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French veterinary extern working here

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Flora Braissand, 25, a veterinarian student from VetAgro Sup University in Lyon, France, will be in town for the next two weeks. She is an extern at Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center,...

Rainfall is drops in the bucket

YTD tally is 2.76 inches while 114-year average totals 12.47 Uvalde received 0.15 inches of rainfall Wednesday and .07 on Thursday as a result of a low-pressure system that moved across the region. The precipitation...

Knife-wielding runner slowed by three shots from ‘bean bag’ shotgun

Meghann Garcia Managing editor A knife-wielding man who was reported to police for running through backyards in an east Uvalde neighborhood was felled Monday by three shots from a repurposed 12-gauge shotgun fired by a sheriff’s...

Harrell is interim superintendent

UCISD trustees tap chief deputy for role as Ball prepares to leave district Jennifer Fry Staff writer On Monday night at a special board meeting, John “Hal” Harrell was named interim superintendent for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District...

Vasquez embracing life, fitness after crash

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde resident Mayra Vasquez is proof that there are no excuses when it comes to exercising. She started the No Excuse Mom-Uvalde group in January of 2016, nearly two years before her...

UCAD chief fields city complaints

Mayor, council take issue with compliance requirement Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor “It seems like the school district is driving the bus and UCAD is following the district,” Uvalde City Councilman Chip King said Tuesday after hearing a...

Firecracker Fest to present all-day activities on July 4

Firecracker Fest at the Uvalde County Fairplex is scheduled July 4 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. The event will run in conjunction with a 9 p.m. fireworks display hosted by the Uvalde Volunteer...

Cash flow woes

UCISD considers options at workshop Jennifer Fry Staff writer Even with a proposed budget cut of $1,753,860, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is expected to be $375,021 upside down next year – at best. At worst, the...

UPD’s Page promoted to sergeant

Veteran officer Donald Page has been promoted to sergeant of operations for the Uvalde Police Department. The position was previously held by Javier Martinez, who last month was promoted to lieutenant of operations. Page will...

UCAD chief says UCISD values up

Valdez notes numbers may change with protests Jennifer Fry Staff writer Uvalde County Appraisal District chief appraiser Roberto Valdez told Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees there was 4.76 percent uptick in market value, and a 9...