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Sabinal cheers new booze law

Utopia, Concan decline to join in the party Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabinal voters on Tuesday cheered the consumption of alcohol during a special election that coincided with voting for seven amendments to the Texas Constitution, which won...

Tuesday is final day for say in beverage ordinances, propositions

  Two alcohol options are up for approval or denial on Tuesday for residents in three Uvalde County precincts, while all residents can vote yes or no on seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. City...

Tree trimming, lighted parade highlight holiday festivities

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Christmas at the Crossroads will kick off Nov. 13, when the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department is scheduled to erect the Christmas tree on the courthouse lawn, and conclude Dec. 10 with a...

Roundup kicks off deer season tomorrow at county Fairplex

The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce’s 36th-annual Hunter’s Roundup will take place tomorrow at the Uvalde County Event Center at the Fairplex. The white-tailed deer general season begins Saturday. Hunter’s Roundup is set from 5-10...

Ten years in prison

Child’s mother receives sentence in court plea Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Twenty-six-year-old Sarah Gonzalez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading no contest to her involvement in the November 2015 death of her son,...

X-ray tech battled breast cancer at 28

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Noemi D. Sanchez’s 2015 breast cancer diagnosis took her breasts and hair but not her fighting spirit. Sanchez, a woman of God, endured a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. An X-ray...

La Pryor siblings are homeward bound

Group seeking cash to rent plane for family Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor In nine days – and after 15 months at The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – La Pryor siblings Marcus and Mariah Galindo are scheduled...

Stopping traffic

Traffic signal up at Highway 83, Evans New traffic signals have been erected at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 and Evans Street. The signals are now flashing; they will begin normal operation on Tuesday. E-Z...

City hall cautions utility customers

City of Uvalde utility customers should not give out personal information to anyone calling from an unidentified number. City staff reports customers have been receiving calls from an unidentified toll free (800) number. “The city of...

Southwest Texas Shopper to cease

This week marks the final publication of the Southwest Texas Shopper, a product begun more than 20 years ago by the Uvalde Leader-News. The shopper grew out of a desire on the part of retail...