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Top Bohol Events

Editorial of the Bohol Chronicle:
Sixty percent (60%) of the raging stories that stole the headlines in
2010 were election-pegged and violence-related.That the May 10 presidential and local polls generated 3 of the 10 Top
Stories is not a surprising phenomenon, considering how Filipinos take
their politics seriously. About 7 to 8 of every 10 Filipinos trooped
to the polls - a big election voter turnout by any measure in any
place of the globe - a big step for participative democracy.The May 10 polls, if for nothing else, liberated the province from the
near monolithic dominance of Lakas - walking under the light, or was
it the shadow (?) of then incumbent president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
It brought a new cocktail of political options for Boholano voters.Although Lakas still dominated most of the smaller to tiny posts of
power, the big shot tickets was a mixed bag. Governor Edgar Chatto and
Vice Governor Conching Lim together with unopposed third district
congressman-elect (former DA chief) Arth…

Bol-anon Couple Wedding

Liza is a Civil Engineer and hails from Concepcion, Loay, Bohol. She
has been working for 4 years now at the Athena - a construction
company in Saudi Arabia specializing on marine ports and other
edifices. Romel, on the other hand, is an accountant and has been
working for 2 years now in Ali and Sons, also in Saudi Arabia where he
is assigned at the Motas Division. Even if he was born in Manila, he
went to school at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City, just near
Bukidnon, the hometown of his parents.Photo shows (l-r) Joylyn Yazon; Dan Bacarro (the groom's father); the
newlyweds - Mr. & Mrs. Romel Bacarro (nee Liza Balucan) and Melba
Bacarro (the groom's mother). The wedding ceremony was held last Dec.
22, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the St. Joseph Cathedral of Tagbilaran City with
Msgr. Jeffrey Malanog and Rev. Fr. Virgilio Salas as officiating
priests. Gloria Leodivica Araneta of "SMILE", Philippines was
host/master of ceremonies.The parents of both the newlyweds, Mr. & Mrs. …

Miss Pilar Bohol A Beauty Queen

Laruche Joice Bantiles of barangay Buenasuerte of this rice granary
town has been adjudged as Miss Pilar 2010 during the 49th Foundation
Day celebration December 28-29, 2010 by five-man board of judges.This came as Mayor Wilson Pajo called for more unity and thanked his
flock for 99% active participation in all activities for the town's
big event by barangay officials and private sectors.
Bantiles, who may not be able to participate to the Miss Bohol
Sandugo 2011 for her being a minor at 14, also grabbed the Best in
Talent plum, besting 20 other candidates during a separate pageant
night, said overall coordinator Bert Jaspe in an interview.
Miss Haizel Queen Pore of barangay Aurora got the first runner-up
award while the curvaceous Riza Ayop of barangay Del Pilar settled for
second runner-up. Ayop also got three other awards ---- Best in
Swimsuit, Best in Evening Gown and Miss Photogenic.Miss Mutya Reyes of barangay Estaca and Miss Mae Ann Soriano of
barangay Ilaud claimed the 3rd and 4th run…