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09
Nov
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Morgan charms at library meet-and-greet

by KIM EAGLE
 
The El Progreso Memorial Library was a sea of smiling faces Thursday evening as over 100 people showed up to meet Mendell Morgan. Morgan was named the new director of El Progreso Memorial Library in September and officially started his new position last week. An official meet-and-greet was held Thursday at the library from 5 to 6:30 p.m. He wasted no time promoting the “beautiful building” and “wonderful facility” making sure that everyone who walked through the door was told about one of the library’s many, but sometimes unknown, treasures.
 
Fri
07
Nov
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ULN Today – Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

 

Wed
05
Nov
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Williams is county clerk

by MEGHANN GARCIA
 
Delighted cheers drowned out the murmured conversations shared by election night revelers on Tuesday, as the vote tally posted on the boards outside the Leader-News revealed Democratic candidate Donna Williams as the next Uvalde County clerk. Two Democrats and one Republican emerged triumphant in three Uvalde County races listed on the Nov. 4 ballot.
 
Wed
05
Nov
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AirLIFE lands at fiery crash scene

The driver involved in a one-vehicle accident was airlifted Monday to San Antonio with head injuries following a crash that caused his vehicle to burst into flames. Eddie Martz, 62, was airlifted to University Hospital in San Antonio, where as of yesterday morning he was in stable condition.
 
Wed
05
Nov
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Downtown gauge records 2 inches rain

What started as a light sprinkle Tuesday evening increased to steady rainfall Wednesday and was expected to continue throughout the day and night before dwindling tomorrow evening.
 
Tue
04
Nov
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Uvalde County voting - TOTAL

Tue
04
Nov
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Election Day candidates, polling sites

Today is Election Day. For information on how or where to vote, call the office of Uvalde County elections official Maggie Del Toro at 830-278-3225.



Multiple races are set to be decided, including local precinct, county, state and U.S. congressional seats.


UVALDE COUNTY

The only contested county-wide race is for the County Clerk's office. Republican Joyce Altgelt and Democrat Donna M. Williams will vie for the seat held by Ramona Hobbs.



PRECINCTS

Voters in Precincts 1, 5, and 12 will choose from Republican Steven T. Kennedy and Democrat Hector Luevano for Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace.



Voters in Precincts 6, 7, 8, 9, and 14 will choose between Republican Danny R. Welch and Democrat Raul T. Flores for Pct. 4 County Commissioner.



CONGRESS

Sat
01
Nov
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Nevarez crowned queen

Halloween night produced one huge treat for Alexandra Nevarez as she was crowned Uvalde High School’s 2014 Homecoming Queen. Her coronation took place during halftime of a close football game between the Coyotes and Southside Cardinals. She joins a prestigious list of winners past, including 2013 homecoming queen Addison Brewster who was on hand to pass down her tiara.
 
Sat
01
Nov
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Red Ribbon Week weaves drug-free attitudes

by KIM EAGLE
 
“It’s up to me to be drug free” was the theme at all Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District campuses this week as they celebrated Red Ribbon Week. Each campus held various dress-up days with drugfree themes, door decorating contests, and were given presentations by local law enforcement groups including Uvalde Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol.
 
Sat
01
Nov
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Knippa family displeased by handling of May 2007 incident

by KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
With his extensive criminal history that includes an arrest for sexual assault of a child, local law enforcement officers weren’t surprised by the recent arrest of 34-year-old Bo Jett Littleton in connection with the alleged kidnapping of two San Antonio women.
 

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