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Actor buys film rights to book on Willie De Leon’s unit Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Before San Jose, California-based author Dave Gutierrez put pen to paper he said his ultimate goal for “Patriots from the Barrio” was...

Ghost tales, costume contest set Friday

The Main Street Uvalde program will host a Halloween decorating and costume contest as well as a community movie night this week. The costume contest, open to adults only, is planned in the downtown...

Night Out unites officers, residents

Local and area residents celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday, when events were held in Uvalde and Sabinal. Multiple observances, which were organized to bring awareness about various law enforcement agencies, were well attended...

Drugs may be murder motive

Suspect was arrested for armed robbery Brando Briseño, 25, of Uvalde was charged Friday with capital murder after allegedly stabbing Francisco Javier Puente Jr., 35, also of  Uvalde. Puente was found dead Sept. 25 in his...

Emmy-winning actress will take stage at women’s expo on Tuesday

Uvalde Memorial Hospital is calling all women who have an interest in health, nutrition, shopping, beauty or fitness to attend the fourth Women’s Health Expo. The event is set Tuesday starting at 5 p.m....

Transfers hurt school funding

Charley Robinson Staff writer First-day enrollment figures declined for the third straight year in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. Numbers secured from UCISD indicated a 5.3-percent drop in first-day attendance compared to first day in...

Longoria is UHS homecoming queen

Denise Longoria was crowned Uvalde High School 2017 homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies Friday night at the Honey Bowl. She was crowned by 1992 queen Melly Enriquez Cervantes. Longoria is the Lobo softball sweetheart and...

Man murdered in West Cargile Street home

Puente ‘was likely dead several hours’ before he was found Francisco Javier Puente Jr., 35, was found dead in his apartment Monday afternoon. He had several stab wounds, according to Uvalde Police. Uvalde Police were dispatched...

Zamora is outstanding veterans’ service rep

Uvalde County Veterans Service Officer Everado “Lalo” Zamora has been named the 2016-2017 Outstanding Veterans County Service Officer by the Veterans County Service Officers Association of Texas. Zamora received the award Sept. 19 during the...

Stolen dog returned to Uvalde owner

When American Bully dog siblings Molly and Gemma were taken from their Gonzales Street residence on Aug. 3, 2016, owner Marco Chavez thought he would never see them again. But last week, he was...