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Police credit tips from locals for recovering stolen items

Mower, generator found; items valued at over $3,000… MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Pearsall Police have credited local citizens for their help in recovering a number of stolen items in three separate theft cases and have identified a suspect in two of the incidents. “The common threads in all three cases are that concerned citizens…

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Stolen vehicle quickly located one day later

“Many unanswered questions…” MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Pearsall Police recovered a stolen vehicle but have no suspects in the case and are pursuing leads in an investigation they say has ‘many unanswered questions’. According to a report on the case, tips from local citizens of a suspicious vehicle that appeared to have been abandoned…

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PISD bond passes, voters approve nine of ten amendments

Five percent voter turnout in La Salle County… MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Pearsall voters narrowly approved the school district’s $12.1 million bond package, which allocates funding for district-wide campus improvements and a new performing arts center, garnering 54 percent of the vote while locals were also in favor of nine of ten proposed Texas…

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Cowboys back in the saddle

DISTRICT 15-3A, DIVISION I Randolph routs Karnes City, Cotulla clinches first playoff berth since 2015. MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor With an open week coming in the final week of the regular season, Cotulla Head Coach David Silva sat in the stands and watched Randolph rout Karnes City 40-7 to secure the Cowboys of the…

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Salute to service…

Members of the Pearsall High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadet corps salute after placing a wreath at the Frio County Veterans Memorial Wall during the 14th annual ceremony on Saturday morning, November 9. Locals in attendance gave brief speeches following a peformance by the Dilley Wolf marching band in honor of Veterans Day.  …

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Church Directory

Those affiliated with the listings in the Frio-Nueces Current Church Directory may now update the information for each respective congregation in our new online directory under the Church Directory tab.

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Martinez is new Dilley urgent care clinic director

“Providing a new medical access point for Frio and surrounding counties,” MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Monica Martinez has been named the Rural Health Clinic Director at the new Frio Regional Primary and Urgent Care Clinic in Dilley. As the top official at the clinic, Martinez will be charged with the day-to-day operations of the facility,…

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Local veterans to be honored at Frio, La Salle events

For those who served… MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Frio and La Salle County will honor its veterans this week with a host of events to commemorate the service and sacrifice those who serve the country perform to ensure our freedoms. In Pearsall, the 14th annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Frio County Veterans Wall…

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Spike in traffic deaths prompts TxDOT safety campaign

Nearly half of all texas traffic deaths come from oil and gas producing areas… MANUEL AZOCAR III Managing Editor Texas continues to lead the nation in oil and gas production, creating jobs and prosperity statewide, but communities in the state’s main energy production areas have also seen a rise in deaths on the road accounting…

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Playoffs on the line Friday

DISTRICT 14-4A, DIVISION II Pearsall facing must-win contest this week against Poteet Aggies MANUEL AZOCAR III Sports Editor Despite getting off to the start it wanted, Pearsall was unable to capitalize on early momentum and eventually mistakes and turnovers resulted in a 55-13 Owls rout in a key District 14-4A, Division II outing last Friday…

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