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Thu
08
Sep

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, 
Sun
04
Sep

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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Sun
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.

Sun
04
Sep

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.
 
 
Sun
04
Sep

Look, mom! No hands!

Jordan Chacon raises his arms while enjoying a carnival ride during the sneakpeek night that kicked off this weekend’s 20th annual Palomino Fest at The Uvalde County Fairplex. Chacon was joined on the ride by his cousin, Zuliet Castro, on Thursday. Palomino Fest ends today.

 

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Sun
04
Sep

Read up on the news

George and Carolyn Ligocky read up on the news at home while waiting at the burlap-adorned altar erected for their granddaughter’s wedding in Talkeetna, Alaska. Carolyn says the setting was rustic and the groom arrived on his dirt bike. The picture is a submission to the Leader-News photo contest.

 

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Sun
04
Sep

Fighting Father Time: Anti-aging expert tells how

by LOGAN GARNETT 

GENERAL MANAGER 
 
He’s hardly Ponce De Leon, doggedly pursuing the legendary and elusive Fountain of Youth, but Dr. Dave Woynarowski has devoted the last few decades of his career to combatting the toll that time increasingly takes on our bodies. “Is it possible to slow the aging process? And, if possible, what works and what doesn’t?” Woynarowski asked Thursday afternoon as guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Uvalde’s weekly lunch meeting.

 

Thu
01
Sep

UCSO seizes 375 pounds of marijuana

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
Thu
01
Sep

Fire strips couple of home, business

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
Thu
01
Sep

Funding benefits after-school learning

By CHEYENNE MUELLER
 

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