La Carlota City Football Club and Dancalan FC prevailed in the recently-concluded 2014 Sinulog Football Festival held January 11 and 12 in Kabankalan City.
Visiting La Carlota squad captured the U16 title as host – Kabankalan FC settled first runner – up while Himamaylan FC finished second runner-up.
Meanwhile, Dancalan FC scored victories in the U10, U13 and Open divisions.
Dancalan FC dominate three divisions in the 2014 Sinulog Football Festival.*
Three of the arrested suspects in the killing of a former policeman from Iloilo have alleged links to a known drug lord, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
PDEA-Western Visayas regional director Paul Ledesma alleged in a Bombo Radyo interview that the three suspects - Michael Jancilan, 37, and Roger Garilba, 28, both of Iloilo; and Openiano Dolar Jr., 51, of Kabankalan City - were reportedly linked to a drug lord from Iloilo City.
The three suspects, along with two others - Vicente Poleros and Eduardo Montaño, both of Escalante City - were arrested and charged with murder in the killing of former policeman Rex de los Reyes, 43, of Molo, Iloilo.
Police authorities in Kabankalan City arrested a 16-year old boy for alleged robbery about 1AM, Sunday along Brgy. 1.
PO3 Ricky Roger Toledo collared the teener whose name was withheld by NDB for reportedly robbing the store owned by Daisy Alteza.
Aside from farmers facing harassments in Lumbia Subvillage, Kamansi Village in Kabankalan City, small fisherfolks are being ejected by landowners in two seaside subvillages in Inayauan Village, Cauayan town in Southern Negros, informants who requested not to be named for security reasons told NNF/NDB.
The farmers who are facing continuous harassments from the Sola family they have bared in a series of interviews the past weeks, have declared that lands they have been farming for years and planted to rice, corn and vegetables have been destroyed by men identified with the Solas. The men wearing black shirts and pants, the farmers said, were earlier mistaken as security guards but could be either members of the RPA-ABB or simply goons.
They cut down growing corn on stalks, or fire shots at farmers in the air scaring them away once they visit their small farms to plant crops. This has been a continuing harassment intended to prevent the farmers to take possession of the farmlands.
GMA NETWORK will be one at heart with Kapusong Kabankalanon in celebrating the 38th Sinulog de Kabankalan Festival of Kabankalan City.
Themed "After the Tempest: Offering of Adoration and Thanksgiving to the Señor Santo Niño" this year’s festivities will be filled with joy, excitement and wholesome entertainment this time of the year.
Through GMA Network’s Regional Station GMA Ch. 13 & 30 Western Visayas, your Kapuso Network will be staging a Kapuso Baranggayan with fun games and prizes plus entertaining performances from Kabankalan Dancers , local talents and some of the best Stand up Comedians namely Aya and Silver.
Several firearms and ammunitions were recovered from two residents of Kabankalan City at about 10:20AM at Repullo St., Brgy. 2.
PO3 Refe Tabligan, of Kabankalan City Police Station arrested Jovie Barsenal, 37, of Brgy. Oringao and Julio Lauricio, 18, of Brgy. Tan-awan, both laborers for illegally possessing firearms and ammunitions.
On December 28, 2013, widely known as "Innocents’ Day," Kabankalan City Police Station personnel conducted a feeding and gift-giving at Barangay 7 in said City.
The activity, themed as "Pamaskua sa Brgy. Siyete" benefitted more or less 100 children ages 1 to 8 years old with their parents. Food served was arroz caldo and bread sponsored by the Philippines Guardians Brotherhood Inc. (PGBI)-Kabankalan City Chapter, headed by their Chairman, Andremore Limsiaco. Gifts given out were assorted toys and a pack of relief goods containing 1 kilo rice, noodles, sardines among others.
A pedestrian was killed after he was hit by a bus along the national road in Brgy. Camingawan, Kabankalan City about 10:30AM, Wednesday.
Traffic police said involved was a Ceres bus bearing plate number FW13155 owned by Vallacar Transit Inc. driven by Jessie Baynosa, 35, of Brgy. La Granja, La Carlota City.
Investigation revealed Baynosa was travelling north direction of the road from Mabinay to Kabankalan City proper when he saw a group of person on the opposite lane and reduced speed.
A farm worker was wounded in a foiled shooting incident that took place early morning Wednesday at Purok Tabangka, Brgy. Tan-awan in Kabankalan City.
Police report said Marjun Adlaon, 24, was allegedly shot by alias Loti Berturan, 28, also of the same place due to grudges. He sustained two gunshot wounds on the lower left back portion of his body and left arm using an unknown caliber of firearm.