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Volunteers needed to help repair woman’s home

Julye Keeble Staff writer Volunteers with good hearts and skilled hands are being sought to help with small repairs and home improvement projects to benefit 81-year-old Uvalde resident Rosa Schulz. As of Tuesday afternoon, $3,100 in...

Pipeline talk stirs aquifer worry

Julye Keeble Staff writer Two proposed pipelines – one for water and the other for oil – could impact Uvalde County residents if plans come to fruition. The first item is a proposed 83-mile pipeline intended...

Oleander farm blossoms into record book

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Nestled in the vast fields of D’Hanis, where the Hill Country on the horizon creates a transcendental landscape, is the world’s largest oleander farm. It’s 200-plus acres of farmland of which an...

Retired teachers to receive one extra payment

Texas teachers who retired on or before Dec. 31, 2018, are set to receive a one-time supplemental annuity payment this month, according to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. The additional stipend will be either...

Man at large after attacking woman in her home

At 11:56 p.m. on Monday, Uvalde Police Department officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Reyes Alley for a possible burglary. After officers made contact with the 60-year-old female resident of the home,...

City OKs $1M airport improvements

Julye Keeble Staff writer Expenditures totaling more than $1 million for improvements at Garner Field Airport were on the agenda Tuesday when Uvalde City Council met at 6 p.m. at city hall. The bulk of...

Leak leads to loss of 1 million gallons of water

More than 1 million gallons of water belonging to the city of Uvalde was lost on Saturday, Sept. 7 due to a major leak in a water storage tank. A broken 12-foot length of 8-inch...

Giant tortoise reined in after year on the lam

This is a story about a tortoise. There is no hare – unless you consider last Sunday’s hair-raising experience of Holden Radicke of Uvalde and his two young sons when they drove upon a...

City nixes proposed tax hike

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde city manager Vince DiPiazza announced during the special council meeting, held Tuesday at 6 p.m., that the current budget maintains the 2018-2019 rate of 69.99 cents, rather than the initially...

Hospital progress delayed

Julye Keeble Staff writer The planning stage of the new Uvalde Memorial Hospital building has experienced a slight delay, which will affect construction timelines, but it is expected to be completed and occupied by July...