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Cash payouts for bingo begin this month

In less than two weeks from today, the first-ever charitable bingo game will be played at the Herby Ham Activity Center, featuring cash payouts, door prizes, and hours of entertainment. Festivities are set for Thursday,...

Tax bill deadline coming up

Pay property taxes by Jan. 31 to avoid penalties Uvalde County residents have four more weeks to pay their 2019 property tax bill without penalty. Tax bills will become delinquent on Feb. 1, 2020, and interest...

New gym, track focus of Sabinal bond proposal

Sabinal Independent School District hopes to build a new gymnasium and all-weather track with strong community support by way of a bond election, said Richard Grill, Sabinal ISD superintendent. A petition supporting a bond election...

HSU clarifies adoption rules amid complaints

Julye Keeble Staff writer The Humane Society of Uvalde has updated their adoption guidelines in an effort to provide clarity for potential pet parents, after two letters published in the Uvalde Leader-News in November detailed...

SWART wins Census promo cash

Southwest Area Regional Transit District, based in Uvalde, has received $55,605 in grant funding from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to support complete count efforts in the 2020 U.S. Census. The non-profit foundation...

Cuellar promoted to colonel

Shane R. Cuellar, a 22-year veteran of the United States military, has been promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. Cuellar is the son of Elizabeth Lugo of Uvalde  and the late...

Couple hospitalized after Garner Field crash

A crash Sunday night sent two people to Uvalde Memorial Hospital for treatment, though the only citation issued at the scene was for failure to maintain financial responsibility, according to Uvalde Police Department Sgt....

Man delays arrest via barricade on Chaparral

Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office blocked off Chaparral Street and Reyes Alley for approximately two hours Thursday evening when a man barricaded himself in his home rather than submit to arrest. Deputies learned that Jeffery Scott...

County considers gun control

Julye Keeble Staff writer Hunting is big business in Uvalde County, Jesse R. Moreno told Uvalde County Commissioners recently as they considered enacting a potential gun control ordinance. Land ownership and gun control are hot...

City rezones South Getty property for apartments

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde City Council granted a rezoning request by David Cobos to change 1101 S. Getty St. from a Residential 1 designation to Residential 4, allowing Cobos to build apartments on the...