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 taken over every aspect of her life. She is still able to do all of the things she enjoys, but she has to maintain a level of caution that only another diabetic can understand.
The dulcet sounds of Christmas will fill the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Opera House on Dec. 6 when the Uvalde Christmas Gala gets underway at 7 p.m. The gala, which uses much of the same talent as last year’s Gospel Gala, will cost $10 to attend and tickets will only be sold in a reserve capacity from City Hall, located at 100 E. Main St.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sanders of Concan announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Caitlyn Elizabeth, to Joe Dale Cumbie Jr. The bride-elect graduated from Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde and received an associate of applied science in radiologic technology.
Monica Muñoz Martinez has been named professor of American studies and ethnic studies at Brown University. Martinez is a 2002 Uvalde High School graduate who earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the American Studies Program at Yale University in 2012.
Dennis Yang took a break from running around the perimeter of the contiguous United States to talk to students at Robb Elementary on Wednesday afternoon. He spoke on the importance of reading, goal setting, and living a healthy lifestyle.
Uvalde Classical Academy waltzed its way to $14,000 Saturday with their inaugural “Dancing with our Stars” fundraiser. The winners of the dance competition and recipients of a Carnival Cruise were Cheryl and Paul Scholl.
They came from near and a far, members of the Uvalde High School Class of 1954, to reminisce, renew old friendships and share their life experiences for the past 60 years. Several still make Uvalde their home while others traveled from Colorado and California for the event. “Deeds, not words” was the class motto and they have certainly lived up to the challenge.