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Babysitter arrested for biting child

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Forty-one-year-old Sovana Patricia Trapp was arrested Sunday on charges of injury to a child after she allegedly bit a 16-month-old child 12 times while caring for him in her Nopal Street apartment. Trapp...

County budget approval on hold

Commissioners considering proposed increase in tax rate Uvalde County Commissioners on Monday postponed approval of the 2017-2018 operating budget to review the proposed tax rate of 74.09 cents per $100 valuation, equal to the rollback...

Failure to stop causes rollover

After she allegedly ran a stop sign, 27-year-old Jessica Prado’s vehicle was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The impact caused the 1998 Lincoln Navigator that Prado was driving to turn over. An unidentified male...

Airport expansion paying off

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With a 94-foot wingspan, the Gulfstream G550 that landed in Uvalde last week is the largest to receive work at the multi-service airfield. A 2015 airport expansion made it possible for Garner...

Woman gets probation in child’s death

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor One of three people charged in the November 2015 death of 2-year-old Ismael Gonzalez has pleaded no contest to her involvement. Guadalupe Rosas Cuellar, 65, who was tasked with caring for the...

City says mow it all

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor While most property owners mow their grass to the curb or pavement of the adjacent street or public way, Uvalde City Council on Tuesday learned others expect city employees to maintain anything...

Multi-city sale well attended

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Uvalde was a significant stop during the annual 100-mile Hotter than Hell yard sale hosted last weekend along Highway 90. Debra Stifflemire, event organizer and executive director of Uvalde Convention and...

UHS grad’s outlook creates opportunities

Charley Robinson Staff writer He couldn’t speak a word of English when he started school. What does Raul V. Salinas do today? The Uvalde High School graduate teaches English at Mayde Creek High School in the...

Huddle vs TABC

Bar owner upset by problems caused by employee’s alleged actions Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The Huddle Sports Bar operator Jose Manuel Ramos is contesting the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission’s decision to cancel his liquor permit after...

Decades-old UCISD suit resolved

Non-adherence to desegregation was heart of legal claim Charley Robinson Staff writer Forty-seven years of litigation in Genoveva Morales, et al. vs. E.P. Shannon, et al., finally was resolved Monday evening during a special meeting of the...