Timoteo Medrano

Timoteo Flores Medrano, (El Cuate), 86, of Pearsall, died on January 6, 2020. He was born on August 22, 1933 in Pearsall to Martin Medrano and Felipa Flores Medrano. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Pablo Medrano, Cruz Torres, Martin Medrano, Anita Quilimaco, Christina Rodriguez and Santos Elizondo. He is survived…

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Cantu is city’s top cop for 2019

By Breyana Segura The Pearsall Police Department has named Patrolman Abraham Cantu as Officer of the Year for 2019. Ofc. Cantu joined the department in May 2018 and over the past year has been selected as officer of the quarter once. A mere six months after joining the police force, Cantu earned a canine handler…

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Seven jailed in Frio, Jan. 6-12

Seven suspects were taken into custody in Frio County over the past weeks, with arrests made by Sheriff’s deputies, Pearsall Police Dept., Dilley Police Dept. and troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Charges ranged from misdemeanor offenses to felonies, including drug related offenses. Those taken into custody between Monday, January 6 through Sunday,…

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Alfredo Lopez

Alfredo Lopez, 76, of Marengo, died November 5, 2019, at his home. He was born June 1, 1943, in Cotulla to Alfredo and Enemencia (Ramirez) Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Jennifer Lopez and his mother-in-law, Aurora Rodriguez. Alfredo is survived by his wife, Lucy, children Richard and wife, Annabell Lopez,…

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Jose Trevino

Jose G. “Pepe” Trevino, of Pearsall, died Monday, January 6, 2020, at the age of 76. He was born September 24, 1943 to Francisco and Victoria (Gallardo) Trevino. He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Lloyd James George Adams and brother, Francisco Trevino Jr. Jose is survived by his wife, Winifred Trevino, son,…

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Valdez is candidate for Dist. 80 state office

ELECTIONS 2020 Former Webb County Judge Danny Valdez is a candidate for State Representative District 80, including Dimmit, Frio, Uvalde, Zapata, Zavala and part of Webb County. “The citizens have shaped my agenda,” Valdez said. “They are tired of absent leadership. They cannot understand how a district that is geographically blessed and rich with business…

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Deadline nears for voter registry

2020 ELECTIONS The deadline to register to vote in the March 3 primary elections in Frio and La Salle counties is Monday, February 3.  Voters may register with the county clerks’ offices in their respective county courthouses or online at votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/. After a person registers to vote, a voter registration certificate – which will serve as proof of…

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Maria Corona

Maria Del Carmen Corona, of Natalia, formerly of Pearsall, died Thursday, January 9, 2020, at the age of 47.  She was born July 19, 1972, to Juan and Florinda (Leal) Gutierrez III. Maria is survived by her husband, Richard Corona, son, Robert San Miguel, daughters, Connie Deleon and her significant other, Sarai Lozano, Josephine Deleon…

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Salinas is candidate for Frio Pct. 3 seat

ELECTIONS 2020 Conrado (Conrad) Salinas is announcing his candidacy for Frio County Precinct 3 commissioner in the March primary election. A native of Frio County, Salinas graduated from Pearsall High School in 1976 and attended East Grand Forks, Minnesota Area Vocational and Technical Institute. He was employed locally for 32 years in the agricultural chemical…

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Gunman in custody after police standoff

Fugitive nabbed on warrants in Bexar County… BREYANA SEGURA Chief Staff Writer Pearsall police are confirming this week that a man involved in a Wednesday, January 8, standoff has been captured in Bexar County. According to a report on the case, Pearsall officers were dispatched to a home along Power Plant Road on the city’s…

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