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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...

Charles fêted by state as ‘hero for children’

Olga Charles, coordinator of the Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education program, was named one of 15 “Heroes for Children” by the State Board of Education. She was recognized Sept. 15 during a ceremony at...

Valdez lends voice to Bulldogs

Longtime announcer preps for tomorrow’s Sabinal/La Pryor game Charley Robinson Staff writer “Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to Brantley Bulldog Stadium for tonight’s homecoming game between the Bulldogs and the visiting Sabinal Yellowjackets.” That’s the welcome Marcel...

City eyeing funding cuts

Increase budgeted for Humane Society Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Rachel Gonzales-Hanson, chief executive officer for Community Health Development, was the only member of the public to address council on Tuesday night, during a public hearing regarding the...

Dove Expo set Saturday

On Saturday, Oasis Outback will host the 12th-annual Dove Expo. The event opens at 10 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. This event kicks off the 2017 dove season for the South Zone, which begins...