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Pearsall police chief quits

City to begin taking applications The city of Pearsall will begin the search for a new police chief following the recent resignation of Humberto Torralba II last week. Torralba, who was hired in February 2021 after former Police Chief Peter Salinas resigned to become the chief deputy at the Frio County Sheriff’s office, turned in…

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Few Frio voters choose councilors, trustees

City charter amendments pass Pearsall, Dilley elections see some re-elected, some new faces Voter turnout in municipal elections continues to decline, with just over 20 percent of registered voters casting ballots in local races this month. In Dilley, approximately 20 percent of the registered 1,603 voters cast ballots in the municipal election; in Pearsall, of…

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Reyes views city finance highs, lows

Pearsall City Manager Federico Reyes believes he has a comprehensive overview of factors that may influence municipal finances, including inflation. Reyes outlined the financial outlook for the city in late April and reviewed revenue projections and operating expenses for the current fiscal year. “During the height of the pandemic we saw a decrease in sales…

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Seniors of 2022 can apply before May 16

Scholarship offered in honor of fallen Frio deputy Pearsall and Dilley High School seniors interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement can apply for the ‘Smile for Justin’ Memorial Scholarship by May 16, 2022. Longoria was a corporal detective for the Frio County Sheriff’s Office when he was killed on his way to work…

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