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Cuellar promoted to colonel

Shane R. Cuellar, a 22-year veteran of the United States military, has been promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. Cuellar is the son of Elizabeth Lugo of Uvalde  and the late...

Couple hospitalized after Garner Field crash

A crash Sunday night sent two people to Uvalde Memorial Hospital for treatment, though the only citation issued at the scene was for failure to maintain financial responsibility, according to Uvalde Police Department Sgt....

Man delays arrest via barricade on Chaparral

Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office blocked off Chaparral Street and Reyes Alley for approximately two hours Thursday evening when a man barricaded himself in his home rather than submit to arrest. Deputies learned that Jeffery Scott...

County considers gun control

Julye Keeble Staff writer Hunting is big business in Uvalde County, Jesse R. Moreno told Uvalde County Commissioners recently as they considered enacting a potential gun control ordinance. Land ownership and gun control are hot...

City rezones South Getty property for apartments

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde City Council granted a rezoning request by David Cobos to change 1101 S. Getty St. from a Residential 1 designation to Residential 4, allowing Cobos to build apartments on the...

Rambie nets second coaching win

State group lauds UHS coach for second time in decade Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde High School head tennis coach Terri Rambie has been named Class 5A Region 4 Coach of the Year for 2019 by...

First ‘Park yourself downtown’ bench in place on North Getty

Julye Keeble Staff writer The first painted bench has been completed from the Uvalde Main Street “Park Yourself in Uvalde” project, and it has been placed in downtown Uvalde in front of the old J.C....

Upkeep, records key for city golf course

Julye Keeble Staff writer With a well-maintained fairway and staff taking initiative to update policies and welcome members old and new, the Uvalde Memorial Golf Course has attracted almost two thousand players since September. In September,...

Barbecue warriors will sauce it up

Fairplex hosting 12th-annual Briscoe cook-off this weekend Melissa Federspill Staff writer For those who love the aroma of wood, smoke, and meat slowly cooking, the Uvalde County Fairplex will be an all-you-can-smell-buffet this weekend with the 12th-annual...

Hospital CEO talks to city council about cancer center vacancy

Julye Keeble Staff writer Though both cancer treatment centers located in the Kate Marmion Regional Cancer Medical Center are currently closed, Uvalde Memorial Hospital CEO Tom Nordwick says Uvalde is not losing cancer care. Nordwick spoke...