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Francisco “Jefe” Aguero Jr.

Francisco “Jefe” Aguero Jr., 77, died on June 9, 2022. He was born in Pearsall on January 6, 1945 to parents Francisco Aguero Sr. and Nestora Salas Rodriguez. He is preceded in death by his parents. Francisco is survived by the mother of his sons and lifelong friend,...
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Daniel “Dan” Aleman

Daniel “Dan” Aleman, 78, of Pearsall died on Tuesday morning, June 14, 2022. He was born on November 26, 1943 in Georgetown, Texas to Carmen and Pedro Aleman Sr. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Orfalinda Aleman and his older brother Pedro Aleman Jr. Dan...
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Jun-22-22-Jun-30-22 OLD PHOTOS of the Plaza Florita and of Florence Childes Maltsberger are needed by the city of Cotulla for its historic restoration project at the plaza, which is now listed in the national register of historic places for its cultural significance to Cotulla. Anyone with photos can send them to Karina Sauceda at karina.saucedamainstreet@gmail.com or call her at (830) 879-2367.
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John Henry Corona Sr.

John Henry Corona Sr., 59, of Dilley, died on June 4, 2022 in San Antonio. He was born on September 13, 1962 in Devine to Dolores Corona. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Olga Corona. John is survived by his children Savannah Corona Onofre (George), John...
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Juan Quinonez

Juan Quinonez, 87, of Pearsall, died Tuesday, June 7, 2022. He was born August 4, 1934 in Pearsall to Juan and Alejandra (Gonzalez) Quinonez. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Catarina Ramon Quinonez, son Jose Angel Quinonez, daughter Ramona Quinonez, grandson Gabriel Quinonez Jr., brothers and sister Pedro Quinonez, Eleno Quinonez, María Quinonez Lopez, Gregorio Mendez, Natividad Mendez and Camilo Mendez.
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Lone Star Champion

Dilley’s Clay Tom Hurt was crowned the 2022 Texas High School Rodeo Association state champion in steer wrestling during the THSRA state finals on Saturday, June 11. Hurt had an average of 14.88 on three runs at the event and totaled 45 points. He will advance to compete at the National High School Finals Rodeo Sunday, July 17, to Saturday, July 23, in Gillette, Wyoming. (Courtesy photo)
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Juanita Pruitt Viesca

Juanita Pruitt Viesca, 83 of Pearsall, died on Thursday, June 9, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born on May 12, 1939 to Delfino and Petra Pruitt. She is preceded in death by her husband Luis Viesca, sons Luis Viesca, Jr. and Natividad Viesca. Juanita is survived by her...
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Woman arrested in connection to Laredo’s seventh homicide

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A third arrest has been made in connection to the city’s seventh homicide that took place last month in central Laredo. Twenty-Seven-year-old Ashley Renea Guzman was arrested in Pearsall, Texas and is set to be extradited to Laredo. She was the third person charged in...
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Antonia Obregon

Antonia Obregon, 66, of Dilley, died Saturday, June 4, 2022 in San Antonio. She is preceded in death by her infant daughter, parents Isidro and Juanita Carrizales, siblings Javier Carrizales, Josie Corona, Carmen Salinas, and Luis Carrizales. Antonia is survived by her husband of 44 years Jose Obregon, son Jose...
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Theodora “Beca” Martinez Medina

Theodora “Beca” Martinez Medina, 98, died on May 28, 2022 in Pearsall. She was born July 19, 1923 in Pearsall to parents Romaldo and Virginia Martinez. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband of 45 years Trinidad Medina Sr., daughters Adelina Medina and Virginia Olivarez, sisters Juanita Martinez, Josepha Valdez and Teresa Perez.
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Anthony Rodriguez

Anthony Rodriguez, 49, of Pearsall, died on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at his home. He is preceded in death by his father Francisco N. Rodriguez. Anthony is survived by his mother Irene (Nene) Rodriguez, siblings Oscar Rodriguez and wife Thelma, Anna Rodriguez and husband Gerald, Ray Rodriguez and wife Alma, former sister-in-law Jennifer, nieces Jerrika, Renae, Rian, Adriana, Carrissa, nephews Kenneth, Christopher, Connor, Gerald, Alex, numerous, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
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Dilley ISD offers seamless summer option free meals for 2021-22 school year

Dilley ISD will offer healthy meals each school day to all students at no cost for the 2021-22 school year. Typically, student’s households must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals, however, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued guidance that allows schools to offer meals to all students at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year.
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Serving up quality

Students in the Pearsall Junior High School Texas ACE Program Culinary Club presented a charcuterie board to PISD board members in a display of their creativity with a master chef and chef presentation on Wednesday, March 30. Club members include eighth grade Master Chef Julian Lopez, eighth grader Diego Corona, seventh grader Michael Aguilar, sixth grader Elizabeth Hernandez, Andrew Menchaca and Gilbert Alcorta, both in eighth grade, sixth grader Estrella Villarreal, seventh grader Nataly Quezada and eighth grader Neveah Quezada.
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Yard of the month

The Cotulla Garden Club has named its Cotulla and Encinal Yard of the Month award winners for January. Carlos and Laura Soto of Cotulla (Not Pictured) and Vicente and Juanita Soto of Encinal (Top Photo) were named as the most recent winners.
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Monster catch

Edna Adame of Pearsall was fishing at Roberts Point Park on Wednesday, Dec. 29, when she landed this big black drum. The fish was 37.5 inches long. Adame released the fish after the photo was taken. The full version of this story will be available to all readers after 2...
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Yard of the month

The Cotulla Garden Club has named its Cotulla Yard of the Month award winner for December. Augustin and Rosa Ana Martinez of Cotulla were named as the most recent winners. The Cotulla Garden Club has named its Encinal Yard of the Month award winner for December. Eli and Olivia Garcia of Encinal were named as the most recent winners.
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YARD OF THE MONTH WINNERS

The Cotulla Garden Club has named its Yard of the Month award winners for September. Fidel and Rachel Romero of Cotulla and to Joe and Elda Garcia of Encinal were named as the most recent winners. The winning yards can be seen on Altito Street in Cotulla and Tejas Road in Encinal.
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