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Governor presents Purple Heart to Cantu

 
 
Governor Greg Abbott recently presented the Texas Purple Heart to four members of the United States military, including Uvalde native Sgt. Michael Cantu.
 
The presentation took place at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
 
Cantu, along with Specialist James Burkett, Private First Class Jose Romo, and Staff Sgt. Guadalupe Chapa, were injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) blast while serving on an Multinational Force of Observers mission in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt on Sept. 3, 2015.
 
The men were members of A Troop, 1-112 Cavalry Squadron, 72nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard.
 
Each service member involved sustained non-life threatening injuries.
 
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Oct
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Oct

Doctor killed in crash

Uvalde resident and Brackettville Clinic family medicine practitioner Dr. Francisco Guajardo died Tuesday night as a result of a motorcycle crash. The two-vehicle wreck occurred 
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27
Sep

Mallory a class act at Flores

 
by Kimberly Rubio, staff writer
 
At a time when children are under extreme pressure to pass standardized tests, Flores Middle School teacher Carol Mallory reminds her students daily that there is more than one way to be smart.
 
Mallory, who has been teaching for 24 years, presently serves as a reading interventionist at Flores, part of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District.
 
On any given day, she can be found at her classroom greeting students or wishing them a great day.
 
In the classroom, Mallory strives to provide intensive instruction for sixth- and seventh-grade students who struggle with reading.
 
Mallory attended Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.
 
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Bumper-car act leads to pepper spray blast

Uvalde Police on Thursday arrested three people after a vehicular assault that ended with one man being doused in pepper spray. The incident began at the intersection of Ham Lane and East 
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24
Sep

Uvalde Police Officer directs traffic

Uvalde Police Officer Greg Villa directs traffic at the intersection of Getty and Main streets after an 18-wheeler lost an axle on Friday afternoon.

 

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