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.Continue reading “Did You Get the Change You Voted For? A recap heading into Dilley city council election season…”
FRIO COUNTY JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW
Frio County Jr. Livestock Barn
2410 S. I-35
Pearsall, Texas, 78061
|THUR Jan. 24, 2019|
|3:00pm – 6:00pm||All Animals Check In|
|6:00pm – Finish||Weigh & Sift All Animals|
|FRI Jan. 25, 2019|
|9:00am-2:00pm||Non-Food Items Checked into|
|8:00am||A. Poultry followed by|
|B. Rabbits followed by|
|Approximately 1pm||C. Lambs|
|Approximately 5pm||E. Hogs|
|SAT Jan. 26, 2019|
|8:00am||F. Heifers followed by|
|7:00am-8:30am||Food Items Checked|
Into Country Store
|After 8:30am||No Food Items Allowed|
|9:00am||Food Item Judging Begins|
|11:30am-12:00pm||Country Store Viewing|
|12:00pm-1:45pm||Country Store Silent Auction Opens|
|1:30pm-3:00pm||Country Store Live Auction|
|Commercial Heifer Sale:|
|3:00pm||Commercial Heifer Sale followed|
by Premium Ribbon Sale
Photo: 1922, location unknown
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 email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org , or email@example.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.
First and foremost, there have been no reported glitches in Frio County regarding straight-ticket voting. However… Continue reading “Glitches with Straight-Ticket Voting? What Dilley Voters Need to Know…”
With two entities currently running separate elections, each with varying locations, dates, and hours, it’s difficult to keep track of Dilley residents’ opportunities to vote.
First, the short answer. Continue reading “I Live in Dilley. When and Where do I vote??!!”
“I died five times. I flatlined. For different reasons every time. Respiratory failure, kidney failure, excessive blood loss,” Monyka Sarinana recounted about her recent stay in the hospital. Continue reading “Less Than A Year After Coma, Sarinana Organizes Dilley’s Only Soccer Team”
The filing period ended on August 20, 2018.
The candidates for the Dilley School Board Trustees are: Continue reading “Full Slate of Candidates for Dilley ISD Election”
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”
On Friday July 13th, 2018, a Dilley police officer fatally shot an area resident armed with a shotgun in the city park at 1:00 am, according to several news reports. Continue reading “The Week Ending July 13th: Tragedy in the Park, Tensions at Council Meeting”
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.”