It was all coats and tails on Oct. 4 when the Humane Society of Uvalde held its annual Bark in the Park and Brian Faglie Memorial 5K Run at Uvalde Memorial Park. Event organizers said that as many as 300 attendees flocked to the park for the five-kilometer run and a slew of pet-centric contests, and that just under $16,000 was raised for HSU.
A border patrol agent fingerprints a young boy who was visiting the U.S Customs and Border Protection booth during National Night Out, held Tuesday in the Uvalde H-E-B Store parking lot at 201 E. Main St.
Delia Curry of Ft. Clark Springs is the El Progreso Library Artist of the Month for October. Her watercolor paintings will be on display in the library for the duration of the month. Curry was a promising artist at a young age, often being told by her teachers that she had a talent for the arts – especially drawing. She attended college at Sam Houston State University, where she majored in English, and was married in 1960 to Ken Curry who was in the military and later worked for the government.
Josie (Sanchez) and Ramon Garza of Fort Worth, formerly of Uvalde, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. A private party was given to the honorees by the family yesterday. Special out-of-town guests included Chris Ibarra of Wisconsin, Juan Sanchez of Illinois and Silvia Flores of Fort Worth.
Nikki Porras Aviles and Carlos Javier Rodriguez Jr. were united in holy matrimony on Oct. 4, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Valentine Gallegos of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiated the double-ring ceremony.
Submitted by Edgar on September 27, 2014 - 10:51pm
Sophie and Rex Jackson of Uvalde announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsey Jackson, to Jacob Mewhinney. The bride-elect is a 2008 Uvalde High School graduate. She also graduated from Texas A&M University in 2012, earning a degree in allied health.
Submitted by Edgar on September 20, 2014 - 11:52pm
Uvalde's Navy Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps members are exemplary leaders who pride themselves in helping the community. On Sept. 6, 35 NJROTC students arrived at El Progreso Memorial Library to help the local chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas with the implementation of a wildlife demonstration garden.
Submitted by Edgar on September 20, 2014 - 11:51pm
by KIM EAGLE
Teachers and administrators of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District were treated Monday evening to a free movie at Forum 6 Theatres. The viewing was part of a team-building activity funded by Kim Fulton and Sierra Industries.