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Man swept away in Sabinal River

Motorist still missing more than 12 hours after 911 call Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A Sabinal Police Officer witnessed a motorist being swept away by rushing water early Wednesday morning as the former attempted to exit his...

Citizens learn about border security

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Armed with notebooks, nearly 20 individuals turned out Tuesday, Oct. 2, for the inaugural citizen’s academy held at the Uvalde Border Patrol Station. Participants had to be at least 21 years old to...

Women’s Health Expo set Tuesday

Jennifer Fry Staff writer No one is prepared when tragedy strikes – certainly not a 26-year-old tourist to Boston hoping to cheer on a friend at a marathon run on April 15, 2013. Rebekah Gregory, survivor of...

September pours into the rain record books

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Between Sept. 1-30, 13.25 inches of rain fell in Uvalde – marking the first time in Uvalde’s history that rainfall reached double digits in September – and making the month the fifth...

Downtown landscape changing

Milton’s closing after 40-plus years Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Change is coming to downtown Uvalde in the form of business closings. But when one door closes, another opens, and the area has gained a hair salon and pizzeria. Retirement,...

National Night Out is Tuesday

Events set in Uvalde, Sabinal Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Texas National Night Out events are planned in Uvalde and Sabinal. The purpose of the events are to foster crime prevention by promoting communication between community members and...

City OKs lobbyist in water issue

Messer, assistant to be paid combined $15,500 per month Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday night authorized city staff to enter into a consulting services agreement with Bill Messer PC of Austin to serve...

Cotton harvesting snagged by rain

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Area cotton growers are anticipating reduced lint yield and decreased fiber quality as a result of excess rainfall this month. Additional rainfall, which is expected this weekend, could further harm the crop that...

Battle over tax rate continues

Water district settles on rollback rate Meghann Garcia Managing editor Conflict of interest allegations and the legality of voting on a topic not listed as an action item on the agenda were debated Tuesday, when Uvalde County...

UCUWCD bows to protest

Amid pushback, water district nixes increase Meghann Garcia Managing editor The public outcry Thursday over the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District’s proposed tax rate increase from 1.2 cents to 2 cents per $100 valuation was enough...