Pearsall ISD returns to in-person classroom instruction this week

April 8, 2021

Pearsall ISD is joining a growing number of school districts that are returning to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. In a letter to parents, PISD Superintendent Dr. Nobert Rodriguez said that students returned to campus this week as part of the district’s new re-entry plan requiring students to return to in-person…

Radio station break-in results in felony arrests

April 8, 2021

Four Pearsall teens caught on camera, face charges A late-night stroll across town and an act of trespass followed by a burglary crime resulted last week in the arrest of four Pearsall teenagers on state jail felony charges. Police are reporting this week that the owners of the abandoned radio station on Radio Lane called…

Driver threw woman, money, drugs from car during pursuit

April 8, 2021

High-speed chase ends in crash Police arrested a San Antonio man on Friday, April 2, after he allegedly threw his female passenger and money out of a moving car on Roosevelt Street in Pearsall. Local officers were attempting to effect the traffic stop of a 2013 Cadillac on Comal Street when the vehicle driver initiated…

Cowboy on the fence

April 1, 2021

Pearsall’s JP Gonzales advances in television reality show challenges Wednesday nights have not been the same in this small town since Pearsall cowboy John Paul “JP” Gonzales became an overnight celebrity. With its sixth episode airing this week, viewers of “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” are anxious to see if JP wins the reality show hosted on…

Community tips lead to drug raid, arrest near FCA

April 1, 2021

Investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in Dilley on Friday that led to the discovery of 70 grams of illegal narcotics and nearly $43,000. Frio County deputies say the warrant was in response to community concerns and complaints about the stop-and-go traffic at the residence, which is a block away from a private…

Cuellar delivers $3.7M to La Salle schools

April 1, 2021

Supt. Seals says priorities are student health, campus safety Federal funds have been directed at schools in La Salle County this week, and US Congressman Henry Cuellar delivered a check for $3.7 million on Monday, March 29, although how much of that money Cotulla ISD will be able to keep remains uncertain. In a brief…

Teen driver charged after fatal crash

April 1, 2021

Smuggled immigrants died after high-speed pursuit An 18-year-old Laredo man has been taken into custody on a rake of felony manslaughter and smuggling charges after being held responsible for leading officers on a high-speed pursuit last week through La Salle County and crashing a vehicle carrying undocumented immigrants. Emergency responders were dispatched to a wreck…

Dilley ISD returns to in-class learning April 6

April 1, 2021

Dilley ISD will return to in-person learning beginning on Tuesday, April 6 for all students according to district Superintendent Dr. Emilio Castro. “This decision has been made in consultation with campus and district leadership,” Dr. Castro said in a press release. “All students will be in school the last six weeks of this school year…

Legal notice

March 25, 2021

TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT FOR PERMANENT ROCK AND CONCRETE CRUSHERS PROPOSED AIR QUALITY REGISTRATION NUMBER 164242 APPLICATION. Century Asphalt Ltd, Post Office Box 1987, Baytown, TX 77522-1987 has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit, Registration Number…

Police estimate one hundred immigrants in truck: Many still at large after manhunt

March 25, 2021

Men, women, children emerged dehydrated, tried fleeing in downtown Pearsall Frio County sheriff’s deputies are warning the public to remain on the lookout for a number of illegal immigrants who may still be in the area after a bail-out on Monday, March 22, near downtown Pearsall. Police say dispatchers received a call shortly before noon…

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