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Utopia man receives Purple Heart medal

Commendation stems from Desert Storm service Diane Causey Correspondent The veterans of our community were honored with a beautiful Veterans Day program at Utopia School led by the National Honor Society members. One veteran in particular, however,...

Palominos win Grammy

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor What happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but news of Los Palominos’ Latin Grammy award win on Thursday made it to Uvalde within minutes. The band received the award...

Teen raises $1K for shooting victims

Uvalde resident Haley Blenkinsop recently utilized her musical talent for the greater good, raising $1,000 for families victimized by a mass shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church. The 13-year-old Uvaldean sang during Four Square...

Batesville students use laptop to learn new words

Lynn Simpson|UCISD Batesville School fourth-graders (left to right) Alyssa Torres, Juan Victor Deluna and Joe Maldonado use a laptop to learn new words during a dictionary skills exercise in Vanessa Valdez’s English language arts/reading class....

Garbage: Collect it, then hide it

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The decision was unanimous: Uvalde City Council members do not want residents using waste containers as exterior décor. Requirements stating containers must be removed from designated collection points by 9 p.m. on the...

Class trek becomes complicated

UCISD cites law in blocking bussing of transfer students Charley Robinson Staff writer Children living in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District who have transferred to area school districts will no longer be provided free transportation by...

Visit Garner State Park, Lost Maples free of charge today

In honor of both active and retired military, daily entrance fees at Texas State Parks will be waived for all visitors today, Sunday, Nov. 12. “We give thanks to the service that veterans and active...

Harris running in Greek legend

Follows route of original marathon Charley Robinson Staff writer There are renowned marathons – Boston, Tokyo, London – and then there are other marathons. But there is only one original marathon and that occurred 2,500 years ago. The...

Sabinal cheers new booze law

Utopia, Concan decline to join in the party Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Sabinal voters on Tuesday cheered the consumption of alcohol during a special election that coincided with voting for seven amendments to the Texas Constitution, which won...

Tuesday is final day for say in beverage ordinances, propositions

  Two alcohol options are up for approval or denial on Tuesday for residents in three Uvalde County precincts, while all residents can vote yes or no on seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. City...