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Fatal wreck in Kinney County

by Kimberly Rubio, assistant editor One person has died and six others have been arrested in connection with a human smuggling case that ended in a crash in Kinney County. The incident occurred Friday at...

Main Street district welcomes new businesses downtown

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Much is underway in downtown Uvalde, where construction is ongoing at Benson Guest House and the former Rexall, and new signage advertises public parking lots. In addition, a hair salon, hair removal...

Two-story $83.5M facility for UMH

Melissa Federspill Staff Writer In a few weeks, Uvalde Memorial Hospital will break ground on a new $83.5 million facility. The new two-story structure will be approximately 170,000 square feet, with roughly the same number of patient...

Traffic light set to be activated this week

Texas Department of Transportation is waiting to stripe the intersection of East Main Street and Raine Lane/Farm-to-Market Road 3447 before activating newly-erected traffic lights. The stripping crew was expected to complete the project by...

UCAD mailing out tax notices

Today is deadline for protests Uvalde County Appraisal District recently mailed out approximately 18,500 notices showing proposed 2019 property appraisal values, and property owners have until today at 5 p.m. to file a protest with...

UCISD athletic department sets sights on No Pass, No Play improvements

Melissa Federspill Staff Writer Increasing the number of student athletes and decreasing the number of class failures is one of the elements in the district's No Pass, No Play plan for 2019-2020 school year student...

Van Meter murder suspect facing November trial

A trial has been scheduled for Nov. 4 in the case of the 12-year-old boy accused of killing Uvalde professional boxer John Van Meter last January. The pre-teen was indicted on capital murder charges in...

Two-story $83.5M facility for UMH

Melissa Federspill Staff writer In a few weeks, Uvalde Memorial Hospital will break ground on a new $83.5 million facility. The new two-story structure will be approximately 170,000 square feet, with roughly the same number of...

Area residents graduate from SRSU-Rio Grande College

Fifteen master's degrees and 66 bachelor's degrees conferred during May 18 ceremony held in Del Rio Sul Ross State University-Rio Grande College granted 81 bachelor's or master's degrees on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m....

Lopez collecting fans for elderly

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Despite the summer heat, Sabinal High School upcoming senior Rhianna Lopez is working hard to deliver box fans to elders in her community through her own Project Keep Kool. Sylvia and Brandon...