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One day in 1966

October 14, 2021

Local author’s new book highlights Hispanic culture, spotlights LBJ, Lady Bird visit On a warm November day in 1966, a big Ford station wagon draws to a slow halt amid an eager crowd of spectators in front of a one-story redbrick building overlooking a dusty and sunlit plaza on the east side of Cotulla. The…

Frio opens 50-year time capsule Saturday

October 14, 2021

Frio County will host a public ceremony from 10 a.m. onwards Saturday, October 16, at Fireman’s Park in Pearsall to open a time capsule that has been buried for fifty years. The capsule was sunk into a hole in the county courthouse lawn in 1971 at the time of the Frio centennial and was to…

Homecoming Royalty

October 14, 2021

Pearsall High School seniors Sebastian Talamantes and Destiny Sanchez were crowned the Homecoming king and queen during halftime ceremonies at the Mavericks’ varsity football game against the Hondo Owls at Mack Laxson Field on Friday evening, October 8. This year’s Homecoming at Pearsall included a parade through downtown on Thursday evening and a bonfire and…

Bailemos toda la noche!

October 14, 2021

  Tejano music entertainer Jesse Turner, vocalist for the band Siggno, was among the headlining acts at the Hispanic Heritage Festival held at Polo Patino Park in Pearsall on Saturday evening, October 9. The two-day celebration featured a number of renowned artists, food booths, refreshments and games. Area residents flocked to Pearsall’s Polo Patino Park…

PISD has rules for kids in stadium

October 14, 2021

Pearsall ISD requires non-high school students be accompanied by adults to athletic events. The district is notifying parents that students in the eighth grade and below are not allowed into any home athletic events unless accompanied by a parent or guardian and must remain seated at all times. Superintendent Dr. Nobert Rodriguez said last week…

PISD to offer free meals for students during 2021-22 school year

October 14, 2021

Pearsall ISD has announced its policy to provide healthy meals every school day to all students at no cost this school year. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 14, 2021

Cotulla’s NHS hosts ‘Pink Out’ 5K walk Friday Members of the National Honor Society at Cotulla High School will welcome fellow students and the general public to Myers Memorial Stadium at 7:45 a.m. Friday, October 14, for the fundraising ‘Pink Out’ walk to help raise awareness of breast cancer. Participants will walk the stadium track…

Smugglers jailed after pushing immigrants from car

October 14, 2021

Drove over female passenger A two-county pursuit of suspected smugglers ended near Dilley in the early hours of Monday, October 11, after a pair of Houston men reportedly pushed one of their passengers from the car and ran over her. Tire-deflating spikes were deployed on the interstate when Texas Highway Patrol troopers and local sheriff’s…

Owls flying high

October 14, 2021

DISTRICT 14-4 A, DIV II FOOTBALL Late first-half score swings momentum, Hondo cruises to 56-13 win in league opener. Turnovers fueled a Hondo scoring surge as the Owls broke open what had been a tight game in the first half en route to a 56-13 rout of the Mavericks during Homecoming on Friday night at…

Child sex crimes send Dilley man to prison

October 7, 2021

Trevino sentenced to 22 years after minor’s outcry A Dilley man who sexually abused a young child for years was sentenced to 22 years in prison by a district judge on September 22. Court documents show that 218th District Judge Russell Wilson convicted 34-year-old Abel Eric Trevino for the aggravated sexual assault of a child.…

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