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Time Warner Cable adds football networks

Time Warner Cable has added popular sports programming including NFL Network, Longhorn Network, and SEC Network to lineups in Uvalde, Del Rio, Dilley, Crystal City and Eagle Pass.

The additional programming became effective Tuesday, Dec. 9.

We know our customers in South Texas are enthusiastic sports fans and these channels will be welcomed with excitement,” said Brad Wakely, area vice president of operations for Time Warner Cable in South Texas. “These new channels will bring the most competitive teams in collegiate and professional sports to the homes of our customers.”

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First streets to be repaired identified

by KIMBERLY RUBIO

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Third time’s a charm for new city manager

by MEGHANN GARCIA

Uvalde was on Vince DiPiazza’s radar decades ago when the city manager position was open, and now with considerable experience and enthusiasm the current Dumas resident will make the move a reality after being officially hired as city manager. After discussion during a closed session on Tuesday evening, Uvalde City Council voted unanimously to hire DiPiazza, who was present for the public meeting held at city hall.
 
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Judge orders gag for murder trial

by KIMBERLY RUBIO

Although a motion for continuance was denied, trial dates for Thomas Ray Nelson, who was indicted on capital murder charges for the shooting death of his mother-in-law and her friend, have been moved to February pending a competency evaluation. Judge Thomas F. Lee, who is assigned to the case, also placed a gag order on anyone involved in the case. This is to prevent them from speaking to the media until the case is resolved. This decision came Tuesday during a hearing at the Uvalde County Justice Center.
 
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ULN Today – Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

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Wheels up: Skate park will be built

After over 10 years of conversation between skaters, donors, city officials, and designers, contractors are scheduled to begin construction in January on a skate park at Uvalde Memorial Park. The skate park will be located near the volleyball courts at the park, which is located at 337 E. Main St.
 
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Attack sends woman to hospital

Emma Beam, a Uvalde resident, was taken to Uvalde Memorial Hospital on Friday morning after a chained dog bit her as she walked in the 400 block of North Wood Street.
 
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‘Strait Tejano’ release set Tuesday

by KIM EAGLE
 
Members of Los Palominos plan to play Strait to our hearts on Tuesday as they release yet another album, titled Strait Tejano. The Arreola brothers – Johnny, James, Julio, Jorge and Jimmy – who are getting ready to celebrate their 25th anniversary as a band next year thought it would be nice to release a compilation album consisting of the music they grew up playing.
 
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Reading is physical education in two classrooms

by KIM EAGLE
 
You might think the students in Kaci Mello’s class at Benson Elementary are on a ship in the middle of the ocean, the way their heads bob as they read. And no, they don’t have Attention Deficit Disorder. They are reading “Where the Red Fern Grows” during fifth-grade English class while sitting on stability balls.
 
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A-list actor pays hometown visit

by Kimberly Rubio

 

Three Minit-Mart employees were greeted by a celebrity customer on Monday when Oscar-award winner Matthew McConaughey stopped at the local convenience store.

The actor, who is a Uvalde native, stopped at the North Getty Street store to put gas in his vehicle.

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