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WIC offers options amid baby formula shortage

The Texas Woman, Infants & Children (WIC) agency reported this week that it is working with grocers in an effort to offer options for benefit-eligible families to purchase baby formula amid an ongoing nationwide shortage. Consumers have experienced a severe baby formula shortage after Abbott Laboratories, which makes baby food and formula, shut its manufacturing…

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66 jailed in Frio, April 3 – May 7

COUNTY ARRESTS Sixty-six individuals were arrested in Frio County between Sunday, April 3, and Saturday, May 7, 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 Department. In addition to…

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PHS reunion welcomes generations of alumni

The Pearsall High School Class of 1967 will celebrate its reunion alongside graduates from 1950 to 1970 on Saturday, May 28, 6 p.m. to midnight, at the Pearsall Civic Center (former Lions Club) on Horizon West. The event includes a buffet, disc jockey, ice and set-ups for attendees to bring their own drinks. Registration is…

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20 jailed in La Salle, April 25 – May 8

COUNTY ARRESTS Twenty individuals were arrested in La Salle County over a two-week period between April and May on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges as well as on warrants issued in other jurisdictions. Arrests were made by sheriff’s deputies, troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, and officers of the…

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Seniors of 2022 can apply before May 16

Scholarship offered in honor of fallen Frio deputy Pearsall and Dilley High School seniors interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement can apply for the ‘Smile for Justin’ Memorial Scholarship by May 16, 2022. Longoria was a corporal detective for the Frio County Sheriff’s Office when he was killed on his way to work…

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Police dog has new protective vest

Two months after the Pearsall Police Department was notified it would receive a ballistic vest through a charitable donation, K-9 Diesel has new gear. The bullet- and stab-protective vest was gifted to the PD through a non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., sponsored by Claire Lillard of Baytown, Texas. The non-profit group was established…

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