Area News

Last weekend to dump: City closes brush site Saturday

Snake alert was sign that site needed attention In use for more than twenty years by Pearsall residents disposing of tree limbs, brush and garden waste, the municipal dumping ground beside the city sports complex is scheduled to close on Saturday, July 31. While considered convenient and enabling local residents to remove tree cuttings from…

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$40K credit to Dilley PD means new equipment for vehicles

An over-purchase of police equipment in 2019 by a former Dilley police chief will allow the municipal force to update its patrol vehicles with new computer hardware. Police Chief Homer Delgado told city councilors last week that Peacemaker Technology, a company that supplies and installs equipment in police cruisers, has contacted him with word of…

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FRH has federal funds to promote vaccine

Part of govt’s $7M plan in Texas Regional efforts by health care providers to increase the percentage of the population vaccinated against the coronavirus now include subsidized funding for outreach projects. Frio Regional Hospital and its branches are among scores of facilities being encouraged to distribute fact-based information and spread word of free vaccines available…

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Dilley ISD registration, July 27-29

The Dilley ISD 2021-22 district-wide student online registration is scheduled for July 27-29. Online registration through the Parent Portal is only available for students who will be returning to DISD. Students new to DISD will need to call the campus offices to schedule a time to register. Birth certificates, social security cards, immunization records, proof…

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Frio Regional Hospital welcomes new surgeon

Dr. Harold Campbell, a graduate of LSU Health Services Center School of Medicine, is joining the staff of Frio Regional Hospital as the hospital’s general surgeon. Dr. Campbell will be the only general surgeon within a 50-mile radius of the hospital. According to a press release, FRH conducted a nation-wide search to find a surgeon…

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County arrests

25 jailed in Frio, June 29 – July 11 Twenty-five individuals were arrested in Frio County between Tuesday, June 29, and Sunday, July 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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Pearsall man dead after FM 117 crash

A Pearsall man lost his life during the early morning hours of Monday, July 12 after a one-vehicle accident along FM 117 in far west Frio County. According to a report on the case, law enforcement officers were dispatched to the Zavala and Frio County line along FM 117 at 5:23 a.m. after bypassers reported…

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Adventures in reading, and their rewards

DILLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS By Norma Herrera Library Director We are very pleased to report that patrons of all ages are coming back to the library to explore our many resources and to rediscover adventures in reading. Our patron count for June was 319, with 132 also signing up to use the internet. We had…

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