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Uvalde CVB plans tourism week events

The following was written by Debra Stifflemire, executive director of the Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau. Uvalde will be joining hundreds of cities, states, and travel-related businesses nationwide next week in recognition of the 25th-annual...

SAFD graduates two area residents

Mariscal follows father’s footsteps in community service Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Justin Mariscal learned a lot working alongside his father at the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department. That knowledge, along with his physical strength, was put to the...

Big Give S.A. underway

Several area organizations are hoping residents will log on TheBigGiveSA.org today and make a secure contribution to one or more participating groups. Big Give S.A. is a 24-hour event that allows nonprofit organizations to encourage...

Stop signs and roadblocks

Commissioners deny request to re-open road Kimberly Rubio Staff writer The second request made by Uvalde County resident Julia Rodriguez to reverse a September of 2016 decision by Uvalde County Commissioners to abandon County Road 429D was...

How do you vote?

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Public opinion was split Tuesday evening when Uvalde County Commissioners hosted a public hearing to solicit input about electronic voting. While several people proffered support for updating electronic voting equipment, most eschewed...

Woman arrested for criminal trespass

FRIDAY 2:16 P.M. – Angelica Ariana Fernandez, 28, of 554 Flores St., was arrested by Uvalde Police Department on charges of assault causing bodily injury. 3:28 P.M. – Anna Schlaepfer, 46, of 4075 County Road...

Continental planning $10 million indoor facility

Continental has announced the investment of approximately $10 million in a new indoor tire test center located in Uvalde at the company’s U.S. proving grounds. The test facility is expected to be fully functional in...

Armed robber nets $293, jail cell

Kimberly Rubio Staff writer Two Uvalde men have been charged with aggravated robbery after they allegedly held a Smoking Hills Tobacco Inc. clerk at gunpoint, with one man firing the gun, before making off with $293....

City approves purchase of sewer truck, police radios

Uvalde City Council approved the purchase of a combination sewer truck for $345,000 and nine hand-held police radios for $36,000 during a regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The sewer truck will not replace...

County commissioners approve budget

During the county budget workshops and ensuing budget approval, commissioners allocated $250,000 for the Uvalde County Appraisal District, which collects taxes on the county’s behalf. Through a second-issued budget, compiled because the first was...