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Planned school shooting

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two local teenagers, who on April 25 were detained for conspiracy to commit murder, allegedly planned to detonate improvised explosive devices before conducting a mass school shooting at Morales Junior High. According to...

Juveniles detained

Teens planned 2022 school shooting Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two Morales Junior High students are in custody at a juvenile detention facility in Del Rio after the pair allegedly made plans to carry out a school shooting...

Uvalde EMS purchases two new ambulances

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde EMS responded to 3,642 requests for service last year, according to director Stephen Stephens, who on Monday presented the agency’s 2018 annual report to Uvalde County Commissioners. According to Stephens, 14 percent...

New bus option for Batesville students

Jennifer Fry Staff writer La Pryor Independent School District announced via social media on Friday that, as of Tuesday, transfer students from Batesville, a part of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, would again have the...

Council discusses speed bumps, community service

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The installation of speed bumps on residential roadways, and utilizing community service assignments for citizens unable to pay past due municipal court fines were discussed by Uvalde City Council on Tuesday night. Wymberly...

Utopia superintendent Walts trying out retirement – again

Charley Robinson Staff writer John Walts semi-retired 10 years ago but now is officially calling it quits, after 34 years in public school education. The Utopia Independent School District superintendent is expected to walk away from the...

Veterans welcome?

New facility could contract with VA Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor While local nursing homes don’t accept Veterans Affairs benefits at present, a proposed third Medicaid certified nursing home would likely offer the more than 2,000 veterans in...

Top 10 students pay homage to educators

Jennifer Fry Staff writer At the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s monthly board of trustees meeting held April 16, Uvalde High School’s Top 10 graduates for the class of 2018, including valedictorian Ana Laura Aviles and...

Gun-toting man sent to hospital for evaluation

Mulberry Street locked down Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Back-to-back reports of suicidal men – one of whom was wielding a shotgun in the 200 block of Mulberry Street – kept Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies busy Tuesday...

New math for property owners

UCAD changes appraisal process Charley Robinson Staff writer When it comes to the value of your property, what’s the difference between a front foot and a square foot? Uvalde County residents are about to find out in the...