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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Two grass fires and a burning vehicle kept the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department busy Thursday afternoon and evening. At approximately 4:22 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to U.S. Highway 90, five miles east of Uvalde, for a report of a small grass fire.
In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, many area offices and businesses will be closed. Businesses and other agencies to be closed tomorrow include: banks, colleges and schools; city, county; and state government offices.