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Christmas parade delights thousands

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With more than 30 entries and roughly 3,000 people in attendance, the 2017 Christmas parade was the talk of the town Friday. The event was organized by Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator...

Light ‘em up

More than 160 to vie in barbecue cook-off The 10th-annual Briscoe Ranch Cook-off at the Crossroads will take place tomorrow and Saturday at the Uvalde County Fairplex. So far, 165 teams have registered – with two...

Four nabbed for illegal hunting practices

Three men and a woman were arrested Sunday morning for violating hunting laws, including hunting from a vehicle, hunting white-tailed deer at night and hunting with the aid of a light. The incident occurred in...

9-year-old suspended

Child discovered abandoned handgun in overgrown lot Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Jeanette Ball described the 9-year-old boy who brought a handgun to school Tuesday as a good student who displayed poor judgment. The...

Third-grader brings gun to school campus

After allegedly finding a handgun in a wooded area, a Robb Elementary third-grader brought the weapon to school on Tuesday. UCISD Superintendent Jeanette Ball said that the handgun was not brought out at school or...

Three injured in wrong-way crash on Garner Field Road

Three people, including a child, were hospitalized with various injuries Tuesday as the result of a head-on collision caused by a wrong-way driver in the 1500 block of Garner Field Road. When Uvalde Police...

Make room for Santa’s arrival

Downtown parade set tomorrow North Getty Street from Main to Mesquite will be closed Friday from 5:45 p.m. until 9:10 p.m. for the downtown Christmas parade. Just before the parade begins, the Uvalde Area Chamber of...

Towery: From prisoner of war to advising the president

The following is the second part of a two-part story. The first installment appeared on Page 4 of the Thursday, Nov. 23 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Charley Robinson Staff writer Kenneth Towery had been through hell...

Credit card skimmer in Sabinal

Police have store surveillance video A credit card skimmer was discovered at a fuel pump station at the Shell in Sabinal. Sabinal Police Department is investigating the incident with the assistance of Texas Rangers. Sabinal Police...

It’s not too early to think about Christmas parade

Many people say it’s too early for Christmas music and sales until Thanksgiving has come and gone, but Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles says it’s not too early to sign up...