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Visiting team wins cook-off, but Uvaldeans make mark

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The 11th-annual Briscoe Ranch Cook-off  at the Crossroads brought regular attendees and newcomers together for a weekend of barbecue competition. Montgomery-based Panther Creek Cookers took top honors at the two-day event, which...

Durbon arrested for robbery

Police investigating pellet gun holdup Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Jeffrey Durbon, who has been booked into the Uvalde County Jail at least 27 times in the last six years, was apprehended Tuesday night after allegedly robbing convenience...

Sound off on psychiatric hospital

Public input welcome regarding potential 30-bed Uvalde facility Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Hill Country Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Centers is advocating at the state level for funding to operate a 30-bed regional inpatient psychiatric hospital in Uvalde. There...

Bidding farewell: Miltons retiring after 40 years

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor As Lucille and Frank Milton assisted a long-time Milton’s Jewelry and Gifts customer prior to the couple’s final Black Friday as storeowners, they asked her to return to bid the downtown Uvalde...

Note Pearl Harbor Day

Susan Anderson, historic preservation officer for the city of Uvalde, will be the keynote speaker at a special Pearl Harbor Day observance to be held tomorrow morning at the Uvalde County Courthouse. The ceremony...

Suspected intoxicated driver blamed for power outage

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Richard D. Havens, 48, crashed into a utility pole on South Fourth Street on Saturday night, resulting in one of two late-night power outages. The second power outage occurred after a transformer...

Students, staff to square off in basketball

The Uvalde High School junior varsity and freshman basketball teams will take on campus police, coaches and staff on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in hopes of collecting toys and clothing to donate to children in...

Best cooks flocking to Uvalde

More than 140 teams registered Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Each of the Top 10 cooks in the International Barbecue Cookers Association standings will be in Uvalde this week when the South Texas CattleWomen group introduces the 11th-annual Briscoe Ranch...

Parade downtown with Santa

Reindeer, snow slide among attractions Tomorrow, Christmas at the Crossroads will be held downtown from 6-10 p.m. It will consist of the lighted Christmas parade put on by Newspapers in Education beginning at 6:30 p.m. Organized...

Manslaughter plea nets Vara 10 years in state prison

Jesus Noel Vara, 39, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the case of 35-year-old Miguel Arredondo’s death and a separate drug charge. Vara received 10 years...