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UPD officer put in choke hold

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Nicholas Nelipovich, who stands more than 6 feet in height and weighs 225 pounds, is accused of grabbing a Uvalde Police Department officer by the neck and pinning him against a wooden...

Locals receive high accolades

Robinson surprised at hall of fame induction Meghann Garcia Managing editor “You don’t kick 50 extra points unless someone is scoring the touchdowns, and you don’t throw a touchdown pass unless someone is catching it,” Charley Robinson...

Splitting the pie

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Clerk Donna Williams shaved $9,535 from her operating budgets when addressing Uvalde County Commissioners on Tuesday, but the action may not have generated the intended effect considering her presentation came...

UHS grad’s work on display at Smithsonian

by Meghann Garcia, managing editor Former Uvalde resident Eduardo Flores plans to visit the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History sometime this year for a special reason: the Coca-Cola advertisement he created in 1995...

Galindo family facing eviction from Ronald McDonald house

Kimberly Rubio Staff writer This August will mark one year since siblings Marcus Galindo and Mariah Galindo began treatment for Krabbe disease at The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Krabbe disease is a degenerative disease that effects...

Pickup truck driver in deadly crash indicted on 14 felonies

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Jack D. Young, 20, of Leakey and his attorney, Rogelio F. Muñoz of the Muñoz Law Firm in Uvalde, arrived at the Uvalde County Jail on Wednesday night where Young turned himself...

New docs join CHDI team

Conolly heading up new behavioral health department Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Physicians Margaret A. Conolly and Herminio Q. Bezerra have joined the staff at Our Health/Nuestro Centro de Salud, part of Community Health Development Inc. Bezerra, who works...

UCAD cans collection attorney

Charley Robinson Staff writer Returning from a 38-minute closed session Tuesday night, Uvalde County Appraisal District board chairman Blaine Bennett made a motion to terminate the relationship between UCAD and its longtime delinquent tax collection attorney...

County moving forward with electronic voting measure

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor In a 3-1 decision on Monday, Uvalde County Commissioners voted to begin the transition to a countywide polling place program. A public hearing regarding the decision is set for July 11 during...

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan visitors tour Uvalde AgriLife

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan residents – visiting Uvalde through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Cochran Fellowship Program – toured the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Uvalde on Thursday...