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CHDI waiting for Congressional vote

Community Health Development Inc. staff is waiting for U.S. Congress to vote on a continuing resolution that includes temporary funding for the the Community Health Center Fund and six-year funding for Children's Health Insurance...

125 years of deeds, not words

UVFD honors those who went above, beyond in 2017 Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Paul Stephens, Mario Rangel, Mark Zamora and Patrick Williams were celebrated Friday for the professionalism and strength they exhibited in the aftermath of a...

Kindergartner thanks strong supporters

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Treating Jaxson Martinez’s Stage 4 neuroblastoma cost about $2 million, but thanks to the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department’s intense fundraising effort Jaxson’s parents were able to rest a little easier knowing insurance...

AEP: Conserve energy during cold snap

Schools and many other entities are closed today, but weather energy provider AEP Texas has requests for Uvalde County residents hunkering down to wait out the cold. AEP Texas is requesting conservation measures over the...

Uvalde native is Houston’s first female public works director

Former Uvaldean Carol Ellinger Haddock is the new and first female director of the Houston public works and engineering department. Haddock is the daughter of Linda and Russel Ellinger of Uvalde. The department, with more than...

Unsightly sites

Code officers warn local businesses Abused river banks and overflowing dumpsters rankled some county residents last week. On Farm-to-Market Road 1023, a Knippa resident traveling home from Uvalde stopped Tuesday to collect cans at the river...

SWART veterans’ ride program adds routes

Southwest Area Regional Transit District has added two more routes to its veterans’ ride program, with one allocated to the Kerrville route and the other to the San Antonio route. Veterans, their dependents and...

UPD: No one-way at post office

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor After surveying surrounding business owners, conducting a traffic count, and monitoring traffic complaints and motor vehicle wrecks, the Uvalde Police Department said data did not support the conversion of the two-way traffic...

Uvalde Memorial Hospital earns two state awards

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. During the 63rd Annual Texas Vital Statistics Conference held Dec. 6-8, 2017, in Austin, Uvalde Memorial Hospital received two prestigious state awards...

UCISD meets TEA standards across the board

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District met standard in the 2017 Texas Education Agency Accountability Rating System. The rating is the highest attainable and is based on four indices, including student achievement, student progress, closing...