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Livestock show rings up $615K

This year’s record-breaking sale total at the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show sale exceeded last year’s income by more than $163,451. Buyers spent $615,069 on 184 projects on Jan. 28 as activities in the...

Show up for jury duty today

...or the law will be looking for you Individuals summoned for Uvalde County Grand Jury selection who fail to show up today will be picked up by Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputies and brought before...

Villescaz volunteers to assist with cleaning

Pete Luna|Leader-News Atticus Villescaz, a member of Boy Scout Troop 244 and a Sahawe Dancer, sweeps around a Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department truck parked inside the downtown fire station. Villescaz, who recently took a tour...

Hospital negotiating insurance

Delay affecting 600-plus people The decision by the Employee Retirement System of Texas to award a six-year contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas will affect health insurance coverage for more than 600...

Grissom’s steers are grandest of them all

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Baylee Grissom brought two show-stealing steers to the ring Friday during the second day of the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show. The home-schooled sixth-grader presented the grand champion steer last year, but...

Unconscious man found between train tracks

A resident of Honduras is in critical condition at University Hospital in San Antonio after his unconscious form was spotted Monday by a Union Pacific Railroad operator. The man was prone between a pair...

Clinic needs Congress to act soon

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Community Health Development can continue operating as usual through the end of March, but without swift action by the U.S. Congress the future of the Uvalde-based health care organization is in jeopardy. Congress...

Woman injured as train hits stalled car

Who was driving the vehicle and how the vehicle became stuck on the tracks several feet from a designated intersection are questions that remain regarding a Thursday night train/car crash in Knippa. The incident occurred...

Suit challenges EAA over base water

The Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and co-plaintiffs George and Carolyn Ligocky filed suit last Tuesday in 38th Judicial District Court, charging that a recent rule change adopted by the Edwards Aquifer Authority...

CHDI waiting for Congressional vote

Community Health Development Inc. staff is waiting for U.S. Congress to vote on a continuing resolution that includes temporary funding for the the Community Health Center Fund and six-year funding for Children's Health Insurance...