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Uvalde High freshman taking science project to state fair

Uvalde High School freshman Ellenore Dorris captured third place in the Alamo Regional Science and Engineer Fair last weekend and is advancing to the Texas Science Fair. Her project, which is titled “Personality Playlist,”...

Free trash disposal oft utilized

More than 100 Uvalde residents take advantage of the city’s free monthly cleanup effort by visiting the city’s roll-off site near Uvalde City Hall or the landfill at 3774 Farm-to-Market Road 481. On the first...

First State Bank promotes four to lead departments

First State Bank of Uvalde chairman Chip Briscoe and president/chief operating  officer Chad Stary have announced the promotions and naming of four senior vice presidents to lead departments within the bank: Janet Foley, mortgage...

Who’s in and who’s out?

Romero wins clerk’s race in Democratic Party primary Meghann Garcia Managing editor Candidate fields are set locally and statewide for the November general election. Uvalde County clerk Donna M. Williams and Commissioner Raul T. Flores did not...

How can we keep students safe?

To tote guns or not? Superintendents agree safety is priority but methods differ Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor At least two area school districts allow teachers and staff to carry weapons on their person as a safety measure...

UCISD Ball challenges youth to read 30M words

Charley Robinson Staff writer Read 30 million words by June 1! That is the challenge issued to the entire community from Jeanette Ball, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District superintendent, as part of the Tree City Readers...

Judge says district split necessary verdict

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Citing what she anticipates to be a dramatic increase in felony cases to be prosecuted within the next four years, 38th Judicial District Judge Camile DuBose requested the support of Uvalde County...

Perez’s win is twice as nice

See Page 2 for results for all Uvalde High School wrestling team members. Charley Robinson Staff writer How many gallons of sweat does it take to produce a few tears? Uvalde High School’s two-time state wrestling champion...

Riojas earned Purple Heart for U.S. Army service in Korea

Charley Robinson Staff writer Like the spirited American competitors striving for medals in the Winter Olympics wrapping up today in South Korea, Uvalde resident Gilbert Riojas Sr. also toiled in the Asian country. But instead of...

UPD: Wally is top cop for 2017

Uvalde Police Department Chief of Police Eric Herrera says in the two years since Michael Wally joined the force he has demonstrated remarkable leadership abilities and professionalism. Those characteristics earned Wally the title of...