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UHS football coach Griffin out

Charley Robinson and James Volz Staff writers With 53 days left until the start of pre-season football workouts, the Uvalde Coyotes are without a head football coach. Gary Griffin, who has served in that position at Uvalde...

Murder trial won’t be held in Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Capital murder suspect Sabrina Vielma nodded affirmatively in court Monday as Judge Stephen Ables, 216th Judicial District Judge, announced it was time to set a trial date in the nearly six year-long...

Deputy nabs naked, machete-wielding man near Garner Park

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Early Thursday morning, a Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to a rest area near Concan where a naked man was reportedly wielding a machete. When the deputy arrived, however, the...

Don’t text and drive

A statewide ban on texting while driving will go into effect Sept. 1. According to the ban, under HB 62, a driver may not read, write or send an electronic message while operating a motor...

Fowl play

Catarino J. Aleman, 44, of Uvalde, and Santiago Rodriguez, 55, of Hondo, were arrested Saturday for cockfighting, a blood sport between two cocks. Uvalde Police were dispatched to 329 S. Evans St. at approximately 6:29...

UCISD distributes diplomas to 333 students

Charley Robinson Staff writer A lifetime of memories culminated Saturday, June 3, when according to Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District deputy superintendent Hal Harrell 333 Uvalde High School students received diplomas. It may not be the...

Motorcyclist rear-ends SUV

Marco Hinojosa, 23, of Uvalde, was taken by Uvalde EMS to University Hospital in San Antonio on Sunday after the 2013 Honda motorcycle he was operating struck a 2013 Ford Edge, driven by Hilda...

Teen girl charged in child sex assault

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Kathryn Alderson, 19, has been indicted for aggravated sexual assault of a child, possession of child pornography, promoting sexual performance by a child under the age of 14 years old, and prohibited...

Third time is no charm for UCISD payment to UCAD

Charley Robinson Staff writer Third time is no charm as the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees rejected payment of $25,512 to the Uvalde County Appraisal District (UCAD) during a special meeting Thursday night. The...

Cook capital murder trial set

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The trial for Cel’ves Cook, who was indicted on charges of capital murder for the December 2011 death of 4-year-old Davaughn Rodriguez, is tentatively set for March 2018. The preliminary date was...