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Top 10 students pay homage to educators

Jennifer Fry Staff writer At the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s monthly board of trustees meeting held April 16, Uvalde High School’s Top 10 graduates for the class of 2018, including valedictorian Ana Laura Aviles and...

Gun-toting man sent to hospital for evaluation

Mulberry Street locked down Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Back-to-back reports of suicidal men – one of whom was wielding a shotgun in the 200 block of Mulberry Street – kept Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies busy Tuesday...

New math for property owners

UCAD changes appraisal process Charley Robinson Staff writer When it comes to the value of your property, what’s the difference between a front foot and a square foot? Uvalde County residents are about to find out in the...

County rescinds OK for Concan development due to deadline miss

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde County Commissioners on Monday rescinded approval of an application for a public improvement district for The Cottages at Frio Canyon, a proposed development. Commissioners cited subdivision rules and regulations, which require...

Where do you park your rig?

City lacking 28 of 42 renewal apps Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday approved a request by Pedro Almendarez to obtain a residential truck parking permit, which is required for owners of Class...

UCISD unveils new food truck

Jennifer Fry Staff writer One exciting development cooking up at Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is its newest addition to the lunch fare offered to students: a shiny new food truck. Unveiled Tuesday through a soft...

Lieutenant to chief

UPD veteran Rodriguez in top spot Uvalde City Council on Tuesday announced that Lt. Daniel Rodriguez has been promoted to chief of the Uvalde Police Department. Rodriguez will officially begin the chief’s duties on April...

UPD chief resigns

After four years as chief of the Uvalde Police Department, Eric Herrera submitted a letter of resignation Monday. Herrera cited personal reasons for his planned departure, which is set for April 20. Uvalde City Council...

Mental health resources available for UHS students

Fabian Gonzales and Janie Sauceda UHS Journalism Students in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District have many resources available if they are involved in a bullying situation or find themselves at a crisis point in their lives. Details...

Mother focusing on positive despite difficulties of son’s autism

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Rather than fixating on the difficulties associated with raising a child with autism, Corina Rodriguez chooses to concentrate on the positive. She focuses on her son’s day-to-day accomplishments. Corina and Ray Rodriguez have...