Trick-or-treaters are cautioned to never accept unsealed treats from strangers, but Roxanne and Joe Hill aren’t strangers to the hundreds of children who flock to their home every year. For what Roxanne estimated to be 13 years, the couple and their friends have manned an assembly line of grilling and serving from 100 – in the early days – then 200, 300 and 400, to what’s now 500 hot dogs to visitors. The children also receive a pack of candy and a juice box.
Uvalde City Council members are looking to crack down on distracted driving and, as a result, may ban texting while driving within the city limits. The topic was discussed Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, and it is set for further discussion at council’s Nov. 10 meeting. Although Texas does not have a statewide law banning the use of cell phones, many cities have adopted ordinances prohibiting drivers from using the devices while driving.
Two University of Texas at San Antonio students were rescued from an alleged kidnapping after a fire alarm was triggered, thus summoning authorities to the campus and allowing the victims to elude an armed assailant. Please see Sunday's Leader-News for more details on the case.
Submitted by Uvalde1 on October 27, 2014 - 12:58pm
There's a new magazine in town, and it can be found on newstands with Sunday's Leader-News.
The 52-page, all-color Hunter's Journal replaces the long-lived Southwest Texas Hunter's Guide. Many of the same important features, such as the area hunting outlook, regulations, and hunting tales remain in the new publication. But there are also a number of exciting additions to the glossy magazine, including two pages of recipes and dozens of new advertisers with exciting products to entice us.
The Uvalde City Council will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall to discuss adopting an ordinance banning texting while driving. Council will also discuss the possibility of eliminating garage sale permit fees.
In a bizarre twist, a former Child Protective Services employee and her partner have had their 6-month-old child taken away from them while an investigation continues into whether or not he was abused by the couple.
The message from Tuesday night’s Women’s Health Expo was a simple one – “If you have boobs you’re at risk.” Leslie Mouton emphasized these words as she spoke about her experience with breast cancer and the importance of self testing and early detection.
With its colorful packaging and near undetectability in basic drug screenings, local law enforcement officers are not surprised synthetic marijuana has quickly gained popularity among local adolescents. However, they say teenagers are failing to recognize the dangers associated with the drug’s unpredictable side effects.
Four people were hospitalized Monday afternoon after a head-on-collision that left one car destroyed and a van significantly damaged in the 2700 block of East Main Street. According to the police report, the two-vehicle accident occurred as Ronald Veltz Jr., driving a 1998 Saturn, was traveling east and Delia Morin Sanchez, driving a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country minivan, was traveling west.