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Sun
11
Oct

Sheriff announces re-election bid

While Charles Mendeke personally has 31 years in law enforcement to pull from in his role as sheriff of Uvalde County, his department offers 320 years of experience to the county’s residents. That’s how long his 13 patrol deputies, three criminal investigators 
Sun
11
Oct

The auction took place Wednesday

Albert Walker Jr. (second from right), tax attorney for Uvalde County Appraisal District, conducts a property auction on the steps of the County Courthouse. The auction took place Wednesday. According to Walker, three properties were bought during the sale, for a total sale of $46,000.
 
Sun
11
Oct

Rain halts classes, football

Steady, gushing rain brought by a Thursday/Friday storm system delivered a deluge of water on Uvalde County, causing flooding and numerous road closures. The rain also caused two college campuses to close their doors and delayed the Friday night varsity football game.
 
Thu
08
Oct

Cleaning days slated for Hillcrest Cemetery

The city of Uvalde will conduct a fall cleanup next week at Hillcrest Cemetery, 1300 W. Main St. All flowers, ornaments, decorations and other items must be removed from each grave no later than Tuesday.
 
Thu
08
Oct

Caught on camera?

As of this week, the city of Uvalde is utilizing a new software program to track city ordinance violations. An added bonus is that residents can now report violations using a mobile app. The city’s development office has implemented a new software, GOEnforce, which will allow code 
Sun
04
Oct

Burrises publish football history

 

 

 

by Charley Robinson, contributing writer

Legendary Sabinal football statistician and Yellowjacket gridiron historian, Ross Burris, and his son Randy have co-authored a book, “Sabinal Yellowjacket Football History, 1919-2014.”

It’s a lifetime labor of love for the senior Burris, who was the Yellowjacket statistician for 42 years.

A few copies of the publication have been sold at Gabriel’s Loft (the old Ross Theater) in Sabinal, and there will be a table at the homecoming football game Oct. 16. The book will also be available at Gabriel’s Loft on Saturday morning, Oct. 17, during the homecoming parade. In the afternoon, there will also be a booth set up at Sabinal High School during homecoming activities.

Copies may also be obtained by accessing the website www.sabinalfootball.com. The book will remain on sale at Gabriel’s Loft when it is open.

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