Uvalde was a significant stop during the annual 100-mile Hotter than Hell yard sale hosted last weekend along Highway 90.
Debra Stifflemire, event organizer and executive director of Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau, said she didn’t have a lot of direct involvement with the annual event due to her duties with the Soaring Society of America’s 18 Meter Nationals competition being staged at Garner Field Airport.
Rule breakers, mess makers cause issues
She said she has heard great success stories about vendors who sold out before the weekend was over – El Progreso Memorial Library had much success – while on the flip side, there were problems with people not following rules.
“I will say here in front of the civic center we are still having problems with people moving the barricades and parking where they are asked not to,” she said. “We had an incident of someone trying to use a barbecue pit, and that isn’t allowed.”
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