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Border crisis edging closer

Human smuggling trifecta leads to crashes, jailings Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Three people have been arrested on charges of smuggling persons, with two of the three individuals leading law enforcement officials on chases before their apprehension. Uvalde County...

UPD seeks runaway teenager

Uvalde Police are seeking help in locating 15-year-old Uvalde High School student Diamond Rae Miranda, whose custodial grandmother reported her missing on May 17 after last seeing her the day before. Diamond was last seen...

Doctor arrested on federal drug, fraud, identity theft charges

A Carrizo Springs doctor with multiple offices throughout the Southwest Texas border area, including Uvalde, and his office manager face federal charges in connection with alleged illegal drug distribution, health care fraud and aggravated...

Bus bill $1,385 for migrants

Officials say 86 people have been bussed out Uvalde officials have paid Southwest Area Regional Transit District $1,385 to transport 86 migrants to San Antonio since United States Border Patrol began releasing the individuals into...

San Antonio Food Bank plants rep in Uvalde to boost outreach

Melissa Federspill Staff writer In an effort to aid community members needing assistance with eligibility requirements and applications for federal programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a representative from the San Antonio Food Bank...

Flood warning system up and running

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde County Commissioners were immersed in a tutorial Tuesday morning on how to navigate a website that compiles data from Uvalde County’s flood early warning system. The system is designed to notify...

When does a tree become a threat?

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Following the death of a 6-year-old boy, who was struck by an oak tree branch last week, some Uvalde residents have called into question the city’s care of road- and right-of-way-based trees. City...

Mothers miss selfless sons every day

by Kimberly Rubio, assistant editor When Kathy Hernandez and Kathy Wiekamp were asked what they miss most about their sons, who both died while serving the United States, their first words were exactly the same:...

Officials OK $20K for migrant travel amid constituent complaints

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor An hour to digest news of a plan to transport migrants released from detention from Uvalde to San Antonio did little on Monday to quell the fears of concerned citizens. Nearly 60 individuals...

Falling tree branch kills child

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Six-year-old Giovanni Cano, a kindergartner at Dalton Early Childhood Center, died Sunday afternoon after a branch from an oak tree fell and struck his head in the 700 block of South High...