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National Night Out is Tuesday

Events set in Uvalde, Sabinal Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Texas National Night Out events are planned in Uvalde and Sabinal. The purpose of the events are to foster crime prevention by promoting communication between community members and...

City OKs lobbyist in water issue

Messer, assistant to be paid combined $15,500 per month Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday night authorized city staff to enter into a consulting services agreement with Bill Messer PC of Austin to serve...

Cotton harvesting snagged by rain

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Area cotton growers are anticipating reduced lint yield and decreased fiber quality as a result of excess rainfall this month. Additional rainfall, which is expected this weekend, could further harm the crop that...

Battle over tax rate continues

Water district settles on rollback rate Meghann Garcia Managing editor Conflict of interest allegations and the legality of voting on a topic not listed as an action item on the agenda were debated Tuesday, when Uvalde County...

UCUWCD bows to protest

Amid pushback, water district nixes increase Meghann Garcia Managing editor The public outcry Thursday over the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District’s proposed tax rate increase from 1.2 cents to 2 cents per $100 valuation was enough...

NTSB to give update on deadly Concan crash

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to meet Oct. 16 in Washington, D.C., where the board will announce an official cause for the March 29, 2017, crash in Concan that killed...

Wettest month on record?

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A series of upper-level disturbances that moved over the area in recent weeks created record rainfall measurements. Additional rainfall is expected this weekend. The 12.75 inches of precipitation received between Sept. 1-18 represented...

Former game warden Flores is new state senator

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Nearly 64 percent of Uvalde County’s voters supported former Texas Game Warden official Peter P. Flores in his bid to be a state senator, aiding the political newcomer in a win over...

Officer arrested for sexual assault

Alleged victim is 15-year-old UHS student Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Police Department officer Laurance Anthony Martinez was arrested Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Uvalde High School student. His employment with the city of Uvalde,...

Couple joins firefighter friends in tribute tower climb

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor David Fischer and Kristi Young, both native Uvaldeans who are newly engaged, jointly participated in the San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb Tuesday in observance of the 17th anniversary of the terrorist...