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Uvalde man dies in crash

Driver’s son has fractured ankle Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde resident Timothy C. Walker, 46, was pronounced dead Saturday evening at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 90. Firefighters extricated Walker’s 8-year-old son, who was...

Tennis courts renamed for ‘life coach’ Rambie

Melissa Federspill Staff Writer In an outdoor gathering on a brisk Monday evening, hands were cold but hearts were warm as  students, administration, family and community members congregated for the dedication of the Terri Rambie Tennis...

Fire displaces two sets of tenants

Two cats die in blaze that affects three units A fire that originated near a water heater in a triplex has displaced three families. Although no tenants were injured, two cats died. The fire was reported...

Shear madness?

Cosmetologists decry effort to nix training, licensing requirements Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Do you want untrained stylists anywhere near your hair with scissors? If not, local cosmetologists are asking residents to rally against proposed bills that...

‘Blue water’ veterans could benefit from new act

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Topics discussed Wednesday during a veterans’ town hall meeting included updates to the Department of Veterans Affairs procedure for providing footwear to veteran beneficiaries and the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act...

Day-long party set Saturday

by Melissa Federspill, staff writer On Saturday, a day-long celebration marking Texas’ independence from Mexico will include period demonstrations and exhibits from the 1800s era of Texas, including live performances, a cavalcade, a frontier village...

County chooses Kirkpatrick to head up road department

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde County Commissioners on Monday announced the appointment of Lloyd “Dee” Kirkpatrick of Uvalde to serve as road administrator. The position was left vacant in December of last year when former road administrator...

Spring enrollment increases

Junior college sees 311-student uptick Southwest Texas Junior College, in its 73rd year in Uvalde, has an increased its student body for the spring 2019 semester by 4.9 percent over spring 2018. According to SWTJC...

UHS business students bound for state meet

Tony Hernandez and John Suarez UHS Journalism Eight members of the Uvalde High School Business Professionals of America organization are heading to state competition in March. The students will be competing in a variety of business categories. They...

UCAD troubles continue

Two review deficiencies from 2017 still plaguing district Melissa Federspill Staff writer Continued non-compliance with agricultural exemption requirements has caused the Texas Comptroller to refer the Uvalde County Appraisal District to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. UCAD directors...