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10
Jul

Zamora joins Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office

Former Uvalde Police Department school resource officer and Explorers advisor Emmanuel Zamora is the newest deputy to join the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office. A Uvalde native, Zamora graduated from Uvalde 
Thu
07
Jul

Third child drowns this year

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
Thu
07
Jul

Castaneda's family recently donated $25,000 to the city of Uvalde

City of Uvalde staff, Uvalde community members, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District staff, and the late Oscar Castaneda Jr.'s family gather for a picture during a renaming ceremony at the city's sports complex. On June 25, the city renamed the T-ball fields at the Uvalde Sports Complex to Castaneda Field. Castaneda's family recently donated $25,000 to the city of Uvalde to be used at the sports complex.
 
Thu
07
Jul

New cases of chronic wasting disease reported

Thirteen new cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) were confirmed at a Medina County captive white-tailed deer breeding facility on June 29. Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) discovered the cases while conducting an epidemiological 
Thu
07
Jul

SWTJC cosmetology students place in national competition

THE FOLLOWING was submitted by Southwest Texas Junior College public information office staff.
 
Sun
03
Jul

UCAD: More than 900 tax protests filed

 
 
 
 
Tax protest deadline is Friday
With the deadline to officially file a property tax protest with Uvalde County Appraisal District being Friday, over 900 such protests have already been filed with the district.
 
Due to property valuations being hiked across the board recently by UCAD, its employees were expecting to see a significant spike in the number of disgruntled taxpayers seeking to lower their values, but so far the number of filed protests has been rather tame.
 
“I’d say that it’s actually been about average,” Mary Flores, UCAD exemption clerk, said of the 931 protests on file as of Thursday.
 
Sun
03
Jul

Fireworks show a go: Join Uvalde Leader-News, Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department at Fairplex

 
 
 
Thanks to generous donations from local individuals and businesses, all of the $15,000 goal needed to put on this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show has been met.
 
The show, which is co-sponsored by the Uvalde Leader-News and Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department, is scheduled to take place July 4 at the Uvalde County Fairplex, with gates opening at 7:30 p.m. Things are scheduled to get popping at 9:30 p.m.
 
Tailgate parties are welcome and guests are invited to bring their own food and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; glass containers and barbecue pits are not allowed.
 
Utopia show
Sabinal Canyon’s biggest event comes to town on July 4 to celebrate our nation’s independence. Join thousands of visitors and locals for a fireworks show in Utopia Park beginning at dark.
 

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