Area News

11 cuffed in La Salle, Dec. 14 – Jan. 10

COUNTY ARRESTS Eleven people were taken into custody in La Salle County over the past four weeks on a range of felony and misdemeanor charges. Arrests were made by La Salle County sheriff’s deputies, officers of the Encinal Police Department and troopers of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol. In addition to any…

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New superintendent search underway at Cotulla

Cotulla ISD’s Board of Trustees has employed the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent. The successful candidate will replace outgoing Supt. Dr. Jack Seals, who has announced plans to retire in 2021. The school board has asked that that district personnel and the…

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17 cuffed in Frio, December 16 – January 3

COUNTY ARRESTS Seventeen individuals were arrested in Frio County between Wednesday, December 16, and Sunday, January 3, 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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Dilley ISD reverses course on new semester opening

Parents should keep children home, Castro says Although Dilley students had been notified during the holiday that they would be expected on campus for the start of the spring semester Tuesday, January 5, the district administration amended its call for fully open campuses late last week, asking parents to keep their children home. The Jan.…

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Awards, thanks and food: La Salle’s second loop ceremony

Although La Salle County commissioners had already held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to signal the opening of the Cotulla truck bypass loop two months previously, elected officials met again in December with engineering company representatives, contractors, law enforcement, civic leaders, family and friends (Photos this page) to celebrate the completion of the multi-million-dollar road that carries…

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