La Carlota City

La Carlota’s Pasalamat 2015 Festival Opens in La Carlota

One of the most exciting, thrilling and fun-filled festivals in Negros Occidental and Western Visayas, the world class La Carlota City Pasalamat Festival, opened with a grand attraction yesterday with a jampacked crowd at the Festival Park, and will highlight and commence on Sunday, May 3, 2015. This year’s theme is “One People, One Vision, One Hope.”

Actor Philip Salvador, Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer, Congressman Jeffrey P. Ferrer - 4th District of La Carlota City, Provincial Board Member-Allain Gatuslao- in behalf of Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., Mayor Jomar Alonso-Pontevedra, Vice-Mayor Luis Jacky Jalandoni III of La Carlota City, Mayor Mario Mayok Magno-San Enrique, SPMs and Punong Barangays with other officials spearhead the ceremonial cutting of ribbon at the opening ceremonies of the La Carlota City 36th Pasalamat Cultural and Arts Festival 2015 at the Festival Park, La Carlota City .* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Cop Arrests Drug Suspect; Bread Seller Held Up

A long wanted person with a pending warrant of arrest for violation of Republic Act 9165 was chanced upon by La Carlota City PNP in his house Sunday evening.

Ryan Alvarez, of legal age, resident of the city did not resist arrest seeing the apprehending police officer led by Supt. Orly Gabinete, La Carlota City Police chief.

Alvarez has a pending warrant of arrest issued by Judge Anita Guanzon-Chua, also presiding the Regional Trial Court-Branch 63 in La Carlota City.

The court did not recommend bail bond for Alvarez’ provisional liberty.

36th Pasalamat Festival Grand Opening Ceremonies Today

The Pasalamat Festival of La Carlota City started with activities on April 22, 23 and 25, with 2015 5-Cock Derby, followed by Rollo y Pinta (Scroll Painting Competition), 3rd Sports Summer Camp, 2nd Ultimate Frisbee, 5th Pasalamat Shootfest , 2nd Ultimate Challenge, 3rd Sports Summer Camp, Basketball Invitational Games yesterday. Today, Monday ,April 2 7- Cuadro Y Pinta (On the spot Painting Competition), Muñeco Vistuario (Doll Costume Design Competition) 3rd Sports Summer Camp , Opening of Pasalamat Agro Trade Fair 2015/Palarong Panlahi and Farmer’s Day in the morning.

Madam Kitchie Benedicto-Paulino, Governor Alfredo G. Maranon Jr., Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer-La Carlota City and Congressman Jefrrey P. Ferrer-4th District of Negros Occidental will inspire all guests, tourists ,visitors, friends and families to come and enjoy at the Star-Studded World Class 36th Pasalamat Festival 2015 of La Carlota City-The “ City of Beauty ,Music and Dance “ -Opening Ceremony today April 27 to May 3, 2015 highlights.* (CDIO-La Carlota City )

Police visibility in strategic corners of Bacolod City for the upcoming Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting on April 29-30, 2015.* (CMO-PIO photo)

MC Rider Gunned Down

Unidentified motorcycle rider was reportedly gunned down about 10:30PM, Wednesday near the Overflow at Brgy. Yubo in La Carlota City.

Investigation revealed Brgy. Tanod Ruben Nonaellada who resided near his place heard a motorcycle speeding up and then a series of gunfire. He then related the shooting to village head Dennis Valencia and with five other barangay tanods verified the incident.


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