A quick-hitting storm that developed Friday morning over the mountains of Mexico and marched across southwest Texas delivered a drenching rain, high winds and a smattering of hail to the Uvalde area. The lunchtime downpour dropped up to 2 inches of rain on the south side with .5 of an inch reported just west of town.
While all law enforcement officers sacrifice a great deal to serve and protect, the Tuesday morning Fallen but Not Forgotten, Uvalde County Fallen Officer Memorial specifically honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice, and gave their lives in the line of duty.
Uvalde Memorial Hospital has announced plans to unveil their new uHealth portal, which will be available to all patients starting in June of 2014. The interactive web portal will empower patients and their families to take a more active role in their care by providing easy, secure access to their health information and online communication with hospital staff.
The 22nd annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive will be conducted Saturday, and U.S Postal customers are encouraged to leave nonperishable food items next to their mailbox for pickup. Items that can be donated include canned foods such as soup or vegetables and dry goods like beans, rice and boxed potatoes.
Teaching is one of the hardest professions to be truly great at, and teachers are always looking for that next piece of information that will help them achieve that greatness. Uvalde resident Deyanira Salazar recently organized a way for teachers to possibly attain that next great teaching strategy.
Cindy Castillo (left) and Ester Gonzalez hold up a copy of the Uvalde Leader-News in front of the Duomo di Milano Cathedral in Milano, Italy. The structure took six centuries to complete and is the fifth largest cathedral in the world.
While it was discovered that several city residents requested more than one mail-in ballot for the city of Uvalde municipal election, the entire issue was resolved before anything untoward occurred. That news came Friday from city manager Jennifer Garver, who said the matter was brought to her attention by an outside individual on Thursday.
Fifteen undocumented immigrants traveling in a stolen vehicle crashed into a fence in the Uvalde Estates as they attempted to elude Uvalde County Sheriff’s deputies. The incident occurred at 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The vehicle was traveling on U.S Highway 83.