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Lions exact revenge

February 28, 2024

MAVERICK BASEBALL CLASSIC SA Christian hands Mavs only tourney loss in rematch from a year ago. Pearsall went 3-1 in action at the annual Maverick Baseball Classic, falling to San Antonio Christian 3-1 on Saturday in their only loss at the event. The Mavericks sit 4-1 on the season, having opened the year with a…

Few and far between: Early voting slow in Frio

February 28, 2024

Despite hotly contested sheriff and commissioner races for the March primaries, few registered voters in Frio County have cast ballots during the early voting period. According to Election Administrator Sylvia Santos, as of noon on Tuesday, only 773 ballots had been cast in Frio County. There are 9,305 registered voters. This year voters will decide…

Cycling fugitive kidnapped hotel guest, officers say after arrest

February 28, 2024

Biker behind bars: Torres faces felony, misdemeanor charges A Dilley man landed behind bars after he failed to comply with directives from Frio County deputies and then held a woman against her will in a hotel room. Deputies say that 40-year-old Martin Torres, who was wanted by law enforcement on a warrant for theft, was…

Water loss shuts down Pearsall schools

February 28, 2024

City reduced to one operating well administrator says this week A major interruption to the city’s water supply resulting in little to no pressure throughout the city prompted school closures in Pearsall on Tuesday, February 27. Late Monday evening, three hours after the city posted on its social media platform that crews would be flushing…

PIRATES POP PEARSALL

February 21, 2024

CLASS 4A, BI-DISTRICT PLAYOFFS Mavs take early lead but Sinton pulls away for 97-70 bi-district hoops win. Pearsall jumped out to a brief first period lead but could not sustain it as Sinton surged ahead en route to a 97-70 bi-district basketball playoff win Monday evening, February 19 in Freer. The Pirates outscored Pearsall 24-10…

La Salle County Candidates

February 21, 2024

LA SALLE COUNTY candidates for election as sheriff (L-R) Constable Hector Ramirez, former Sheriff Miguel Rodriguez and incumbent Sheriff Anthony Zertuche appeared at a forum hosted by the Brush Country Chamber of Commerce in the AB Alexander Convention Center on Tuesday evening, February 13, taking turns to discuss their public service record, accomplishments and goals…

Candidates challenge incumbents in council, trustee races; no municipal election in Pearsall this year

February 21, 2024

Voters will cast ballots on Saturday, May 4, in a number of municipal and school board elections in Frio and La Salle counties to choose councilors and trustees. The deadline for filing for places on the respective ballots in Pearsall, Dilley and Cotulla passed Friday afternoon, February 16. Due to a home rule charter amendment…

Trevino faces 24-year sentence for drug, weapon crimes

February 21, 2024

Cocaine laced with fentanyl caused four deaths in Pearsall Elberto Roy “Lil Roy” Trevino was sentenced to 24 years in a federal prison last week after he allegedly sold narcotics laced with fentanyl that claimed the lives of four Pearsall residents in July 2022. Trevino pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in…

Lost Dogs

February 14, 2024

Cotulla – La Salle Chamber rebrands for wider coverage

February 14, 2024

“We have members from Laredo, Dilley, other communities in the region” Headquartered in a suite of offices in the AB Alexander Convention Center on the IH-35 access road in Cotulla, the locally operated Chamber of Commerce has rebranded itself this month to cover a wider area of South Texas and cater to businesses that reach…

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