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CISD honors youth for saving life

Classmate to the rescue… Quick action earlier this month by a fourth grader at Cotulla’s Ramirez/Burks Elementary School may have saved the life of a choking classmate, according to administrators recognizing the youngster’s heroism this week. In a special presentation to school board members Monday evening, April 15, CISD Superintendent Dr. Ramiro Nava said he…

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AREA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS Local sprinters eye state berths at regional competition this week. Pearsall will send five athletes to regional competition in four different events as the team finished third overall at the District 29 and 30 Area Track and Field Meet at Port Lavaca last Thursday, April 11. Curtis Saenz earned gold…

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A Fearful Joy

SPECIAL FEATURE Renowned Encinal artist’s work goes on show at SA gallery “Time passes and we watch and marvel,” Janet Krueger writes in her introduction to some of her newest work. “The peoples of the world, rich and poor, stagger before mighty oceanic waves crashing relentlessly on suddenly fragile shores.” It is against this backdrop…

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DISTRICT 29-4A TRACK & FIELD Sprint relay team shatters school mark, Mavs win third straight district championship. Pearsall ran one of its best races of the year and finished second in the mile relay, the final event of the evening, to pull away from Pleasanton and secure a third straight District 29-4A championship in action…

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Viewing party

Eclipse party offers students opportunity to view rare celestial event In celebration of Monday’s total solar eclipse, Pearsall ISD hosted a Solar Eclipse Day event at its campuses and high school football field in an effort to allow students and staff the opportunity to immerse themselves in the celestial event. The solar eclipse of April…

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IH-35 crash claims Dilley man’s life

Driver was pinned in wreckage, investigators say A two-vehicle crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer rig near Derby has left one man dead, according to Frio County sheriff’s deputies. The report from the sheriff’s office indicates a 2014 Ford Expedition collided with the back of a commercial freight truck near Milemarker 91 shortly after…

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