The complete lineup is still pending, but James Volz's football prediction show will resume tomorrow, albeit in a different format than longtime listeners have come to expect. This year, Volz and friends will broadcast live audio and video from The Huddle Sports Bar.
by Kimberly Rubio, staff writer The Uvalde Police Department has hired four new police officers and promoted six others from within the department.
In addition, Sgt. Eduardo Canales was transferred from the patrol division to the criminal investigation division, where he will assist in supervising criminal offenses assigned to the division.
Beco Diaz was named school resource officer. As such, Diaz will provide law enforcement and police services for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. Diaz will also head the police explorers and Teens in the Driver Seat programs.
Canales, a nine-year veteran of the department, attended the Middle Rio Grande Law Enforcement Academy at Southwest Texas Junior College in 2006 while also working as a dispatcher. He has an associate degree from SWTJC.
Mother-and-daughter travelers Manuela Gonzales (left) and Tina Gonzales read the Uvalde Leader-News while on a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. The pair also floated in the Dead Sea. While on pilgrimage, the Gonzaleses visited holy sites such as the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and the Church of The Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo visits with students at Dalton Early Childhood Center. The Uvalde Police Department arranged to have Jacob Perez with Uvalde’s Entertainment Costumes speak to students on Thursday about the importance of education.
by Cheyenne Mueller, staff writer Master Chief Calvin Lambert is on a roll. Uvalde High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps instructor is one of six finalists for the 2017 Texas Teacher of the Year award.
Lambert received the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching in April and was awarded Region 20’s Texas Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association of School Administrators last month.
On Monday, at a back-to-school pep rally at the high school, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Jeanette Ball announced Lambert’s candidacy for the Texas Teacher of the Year award.