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Torch run spotlights athletes

Special Olympics team to showcase abilities with law enforcement pairing The Law Enforcement Torch Run celebrating the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Special Olympics team is scheduled Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The run will begin at...

Canines, 4-H youth presenting skills show

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Some local canines are learning basic obedience, agility, and canine citizenry via teamwork from their human counterpart in preparation for the upcoming 4-H dog show. The annual event is scheduled for 1...

Wanderers find happy trail

More than 600 turn out for inaugural event Melissa Federspill Staff writer The connotation of “wander” embodies the spirit of roaming, voyaging and touring, a journey. To wander is to take time to explore, to drift and...

Relay for Life returning to Honey Bowl

The 2019 Relay for Life of Uvalde County will be held at the Honey Bowl on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. The theme for the event is “Homecoming.” “We are bringing...

Fleeing fugitives foiled

Manhunt causes partial lockdowns Uvalde High School and Morales Junior High were placed on a partial lockdown Friday morning after several immigrants evaded United States Border Patrol Agents in the 300 block of East Nopal...

City debates $20K park and rec idea

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The $20,000 price tag to hire a consultant to prepare a parks and recreation plan earned ire from one city councilman but support from the mayor Tuesday when the topic was considered...

Arson charge in Grove fire

Bicylist allegedly uses stolen gas to start rental home blaze Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Police arrested 38-year-old Juan Ramon Garza on arson charges last Friday after a house fire on South Grove Street. Garza’s bond was set...

Amongst fee increases, SWTJC still affordable

Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, the cost of attending Southwest Texas Junior College will be slightly higher. The board of trustees approved increases of the general use fee, technology fee, and commencement fee during...

Man, dog escape home fire

Sunny, a yellow labrador, is credited with waking his sleeping owner and alerting the 75-year-old man to a developing house fire. The duo made it safely out of the home and walked to a neighbor’s...

Local non-profits seeking big paydays

Several local non-profit organizations will be participating in the annual Big Give on Thursday, aiming to rouse community support into fundraising results. The Big Give is 24 hours of online giving, taking place from midnight...