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Drug use blamed for fatal crash

NTSB: Texting not primary factor Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The National Transportation Safety Board has determined Jack D. Young is at fault for the 2017 Concan-area crash that killed 13 people. The NTSB said Young failed to...

Cold front adds chill to rainy weather

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Following weeks of continuous rainfall, Uvaldeans may have had their umbrellas on standby, but many had to reach for winter wear Monday morning when the temperature dropped to 44 degrees from a...

Rodeo coach retires

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Roy Angermiller, rodeo coach for the last 38 years at Southwest Texas Junior College, has hung up his spurs in favor of retirement. The 56th-annual SWTJC rodeo, held Oct. 5-6 at the...

Motorist found dead in river

Man went missing early Wednesday Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department firefighter on Friday morning discovered the body of Patrick Ojeda, ending a three-day search. Ojeda was found pinned under debris 1.3 miles from Shudde...

Uvalde up for National Register designation

Jennifer Fry Staff writer As of Sept. 30, the city of Uvalde has nominated its downtown to be registered as a National Register historic district. The Texas Historical Commission is set to consider the nomination at...

Man swept away in Sabinal River

Motorist still missing more than 12 hours after 911 call Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A Sabinal Police Officer witnessed a motorist being swept away by rushing water early Wednesday morning as the former attempted to exit his...

Citizens learn about border security

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Armed with notebooks, nearly 20 individuals turned out Tuesday, Oct. 2, for the inaugural citizen’s academy held at the Uvalde Border Patrol Station. Participants had to be at least 21 years old to...

Women’s Health Expo set Tuesday

Jennifer Fry Staff writer No one is prepared when tragedy strikes – certainly not a 26-year-old tourist to Boston hoping to cheer on a friend at a marathon run on April 15, 2013. Rebekah Gregory, survivor of...

September pours into the rain record books

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Between Sept. 1-30, 13.25 inches of rain fell in Uvalde – marking the first time in Uvalde’s history that rainfall reached double digits in September – and making the month the fifth...

Downtown landscape changing

Milton’s closing after 40-plus years Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Change is coming to downtown Uvalde in the form of business closings. But when one door closes, another opens, and the area has gained a hair salon and pizzeria. Retirement,...