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UHS grad’s work on display at Smithsonian

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Former Uvalde resident Eduardo Flores plans to visit the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History sometime this year for a special reason: the Coca-Cola advertisement he created in 1995 to memorialize...

Galindo family facing eviction from Ronald McDonald house

Kimberly Rubio Staff writer This August will mark one year since siblings Marcus Galindo and Mariah Galindo began treatment for Krabbe disease at The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Krabbe disease is a degenerative disease that effects...

Pickup truck driver in deadly crash indicted on 14 felonies

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Jack D. Young, 20, of Leakey and his attorney, Rogelio F. Muñoz of the Muñoz Law Firm in Uvalde, arrived at the Uvalde County Jail on Wednesday night where Young turned himself...

New docs join CHDI team

Conolly heading up new behavioral health department Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Physicians Margaret A. Conolly and Herminio Q. Bezerra have joined the staff at Our Health/Nuestro Centro de Salud, part of Community Health Development Inc. Bezerra, who works...

UCAD cans collection attorney

Charley Robinson Staff writer Returning from a 38-minute closed session Tuesday night, Uvalde County Appraisal District board chairman Blaine Bennett made a motion to terminate the relationship between UCAD and its longtime delinquent tax collection attorney...

County moving forward with electronic voting measure

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor In a 3-1 decision on Monday, Uvalde County Commissioners voted to begin the transition to a countywide polling place program. A public hearing regarding the decision is set for July 11 during...

Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan visitors tour Uvalde AgriLife

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan residents – visiting Uvalde through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Cochran Fellowship Program – toured the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Uvalde on Thursday...

Man jailed for killing neighbor’s pit bull-breed dog

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde resident Juan Jose Peña, 39, was arrested Monday on charges of disorderly conduct and cruelty to a non-livestock animal after he shot and killed his neighbor’s pit bull breed dog. While Peña...

Proposed UCISD budget is $47.9M

Charley Robinson Staff writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District chief financial officer Moises Santiago presented a proposed 2017-2018 budget of $47,945,804 during a special session Monday night prior to the regular board meeting. The current 2016-2017 revised...

Pottery, animal parts unearthed in Camp Wood archeology dig

Lane Riggs Staff Writer The past is being told through chips of broken pottery and the remaining walls of the Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz. While standing in the holes they have created over...