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Flu virus hits 69 people

Children among afflicted patients Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sixty-nine cases of the flu have been confirmed in Uvalde since October. Uvalde Memorial Hospital and Community Health Development Inc. are urging local residents to vaccinate themselves against influenza. According...

County mails new voter registration certificates

The Uvalde County elections office began mailing new voter registration certificates this month. Certificates are mailed every two years to all registered voters. The new certificates are yellow. They will be valid from Jan. 1,...

Field of candidates finalized for March primary ballots

The following is corrected from the version that appeared on Page 1 of the Sunday, Dec. 17 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. The newspaper incorrectly said Concan resident Alma Arredondo Lynch was seeking the...

City raising rates for water, gas and garbage

Uvalde City Council members approved hikes in base and use fees for water, natural gas and garbage services in an effort to boost city revenue. Residential water will now have a base charge of $14.57...

Ignoring the courts

Hundreds of jurors skip out on capital murder case leading to new delay   Meghann Garcia Managing editor The jury selection process in the state’s capital murder case against Sabrina Vielma came to a halt Thursday after 75...

Home for the holidays

Gloria Resma|Leader-News Garner Field Airport crews refuel one of eight Apache military helicopters that arrived in Uvalde en route to Fort Bliss in El Paso. The helicopters, which traveled by ship to the United States...

UHS college program enrolls 97

Students have traditional eight-period day Ninety-seven freshmen students are enrolled in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s first-year Early College High School program. The program is an opportunity for students to pursue a free Associate of...

Utopia High senior riding in national rodeo today

Utopia High School senior Will Pollock is in Las Vegas today participating in the Bucking Horse Futurity at the National Finals Rodeo. Pollock won the Texas State High School Rodeo champion saddle bronc rider title...

Let it snow! Let it snow!

Residents make the most of brief snowfall Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor When it rains, it snows – at least it did Thursday, when arctic air mixed with an upper level trough bringing about a pre-Christmas event that...

Christmas parade delights thousands

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With more than 30 entries and roughly 3,000 people in attendance, the 2017 Christmas parade was the talk of the town Friday. The event was organized by Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator...