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Waller inducted into TDEM Hall of Fame

Craig Garnett Publisher Charlie Waller of Uvalde was inducted last week in San Antonio into the Texas Department of Emergency Management Hall of Fame for his longtime service to Uvalde County. “The TDEM Hall of Fame award...

UPD officer on wrong end of wreck

A driver and his passenger had to be extracted from their Buick Tuesday night after they were struck by a Uvalde Police Department patrol vehicle at the intersection of Wood and Main streets. The...

Newspaper claims contest awards

The Uvalde Leader-News earned honors in 10 different categories in the 2019 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the South Texas Press Association. The awards were announced last weekend in La Grange during the STPA’s...

Holy Week services begin today

In honor of Holy Week including Easter Sunday, area churches are planning a wealth of services for the community. Similarly, the ministerial alliance is hosting a community-wide Easter Sunday worship service at the Uvalde...

Two wrecks, five people hospitalized

Five people were hospitalized, including a 1-year-old child, Thursday following two separate vehicle collisions that occurred 30 minutes apart. Uvalde Police were first dispatched at 3:02 p.m. to a two-vehicle wreck in the 1800 block...

Four nabbed in burglary string at site of new target

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Three young men and a teenager were arrested Tuesday morning after they were caught attempting to burglarize SOE Beverage Barn on North Getty Street. The group also allegedly confessed to stealing two bicycles...

City drafting plan for $1.50 fee

Utility bill increase would benefit parks Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin on Tuesday directed city staff to prepare a draft ordinance for a $1.50 utility bill fee to fund a parks and recreation project...

Torch run spotlights athletes

Special Olympics team to showcase abilities with law enforcement pairing The Law Enforcement Torch Run celebrating the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Special Olympics team is scheduled Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The run will begin at...

Canines, 4-H youth presenting skills show

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Some local canines are learning basic obedience, agility, and canine citizenry via teamwork from their human counterpart in preparation for the upcoming 4-H dog show. The annual event is scheduled for 1...

Wanderers find happy trail

More than 600 turn out for inaugural event Melissa Federspill Staff writer The connotation of “wander” embodies the spirit of roaming, voyaging and touring, a journey. To wander is to take time to explore, to drift and...