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20 years down

By CHEYENNE MUELLER
 
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Palomino Fest

Parade marshal Ernest Servantes, celebrity pitmaster and Uvalde native, waves to the crowd from the First State Bank of Uvalde float on which he was joined by Uvalde High School mariachi musicians and ballet folklórico dancers.
 
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Sullivan to speak to clubs about fraud

Immunizing consumers against fraud, scams, and identity theft is the goal of a presentation set today at noon at the Uvalde Country Club. For the combined service clubs' meeting, the Uvalde Rotary, Lions, and Kiwanis club members will hear a presentation by Sandy Sullivan, 
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New hearing set in Vielma’s murder case

A status hearing is scheduled for one week from tomorrow in the capital murder case against Sabrina Vielma. Vielma is set to stand trial for the 2011 death of her 4-yearold son Davaughn Rodriguez in January of 2017. 38th Judicial District Judge Camile DuBose will oversee the case, for which the prosecution is seeking the death penalty.

 

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04
Sep

It’s not taboo: Talk about suicide

by Cheyenne Mueller, staff writer
With the start of a new school year, most campuses focus on the students’ potential and what positives the year can bring. However, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, 30 percent of college students feel so depressed that they can’t function.

Uvalde Police Department reported that officers are dispatched to 10-15 phone calls about suicidal threats per year and respond to four to five suicides per year.

Even though Uvalde’s suicide statistics aren’t as prominent as more populated communities – San Antonio reported 174 official suicides in 2013 – mental illness is a serious, but often taboo, subject to talk about.

Erin Hernandez of Elite Counseling in Uvalde addressed that while there is a stigma behind mental illness, there shouldn’t be.

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Uvalde HS homecoming court set

by CHEYENNE MUELLER 

STAFF WRITER 
 
Uvalde High School’s homecoming will take place Friday, when the Uvalde High School Coyotes football team takes on the Carrizo Springs Wildcats.
 
 

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