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Hurd to speak at CHDI celebration

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd will be in Uvalde today to serve as guest speaker when Community Health Development, Inc. celebrates its board members from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. CHDI chief executive officer Rachel Gonzales-Hanson...

UCISD public hearing scheduled Aug. 19

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is hosting a public hearing to discuss the 2019-2020 budget and proposed tax rate on Monday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Benson Board Room, 601 Dean Street. mfederspill@ulnnow.com,...

Hospital construction begins

Two-story facility set for 2021 completion On Thursday morning, Uvalde County Memorial Hospital Authority board president Monica Gutierrez welcomed special guests, hospital staff, faculty and community members to the groundbreaking for the new Uvalde...

County eyes 1.49-cent increase in tax rate

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor To fund this year’s proposed $30,996,434 budget, Uvalde County Commissioners have proposed increasing the tax rate by 1.49 cents over last year’s 73.59 cent rate, and 5.32 cents more than the effective...

Sabinal man wins national taxidermy contest

Sean H. Johnston Correspondent Sabinal resident Mark Hernandez, taxidermist for Mesquite Creek Taxidermy in Pearsall, won first place in the open mouth whitetail deer category in the 48th-annual national taxidermy competition held July 25-27 in Sioux...

Hidden Treasures fundraiser to benefit library

The El Progreso Club is calling all treasure hunters and bargain lovers to come check out some fabulous finds at the annual "Hidden Treasures" rummage sale this Friday and Saturday at El Progreso Memorial...

Park meeting takeaway: Golf course spending more than all other parks combined

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Considering residents on fixed incomes, opening the Uvalde Sports Complex to the public around the clock, maintenance issues and questions regarding the $688,000 allocated each year to the golf course were points...

UCISD OKs $1.7M for wages

Melissa Federspill Staff writer The board of trustees of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District agreed on $1.7 million in compensation increases, including benefits, for teachers and staff on Monday evening during the district’s third budget workshop. The...

Scammers target local businesses

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce was recently notified by First State Bank of Uvalde and Southern Commodities regarding a scam against area businesses. Hometown Productions/Universal Ad Com/UAC, has an address of 2921 Avenue E. East...

Salazar presents Singapore math concepts in San Antonio

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Local educator and Math Rocks proprietor Deyanira Salazar gave a presentation on July 11 at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching in San Antonio over the importance of Singapore mathematics,...