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Golf carts OK’d for street travel

Julye Keeble Staff writer The city of Uvalde has adopted an ordinance allowing golf carts to be driven on city streets with speed limits under 35 mph. Uvalde City Council approved the ordinance when they met...

Adiós to foul Leona River water

The Leona River as it runs through Uvalde Memorial Park should be drained next week, with the process taking about two days, according to city parks and recreation director Rob Fowler. Passersby of late may...

UHS drops from 5A to 4A in UIL

James Volz Sports editor Uvalde High School will be dropping in classification from 5A to 4A for the next two school years. Based on the conference cutoff numbers announced Tuesday by the University Interscholastic League, UHS will...

Christmas parade heralds season

Procession set Friday at 6:30 p.m. The third-annual downtown Christmas at the Crossroads event will begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. The lighted Christmas parade, organized by Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles in conjunction...

Main Street sets holiday event lineup

Julye Keeble Staff writer The upcoming holidays will be a busy time for the Uvalde Main Street program, as they help with the Shop Small Saturday campaign, host and judge a holiday decoration contest, and...

CHDI employee finds, returns caterer’s full bank bag

Julye Keeble Staff writer When local caterer Joe Tom Haby left home Monday morning he was in a rush, which is why he didn’t notice that he lost his bank bag full of customer payments....

Thwarting hackers

Commissioners hear of cybersecurity efforts Julye Keeble Staff writer “Eighty percent of hacking-related breaches are from stolen passwords. If you think about it, how many passwords do you have that are probably pretty similar to each...

Badges Across America photographer snapping here

Julye Keeble Staff writer Charlie Simmons carried a gun for almost three decades as a cop. He now carries a camera to shoot photos of law enforcement officers on the job, and he is in...

Road block: UCISD aims to halt students using college tours as field trips

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s new requirement that students pass the Texas Success Initiative Assessment in addition to having passing grades, good attendance and zero disciplinary referrals to be eligible to participate...

Donald Trump Jr. visits Uvalde, Batesville

Donald Trump Jr., oldest son of the president, stopped in Uvalde on Nov. 9 for a book signing and visit with those attending a Bucks for the Brave hunt at the Thumbtack Ranch near...