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6,346 Fruit Tree Seedlings Planted in Isabela

A total of 6, 346 seedlings of 15 different varieties of fruit trees (two for every household) were planted in the 16 barangays of the Municipality of Isabela.

TREE PLANTING. Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor (sitting), Rihanna Therese Divinagracia, 8-year-old Grade 3 pupil with her mother Tracy Divinagracia, Victorino ‘Bitoy’ Siason, Chairman/President of Isabela Fruit Trees Project, SBM Rudy Fajardo, Barangay Captain Oscar Sancover of Brgy. Tinongan, November Canieso Yeo and Sigrid Lo (not in photo) of Bacolod Homeschoolers Network Inc., spearhead the planting of Philippine Lime Calamansi in the respective houses of Zone 4, Barangay Tinongan, Isabela town residents for their livelihood project and medicinal use.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Help Us, Bacan Calls Arroyo Family

Hda. Bacan, Brgy. Guintubhan, Isabela, Negros Occ. - Please help us.

This was the appeal yesterday of about 25 beneficiaries and their families to former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo on their ongoing dispute with the family of the late Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor over their acquired landholdings here formerly owned by the Arroyos which were distributed to them through the CARP.

Governor Clears Quito Montilla on Malabor Slay

After months of speculations and an exchange of brickbats, Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. finally cleared Isabela town Mayor Enrique Montilla III of any involvement in the murder of Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor Sr.

“It’s not him (Montilla). A politician (is the mastermind), just read the affidavit (of witnesses),” Marañon said.

Malabor and his bodyguard Leody Jumilla were gunned down by a lone gunman while leaving a cockpit in Guintubhan village, Isabela, at around 1:30 a.m. of June 28, 2015.

NBI Still Faces Blank Wall in Malabor Case?

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) seems to be still facing a blank wall in investigating the assassination of the Provincial Board Member Renato Malabor and his bodyguard Butch Jumilla last June 28, 2015.

The NBI which is conducting its own separate investi-gation of the assassination has yet to come up with its findings after almost a month since the incident happened.

Atty. Renato Garbo, NBI-Bacolod Chief said they are still looking for more witnesses.

Asked on the progress of the investigation, Garbo admitted “Matatagalan pa ito.”