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Council OK’s emergency well repairs

January 26, 2023

CORRECTING PAST FAILURES PEARSALL WATER SERVICE AT RISK WHILE PUMPS INOPERABLE With the second anniversary of Winter Storm Uri fast approaching, Pearsall city councilors have begun pressing for progress on water wells and pumps to be in running order and in readiness for demand under extreme conditions. The storm in mid-February 2021 knocked out water…

No applicants yet for council seats

January 26, 2023

The filing period for the May 6 general election for the city of Pearsall opened last Wednesday and currently has no candidates for the four seats. City Hall confirmed Tuesday morning that the mayoral and council seats in Places 5, 6 and 7 do not have any applicants. An amendment to the Home Rule Charter…

Pearsall receives $2M for drains

January 26, 2023

Pearsall city councilors accepted a $2 million grant from the General Land Office to use for drainage projects during a meeting on Monday, January 23. The no-match grant funds were awarded to the city earlier this month after the Alamo Area Council of Governments developed a method of distribution for the regional mitigation program. “This…

Big weekend ahead…

January 26, 2023

  Pearsall High School senior Madison Dugosh cozies up to one of her show goats last week as she prepares her project for the Frio County Junior Livestock Show this weekend. Dugosh, of Pearsall, is the president of the Maverick 4H Club and Pearsall FFA. She is the Mavs’ 4-H Sweetheart, a Frio County 4-H…

Highway Patrol examines Encinal high-speed crash

January 26, 2023

TEEN DRIVER LOST CONTROL OF SPEEDING SUV NEAR CITY HALL, OFFICERS REPORT AFTER EMERGENCY AIRLIFT An investigation has begun by the Texas Department of Public Safety into the circumstances of a high-speed crash in Encinal last week that left several travelers with serious injuries. The US Department of Homeland Security has also been drawn into…

Cotulla teachers carry guns

January 26, 2023

‘GUARDIAN DISTRICT’ PROGRAM GOES INTO EFFECT SCHOOL SAFETY WAS PRIORITY IN DECISION, SUPERINTENDENT SAYS The start of the school semester this month has marked the beginning of a state-approved program at Cotulla ISD, under which select numbers of teachers and other staff are now equipped with handguns. Implementation of the Guardian District program took place…

City Hall cuts ties with Gardendale water group

January 19, 2023

COMMUNITY RAN DRY FOR FIVE DAYS AGREEMENT OVER BILLING, MANAGEMENT ENDS WITHOUT RESOLUTION A November prediction by the Cotulla city attorney that the Gardendale water system would soon fail came true on the weekend of January 7-8, when residents of the highwayside community were left dry. Meeting on Thursday evening, Jan. 12, Cotulla councilors learned…

Deputies hospitalized after high-speed pursuit crash

January 19, 2023

The La Salle County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed this week that two of its deputies are expected to make a full recovery after sustaining injuries in a crash that occurred while they were in pursuit of a fugitive on IH-35 last Tuesday. Preliminary reports from the crash scene near Milemarker 51 shortly after 6 a.m.…

Traveler may forfeit $60K after traffic stop

January 19, 2023

Forfeiture proceedings are expected in La Salle County by the 81st Judicial District Attorney’s Office for a quantity of cash that was seized Monday afternoon, January 16, from a vehicle traveling through La Salle County towards Laredo. A brief report on the case indicates sheriff’s deputies were on routine patrol on IH-35 in the southern…

Cotulla supports Trade Zone designation for airport

January 19, 2023

“IT HAS BEEN ONE OF OUR GOALS TO BE AN AIRPORT OF ENTRY…” Cotulla city councilors have voted unanimously in support of proposed legislation that may help generate revenues and boost the local economy through creation of a foreign trade zone at the local airport. Filed for this year’s Texas Legislature by Dist. 21 Senator…

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