Voters claim receiving two ballots

Frio County Elections Administrator Carlos Segura is confirming this week that although there is a possibility that voters may receive two ballots by mail, voting twice is nearly impossible. Segura confirmed this week that a thorough check of mail-in ballots show that two people received two ballots each. However, the election administrator’s office has not…

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Pearsall crash claims local life

“No sign of braking” before impact, police say A Pearsall man lost his life Thursday evening, October 22, after a collision caused by a teenager reportedly driving recklessly at a high rate of speed on Comal Street. Police say 18-year-old Ryan Garcia of Cotulla was speeding west on Comal when his vehicle struck a Chevrolet…

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City begins $2.3M contract for water system upkeep

“Best bang for our buck,” Pearsall finance director says Following a split council decision, the city of Pearsall is soon to enter into a two-million-dollar contract for a full-service maintenance plan for the city’s water system. Pearsall City Manager Federico Reyes said the 10-year contract would prolong the existing infrastructure another 30 to 40 years.…

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Coming through…

None hurt when speeding driver smacks house Pearsall police have confirmed this week that no one was injured when an unlicensed driver crashed a pickup truck into a downtown home Friday afternoon. According to a report on the case, 23-year-old Edgar Gonzalez lost control of the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving and ran into…

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High-speed chase ends in Frio

Suspected gunman still at large A high-speed pursuit that began in Dimmit County ended near Pearsall on Sunday, October 18, with one suspect in custody and one still at large. Officers handling the case have confirmed that the incident included shots being fired at law enforcement and that the pursuit by sheriff’s deputies and state…

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City reopens library, parks, with new rules

Special protocols for public safety The city of Pearsall re-opened many public facilities last week and has announced new guidelines and restrictions to ensure the public’s health and safety. Anyone interested in visiting the Pearsall Public Library can do so Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The city is reopening its library…

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