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ATTENTION PARENTS! Football Preview

August 5, 2022

Parents who want to support their athletes this fall by purchasing an ad in the annual Football Preview click the link below to submit your information and payment. Spots are only $25! Athletes from Pearsall ISD, Dilley ISD, and Cotulla ISD are welcome! https://www.frio-nuecescurrent.com/submit-a-football-preview-ad/    

It all starts here

August 4, 2022

Teams in Pearsall, Dilley and Cotulla opened the Fall season with football workouts this week. Members of the Dilley Wolves run through a series of agility and footwork drills during practice Monday morning, August 1. Volleyball and cross country teams have likewise begun workouts as have local marching bands. (See Sports, Page 10 for additional…

City orders immediate water use reduction

August 4, 2022

Aquifer drops to critical level; Cotulla’s wells can’t cope with demand Cotulla residents are being asked by City Hall to help reduce the summer’s deep impact on a declining aquifer in an ongoing drought by cutting down on water usage. The call for Stage 2 restrictions in the city’s water system came in a unanimous…

Judge finds “massive mistakes” in Frio run-off election, rules for Camacho

August 4, 2022

District Judge Susan Reed has denied an election contest petition filed by Mary Moore to void the May Democratic Party primary runoff against frontrunner Rochelle Camacho. Moore and Camacho faced each other in the run-off for the nomination to the November general election ballot for the office of Frio County judge. The Monday, August 1,…

A plan for Cristo Rey

August 4, 2022

“If it were nicer, I think you’d have more burials…” The place where families of limited means buried their loved ones and where generations of those who helped build Cotulla have been laid to rest is also a place of disorder. Cristo Rey Cemetery, located southeast of Cotulla on FM 624, was first used 90…

Game parlor had drug sales, cash prizes, police say

August 4, 2022

Warrants for suspects in illegal trade on Hwy 140 A Pearsall gaming parlor was shut down Friday afternoon, July 29, after a month-long investigation into alleged illegal drug trade and the discovery of a cache of narcotics at the site. Pearsall police say they received a number of anonymous tips regarding drug sales at the…

Raid nets felon with narcotics, firearm

August 4, 2022

Authorities from several law enforcement agencies arrested Elberto Trevino, a convicted felon, on a weapons possession charge following a raid of his home. Pearsall police say the raid on Thursday, July 28, was prompted after an investigation was opened on 48-year-old Trevino for the alleged sale of illegal narcotics. According to a report on the…

City of Pearsall Announcement

August 3, 2022

The City of Pearsall inadvertently published a “Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase” in the Frio Nueces Current on August 4, 2022.  Please disregard this notice.  I apologize for any confusion this has caused. Federico Reyes, Pearsall City Manager

Martinez jailed again on drug charges

July 28, 2022

A Pearsall woman has been arrested for the second time in under two months on felony drug charges after being found in possession of black tar heroin and other narcotics. Janice Martinez, 46, was the subject of an investigation by Frio County deputies Thursday, July 21, after a routine traffic stop on a rural two-lane…

Trash burn was illegal; homes threatened, VFD says

July 28, 2022

Illegal burning near the Frio County line caused a midday brush fire along Vaughan Road at the edge of Pearsall that threatened several homes on Wednesday, July 20. A preliminary report on the case from fire officials indicates the brush fire began when one or more people burned trash illegally that morning. Pearsall volunteer firefighters…

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