Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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by KIMBERLY RUBIO The charred remains of two 18-wheelers and a cargo truck caused a section of U.S Highway 90 East to shut down for over five hours on Wednesday morning following the fatal three-vehicle accident that left the road littered with debris. The wreck, which occurred 6 miles east of... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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by KIM EAGLE Thanksgiving, celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in November, evokes feelings of family and eventually fullness after the seemingly day-long feast subsides. The national holiday was started in honor of early settlers and their first harvest meal – later to be labeled... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Marcos Muñoz and Tenley Ortiz were the top overall finishers in the 5K run of the 30th-annual Southwest Texas Junior College Turkey Trot held last Saturday. Muñoz was the top-finishing male with his time of 17 minutes and 52 seconds, while Ortiz was the top-finishing female with her... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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The Uvalde Lobos won their first basketball game of the season last Saturday as they defeated the San Antonio Providence Provets, 33-27, in Floresville tournament competition. Down 11-10 at the end of the first period, the Lobos outscored the Providence girls, 15-9, in the second period to build a... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Johnny Gonzalez connected on a three-point field goal during the closing seconds of the game to give the Uvalde Coyotes a thrilling 45-44 basketball victory in their second home opener last Friday night. Playing before a large crowd in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes... + continue reading

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Friday, November 21, 2014
by KIM EAGLE   In order to help fill numerous positions in the Del Rio and Hondo areas, Southwest Texas Junior College is adding a Level 1 aviation maintenance certification program, beginning next year. The program is for those who desire to gain knowledge and skills in... + continue reading
Friday, November 21, 2014
Batesville Elementary students in Veronica Granato’s pre-kindergarten class were treated to a special Thanksgiving lunch last week. The meal was just one part of their lesson about the holiday that taught them why it is important to celebrate each year. To view more please log in or... + continue reading
Friday, November 21, 2014
by KIMBERLY RUBIO   Chief Deputy Doug Postert started his career in law enforcement at the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office in 1976, and although there were a few stops along the way it’s also where he will retire after 38 years in the field. To view more please... + continue reading

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Marcos Muñoz and Tenley Ortiz were the top overall finishers in the 5K run of the 30th-annual Southwest Texas Junior College Turkey Trot held last Saturday. Muñoz was the top-finishing... + continue reading

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
by KIM EAGLE Three insulin injections and a minimum of five finger pricks a day is the life of Katarina Castillo, age 15. You will never hear her complain about it, but diabetes has essentially... + continue reading

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
by MEGHANN GARCIA The Uvalde County Jail exceeded the budgeted amount for inmate medical expenses by more than $115,000 during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2013. Correctional facilities must provide health care to all inmates, as specified in the Eighth Amendment to the United States... + continue reading
Friday, November 21, 2014
by KIM EAGLE   A full house packed into the Batesville School cafeteria last Monday to hear about a new goal for the district, laid out in the strategic plan, that calls for new technology tools for every educator. The action item was part of the November regular school board... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tire-slashing vandals left 10 city residents nearly immobile Sunday morning. Uvalde Police began receiving reports of slashed tires early Sunday morning, and within a few hours they were dispatched to 10 separate incidents. On Tuesday, an additional incident was reported, however police... + continue reading