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UCISD gives second chance to alternative school program

Melissa Federspill Staff Writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District's Crossroads Academy is set to host its inaugural students in the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The campus will be housed in the Benson Educational Complex and is...

Alleged migrant misconduct not reflected in reports

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Amid allegations of trespassing and thefts at the hands of migrants, Uvalde County Sheriff Charles Mendeke and Uvalde Police Department Chief Daniel Rodriguez recently compiled reports their departments have fielded since U.S....

How much cash will teachers see?

Superintendents wary of promises about new legislation Melissa Federspill Staff writer The landmark school finance reform bill signed by Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday, June 11 has been hailed as a big win for public education, but...

Council debates fee increase for park fund

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Uvalde City Councilman Rogelio Muñoz wants less talk and more action with regards to the city's ongoing discussion concerning implementing a $1-2 fee on utility bills to fund a parks and recreation...

Uvalde Honey Festival begins tomorrow

Break out your best hat, plan to bake something sweet, perfect your poker face, dust off your dancing boots and pack your running shoes: the Uvalde Honey Festival is days away. The two-day event, set...

UPD narcotics officer nearing retirement

Narcotics K-9 Max, a German Shepard that joined the Uvalde Police Department at the age of 3, will retire soon after nearly five years of service. His handler, Cpl. Felipe Ramon, has agreed to keep...

Drone presentation slated Thursday

The Uvalde County AgriLife Extension office will host a presentation on Thursday, June 13 to focus on the use of drones in the agriculture industry. Texas A&M University assistant professor and extension range specialist Megan...

Uvalde County Appraisal District board meeting

The Uvalde County Appraisal District board is scheduled to meet Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. to consider 2018 tax collections, the 2019 appraisal program report, and statistics regarding recently-mailed appraisal notices. The meeting will take...

Prepare to stop: New traffic light set for operation

New traffic lights at the intersection of the Raine Lane/Farm-to-Market Road 3447 and East Main Street will be operational on Wednesday. The new signals began flashing on Thursday to warn motorists of the coming implementation. "The...

Continental opens $11 million indoor center

Continental celebrated the opening of its $11 million advanced indoor evaluation center last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the company’s proving grounds located seven miles south of Uvalde on the Batesville highway.  Continental...