante Decena.
A pregnant woman of eight months was rushed to the hospital after she reportedly shot herself inside her mother’s house at Sitio Kinabong, Brgy. Igmayaan, Don Salvador Benedicto, Friday.
Police report identified the victim as Rogeline Malisyano, 24, shot herself with an improvised shotgun and brought to the nearest hospital facility, later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) for further treatment.
BETWEEN KILOMETERS 49 AND 52 along the eco-tourism highway of Salvador Benedicto town and San Carlos City are portions of the road network made dangerous by soil erosion, landslide and slippery mud due to heavy rains a few days ago. This is just one of several dangerspots that rendered the highway impassable for more than a day a few days ago. Yesterday, an hour after this photo was taken, a vehicle reportedly almost fell into one of these.* (Arman Toga photo)
Members of the Negros Occidental Garden Club joined forces last Saturday with the municipality of Salvador Benedicto in support of its Adopt-a-tree program. Garden Club members, led by club president Lourdes Mercado, donated and planted a number of six-foot-tall Norfolk pine trees.
Two men wanted for criminal charges were apprehended by police authorities of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) through its intensified campaign against persons with standing warrant of arrest.
Over in Pontevedra town, local police arrested Jovanie Ban, 19, of Hacienda Carmenchica, Brgy. Don Salvador Benedicto for frustrated murder charges.
PO2’s Ronald Carcener and Romelo Tanaleon effected the arrest through a warrant in criminal case number 422 issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 63 Judge Anita Guanzon Chua with bail recommended at P200,000 for Ban’s temporary release.
Musically Yours was again invited to entertain at the Induction of officers of Negros Occidental Lioc Kui Fraternity.
Inducted into office yesterday at the Garden Royale, Goldenfield Commercial Complex are the following:
President, Benjamin Barcelona; Vice Presidents: Antonio Jocson, Frank King, Juanito Ang and Leoncio Ang. Past President is Alfredo Barcelona (Hung Wei Yuan)
Directors were: Noel Lim, Tony Lim, Benjie Barcelona, Richard King, John Leo Ang, Jason Barcelona, Alan King, David Lim, Pete Barcelona, Robert Lopez, James Lim, Albert Ang, Miguel Ang, Nicole Jocson, Peter Ang, Jerome Ang, Danilo Jocson, and Jerome King.
A truck carrying thirteen people and agricultural products accidentally hit a bridge barrier along the national highway at Kilometer 40, Purok Talos, Brgy. Igmaya-an, Don Salvador Benedicto about 10:30PM, Saturday, killing two and hurting 7 others.
Traffic investigation disclosed that the Isuzu Forward truck bearing plate number YEY 389 driven by Joel Imbon alias Wing-wing accidentally lost control while maneuvering a descent along the highway and bumped against the right portion of the bridge in Purok Talos.
The incident killed Joseph Antiquando who was reportedly dead on the spot; while Dante Artajo died while being treated at the Emergency Room of Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City.
GOVERNOR: Alfredo Marañon Jr.
VICE GOVERNOR: Eugenio Jose Lacson
Salvador Escalante Jr.
Miller Serondo Jr.
Patrick Leonard Lacson
Jose Benito Alonso