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Sahawe Dancers to perform in West Virginia next month

Lane Riggs Staff Writer The Sahawe Dancers of Uvalde will be attending the 2019 World Scout Jamboree event set at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia from July 22 to Aug. 2. The event has not...

UCISD spending, income to be topic of workshops

Chief financial officer resigns after three months by Melissa Federspill, staff writer Before his resignation was accepted Monday night, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District chief financial officer Juan Zamora presented the 2019-2020 school year budget timeline...

Scientists have big hopes for Uvalde Pool study

by Lane Riggs, staff writer Ron Green, a scientist at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, and his team of hydro-geologists are busy collecting data on and creating a lumped parameter model for the Uvalde...

Uvalde Honey Festival

Pete Luna|Leader-News Two young girls take advantage of a colorful photo opportunity at the Uvalde Honey Festival staged at and around the downtown plaza. The first-year event started Friday evening in conjunction with Four Square...

Mayor talks migrants in D.C.

McLaughlin wants U.S. House to act on Trump’s plan Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. was in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to address the humanitarian crisis on the southern border and request that U.S....

City council votes against closing, restricting alley access

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday, June 11 voted against closing or restricting access to an alley behind the 800 block of East Nopal Street, a request previously made by city resident Diana...

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...