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Youngsters earn $679K at sale

Livestock show sale breaks last year’s record Melissa Federspill Staff writer This year, the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show and Sale celebrated two milestones: 80 years of supporting youth in agriculture and a record-breaking sale total of...

Pre-teen accused of murder to be confined for another 10 days

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell ruled in favor of a 10-day detainment of the 12-year-old Uvalde resident accused of killing 24-year-old professional boxer John Van Meter in the doorway of his home...

VanMeter shot, killed at front door of home – Part 2

Police charge 12-year-old with capital murder Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The 12-year-old Flores Elementary School student charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 24-year-old boxer John Duane VanMeter previously stayed with the victim and his girlfriend...

VanMeter shot, killed at front door of home

Boxer had plans for 2019 Uvalde-based professional John Duane VanMeter, 24, planned to kick off his 2019 boxing schedule on Feb. 23 in Beaumont. His plans will never see fruition, because the longtime Tree City...

Young exhibitors eyeing top prizes at stock show, sale

Hundreds of exhibits that include live animals, photos, farm projects and food will be unloaded at the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex today and tomorrow as 220 students of varying ages and locations...

Saving the day

UPD chief commends  officer for heroic act Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Before Uvalde City Council, co-workers, family and friends gathered Tuesday, Uvalde Police Department patrol officer James P. Calliham was awarded a lifesaving and meritorious award for...

Top teachers

Liarakos, Garcia will represent UCISD in state contests From the pool of seven campus teachers of the year, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School district has named Irma Garcia and Michael Liarakos as the district’s top teachers....

El Progreso close to $50K income goal

El Progreso Memorial Library is close to realizing their $50,000 challenge with $45,150 received so far. The deadline to donate is Thursday, Jan. 31. The challenge launched last month when a benefactor offered to match,...

City generates $62K in permit fees

Despite a decrease in the number of building permits issued in 2018 compared to 2017, the city of Uvalde noted an increase in fees, according to data released this week. Susan Anderson, city director...

UCAD collects $20.1M of $41.1M

Collections well above five-year average Current tax year collections by the Uvalde County Appraisal District are slightly lower than they were at this time in 2018 but, coming in at $20.1 million, the income figure...