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Unconscious man found between train tracks

A resident of Honduras is in critical condition at University Hospital in San Antonio after his unconscious form was spotted Monday by a Union Pacific Railroad operator. The man was prone between a pair...

Clinic needs Congress to act soon

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Community Health Development can continue operating as usual through the end of March, but without swift action by the U.S. Congress the future of the Uvalde-based health care organization is in jeopardy. Congress...

Woman injured as train hits stalled car

Who was driving the vehicle and how the vehicle became stuck on the tracks several feet from a designated intersection are questions that remain regarding a Thursday night train/car crash in Knippa. The incident occurred...

Suit challenges EAA over base water

The Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and co-plaintiffs George and Carolyn Ligocky filed suit last Tuesday in 38th Judicial District Court, charging that a recent rule change adopted by the Edwards Aquifer Authority...

CHDI waiting for Congressional vote

Community Health Development Inc. staff is waiting for U.S. Congress to vote on a continuing resolution that includes temporary funding for the the Community Health Center Fund and six-year funding for Children's Health Insurance...

125 years of deeds, not words

UVFD honors those who went above, beyond in 2017 Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Paul Stephens, Mario Rangel, Mark Zamora and Patrick Williams were celebrated Friday for the professionalism and strength they exhibited in the aftermath of a...

Kindergartner thanks strong supporters

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Treating Jaxson Martinez’s Stage 4 neuroblastoma cost about $2 million, but thanks to the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department’s intense fundraising effort Jaxson’s parents were able to rest a little easier knowing insurance...

AEP: Conserve energy during cold snap

Schools and many other entities are closed today, but weather energy provider AEP Texas has requests for Uvalde County residents hunkering down to wait out the cold. AEP Texas is requesting conservation measures over the...

Uvalde native is Houston’s first female public works director

Former Uvaldean Carol Ellinger Haddock is the new and first female director of the Houston public works and engineering department. Haddock is the daughter of Linda and Russel Ellinger of Uvalde. The department, with more than...

Unsightly sites

Code officers warn local businesses Abused river banks and overflowing dumpsters rankled some county residents last week. On Farm-to-Market Road 1023, a Knippa resident traveling home from Uvalde stopped Tuesday to collect cans at the river...