FESTIVE. Colorful Christmas lanterns made by jail inmates are now on sale in Bacolod City.* ( Andy Alvarez photo )
The Bacolod Regional Trial Courts disposed of 167 cases,with seven of the accused meted life sentences and 97 released, on judgment day yesterday.
Executive Judge Raymond Joseph Javier of Bacolod RTC Branch 52 ruled on 52 cases,which included the seven life terms for the sale of drugs.
Sulfur smell in La Castellana
leads to suspension of classes
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The number of earthquakes at Kanlaon Volcano have drastically dropped but the smell of sulfur prompted the cancellation of elementary and high school classes in La Castellana town yesterday.
La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan said residents of La Castellena living near the volcano reported smelling sulfur starting Thursday, so yesterday she ordered the temporary cancellation of classes in all schools, at the discretion of school officials, as a safety precaution.
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Ceneco, Noceco rates down
The residential rates of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. and the Negros Occidental Electric Cooperative for the November 2017 billing have decreased.
Ceneco general manager Sulpicio Lagarde Jr. said in a press release that the coop's residential rate for the November 2017 billing is ?10.6958 per kilowatt-hour, or a decrease of ?0.3322/kWh from last month's ?11.0280/kWh.
Noceco's rate is down too by P0.085/kWh. The main driver of the decrease in rate is the deferment of the implementation of Psalm's Deferred Accounting Adjustments and Automatic Cost Recovery Mechanism true-up Adjustments. Its systems loss rate has also decreased by P0.0208/kWh.