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Mavs bury Pirates

September 27, 2023

PEARSALL MAVERICKS FOOTBALL PEARSALL DEFENSE HOLDS LYTLE TO 99 YARDS OF OFFENSE; LUNA ACCOUNTS FOR FIVE TOUCHDOWNS IN ROUT Pearsall bounced back from a lackluster performance the week prior against Poteet with a dominating 33-7 destruction of previously unbeaten Lytle at Mack Laxson Field on Friday, September 23. Coupled with another stifling defensive effort, the…


September 27, 2023

Communities in Frio and La Salle counties will mark National Night Out with street parties on Tuesday evening, October 3, with celebrations involving law enforcement and emergency responders. Pearsal’s event hosted by the Volunteer Fire Department will be held at Fireman’s Park from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes Pearsall JROTC with colors, free food…

Driver dead after Derby crash

September 27, 2023

WRECKAGE FOUND BEFORE DAWN A Dilley man was pronounced dead Monday morning, September 25, after he crashed his car into a tree on CR 3410 in Derby. A report on the case indicates an off-duty Dilley police officer was traveling home along Spur 581 at 6 a.m. when he noticed a 2009 Honda Accord that…

Heritage Festival features popular bands at Plaza

September 27, 2023

RICKY NARANJO Y LOS GAMBLERS, METTAL, CONJUNTO CATS, EZPADA TO PLAY AT CULTURAL CELEBRATION IN HISTORIC LOCALE “Come with an empty stomach” is the message from Cotulla City Hall in advance of its first Hispanic Heritage Festival, scheduled for Friday evening, September 29, at Plaza Florita. Fajitas, gorditas, a variety of other foods and refreshments…

Pearsall water project design nearly complete

September 27, 2023

FINDING FUNDING IS NOW VITAL Pearsall City Manager Federico Reyes announced last week that he is looking for funding sources for an infrastructure project that will supply water and wastewater to the north side of town. During a presentation by CDM Smith Engineer Wendy Lundeen on Tuesday, September 12, councilors learned the comprehensive design plan…

Gunman in custody after Dilley manhunt

September 27, 2023

OFFICERS SAY RODRIQUEZ SHOT AT THEM A 12-hour manhunt for a man considered armed and dangerous after firing shots at police and holding a woman at gunpoint in Dilley ended in his arrest last week. Dilley police say they were dispatched to a home on West Bueno Street around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, after…

“Some roads are still dirt”

September 27, 2023

NEW STUDY MAY PROMPT RATE INCREASE The Capex consulting firm has been contracted by the city of Cotulla to examine the rates charged for municipal utilities, a move that many at City Hall believe will result in an increase in fees. “There is no easy way to say it,” City Administrator David Wright told councilors…

Gut check time

September 20, 2023

PEARSALL MAVERICKS FOOTBALL “WE WERE OUR OWN WORST ENEMY… WE DIDN’T HAVE OUR BEST PERFORMANCE ON THE FIELD,” Pearsall was limited to a season-low 176 yards of offense and only 11 first downs and turned the ball over three times but still managed to salvage a 6-0 victory over Poteet last week at Aggie Stadium.…

Deputies seize synthetic dope in Pearsall arrest

September 20, 2023

ERRATIC DRIVER ALSO HAD PRESCRIPTION PILLS, OFFICERS SAY A Frio County woman who had been reportedly driving erratically was taken into custody Thursday, September 14, after deputies found her under the influence of toxins and in possession of over 80 grams of synthetic marijuana. Frio County deputies say they effected a traffic stop around 2…

Homecoming crowns

September 20, 2023

  Cotulla High School seniors Robert Sanchez III and Quiana Mendez were crowned Homecoming King and Queen in ceremonies during the Cowboys’ varsity football game at Myers Memorial Stadium on Friday evening, Sept. 15. (Cotulla ISD photo)

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