Members of the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department auxiliary pose for a picture with trophies they received for having the best overall time in several competitions at the Uvalde County Fairplex on Sunday. The ladies displayed a sign created for 2-year-old Jaxson Martinez, son of Judy Martinez and volunteer firefighter Juan Martinez, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma. (Photo by Pete Luna|Leader-News)
Thursday, October 2, 2014
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It's been one week since 2-year-old Jaxson Martinez's parents learned his body was harboring a cancerous tumor, but as they've worked to process that information their friends have been hard at work organizing fundraisers and a blood drive to help the young family. Members of... + continue reading
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Two teams that won their respective District 29-5A football openers last Friday will do battle tomorrow at Laredo as the Uvalde Coyotes go up against the Laredo Cigarroa Toros. Kick-off time for the game at Shirley Field is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.   To view more... + continue reading
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The Uvalde Lobos recorded one their biggest wins of the season Tuesday night as they knocked off the previously unbeaten Somerset Lady Bulldogs in District 29-5A volleyball competition. Playing before a big crowd in the Uvalde High School Gym, the Lobos got off to a good start with a 25... + continue reading
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Green Thumb Garden Club has announced residential and business Yard of the Month honorees for September. The residential Yard of the Month is 239 Myrtle St., the residence of Rob and Lea Rentch.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
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KIMBERLY RUBIO STAFF WRITER   How Uvalde Memorial Hospital is prepared to operate unaffected in the event of a major disaster – and how community members can plan at home – were focus points of an open house held Monday in observance of National Preparedness... + continue reading
Members of the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department auxiliary pose for a picture with trophies they received for having the best overall time in several competitions at the Uvalde County Fairplex on Sunday. The ladies displayed a sign created for 2-year-old Jaxson Martinez, son of Judy Martinez and volunteer firefighter Juan Martinez, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma. (Photo by Pete Luna|Leader-News)

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Uvalde firefighters show they are more than prepared to deal with emergencies as they claim first place in timed competitions held Sunday at the Uvalde County Fairplex.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
Saturday, September 27, 2014
by KIMBERLY RUBIO   Sabrina Vielma, who was indicted for capital murder for the December 2011 death of her 4-year-old son, will likely see her case go to trial in April 2016. The tentative trial date was set after Judge Camile DuBose, who presides over the 38th judicial... + continue reading
Saturday, September 27, 2014
by KIMBERLY RUBIO   When investigating a case, Uvalde police are looking for the who, what, when, where, why and how of a matter, and to answer those questions investigators rely on evidence seized at the scene of a crime. At the Uvalde Police Department, evidence is stored... + continue reading

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Two teams that won their respective District 29-5A football openers last Friday will do battle tomorrow at Laredo as the Uvalde Coyotes go up against the Laredo Cigarroa Toros. Kick-off... + continue reading

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
Green Thumb Garden Club has announced residential and business Yard of the Month honorees for September. The residential Yard of the Month is 239 Myrtle St., the residence of Rob and Lea... + continue reading

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Thursday, October 2, 2014
KIM EAGLE STAFF WRITER   If taken out right away a thorn does not cause a lot of harm, but if left to fester over time it becomes much more painful and harder to remove. The same can be said of grudges, according to the Rev. Tony Gruben, of Baptist Temple Church in Uvalde.... + continue reading
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The city of Uvalde will conduct a fall cleanup at Hillcrest Cemetery, located at 1300 W. Main St., on Oct. 14-15. All flowers, ornaments, decorations and other items must be removed from each grave no later than Monday, Oct. 13. Cemetery staff will remove and dispose of all items that are not... + continue reading
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Southwest Texas Junior College will host the second National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association rodeo of the season Thursday through Saturday at the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Evening performances will start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Over 350 collegiate athletes... + continue reading