Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 106, No. 17, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Page: 3 of 10
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DEADLINE 5 P.M. FRIDAY
Palacios Beacon - Wed., April 24, 2013 - Page 3
Palacios Police Reports
Individuals listed have been arrested and/or charged with an offense. Inclusion in this report does not imply that
the person is guilty of any crime. The following are offense and arrest reports submitted by the Palacios Police
Dept, to the Palacios Beacon as of noon Friday._
• Christina Zamora, 37, 514 Welch Ave.,
Palacios; arrested by Matagorda County
Sheriff’s Office on April 11; local warrant:
burglary of a habitation.
• Raymundo Balderas, 27, 2108 Ruthven
St., Palaicos; arrested at 8:04 p.m. April 12;
no drivers’ license.
• Panuncio Rocha, 31, 808 Johnson Ave.,
Palacios; arrested by Matagorda County
Sheriff’s Office on April 12; local warrant:
theft >= $500<1500.
• Julio Ceasar Barrios, 33, 138 Sandpiper
Cir. #35, Palacios; arrested at 1:55 p.m. April
16; possession of marijuana < 2oz.
• Raymond Lee Griffis, 59, Bay City;
arrested 4:00 p.m. April 17; local warrant.
• Heber Gomez-Cinsersos, 23, 300 W.
Craymer Ave #9, Palacios; arrested at 1:57
p.m. April 18; no drivers’ license.
• Suspicious Activity: Officer dispatched
to 1800 block of Peterson at 8:54 p.m. April
14; suspicious activity.
• Failed to stop and render aid: Officer
dispatched to 800 block of Magnusson
at 9:09 p.m. April 14; hit and run vehicle
• Burglary of a habitation: Complainant
filed a report at 4 p.m. April 14; burglary of
a habitation: $85 and electronics.
• Theft: Officers dispatched to 900 block
of Rorem at 8:35 a.m. April 16; theft: purse
• Theft: Officers dispatched to 400 Block
of E. Craymer at 10:59 p.m. April 16; theft:
• Burglary of a motor vehicle: Officer
dispatched to the Parks and Wildlife Office
on Austin St. at 7 a.m. April 18; criminal
• Theft: Officer dispatched to 400 block
of Commerce St. at 3:58 p.m. April 18; theft
>= $50<$500: cell phone.
HUB Task Force continues to collaborate
ideas for funding, purpose and location
Collaboration of ideas
continued at last Thursday’s
Palacios Community Task
Force Meeting along with a
“homework” assignment” for
each task member to decide
upon five essential services the
HUB will initially provide the
community of Palacios.
Ultimately the Task Force’
main focus is identifying
an ideal physical home, and
eventually this center will
provide information and
resources for all Palacios
Talk of renting a
temporary physical HUB is
underway, pending attorney
with review of ideal grant
possibilities for “bricks and
mortar” to become a reality.
Additional topics discussed:
how the HUB will financially
maintain itself with grants and
donations, staffing the physical
interim HUB space, and an
overview of entities already
onboard to provide services
as early as next month.
Task Force members will
attend a meeting hosted by
The Trull Foundation and
Fenora Dorefler, from the
Texas Health Institute, to learn
aboutTexas Benefits Bank and
listen to input from community
leaders about the best location
for the Benefits Bank.
Gratitude was unanimously
shared by the Task Force to
the Advisory Board for their
ideas and recommendations
that were provided at the
orientation meeting earlier
Future expertise will be
provided by the following
Advisory Board Members:
Isidro Castanon, Joanne
Estopinal, James Gibson,
Barney Gulley, Father Bryan
Heyer, Rev. David King, David
Kocurek, Troy Fewis, Mark
Rusk, Ed Schultz, Mary Ann
Shimek, Scott Tran, Bruce
Webb, Mary West, and Ruth
The next Task Force
scheduled meeting is May
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1. Se requerir identification con imagen, y se exige una copia de cuenta
de utilidad de agua de la Ciuadid de Palacios. Los empleados de la
Ciudad de Palacios ayudaran adescargar.
