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Fallen servicemen remembered in Veterans Day ceremony

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The city and county of Uvalde observed Veterans Day this week with separate ceremonies held Sunday and Monday. Veterans Day, which was originally known as Armistice Day, is observed annually on Nov. 11....

Utopia’s World War I sacrifices poignant

Diane Causey Correspondent Cold and scared amid freezing conditions on the front lines of World War I in Champagne, France, two young men from the Sabinal Canyon died during their first day of battle in World...

Two of three local incumbents win

Garza is new county commissioner Meghann Garcia Managing editor For the first time in eight years, there will be a new face on the Uvalde County Commissioners Court come next January. After besting incumbent Commissioner Raul Flores...

Defense: Overmedication, trauma to blame for fatal crash

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Whether a Concan-area crash that killed 13 senior members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels was the result of poor decisions or caused by an overly medicated victim of childhood...

Uvalde native posthumously awarded Bronze Star Medal

Former war prisoner was killed in action Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde native Santiago “Jimmy” Hernandez-Esparza was killed in action in Belgium on Dec. 23, 1944, just two months after he escaped captivity as a prisoner of...

Tuesday is last chance to speak up

Candidates vying for voters’ attention Uvalde County voters have one more opportunity to cast a ballot in the general election set Tuesday, Nov. 6, when the Uvalde County judge’s seat will be decided in addition...

Cuellar charged with sexual assault in advance of trial

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Severo R. Cuellar is due for a final pre-trial hearing on charges of injury to a child later this month, but the state of Texas has added another indictment to his rap...

RGC & Sul Ross: Time for a split?

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Amid cries for independence, Sul Ross State University in Alpine continues to describe Rio Grande College as a dependent “off-campus instructional site” rather than a branch campus. Begun as an arm of...

Harrell is lone finalist at UCISD

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Twenty-six years after he was first hired as a teacher for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, Hal Harrell has been named lone finalist in the district’s search for superintendent. On Thursday in a...

Men don women’s heels for violence awareness walk

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Donning an array of high heels, Southwest Texas Junior College students took a stand against domestic violence last week when they participated in Walk a Mile in her Shoes – Men’s March...