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.
Two Uvalde men lost their lives this week in roadway accidents. Jimmy Light died from head injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday night, according to Uvalde County Sheriff Charles Mendeke. Mendeke said Light was traveling west in the 600 block of Hacienda Road when he lost control of his motorcycle.
A zone change for the purpose of building several storage units at an existing 260 N. Grove St. facility caused concerns for several Uvalde residents; however, despite their opposition, city council approved the change from industrial to business. The request by applicant David Willis was approved April 24 during a Uvalde City Council meeting.
It was not the beginning of a zombie apocalypse but a rather unfortunate incident involving a bird that left thousands of Uvalde County residents without electricity for several hours. At approximately 5:24 p.m. on Thursday, an outage at an electrical substation in Uvalde left 5,200 customers without electricity.