Did You Get the Change You Voted For? A recap heading into Dilley city council election season…

If there’s something you want from the council, don’t let them tell you to wait until after the election- there’s still plenty of time to see some action. Here are several pending issues taken up (or not) by the city council since the elections of Sabino Mena, Gilbert Eguia, and Mayor Mary Ann Obregon, whose seats will be open this year.

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2019 Frio County Jr. Livestock Show Schedule!

FRIO COUNTY JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW
January 24-26
Frio County Jr. Livestock Barn
2410 S. I-35
Pearsall, Texas, 78061

830-334-0099

THUR Jan. 24, 2019
3:00pm – 6:00pmAll Animals Check In
6:00pm – FinishWeigh & Sift All Animals
FRI Jan. 25, 2019
9:00am-2:00pmNon-Food Items Checked into
Country Store

Judging Order:
8:00amA. Poultry followed by
B. Rabbits followed by
Approximately 1pmC. Lambs
D. Goats
Approximately 5pmE. Hogs
SAT Jan. 26, 2019

Judging Order:
8:00amF. Heifers followed by
G. Steers
Country Store:
7:00am-8:30amFood Items Checked
Into Country Store
After 8:30amNo Food Items Allowed
9:00amFood Item Judging Begins
11:30am-12:00pmCountry Store Viewing
(participants only)
12:00pm-1:45pmCountry Store Silent Auction Opens
1:30pm-3:00pmCountry Store Live Auction
3:00pm-4:00pmSilent Auction
Commercial Heifer Sale:
3:00pmCommercial Heifer Sale followed
by Premium Ribbon Sale

Photo: 1922, location unknown

Dilley Annual Christmas Parade Scheduled for Friday Nov 30

Participants in Dilley’s annual parade will be able to compete for first, second and third place trophies by entering floats, marching groups, or vehicles.

So far, the parade has attracted county-wide interest with the Dilley city council, the Pearsall Lady Mavericks Dance Team, and the St. Joseph Watermelon Queen expected to attend, among others.

To participate, request an information form from Dilley city hall or email ecastillo@cityofdilleytx.com , jgonzalez@cityofdilleytx.com , or cityadministrator@cityofdilleytx.com . The deadline to return the form is Wednesday November 28th.

The parade will start at 6pm at the Dilley Middle School parking lot and end at the downtown city park.

Pre-judging will begin at the starting line at 5:30pm.

Illustration: clipartxtras.com

Dilley Appoints Interim City Administrator, and other notes from August 14th

Dilley city administrator Rudy Alvarez resigned and public works foreman Oscar Rodriguez retired on August 6, 2018. Their written notices did not include reasons for their departures. Alvarez had served as city administrator for nearly one year. Rodriguez had worked for the city for 34 years. Continue reading “Dilley Appoints Interim City Administrator, and other notes from August 14th”

Dilley Council Meeting Roundup; Lalo Tijerina Gets A New Challenger For The Office Of Frio County Commissioner Pct. 4.

Dilley Council Meeting Roundup

“Review of city bills” is a routine item listed on every Dilley regular meeting agenda. Typically, it’s passed without discussion. At the June 12 meeting, Mayor Mary Ann Obregon asked for a motion, adding “hopefully, this won’t take too long.” Continue reading “Dilley Council Meeting Roundup; Lalo Tijerina Gets A New Challenger For The Office Of Frio County Commissioner Pct. 4.”