2. Lista de Honorarios: Ramas de arboles — $ 11.36 yarda cubica
Material de construction — $ 39.76 yarda cubica
Llanta (regulars) — $ 2.50
Llantas (regulars) con rines — $ 7.00
Llantas mas de 16 pulgadas — $ 9.00
Llantas mas de 16 pulgadas con rines — $ 13.00
Acondicionadores de aire y refrigeradores - $ 20.00
3. Los residents van a firmar una autorizacion de precio y honorarios seran
anadidos a su cuenta de utilidad de agua.
Thumbs up for new bayfrent picnic areas
JOE Kana, Seawall Commissioner, gives a thumb’s up while working on the new
bayfront picnic areas. Kana, City Councilmen Gary Hafernick (left) and crews
were busy installing the metal roof sheeting, welding beams and putting the finish-
ing touches, including new BBQ pits on the three new shelters. (Beacon Photo by
Brandi G. West)
Blood Drive at
PCMC May 7
There will be a
blood drive at Palacios
Center on May 7from 1:30
p.m.-6p.m. at the Hyett
Conference Room. Please
contact Gracie Negrete or
Angie Yeager at 972-2511
for more information or
to sign up online at www.
giveblood.org and enter
sponsor code C067.
Matagorda County Crime Stop-
pers provides citizens with a
toll-free number to call to report
crime and drugs in your area.
If your information leads to an
arrest and charges, you can re-
ceive a cash reward. Callers do
not have to give their names to
qualify for a reward.
Do YOU have a
news TIP or
for a news story?
Call us @ 972.3009
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Brune in race for
PISD Board Pos. 3
I am Donna L. Brune
and I am a candidate for
Position 3 on the Palacios
ISD Board of Trustees. I
have been married to my
husband, Keith Brune
for over 23 years and we
have two sons. Our oldest
son is currently in college
and our younger son is a
sophomore at the Palacios
High School. I am the
manager at Prosperity B ank
in Palacios where I have
served our community for
over 18 years.
I am an active member
of our community. I have
served as a member of
both the PISD Junior High
& High School Campus
Land Day Care Board of Directors, Harmonie Club, Rotary Club,
Chamber of Commerce, and the Palacios Athletic Booster Club.
If elected to serve, one of my goals is to encourage more
parental and community involvement for the children in our
community. I truly believe in the old saying, “It takes a village
to raise a child”. I would like to facilitate meetings between
community members, church leaders, and the school board to
discuss ways to get more parents involved in their child’s life.
I am hoping that we can develop a plan, with the help of our
community leaders, to reach out to parents, grandparents, aunts
and uncles, and neighbors, and help them to understand how
very important it is that we play an active role in our children’s
lives. I want everyone to understand how important it is for a
child to have someone attend their open house at school, sit in
the stands during an event, and attend parent conferences so the
child knows that someone is there supporting them. We need
to all work on being a positive influence in our children’s lives.
We have some amazing teachers in our school district. I
know that with the changes in the curriculum such as C-Scope,
STAAR, and EOC testing, every day in the classroom can
be a challenge. Our teachers go to work each and every day
with one goal in mind.. .providing the best education possible
for our students. I stand behind our teachers, and have the
utmost respect for them. Teaching is a job that rarely gets the
appreciation it deserves.
With my involvement in our community and 18 years of
financial experience, I feel that I have many talents to bring to
the board table. I have the ability to look at issues from different
angles and make a decision based upon the facts and the interest
of what is best for the whole. I want everyone to know that I
think for myself and always do what I feel in my heart is the
right thing to do. I have always lived by the adage “Stand up
for what is right, even if it means you are standing alone.”
I would greatly appreciate your vote and the opportunity to
serve our community on the Palacios School Board.
Subscribing to the Palacios Beacon
is scientifically proven to raise your IQ.
Pol. Adv. Paid by Donna
Brune, 1578 CR 323,
Palacios, TX 77465]
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