Garrison Belle Rutledge of Uvalde graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, during recent commencement exercises. Rutledge earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard College of Arts and Sciences. She was also named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall semester... + continue reading
By KIMBERLY RUBIO Uvalde County Jail staff booked in 1,981 inmates last year at the 339 King Fisher Lane facility. Those inmates consisted of 1,806 state and county inmates and 175 federal inmates. The facility is paid to house federal inmates; from October 2015 through September 2016,... + continue reading
By KIMBERLY RUBIO When an upper-level disturbance moved through the area on Sunday night, it brought strong winds that caused a controlled burn to get out of hand. The fire, which was ignited on Saturday in Concan, became unruly Sunday at around 6:30 p.m., and Concan and Reagan Wells fire... + continue reading
Devan Caballero takes a moment with the head chef aboard the Liberty of the Seas cruise liner to talk about the process in which they feed 4,500 people in 45 minutes. Preparing food in advance, like the shrimp cocktail seen here, is how that task is achieved. Caballero and her aunt were invited to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the kitchen. The cruise liner sailed to Cozumel, Mexico, and Jamaica during hurricane season in early October. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Uvalde%20Leader-...
Bonnie Chapa reads the Uvalde Leader-News while Larry Y. Padilla poses for a picture with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in their locker room. The photo was taken a day before Chapa and Padilla attended the Dallas Cowboys/Philadelphia Eagles game that ended with the Cowboys winning, 30-23, in overtime. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Uvalde%20Leader-NewsID238/
Mickey Gerdes pauses before Game 5 of the World Series to take a moment with the Uvalde Leader-News and a photo of his grandfather, Woodrow Ede, who was a big Cubs fan. “When I was little, we would watch the afternoon games on WGN – back before Wrigley had lights – or we would go over the box scores in the Sporting News if we couldn’t catch the games on TV,” Gerdes wrote on Nov. 1. “Back in 2003, I promised him during the NLCS that if our Cubbies won, I would take him to Wrigley to see them in the World Series… My Poppo passed away in 2005, but I...
By KIMBERLY RUBIODalton Early Childhood Center was recently selected as one of five regional finalists in the 2017 H-E-B annual Excellence in Education awards program. As a regional finalist in the early childhood category, Dalton received $5,... + continue reading
By MEGHANN GARCIAInterlocal agreements that call for Uvalde County Appraisal District to collect taxes on behalf of area taxing entities have not been updated since 1994 in several cases and 2010 in two others. It’s an issue UCAD directors ... + continue reading
By MEGHANN GARCIAThree students within the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District have departed for Washington, D.C., to attend the Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit through which they will attend presidentelect Donald J. Trump... + continue reading