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Bilingual graduates by 2023

UCISD transitioning fully to dual language study Julye Keeble Staff writer By 2023, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District expects to have the first cohort of dual language students graduating from Uvalde High School. The district is in the process...

Early voting totals surpass other off years

Two days remain in the early voting period for 10 Texas constitutional amendment propositions and local measures, but Uvalde County voters have already surpassed the overall early voting totals for the two prior off-year...

Fewer sidelined by failing grades

No Pass, No Play affects 38 compared to 135 last year Julye Keeble Staff writer Of 573 Uvalde High School students participating in programs affected by the district’s No Pass, No Play rules, 38 students, or...

Rack Pack prepping for 60-mile walk

by Julye Keeble, staff writer Led by team captain Rebecca Ware Taylor, a group of six Uvalde women called the Uvalde Rack Pack has raised more than $50,000 over multiple years in an effort to...

Signs of the times

Council debates legislating political signage Julye Keeble Staff writer A discussion of the legalities of an ordinance intended to regulate political signs dominated the Tuesday meeting of the Uvalde City Council. The meeting was held at...

Crash damages building, injures three people

A collision between a tractor-trailer and a car Wednesday around 5 p.m. caused three people to be sent to the hospital for treatment and damaged a local restaurant. A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper...

National Rifle Association grant cycle now open

Applications are now being accepted for the state fund grant program from the National Rifle Association Foundation. The deadline to apply is Nov. 14. The NRA foundation is led by the Friends of NRA...

Hurd gifts flag for Garner’s grave

Julye Keeble Staff writer As a documentary film crew from HBO captured the moment U.S. Rep. Will Hurd presented a flag to Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. to be flown at the Uvalde gravesite of...

Hot pursuit

Sabinal woman leads cross-county chase with 115 mph speeds Julye Keeble Staff writer A 48-year-old Sabinal resident was apprehended Monday after she led law enforcement on a 40-minute chase at speeds in excess of 115 mph....

Former USBP agent pleads guilty to child porn charges

Leakey resident Vernon Lee Millican, 37, formerly a U.S. Border Patrol agent stationed in Uvalde, has admitted to producing and possessing child pornography. Millican, who had been employed with the federal agency for nine years...