Two residents at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center were busted on Tuesday for possessing synthetic marijuana, also known as Klimax. Popular for mimicking a marijuana high, authorities say synthetic cannabis is a popular trend among school-aged teens. Now, however, the Uvalde Police Department may have to be on the lookout for nursing home residents.
Damian Ojeda, 18, has regained consciousness following a major vehicle crash and although he has a long road to recovery, his family says they know he will prevail. Ojeda was involved in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 83 South on Oct. 6.
With each October, along with changing leaves and a mild cool snap, two things are certain: Halloween and the mailing of property tax notices by Uvalde County Appraisal District. This year, according to newly-hired chief appraiser Robert Valdez, the approximately 25,000 notices should be arriving in mailboxes on or around Oct. 24.
Master Chief Calvin Lambert is the first Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District teacher in its history to be nominated for the Texas Teacher of the Year award. While his name wasn’t called when the winner was announced Friday, UCISD Superintendent Jeanette Ball knows the real prize came home to Uvalde.