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Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
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Firefighters hose down a mobile home

Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department firefighters hose down a mobile home after a fire ignited inside Lot 189, Uvalde Estates Drive residence. No injuries were reported for the Tuesday evening blaze, but the home was destroyed.
 
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Oscar Albardo Day in Uvalde

Oscar Albarado (seated) is joined for a picture by his son Jacob Albarado (standing, left, displaying his father's championship belt) and grandsons Jacob Zachary (back) and Jordan Isaiah during a celebration held at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The celebration was held Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of Oscar Albardo Day in Uvalde, as proclaimed by the Uvalde Chamber of Commerce in 1976 in honor of the Uvaldean’s victory for the light middleweight world boxing title.
 
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ULN picks up state newspaper awards

The Uvalde Leader-News picked up three awards, including one first-place honor, during this year’s Texas Press Association Summer Leadership Retreat, held June 16-18 in Montgomery, just north of Houston. Claiming first-place in Division 4 for column writing was Leader-News 
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Todd Dorris and Justin Mariscal prepare to extinguish flames

Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department member Todd Dorris (right) and Justin Mariscal (back) prepare to extinguish flames engulfing a riding lawnmower that was previously being used on an empty lot at the corner of East Calera and South Wood streets at approximately 10 a.m on Friday morning.
 
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Looking for a few good women

By CHEYENNE MUELLER
 

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