Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District was owed $1,703,259 in back taxes as of February, according to tax attorney Albert Walker. While some of that money was paid within the last month, the school district is still owed well over $1 million in 2015 property taxes alone.
Students of the Uvalde Area Homeschool Co-op have perfected their British accents and mastered the art of anthropomorphism as they prepare their dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” as adapted by Don Quinn.
She may be small, but 8-year-old Hayden Pegues has a huge heart. A cancer patient herself, Hayden is rallying the Uvalde community to come together and raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Hayden is a San Antonio resident who was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was 6 years old. She is the daughter of Lisa and John Pegues of San Antonio. Her extended family, Terry and Bobby Studer, Terri Studer, and Sharon Studer reside in Uvalde.
Students in Dora Gallardo’s pre-kindergarten dual language class at Dalton Early Childhood Center fine-tune their egg-hunting skills in preparation for the main event. Each classroom took a few minutes out of the day on Thursday to hunt Easter eggs and crack cascarones before the holiday weekend.
A Texas Star afghan will be awarded to one lucky person whose name is picked during a prize drawing to benefit Herby Ham Activity Center. The drawing is set for May 4 at 10 a.m. and tickets cost $5 each or five for $20. Participants do not have to be present to win.