School is back in session, according to Allison Ruiz, a kindergartner at Batesville School who participated in career day by dressing up as a teacher. The career day, held March 3, was part of a Texas Public Schools Week celebration.
While it isn’t the ideal weekend getaway, some defendants are serving their jail sentence in Saturday-Sunday intervals. According to Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell, the purpose of the jail sentence is to allow inmates to maintain a job during the week and productively contribute to the community.
Six new sports practice fields are now available for public use thanks to a partnership between the city of Uvalde Parks and Recreation Department and Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. These fields, which can be utilized by anyone at no cost, are located on UCISD property near the intersection of Camp and Studer streets. Six backstops have been erected to serve the ever-growing youth sport population in and around Uvalde.
Five state jail felonies were allegedly committed at Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District campuses in 2015. Those cases involved one burglary of a building, one aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and three incidents in which a student made a false alarm or report.