Area News

Voters claim receiving two ballots

Frio County Elections Administrator Carlos Segura is confirming this week that although there is a possibility that voters may receive two ballots by mail, voting twice is nearly impossible. Segura confirmed this week that a thorough check of mail-in ballots show that two people received two ballots each. However, the election administrator’s office has not…

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County arrests

27 jailed in Frio, Oct. 12-25 Twenty-five individuals were arrested in Frio County between Monday, October 12, and Sunday, October 25, on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. Arrests were made by deputies of the Frio County Sheriff’s Office, troopers of the Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, and officers of the Pearsall Police…

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County arrests

Frio County: 33 cuffed, Sept. 29 – Oct. 11 Thirty-three individuals were arrested in Frio County between Tuesday, September 29, and Sunday, October 11, on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. Arrests were made by deputies of the Frio County Sheriff’s Office, troopers of the Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, and officers of…

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City begins $2.3M contract for water system upkeep

“Best bang for our buck,” Pearsall finance director says Following a split council decision, the city of Pearsall is soon to enter into a two-million-dollar contract for a full-service maintenance plan for the city’s water system. Pearsall City Manager Federico Reyes said the 10-year contract would prolong the existing infrastructure another 30 to 40 years.…

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Coming through…

None hurt when speeding driver smacks house Pearsall police have confirmed this week that no one was injured when an unlicensed driver crashed a pickup truck into a downtown home Friday afternoon. According to a report on the case, 23-year-old Edgar Gonzalez lost control of the 2004 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving and ran into…

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Information for parents and students

DILLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY By Norma Herrera Library Director Dilley ISD Family Engagement / Outreach Specialist Latosha Bright visited the library on Thursday, October 1, to host a technology and ‘family pop-up’ for citizens and parents of the community and the district’s students (Photos this page). Tables were set up in front of City Hall for…

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Dilley ISD receives $350K from TCEQ for new buses

Students at Dilley ISD are traveling to and from school in new buses this month after the delivery of five vehicles to replace an aging fleet, thanks in large part to a grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Funding in the amount of over $351,000 was sent by the state agency to Dilley…

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Highlighting cereativity: Victor’s STEM project

DILLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS By Norma Herrera Library Director We are very pleased this week to highlight the hard work of one of our young community members, Victor Camarillo III, who spent his summer working on a number of projects related to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM), by using his Lego kits to construct…

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