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Stolen machinery found in Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies have arrested two individuals in connection with two separate heavy machinery thefts that occurred Sept. 5 and Aug. 31. Additional arrests are pending. Matthew Jacob Mendoza, 26, and...

Rainfall varies from 3.44 to 15 inches

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Some motorists were a little too eager to float the rivers last weekend. First responders did not have to perform any high-water rescues as pouring rains continued, but Uvalde Police issued seven citations...

Panel debates assault reporting

Lewis questions low numbers of rape kits Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With two in every five women and one in every five men in Texas having been sexually assaulted, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault representative Amanda Lewis asked...

Parched no more?

Rainfall continues, but YTD level still well below average The additional 0.4 inches of rain logged in Uvalde on Wednesday and Thursday has pushed the year-to-date reading to 9.03 inches, still well below the 114-year-average...

Warden reminds hunters 15 doves is daily, not trip, limit

Hunters kept the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department busy last weekend when the dove season kickoff resulted in game wardens issuing nearly 15 citations. According to game warden Shay Quinn, most citations involved hunters exceeding...

Festival rings up cash for college with thousands in attendance

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The more than 20,000 attendees of the 22nd-annual Palomino Fest translated into a $25,000 donation to Southwest Texas Junior College for student scholarships. The multi-day concert series, carnival and professional rodeo event...

SWTJC trustees hear resident’s concern over tax rate

Southwest Texas Junior College trustees heard only one comment Thursday during the first of two scheduled public hearings on the entity’s proposed tax rate of 16.52 cents per $100 valuation, the same as the...

Man robbed at gunpoint

Friend, others ambush 18-year-old seeking shotgun Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Three adults and three juveniles have been linked to a series of area burglaries after the group allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man at gunpoint. The victim was...

Metal detectors, bag checks set for football

Fans of Coyote football may want to consider arriving at the Honey Bowl earlier than usual tomorrow night for this year’s inaugural game. Uvalde High School will implement increased security measures for the contest,...

County hears tax rate grievances

Real estate agent, CPA lob complaints at county officials Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two Uvalde County residents on Monday expressed frustration with the county’s proposed tax rate of 73.59 cents per $100 valuation during a public hearing...