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Uvaldean celebrates 101 years in same neighborhood

Julye Keeble Staff writer Today, Frances “Panchita” Moreno will be 101 years old, and she celebrated the milestone yesterday at a family party held in the Kennedy Street home where she lives with her daughter,...

UCAD still off on Sabinal values

Melissa Federspill Staff writer The preliminary results of the 2019 property value study show that Uvalde County Appraisal District’s valuations were all on target except in Sabinal Independent School District, where totals were misaligned by $3...

Republican primary candidate dies

Jose E. “Eddie” Obregon, the sole Republican candidate in the March 3 primary election for the office of Uvalde County Constable for Precinct 1, died Wednesday in San Antonio after a heart attack. His name...

Valentine’s to forget

Friends mobilize for woman who lost home to fire Julye Keeble Staff writer When fire struck suddenly on Valentine’s Day in the 200 block of South Bates Street, Uvalde resident Juanita Rodriguez-Bermudez lost her home, but...

Candidates share histories in advance of early voting period

Click here to see sample ballots for the March 3 primaries The primary election is set for March 3, and early voting will be conducted Feb. 18-28 at the Willie De Leon Civic Center. Early...

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Valentine’s Day visit extra sweet for toddler

Valentine’s Day was extra sweet for 3-year-old Kelum Vazquez, who was treated to a surprise visit from his parents on Friday afternoon, after their near eight-month deployment in South Korea. The reunion took place at...

Arredondo to lead school PD

SELECTION FORMERLY served as assistant chief of Uvalde Police Department. Following a brief closed session on Thursday evening, the board of trustees of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District approved the assignment of Uvalde High School...

Hear from candidates today at opera house

A political forum featuring Uvalde County candidates for the upcoming political party primary elections will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Uvalde Grand Opera House. The primary election is set for March 3,...

Appliance repairman Castillo’s family donates organs

Crash victim operated Ricardo & Sons Appliance Repair by Julye Keeble, staff writer Ricardo Castillo Sr. of Uvalde was known as an appliance repair man who helped many people around the area regardless of their ability...