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Gloria Resma|Leader-News Garner Field Airport crews refuel one of eight Apache military helicopters that arrived in Uvalde en route to Fort Bliss in El Paso. The helicopters, which traveled by ship to the United States...

UHS college program enrolls 97

Students have traditional eight-period day Ninety-seven freshmen students are enrolled in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s first-year Early College High School program. The program is an opportunity for students to pursue a free Associate of...

Utopia High senior riding in national rodeo today

Utopia High School senior Will Pollock is in Las Vegas today participating in the Bucking Horse Futurity at the National Finals Rodeo. Pollock won the Texas State High School Rodeo champion saddle bronc rider title...

Let it snow! Let it snow!

Residents make the most of brief snowfall Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor When it rains, it snows – at least it did Thursday, when arctic air mixed with an upper level trough bringing about a pre-Christmas event that...

Christmas parade delights thousands

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With more than 30 entries and roughly 3,000 people in attendance, the 2017 Christmas parade was the talk of the town Friday. The event was organized by Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator...

Light ‘em up

More than 160 to vie in barbecue cook-off The 10th-annual Briscoe Ranch Cook-off at the Crossroads will take place tomorrow and Saturday at the Uvalde County Fairplex. So far, 165 teams have registered – with two...

Four nabbed for illegal hunting practices

Three men and a woman were arrested Sunday morning for violating hunting laws, including hunting from a vehicle, hunting white-tailed deer at night and hunting with the aid of a light. The incident occurred in...

9-year-old suspended

Child discovered abandoned handgun in overgrown lot Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Jeanette Ball described the 9-year-old boy who brought a handgun to school Tuesday as a good student who displayed poor judgment. The...

Third-grader brings gun to school campus

After allegedly finding a handgun in a wooded area, a Robb Elementary third-grader brought the weapon to school on Tuesday. UCISD Superintendent Jeanette Ball said that the handgun was not brought out at school or...

Three injured in wrong-way crash on Garner Field Road

Three people, including a child, were hospitalized with various injuries Tuesday as the result of a head-on collision caused by a wrong-way driver in the 1500 block of Garner Field Road. When Uvalde Police...