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Christmas party set at Bantug Ranch, Dec. 25

Christmas party venue of the NDB’s Toga and Garaygay family on Christmas Day, Dec. 25.

Maria B. Remedios, manager of the Ranch thanked all visitors to the ranch for their patronage and assured them the ranch management is always happy to serve their guests, including their relatives and friends.

She added that they are doing their very best to serve all their customers who come again and again, assuring them of more fun and bigger things and improvements to come in the near future.

From the Editor-in-Chief: Sacrifices & Success in Life


From the Editor-in-Chief

There are many words but only one could best describe my early life being the son of a struggling family of seven children whose only hope for survival is ‘hand-to-mouth’ existence through hard labor day-in and day-out: POVERTY.

How we survived this deep-seated poverty through the years that impoverished our lives as a family working together under an atmosphere of sufferings, helped us surmount the seemingly indestructible odds with faith in our hearts, was a story in itself.

4 Family Members Killed, Car Pinned Down by Truck

Four members of the Espinosa family of La Carlota City were killed when a ten-wheeler truck loaded with sugarcane on its way to a sugar central in North Negros Occ. at about 1:30 pm yesterday, the victims having been pinned down in their car by the careening truck for still unknown causes. The car was a complete wreck, Bago City police reported.

Killed on the spot were Romulo Espinosa who was driving the family car, his wife Josephine who was by her husband's side on the front seat.

From the Editor-in-Chief: A Sad and Happy Moment for a Loving Father’s Birthday


From the Editor-in-Chief

A mixed feeling of sadness and joy prevailed Sunday evening when the bereaved Leonardo family of Florenceville Subdivision in Pahanocoy Bacolod City hosted a thanksgiving dinner for family, classmates and friends of the late patriarch Renzie Leonardo on the occasion of his 65th birthday at L’Fisher Hotel last November 19.

The bereaved family took the opportunity to formally express their sincere thanks and appreciation to all those who condoled with them during their period of mourning when Renzie died last January, 2017.


Renzie’s eldest daughter Gladys Leonardo in a pose with NDB’s Pert Toga, and Henry James Toga during the thanksgiving dinner at L’Fisher Hotel last Nov. 19.* (Photo by CJ Peligrino)