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40 jailed in La Salle, Sept. 27 – Oct. 17

COUNTY ARRESTS Forty individuals were arrested in La Salle County over the past three weeks on a range of misdemeanor and felony charges as well as on warrants issued locally and in other jurisdictions. Arrests were made by sheriff’s deputies, officers of the Encinal Police Department, and troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety…

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Zaffirini earns honors as ‘Friend of the Judiciary’

Award recognizes dedication to access to justice District 21 Texas Senator Judith Zaffirini of Laredo has been honored with the “Friend of the Judiciary” award by the State Bar of Texas Judicial Section. The award was made in a virtual ceremony in late September. Sen. Zaffirini’s membership on the Texas Judicial Council and on the…

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City designs tower Cowboys logo while assembly delayed

Although the completion date for a new elevated water storage tank on the outskirts of Cotulla remains in line with next year’s La Salle County Fair and Wild Hog Cook-Off, delivery of the tower’s base components has been delayed by a supply shortage. Addressing city councilors at their September meeting, municipal utilities engineer David Wright…

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Judge tosses Allala lawsuit

District Judge Lynn Ellison put his signature to a summary judgement Wednesday, September 29, effectively ending a lawsuit filed by a former councilor against the city of Cotulla. Luis Allala had alleged in his 2020 suit that the city acted improperly in providing him with a number of documents that were filed in the public…

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