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Drumming up cash

Should UCISD up salaries? Jennifer Fry Staff writer Should Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District consider an increase of salaries for the coming school year, even as it faces a budget deficit of nearly $600,000? That was the question raised...

Warning system coming

Sensors, monitors will alert public to rising water levels Jennifer Dong Staff writer Uvalde County’s flood early-warning system should be operational by fall, according to the progress report consultant Carl Esser presented Monday to Uvalde County Commissioners. Esser...

UHS grad Rahaman returns as physician

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Uvalde Family Practice Association and Uvalde Memorial Hospital have announced Dr. Andrew M. Rahaman, M.D., will be joining the medical staff in...

HEB Curbside service opens

Beginning today, local shoppers can utilize H-E-B Curbside grocery pickup in Uvalde. Additional costs include a personal shopper fee of $4.95 and a 3-percent surcharge on the total bill. All transactions are completed online....

UCAD eyes budget increase

Jennifer Fry Staff writer If approved, Uvalde County Appraisal District will spend $11,651 more on staff salaries for the coming fiscal year than last year, according to the proposed budget for 2019. An additional $13,306 would...

Soaring contest coming to Uvalde

The Soaring Society of America’s annual open and 18-meter Nationals competition will again be held in Uvalde from Aug. 9-19 at Garner Field. Practice days will be Aug. 9 and 10, while competition will...

Fifth, Nopal streets nearing completion

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor If all goes as planned, construction on Fifth Street and the 800 block of Nopal Street will be completed by Wednesday afternoon. The streets, which underwent full reconstruction, are the focus for the...

UCAD: Appraisal protests decrease

Jennifer Fry Staff Writer Year-to-date protests for the Uvalde County Appraisal District were reported to be close to 1,200 at the regular board meeting of the district’s board of directors held Tuesday evening. Protests from previous...

New cars for new PD

UCISD trustees OK $36K purchase Jennifer Fry Staff writer Two new 2018 Ford Fusions will soon be coming to the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District police force thanks to approval of a $36,403 outlay. UCISD trustees, meeting Monday...

Missing Uvalde child found 90 miles away

Meghann Garcia Managing editor After leaving town Tuesday night in a car belonging to her mother-in-law with her son and his 10-year-friend in tow, a 32-year-old woman may face additional charges beyond unauthorized use of a...