Oasis Outback Weather

News

Fundraising underway for cancer-care transportation

Finding and paying for transportation can be an extreme burden for cancer patients trying to obtain treatment, and for that reason Kate Marmion Rides to Radiation was created after the close of the capital...

Uvalde residents, Border Patrol agent die in crash

Uvalde residents Ruby Garza and Julia Vasquez, and off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent Antonio Cordova of the Uvalde Station, were killed Christmas night following a head-on collision on Farm-to-Market Road 481. The wreck occurred at...

Hospital unveils $83-million campus

Uvalde Memorial Hospital is proceeding with a hospital replacement project that promises to deliver improved health care to residents of Uvalde, Real, Kinney, Zavala and Edwards counties. Construction on the new, two-story facility should...

City, water district fear Edwards Aquifer rule update

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District directors feel that a rule amendment approved Dec. 12 by the Edwards Aquifer Authority will greatly diminish Uvalde County’s economy within 30 years. The amendment leaves three...

Flu virus hits 69 people

Children among afflicted patients Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sixty-nine cases of the flu have been confirmed in Uvalde since October. Uvalde Memorial Hospital and Community Health Development Inc. are urging local residents to vaccinate themselves against influenza. According...

County mails new voter registration certificates

The Uvalde County elections office began mailing new voter registration certificates this month. Certificates are mailed every two years to all registered voters. The new certificates are yellow. They will be valid from Jan. 1,...

Field of candidates finalized for March primary ballots

The following is corrected from the version that appeared on Page 1 of the Sunday, Dec. 17 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. The newspaper incorrectly said Concan resident Alma Arredondo Lynch was seeking the...

City raising rates for water, gas and garbage

Uvalde City Council members approved hikes in base and use fees for water, natural gas and garbage services in an effort to boost city revenue. Residential water will now have a base charge of $14.57...

Hundreds of jurors skip out on capital murder case leading to new delay

by Meghann Garcia, managing editor The jury selection process in the state’s capital murder case against Sabrina Vielma came to a halt Thursday after 75 percent of summoned jurors failed to appear. Vielma faces the...

Home for the holidays

Gloria Resma|Leader-News Garner Field Airport crews refuel one of eight Apache military helicopters that arrived in Uvalde en route to Fort Bliss in El Paso. The helicopters, which traveled by ship to the United States...