Damian Ojeda, 18, has regained consciousness following a major vehicle crash and although he has a long road to recovery, his family says they know he will prevail. Ojeda was involved in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 83 South on Oct. 6.
With each October, along with changing leaves and a mild cool snap, two things are certain: Halloween and the mailing of property tax notices by Uvalde County Appraisal District. This year, according to newly-hired chief appraiser Robert Valdez, the approximately 25,000 notices should be arriving in mailboxes on or around Oct. 24.
Master Chief Calvin Lambert is the first Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District teacher in its history to be nominated for the Texas Teacher of the Year award. While his name wasn’t called when the winner was announced Friday, UCISD Superintendent Jeanette Ball knows the real prize came home to Uvalde.
The last time Tiffany Montgomery saw her ex-boyfriend, he was holding a knife to his ex-wife’s throat – all because the woman had taken Montgomery in after the man shoved her out of a moving vehicle. It has been 15 years since that day, but Montgomery said the trauma she endured during that four-year relationship will last a lifetime.
Uvalde Police Officer Philip Peeler (far left) compares notes with an Uvalde EMS employee as UPD Officer Beco Diaz speaks with members of the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck. The collision occurred Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of North Getty Street.