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Third time is no charm for UCISD payment to UCAD

Charley Robinson Staff writer Third time is no charm as the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees rejected payment of $25,512 to the Uvalde County Appraisal District (UCAD) during a special meeting Thursday night. The...

Cook capital murder trial set

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The trial for Cel’ves Cook, who was indicted on charges of capital murder for the December 2011 death of 4-year-old Davaughn Rodriguez, is tentatively set for March 2018. The preliminary date was...

Complaints about streets; fix them yourself

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor While Uvalde residents nowadays might be quick to criticize the condition of city streets and the traffic caused by construction, in 1897 they may have been more understanding. Back then, city residents...

Burglar jailed for assault

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Domingo David Moreno Jr., 28, was arrested Saturday for burglary of habitation with intent to commit a felony. Moreno allegedly entered a 200 East Mesquite Street residence, ransacked the home and assaulted...

Hail pounds Knippa

Uvalde received .33 inches of rain early Sunday morning when a weak cold front moved through the area. The storm dropped golfball-sized hail in Knippa. An additional storm deposited rain on Tuesday night and...

Standout Coyote athlete killed defending U.S. during WWII

Charley Robinson Staff writer Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. On Memorial Day the flag of the United...

Free food for students

Thanks to the Community Eligibility Program all students in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District are eligible for free breakfast and lunch next school year. The Community Eligibility Program is a federally funded program available...

Living textbooks delivered to schools twice weekly

Lane Riggs Staff writer Newspapers in Education is often used by teachers as a “living textbook” in the classroom, as a newspaper can serve as an English, math, science or etiquette lesson. Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in...

County reverses road vote

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor After Uvalde County Commissioners reversed a September of 2016 decision to abandon County Road 429D, Lena “Marina” Garcia said she had every right to continue denying her neighbor access to the easement. The...

King talks suicide, depression

Lane Riggs Staff writer The Healthy Minds Matter Conference was the first of its kind in offering the community a resource fair on depression and suicide, but its overwhelming success means it probably will not be...