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Thu
15
Aug

Norma Rodriguez

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Norma Elvia Rodriguez, 69, of Dilley, died on August 9, 2019 in Jourdanton. She was born on November 12, 1949 in Hondo to Basillo Ibarra and Concha Molina Ibarra.

She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Anthony Jasso; parents, Basilio and Concha Ibarra, and brother Joe Ibarra.

She is survived by her husband, Rumaldo Rodriguez of Dilley; children, Joyce Jasso of San Antonio, Roxanne Jasso of Pearsall,, Vanessa Ibarra of Dilley, D.J. Rodriguez of Pearsall, Devon Rodriguez of Dilley, DeeAndra Rodriguez of Dilley and Josiah Ramirez of Dilley; siblings, Dolores Ibarra and Patricia Ibarra; along with numerous grandchildren.

Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels. For anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family, share memories or sign the online guestbook you may do so online at www.trevinoroyaloaks.com

Thu
08
Aug

Couple arrested on drug, weapon charges

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An evening traffic stop in an east-side neighborhood on Friday, August 2, led to the arrest of two Dilley residents on a cache of felony charges.

Patrolling officers effected a traffic stop after they noticed the driver of a red Ford Focus violating the transportation code, according to a report on the case.

The driver, identified as 29-year-old Ashley Nicole Cavazos, stopped her car along Don Brown Road at which time an unidentified male exited the car and fled into the nearby brush.

 

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Thu
08
Aug

Traffic stop nets large marijuana haul

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Frio County’s Drug Interdiction Unit took a Laredo man into custody on drug charges following a routine traffic stop along IH-35 near Moore on Friday, August 2.

Reymundo Espinoza, 41, of Laredo was taken into custody on charges of possession of marijuana, more than 50 but less than 2000 oz.

Officers determined the drug cargo to have a street value of just over $150,000.

 

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Thu
08
Aug

Step to it...

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Members of the Pearsall Mavericks varsity football team go through defensive agility drills on the first day of workouts Monday afternoon, Auguast 5. The team opens the 2019 season under new Head Coach and Athletic Director Edward Bocanegra.

 

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Thu
01
Aug

Councilors’ push for ACO budget amendment fails

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“We are putting the focus on policing...”

With two months left in the fiscal year, a push by Pearsall City Councilors for a budget amendment to fund an animal control officer failed during a meeting on Tuesday, July 23.

According to Interim City Manager Josie Carrizales, in 2016, a civilian animal control officer had a total budget of $81,000 which included a $40,000 yearly salary.

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Thu
01
Aug

Habitual offender revokes federal parole, faces felony charges

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A Dilley woman on federal parole was arrested early Tuesday morning on felony narcotic charges only to be released within hours of her arrest.

According to a report on the case, after a number of tips flooded the department officers opened an investigation into the alleged drug sale at a home on the city’s east side.

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Thu
01
Aug

Forged signatures, price gouging?

“This man is not even an apprentice...”

Councilors learned last week the city of Pearsall does not have a designated contract with a company or individual to provide electrical services and will begin to revamp an ordinance in an effort to stop alleged price gouging for residential and commercial inspections.

Although the agenda item was meant to address commercial and residential inspections, the verbiage led Councilor Julian Hernandez to believe it pertained to electrical work performed for the city of Pearsall.

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Thu
01
Aug

Pearsall set to hire coordinator for event

“This is not a cityapproved festival...

As the hotel occupancy tax (HOT) funds dwindle down to a little over a quarter of a million dollars, Pearsall City Councilors approved to hire an event coordinator for a Hispanic Heritage festival in October.

The non-approved city event was questioned by councilors before the split decision vote to move forward.

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Thu
01
Aug

County, city sign deal to finish street project

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A smooth end in sight...

A project between the city of Pearsall and Frio County to rebuild a heavily damaged road will soon begin following an agreement between elected officials Wednesday, July 24.

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Thu
25
Jul

A NEW BEGINNING

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- Cotulla ISD Superintendent and trustees are joined by La Salle County Judge Joel Rodriguez and Mayor Javier Garcia for a groundbreaking ceremony for the district's new elementary school on Wednesday, July

17. State Representative Ryan Guillen was the keynote speaker for the event.

 

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