Uvalde City Council members are looking to crack down on distracted driving and, as a result, may ban texting while driving within the city limits. The topic was discussed Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, and it is set for further discussion at council’s Nov. 10 meeting. Although Texas does not have a statewide law banning the use of cell phones, many cities have adopted ordinances prohibiting drivers from using the devices while driving.
There's a new magazine in town, and it can be found on newstands with Sunday's Leader-News.
The 52-page, all-color Hunter's Journal replaces the long-lived Southwest Texas Hunter's Guide. Many of the same important features, such as the area hunting outlook, regulations, and hunting tales remain in the new publication. But there are also a number of exciting additions to the glossy magazine, including two pages of recipes and dozens of new advertisers with exciting products to entice us.
The Uvalde City Council will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall to discuss adopting an ordinance banning texting while driving. Council will also discuss the possibility of eliminating garage sale permit fees.
In a bizarre twist, a former Child Protective Services employee and her partner have had their 6-month-old child taken away from them while an investigation continues into whether or not he was abused by the couple.
The message from Tuesday night’s Women’s Health Expo was a simple one – “If you have boobs you’re at risk.” Leslie Mouton emphasized these words as she spoke about her experience with breast cancer and the importance of self testing and early detection.
With its colorful packaging and near undetectability in basic drug screenings, local law enforcement officers are not surprised synthetic marijuana has quickly gained popularity among local adolescents. However, they say teenagers are failing to recognize the dangers associated with the drug’s unpredictable side effects.
Four people were hospitalized Monday afternoon after a head-on-collision that left one car destroyed and a van significantly damaged in the 2700 block of East Main Street. According to the police report, the two-vehicle accident occurred as Ronald Veltz Jr., driving a 1998 Saturn, was traveling east and Delia Morin Sanchez, driving a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country minivan, was traveling west.
KSAT News anchorwoman Leslie Mouton (left) talks with Beverly Riddle during the Women’s Health Expo held Tuesday at the Willie De Leon Civic Center. Mouton met with women after her speech and before the physicians’ panel.
Three Uvalde High School seniors have been named as candidates to be crowned homecoming queen during halftime of this year's homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 31. Queen candidates for Homecoming 2014 are Juanita Aguilar, Iesha Ferguson and Alexandra Nevarez. Please see next Sunday's edition of the Uvalde Leader-News to see which of these candidates receives the crown.
A 21-year-old city of Uvalde employee was killed Thursday after he was struck by a hit-andrun driver while repairing a water leak in the 500 block of Old Carrizo Road. According to the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office, city employee and Uvalde resident Adrian Vega was inside a trench when he was struck by a 2007 Ford Taurus, driven by Manuel De La Garza, 34, also of Uvalde.