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Wettest month on record?

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A series of upper-level disturbances that moved over the area in recent weeks created record rainfall measurements. Additional rainfall is expected this weekend. The 12.75 inches of precipitation received between Sept. 1-18 represented...

Former game warden Flores is new state senator

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Nearly 64 percent of Uvalde County’s voters supported former Texas Game Warden official Peter P. Flores in his bid to be a state senator, aiding the political newcomer in a win over...

Officer arrested for sexual assault

Alleged victim is 15-year-old UHS student Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Police Department officer Laurance Anthony Martinez was arrested Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Uvalde High School student. His employment with the city of Uvalde,...

Couple joins firefighter friends in tribute tower climb

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor David Fischer and Kristi Young, both native Uvaldeans who are newly engaged, jointly participated in the San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb Tuesday in observance of the 17th anniversary of the terrorist...

Stolen machinery found in Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies have arrested two individuals in connection with two separate heavy machinery thefts that occurred Sept. 5 and Aug. 31. Additional arrests are pending. Matthew Jacob Mendoza, 26, and...

Rainfall varies from 3.44 to 15 inches

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Some motorists were a little too eager to float the rivers last weekend. First responders did not have to perform any high-water rescues as pouring rains continued, but Uvalde Police issued seven citations...

Panel debates assault reporting

Lewis questions low numbers of rape kits Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With two in every five women and one in every five men in Texas having been sexually assaulted, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault representative Amanda Lewis asked...

Parched no more?

Rainfall continues, but YTD level still well below average The additional 0.4 inches of rain logged in Uvalde on Wednesday and Thursday has pushed the year-to-date reading to 9.03 inches, still well below the 114-year-average...

Warden reminds hunters 15 doves is daily, not trip, limit

Hunters kept the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department busy last weekend when the dove season kickoff resulted in game wardens issuing nearly 15 citations. According to game warden Shay Quinn, most citations involved hunters exceeding...

Festival rings up cash for college with thousands in attendance

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The more than 20,000 attendees of the 22nd-annual Palomino Fest translated into a $25,000 donation to Southwest Texas Junior College for student scholarships. The multi-day concert series, carnival and professional rodeo event...