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A night under the stars for charity

Fundraising for the American Cancer Society through the 13th annual Relay For Life in Pearsall crossed the $42,000 mark and continues to rise in the aftermath of the all-night event last weekend at Mack Laxson Stadium. The Relay, at which 19 teams making up a total of 199 participants spent the night at the high school field, included live entertainment, games, tournaments and kids' activities as well as messages of hope for a cancer cure, tributes to those fighting the disease and memorials to those who have succumbed.

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Cotulla hosts ‘Meet Your Main Street’ open house, April 24

The public is being invited to attend an open house hosted by the Cotulla Main Street Program in the AB Alexander Convention Center on Thursday evening, April 24, for updates on programs
that promote the community's historical preservation and economic development. Now in its eighth year, the Cotulla Main Street Program is part of a statewide effort to highlight the architecture of Texas' market and railroad towns from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, boost tourism through public events and business, encourage new businesses to move into vintage buildings, restore original structures and renew community awareness of local history.

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Local schools send athletes to area track meets.

By Manuel Azocar III 

Pearsall will send nine male and 13 female athletes to area competition this week while Dilley is sending 11 total and Cotulla has 13 set to represent the schools in track and field action. Pearsall's Lady Mavs were fourth overall at the District 29-3A meet in Devine on Thursday, April 10. Kim Rendon qualified for area in five different events while Kim Rios and Destinee Reyes will advance in three events.

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Mavs hit two-game skid, drop out of first place

By Manuel Azocar III 

After sweeping through the first round of district and notching a win over Lytle to open the second round, Pearsall has since lost two games in a row to drop out of first place in the baseball standings during action last week. Pearsall opened the week with a big showdown against once-beaten Devine Tuesday for sole possession of first place in the standings.

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Relay For Life hoops...

(Top Left) Team Puro Money of Crystal City defended its Relay for Life Three-on-Three tournament title as they won the 2014 event on Friday, April 11. The team swept through a 21-team, double elimination field to repeat as champions. Team members include Rolando Mena, Gavin Flores, Raul Flores and Matt Ruiz. Rip City (Top Right) took second place at the event while Strictly Business (Upper Photo) took the third place spot. The event is in its second year and is held at the Pearsall Junior High School gym during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life event at Mack Laxson Field.

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