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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...

Sahawe Dancers to perform in West Virginia next month

Lane Riggs Staff Writer The Sahawe Dancers of Uvalde will be attending the 2019 World Scout Jamboree event set at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia from July 22 to Aug. 2. The event has not...

UCISD spending, income to be topic of workshops

Chief financial officer resigns after three months by Melissa Federspill, staff writer Before his resignation was accepted Monday night, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District chief financial officer Juan Zamora presented the 2019-2020 school year budget timeline...

Scientists have big hopes for Uvalde Pool study

by Lane Riggs, staff writer Ron Green, a scientist at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, and his team of hydro-geologists are busy collecting data on and creating a lumped parameter model for the Uvalde...

Uvalde Honey Festival

Pete Luna|Leader-News Two young girls take advantage of a colorful photo opportunity at the Uvalde Honey Festival staged at and around the downtown plaza. The first-year event started Friday evening in conjunction with Four Square...

Mayor talks migrants in D.C.

McLaughlin wants U.S. House to act on Trump’s plan Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. was in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to address the humanitarian crisis on the southern border and request that U.S....

City council votes against closing, restricting alley access

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday, June 11 voted against closing or restricting access to an alley behind the 800 block of East Nopal Street, a request previously made by city resident Diana...