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Experts coming to survey “likely” tornado damage in Moore, Frio

After many months of severe drought, the skies opened up and rain came pouring down this Monday, August 15. Unfortunately, it brought winds and rotation with it, causing damage to a couple of homes in Moore. NWS experts will be out to look at some of the worst damages on Wednesday, and said it was “likely” a tornado, though unconfirmed at this point.
MOORE, TX
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Pleasanton Express

Rodriguez living the music career dream

Aside from a 9/5 job and running Sweets by Vee, 34-year-old Victoria Rodriguez from Charlotte is always keeping busy with her three kids supporting her by her side. Since Rodriguez was young, she noticed she had a passion for singing and started the journey of her music career to live out her dream. It all started with the help of posting TikTok videos that landed her with 30.6K followers and over 282.6K likes on her page.
CHARLOTTE, TX
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Wanted Arsonist(s) -Fires started in 7 towns in Medina County

August 11, 2022 – The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in identifying a person/persons responsible for multiple fires that have been started in the last 48 hours. “The fires have been started along our rural roadways, in the Castroville, Mico, Dunlay, Quihi, New Fountain,...
MEDINA COUNTY, TX
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Bring on the rain… 2.4 inches+

Getting a little rain this Monday morning…2.4 inches was a Godsend as of this writing. Don’t know how long its gonna last, but we could stand it for a week or so. Had to add a Bailiff at the old Courthouse due to the addition of new courtrooms at the Annex. Also had to add a position for the County Clerk to keep up with the demand in her office. Good thing is that she has a fund that replenishes and will pay for the position.
MEDINA COUNTY, TX
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HS principal discusses offering 6 career education courses in future, Devine ISD adopts tax rate

The Devine ISD school board voted unanimously Monday at adopt a 2022 tax rate of $1.0946 per $100 of property value to support a general fund budget of $20.3 million. On a motion by trustee Carl Brown seconded by board vice president Henry Moreno, the board approved a maintenance and operations (M&O) tax rate of. 8546/$100 combined with an interest and sinking (I&S) rate of .24/$100.
DEVINE, TX
Pleasanton Express

BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIR IN CHARLOTTE

Belia Valenzuela from Belong and Cheyenne Northcut from Safer Path Family Violence Shelter provided the community with different resources and useful information on their organizations.
CHARLOTTE, TX
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School districts update dress codes for 2022-2023 school year

The dreaded dress code lists have been issued for most local ISD’s for the new school year. The Pleasanton Express breaks down some of the changes to the 2022-2023 dress codes at our local ISDs. Pleasanton ISD. Pleasanton ISD’s dress code rule about holes and/ or rips in jeans...
PLEASANTON, TX
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Local schools meet the grade, earn “B”s in accountability ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released 2022 A–F accountability ratings for districts and campuses, the first to be issued since 2019. All three of our local school districts received a B, with Devine ISD scoring 81, Lytle ISD-86, and Natalia ISD-88. Enrollment at the schools is listed as:
DEVINE, TX
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Chief Priest Report – Lytle

For the week ending August 14, 2022, officers handled 55 calls for service and conducted 104 traffic stops. Those stops resulted in 94 citations and 10 warnings. We only had one arrest last week. A traffic stop on Railroad Street resulted in the arrest of a female with three active felony warrants out of Atascosa County. She was booked into the Atascosa County Jail.
LYTLE, TX
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East Charlotte gas station offering cheaper gas for a limited time Tuesday

Over 40,000 combat-wounded veterans struggle month-to-month but can't receive both retirement and disability pay. The Permian Panthers will lean on a senior class that is full of multi-year starters to build on last season’s 8-4 record. Pigskin Preview: Midland Bulldogs. Updated: Aug. 12, 2022 at 9:02 PM CDT. The...
CHARLOTTE, TX
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Stage 4 permit reductions declared for counties within San Antonio Pool

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Stage 4 permit reductions are now in effect in Central Texas counties within the San Antonio Pool, says the Edwards Aquifer Authority. This includes Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays and Medina counties. EAA says it was officially confirmed that the revisions for Comal Springs updated...
SAN ANTONIO, TX
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Do not drink water advisory issued for Frio County community

DERBY, Texas – A do not drink water advisory has been issued for the community of Derby in Frio County. Residents who rely on the Derby Water System are affected by the advisory until further notice, according to a Facebook post. Bottled water should be used for:. Drinking and...
FRIO COUNTY, TX
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Medina ISD hires new superintendent

On June 8, the Medina Independent School District (MISD) Board of Trustees entered into a three-year agreement with Lindsey Kunz for the Superintendent of the MISD position. Kunz has served as the Principal of the Medina secondary school for the past four years. As she enters into her role as Superintendent, this will mark her 20th year in the education field. Prior to her work in Medina, she worked 15 years as a teacher and as a coach in Texas schools.
MEDINA COUNTY, TX
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Devine ISD to hostMeet the Teacher Nights

All campuses in Devine Independent School District will host parents and students to a “Meet the Teacher” night at the following dates and times:. JJ Ciavarra Elementary – Thursday, August 18 – 5:30-7:00 p.m. Devine Intermediate – Thursday, August 18 – 5:30-7:00 p.m. Devine...
DEVINE, TX
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Charlotte ISD, PD prepare for back-to-school safety

Charlotte ISD teachers and staff attended STOP THE BLEED® training courses with law enforcement officials from Charlotte and Poteet on Aug. 3. Superintendent Jon Orozco said he believes any responsible school district or school in the country should have this training done yearly or even bi-yearly. “I think all...
CHARLOTTE, TX
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Lytle and Atascosa leaders reject appraisal district’s proposal

Members of the Lytle City Council voted unanimously Monday, August 8, to join with the Atascosa County Commissioners Court in rejecting a proposed 2022-2023 budget for the Atascosa Central Appraisal District that proposed a 12 percent increase from last year. District 3 Alderman David Emery made the motion that was...
LYTLE, TX
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