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San Antonio Food Bank plants rep in Uvalde to boost outreach

Melissa Federspill Staff writer In an effort to aid community members needing assistance with eligibility requirements and applications for federal programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a representative from the San Antonio Food Bank...

Flood warning system up and running

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde County Commissioners were immersed in a tutorial Tuesday morning on how to navigate a website that compiles data from Uvalde County’s flood early warning system. The system is designed to notify...

When does a tree become a threat?

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Following the death of a 6-year-old boy, who was struck by an oak tree branch last week, some Uvalde residents have called into question the city’s care of road- and right-of-way-based trees. City...

Mothers miss selfless sons every day

by Kimberly Rubio, assistant editor When Kathy Hernandez and Kathy Wiekamp were asked what they miss most about their sons, who both died while serving the United States, their first words were exactly the same:...

Officials OK $20K for migrant travel amid constituent complaints

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor An hour to digest news of a plan to transport migrants released from detention from Uvalde to San Antonio did little on Monday to quell the fears of concerned citizens. Nearly 60 individuals...

Falling tree branch kills child

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Six-year-old Giovanni Cano, a kindergartner at Dalton Early Childhood Center, died Sunday afternoon after a branch from an oak tree fell and struck his head in the 700 block of South High...

Migrant influx coming to Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor County and city leaders will meet tomorrow to consider an agreement with Southwest Area Regional Transit District to provide transportation from Uvalde to San Antonio for detained migrants, whom the city and...

Water fight could end with legislation

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District directors said little about pending litigation against the Edwards Aquifer Authority, for which the district’s expenditures now total $328,644, but they are watching a possible resolution...

Talk less, act more

Council debates fee increase for park fund Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Councilman Rogelio Muñoz wants less talk and more action with regards to the city’s ongoing discussion concerning implementing a $1-2 fee on utility bills...

Volz earns Kinchlow award for support

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde Leader-News sports editor James Volz found himself on the other side of reporting Monday night when the Uvalde High School Athletic Booster Club lauded the 41-year veteran journalist for unwavering support...