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Sabinal ISD trains for trauma

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Sabinal Independent School District called all of its employees – including administrative, support and janitorial staff members – for an in-depth look at potential crises situations and ways to handle them. The...

Dickies severs 60-year tie to city

Job force reels from plant closing Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Approximately 156 local and area residents will soon be without a job following the closure of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, which was bought out last year by VF...

Vendors may sign up now for UMH expo

Uvalde Memorial Hospital staff is eagerly preparing for its fifth-annual Women’s Health Expo, set to be held Oct. 9 from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Willie De Leon Civic Center. UMH is seeking vendors to...

4-H students honor law enforcers

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Dozens of local and area law enforcement officials attended a law enforcement appreciation and prayer ceremony hosted last Friday by the 2018-2019 Uvalde County 4-H ambassadors. The ceremony was held in the downtown...

County fine-tuning $15 million budget

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Commissioners are eyeing a lower tax rate this year, but property owners could still see higher tax bills if their valuations increased. County auditor Alice Chapman recommended setting a tax rate...

Road work up ahead

Courthouse visitors facing longer walks Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor For an estimated three- to four-month period set to begin in roughly two weeks, access to the Uvalde County Courthouse, Uvalde Leader-News, and other locations in the northeast...

Motorists learn hard way river is not for driving

Three motorists were cited Saturday for operating a motor vehicle in a state-owned riverbed, a class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m., when neighboring...

Drumming up cash

Should UCISD up salaries? Jennifer Fry Staff writer Should Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District consider an increase of salaries for the coming school year, even as it faces a budget deficit of nearly $600,000? That was the question raised...

Warning system coming

Sensors, monitors will alert public to rising water levels Jennifer Dong Staff writer Uvalde County’s flood early-warning system should be operational by fall, according to the progress report consultant Carl Esser presented Monday to Uvalde County Commissioners. Esser...

UHS grad Rahaman returns as physician

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Uvalde Family Practice Association and Uvalde Memorial Hospital have announced Dr. Andrew M. Rahaman, M.D., will be joining the medical staff in...