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Frio opens 50-year time capsule Saturday

Frio County will host a public ceremony from 10 a.m. onwards Saturday, October 16, at Fireman’s Park in Pearsall to open a time capsule that has been buried for fifty years. The capsule was sunk into a hole in the county courthouse lawn in 1971 at the time of the Frio centennial and was to…

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Homecoming Royalty

Pearsall High School seniors Sebastian Talamantes and Destiny Sanchez were crowned the Homecoming king and queen during halftime ceremonies at the Mavericks’ varsity football game against the Hondo Owls at Mack Laxson Field on Friday evening, October 8. This year’s Homecoming at Pearsall included a parade through downtown on Thursday evening and a bonfire and…

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State climatologist: Texas getting hotter

CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS The state climatologist recently predicted that Texas will continue to get hotter and for longer periods of time during the next 15 years. In “Assessment of Historic and Future Trends of Extreme Weather in Texas, 1900-2036,” John Nielsen-Gammon predicted the average annual temperature in Texas will be three degrees warmer than the average…

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Bailemos toda la noche!

  Tejano music entertainer Jesse Turner, vocalist for the band Siggno, was among the headlining acts at the Hispanic Heritage Festival held at Polo Patino Park in Pearsall on Saturday evening, October 9. The two-day celebration featured a number of renowned artists, food booths, refreshments and games. Area residents flocked to Pearsall’s Polo Patino Park…

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Local officers meet public for ‘Coffee With a Cop’

The La Salle County Sheriff’s Office invited community members to join officers for National ‘Coffee With a Cop’ Day, Wednesday, October 6 (Photos this page). The event was held at El Charro Mexican Restaurant in Cotulla, where Sheriff Anthony Zertuche and his deputies were joined by troopers of the Highway Patrol and other local agencies…

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PISD has rules for kids in stadium

Pearsall ISD requires non-high school students be accompanied by adults to athletic events. The district is notifying parents that students in the eighth grade and below are not allowed into any home athletic events unless accompanied by a parent or guardian and must remain seated at all times. Superintendent Dr. Nobert Rodriguez said last week…

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PISD to offer free meals for students during 2021-22 school year

Pearsall ISD has announced its policy to provide healthy meals every school day to all students at no cost this school year. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to…

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Valuable resources, new books for our patrons

By Norma Herrera Library Director Our September report for library traffic shows that we marked the end of summer with 188 patrons visiting during the month, plus twenty students. As we head into the fall season, we have been pleased to welcome back the staff of the Brown Hearing Center, who visited the library in…

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