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Thu
10
Nov

Uvalde receives .79 inches of rain

Recent showers accounted for .79 inches of rainfall in Uvalde, bringing the year-to-date precipitation to 28.49 inches. The weather station monitored by Texas A&M AgriLife recorded .78 and 0.01 inches, respectively, on Tuesday and Monday with rain expected to continue today. Totals for yesterday’s rainfall were not available when the newspaper was printed.

Thu
10
Nov

Thanksgiving luncheons set

Times for the Thanksgiving luncheons at Benson Elementary and Uvalde High School were not available for the Nov. 6 edition of the Leader-News. Plates are $6 each and can be paid for the day-of in the cafeteria. No outside food or drinks are allowed.

Tue
08
Nov

General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

 

 

 

Voting totals are in for Uvalde County.

For Uvalde County tax assessor/collector, Republican Rita Cordova Verstuyft won with 4,576 votes over Democrat Diana Uriegas Flores, who had 4,330.
 

U.S. President: Republican Donald J. Trump received 4,828 votes to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s 3,863.
 

U.S. Congress, District 23: Republican Will Hurd, incumbent, received 4,729 votes to Democrat Pete Gallego’s 3,824.
 

Texas Senate, District 19: Republican Peter Flores received 4,297 votes to incumbent Democrat Carlos Uresti’s 4,175.
 

(Only the tax assessor/collector’s race is final with these numbers. For U.S. Congress and the Texas Senate, many other counties also vote.)
 

Sun
06
Nov

Tuesday is final day to vote

 

by Meghann Garcia, managing editor

Tuesday, Nov. 8, is Election Day. Voters in Uvalde County will have their final opportunity to officially support candidates on the local level – Uvalde County tax assessor/collector – to state and national races, including the presidency.

Sun
06
Nov

Police officers’ Tasers off limits

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
Sun
06
Nov
Sun
06
Nov

Missing teens found

Two Sabinal teens who were reported missing last week were found Thursday in Uvalde. The 16-year-old boy was reported missing on Oct. 27, while the 14-year-old girl was reported missing on Oct. 31.
 
Sun
06
Nov

Garza abducts baby from ex’s home

Juan Jose Garza Jr., 26, was arrested Thursday after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and abducted the couple’s 3-month-old son. Garza is charged with burglary of habitation and endangering a child, criminal negligence. He was also arrested on a warrant for driving while intoxicated.
 

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