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Towery: From prisoner of war to advising the president

The following is the second part of a two-part story. The first installment appeared on Page 4 of the Thursday, Nov. 23 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Charley Robinson Staff writer Kenneth Towery had been through hell...

Credit card skimmer in Sabinal

Police have store surveillance video A credit card skimmer was discovered at a fuel pump station at the Shell in Sabinal. Sabinal Police Department is investigating the incident with the assistance of Texas Rangers. Sabinal Police...

It’s not too early to think about Christmas parade

Many people say it’s too early for Christmas music and sales until Thanksgiving has come and gone, but Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles says it’s not too early to sign up...

Utopia man receives Purple Heart medal

Commendation stems from Desert Storm service Diane Causey Correspondent The veterans of our community were honored with a beautiful Veterans Day program at Utopia School led by the National Honor Society members. One veteran in particular, however,...

Palominos win Grammy

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor What happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but news of Los Palominos’ Latin Grammy award win on Thursday made it to Uvalde within minutes. The band received the award...

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...