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Property values increase for 12K-plus

Meghann Garcia Managing Editor Two of four county commissioners were absent the morning of Monday, July 8 when Uvalde County Appraisal District chief appraiser Roberto Valdez was on hand to explain property tax procedures, including...

UCISD board of trustees meeting tonight

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees will meet today at 6:30 p.m. in the board room at the Benson Educational Complex, 601 Dean St. Agenda items include an item of information...

Community wellness fair slated Friday, Aug. 9

Just in time for the approaching 2019-2020 school year, the 18th-annual community wellness fair is scheduled for Aug. 9 form 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Uvalde High School cafeteria. The free event is...

Sahawe Dancers complete trip fundraising

The Sahawe Dancers of Uvalde have raised $17,000 - well over the $8,000 needed to travel to the 2019 World Scout Jamboree event at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia - said group...

Online Global Leadership summit slated next month

The Herby Ham Activity Center is hosting a viewing of this year's Global Leadership Summit set Aug. 8-9. According to the Leadership Summit website, the vision for the summit is to inspire a movement of...

Los Slow Cookers grand champs again

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Uvalde’s Los Slow Cookers BBQ Team won the grand championship at the Shiner Half Moon Holidays barbecue cook-off with their third-place brisket, third-place ribs and 11th-place chicken. It’s the second time...

Budget requests slashed

Commissioners say no to increases for sheriff, library, fairplex and more Melissa Federspill Staff writer The Uvalde County budget is getting closer to being balanced after a workshop held Tuesday evening, when commissioners removed several budget...

CHDI seeks public input on community needs

Community Health Development Inc. is surveying the area to determine priorities for the coming years. The 2019 Community Needs Assessment is available by visiting www.chdi4health.org. CHDI board of directors will utilize information from the survey...

UCISD names Employees of the Month

Recognition of a job well done is an accolade worth striving for, and Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has been acknowledging those employees earning this hallmark on a monthly basis since 2014. District employees can...

Library fundraiser underway

El Progresso Memorial Library is selling prize drawing tickets for a chance to win $10,000. This latest fundraiser, themed "Pot of Gold," aims to raise money for the library's operating budget. The goal is to...