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Migrant influx coming to Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor County and city leaders will meet tomorrow to consider an agreement with Southwest Area Regional Transit District to provide transportation from Uvalde to San Antonio for detained migrants, whom the city and...

Water fight could end with legislation

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District directors said little about pending litigation against the Edwards Aquifer Authority, for which the district’s expenditures now total $328,644, but they are watching a possible resolution...

Talk less, act more

Council debates fee increase for park fund Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Councilman Rogelio Muñoz wants less talk and more action with regards to the city’s ongoing discussion concerning implementing a $1-2 fee on utility bills...

Volz earns Kinchlow award for support

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde Leader-News sports editor James Volz found himself on the other side of reporting Monday night when the Uvalde High School Athletic Booster Club lauded the 41-year veteran journalist for unwavering support...

Three new principals for UCISD

Two elementary schools, Uvalde High changing leaders Uvalde High School, Batesville School and Anthon Elementary will have new principals in the 2019-2020 school year. The announcement came Monday evening at a special board meeting of...

Mom of third-ranked graduate reflects on rearing four children

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde High School senior Jennifer Soliz is ranked third in her graduating class. Behind the academically successful 18-year-old is her mother, Martha Soliz. Jennifer, who will be attending Texas State University this fall,...

Help mail carriers feed the hungry

City mail carriers are counting on local residents to help them Stamp Out Hunger in the Uvalde community. This week and next, mail customers may leave canned and other non-perishable foods in a bag...

Downtown facelift broadens

Facade grants give new life to historical district Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Eleven businesses have benefited from $28,459 in facade grants made available to business owners within the Main Street Uvalde program district. The 50 percent matching grants...

Coffee energizes youngsters ahead of Cactus Jack rodeo

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Every May for the past eight years, rodeo clown Leon Coffee has been coming to Uvalde for the annual Cactus Jack Pro Bull Riding event, entertaining and captivating crowds with his exuberance...

Is anti-vax movement contagious?

Local numbers on rise The number of students in Uvalde County who are unvaccinated due to conscientious exemptions is on the rise, according to data from Texas Health and Human Services. Since the 2011-2012 school year,...