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February 25, 2021

The Frio -Nueces Current is looking for a temporary, part-time receptionist. Duties to include answering the phone, assisting customers, typing classified ads, uploading web content, bookkeeping, proficient in Excel. Email resumes to [email protected]

State’s eviction diversion program offers rent, utility aid during pandemic

February 25, 2021

The state of Texas has launched a new program benefiting both property owners and renters, providing up to fifteen months of assistance. The Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) may provide up to 12 months of rental and utility assistance for eligible tenants who are behind on their rent due to the coronavirus pandemic and have…

Dilley receives emergency supply airlift

February 25, 2021

Helicoptersmbring water, MRE packs to city “in dire need” Bearing a disaster declaration that had been handwritten because electricity had been turned off in the aftermath of a snowstorm and hard freeze last week, Dilley city authorities secured deliveries of emergency food supplies and water by the Texas National Guard and the US Air Force…

Cotulla ends short-term ‘boil water’ order

February 25, 2021

“Nobody anticipated the failure of services” The city of Cotulla joined the ranks of many other local governments in South Texas on Thursday, February 18, to issue an order that all drinking water be boiled before consumption. The order was lifted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, when water samples were laboratory tested and found…

To answer the call

February 25, 2021

Volunteers from local churches rally to provide food, essentials during winter storm disaster Winter Storm Uri disrupted many lives in South Texas and created a weather emergency from widespread power and water outages to a food crisis, prompting local church leaders to respond. Parishioners from several churches arrived at the Read the Red Church last…

Pearsall lifters earn regional bids

February 25, 2021

Following meets on February 11 and 20 and one meet remaining to earn regional qualifying bids, the Mavs and Lady Mavs have already secured a number of spots at the regional event in March. In action at Natalia on February 11, the Mavericks took first overall as a team at the event. “The boys did…

Bi-district ball

February 19, 2021

DISTRICT 30-4A BASKETBALL Mavericks to host YMLA Generals Tuesday, February 23 at 6 p.m. in first round. Pearsall dropped an overtime decision to Uvalde and a two-point loss to Crystal City to finish 3-4 in league play and secure the third playoff spot in District 30-4A and will now face Young Men’s Leadership Academy of…

Virus concerns halt cook-off plans

February 19, 2021

‘Wild Hog Weekend’ canceled in La Salle Widely touted as the largest tourist attraction on La Salle County’s calendar, the annual Wild Hog Cook-Off and County Fair scheduled for the second weekend in March has been canceled by organizers this year over health and safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. The La Salle County Fair…

City Hall issues ‘boil water’ directive

February 19, 2021

The city of Pearsall has issued a ‘boil water’ notice this week for all residents that use the municipal water system. “To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for drinking, cooking, and for making ice should be boiled and cooled prior to consumption,” City Hall staff wrote in their announcement. “The…

“We want you to live better”

February 19, 2021

STRH Wellness Center promotes exercise as treatment Painted in large letters below the net in a full-size gymnasium are the words ‘Your Health is our Mission,’ a message borne out through everything that the South Texas Rural Health Wellness Center does for its clients each day. Built in the fast-developing North Baylor Street area between…

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