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Thu
05
Feb

CHAMPION

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PPearsall FFA member Lorena Trevino exhibited the grand champion steer at the annual Frio County Junior Livestock Show in Pearsall on Saturday, January 31 and sold the animal at public auction the same day for $6,100. The show also included heifers, goats, hogs, lambs and rabbits as well as the Country Store exhibit of arts, crafts and foods. (For more championship photos, see Pages 12-13) (CURRENT Photo: Manuel Azo
 
Thu
29
Jan

Frio County Junior Livestock Show opens Thursday

Students from schools across Frio County will gather at the junior livestock show barn in Pearsall Thursday through Saturday this week for the annual event spotlighting their agricultural
projects and handiwork.
 
Thu
29
Jan

Salinas takes reins as new school police chief

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Pearsall High School graduate Peter Salinas never imagined he would walk down the halls as the top law enforcement officer for the district seventeen years later.
 
Thu
29
Jan

January is School Board Recognition Month

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School board trustees at Pearsall, Dilley and Cotulla were presented with certificates of appreciation by their respective district administrators and staff at meetings in January, which is annually declared School Board Recognition Month by the office of the Texas governor and by the state education agency and association of school boards.
 
Thu
22
Jan

Day’s work

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Representatives from Johnson Controls, Inc. have started replacing the nearly 4,000 water and gas meters in the city of Pearsall. The "self-funding" meters are guaranteed to produce positive results for the city within 13 years.
 
Thu
22
Jan

Cotulla Mariachi Band advances to State Finals

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MARC ROBERTSON
The Cotulla High School Mariachi Band has earned a place in the state finals after receiving top scores in the area contest at San Antonio last weekend.
 
Thu
22
Jan

Our day will come

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Frio County eight-year-old Madison Dugosh will be taking part in her fi rst junior livestock show as a member of the 4H Club when she exhibits her animal project, a rabbit that she has raised and fed. The
annual Frio County Junior Livestock Show will be held at the Showbarn in Pearsall Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 29-31, and will include steers, heifers, hogs, goats, lambs, rabbits and the Country
Store of handmade goods and foods.
 
Thu
15
Jan

All-State Band

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Students from Frio County high schools have earned places on  the Association of Texas Small School Bands All-State Band this month and will perform in the state's top-ranked ensemble at the annual Texas Music Educators' Association convention in San Antonio in February. 
 
Thu
15
Jan

Crush in the S-bend

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Emergency responders and Pearsall firefighters struggle to free several trapped motorists from two vehicles that collided at speed behind the Pearsall ISD sports fields on Friday afternoon, January 9.
 
Thu
15
Jan

Crossing the Nueces: Cotulla annexes acreage for development

Cotulla city councilors took a historic step in finalizing annexation proceedings last week, marking the first time that the municipal boundary has crossed the Nueces River. Long regarded as a demarkation line and subject to conflict between the United States and Mexico in the 1840s, the Nueces River now lies within Cotulla city limits at the point where the former Pan American Highway, also known as Old Hwy 81, crosses it between downtown and an intersection with IH-35.
 

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