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Teen raises $1K for shooting victims

Uvalde resident Haley Blenkinsop recently utilized her musical talent for the greater good, raising $1,000 for families victimized by a mass shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church. The 13-year-old Uvaldean sang during Four Square...

Batesville students use laptop to learn new words

Lynn Simpson|UCISD Batesville School fourth-graders (left to right) Alyssa Torres, Juan Victor Deluna and Joe Maldonado use a laptop to learn new words during a dictionary skills exercise in Vanessa Valdez’s English language arts/reading class....

Garbage: Collect it, then hide it

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The decision was unanimous: Uvalde City Council members do not want residents using waste containers as exterior décor. Requirements stating containers must be removed from designated collection points by 9 p.m. on the...

Class trek becomes complicated

UCISD cites law in blocking bussing of transfer students Charley Robinson Staff writer Children living in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District who have transferred to area school districts will no longer be provided free transportation by...

Visit Garner State Park, Lost Maples free of charge today

In honor of both active and retired military, daily entrance fees at Texas State Parks will be waived for all visitors today, Sunday, Nov. 12. “We give thanks to the service that veterans and active...

Harris running in Greek legend

Follows route of original marathon Charley Robinson Staff writer There are renowned marathons – Boston, Tokyo, London – and then there are other marathons. But there is only one original marathon and that occurred 2,500 years ago. The...

Sabinal cheers new booze law

Utopia, Concan decline to join in the party Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabinal voters on Tuesday cheered the consumption of alcohol during a special election that coincided with voting for seven amendments to the Texas Constitution, which won...

Tuesday is final day for say in beverage ordinances, propositions

  Two alcohol options are up for approval or denial on Tuesday for residents in three Uvalde County precincts, while all residents can vote yes or no on seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. City...

Tree trimming, lighted parade highlight holiday festivities

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Christmas at the Crossroads will kick off Nov. 13, when the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department is scheduled to erect the Christmas tree on the courthouse lawn, and conclude Dec. 10 with a...

Roundup kicks off deer season tomorrow at county Fairplex

The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce’s 36th-annual Hunter’s Roundup will take place tomorrow at the Uvalde County Event Center at the Fairplex. The white-tailed deer general season begins Saturday. Hunter’s Roundup is set from 5-10...