Thursday, May 25, 2017
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By KIMBERLY RUBIO On May 13, 1915, during World War I, French Officer Gaston de Launay knelt down in a trench in Belgium and found a Bible belonging to a Canadian soldier. The family keepsake was passed down to his niece Rosemarie Carr, of Uvalde, where it sat on a shelf in her home until... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Anthon Elementary students react as Gary Scurage, owner of Gator Country Adventure Park in Beaumont, uses a live, unrestricted alligator to show that an alligator can only lower its bottom jaw, cannot see in front of itself and utilizes its tail as a weapon. The school’s Parent Teacher... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Intermittent rain and humid, gloomy conditions failed to deter 30 disc golfers from participating in the Mayhem at Memorial disc golf tournament, which was held Saturday at the Uvalde Memorial Park. The Professional Disc Golf Association-sanctioned tournament was hosted by the Uvalde Disc Golf... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Former Uvalde High School standout athlete Roland Ramirez will be the featured speaker for the Uvalde High School sports banquet scheduled next Tuesday night at the Uvalde County Fairplex. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets for the banquet cost $15 and they are available at the Uvalde... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Powder Puff MMXVII will be played tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl. Action in the 2017 Uvalde High School girls’ flag football classic will get underway at 6 p.m. The game tomorrow will feature the Class of 2017 girls, this year’s UHS seniors, and the Class of 2018 girls, this... + continue reading

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Humane Society of Uvalde program director Diana San Miguel (center) accepts approximately $700 worth of donations from Uvalde Memorial Hospital staff members. HSU, which seeks to re-home animals rescued from the city of Uvalde animal control facility, was the recipient of UMH’s National... + continue reading
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Uvalde peace officers (left to right) Marco Gonzales, Leo Flores and Gilbert Valdez lead a group of law enforcement officers as they escort the Flame of Hope through Uvalde. The torch was due in Arlington for the Special Olympics Texas Summer Games, which starts today and will continue through... + continue reading
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
By CHARLEY ROBINSON Peer mediation is one of the disciplinary measures being utilized at Flores Middle School. According to Nikki Rodriguez, campus facilitator, the program has been effective in resolving student conflicts. Rodriguez and UCISD family specialist Barbara Chase, with 16... + continue reading
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Everyone knows that you can’t read a newspaper under water. Everyone except the winner of the latest Uvalde Leader-News. Vacation Photo Contest. Marco Gonzalez captured first place and the $250 prize for reading the Leader-News while swimming last summer in the Caribbean Sea off the Cayman Islands. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Uvalde%20Leader-NewsID238/
Uvalde resident Danijela Huerta checks out the Leader-News while attending the winter edition of Comiket in Tokyo, Japan. Comiket is one of Japan’s biggest comic-related events. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Uvalde%20Leader-NewsID238/
Olivia Martinez, a Leakey High School class of 2013 graduate, checks out the Uvalde Leader-News in Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Uvalde%20Leader-NewsID238/

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Powder Puff MMXVII will be played tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl. Action in the 2017 Uvalde High School girls’ flag football classic will get underway at 6 p.m. The game tomorrow will... + continue reading

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
By KIMBERLY RUBIO On May 13, 1915, during World War I, French Officer Gaston de Launay knelt down in a trench in Belgium and found a Bible belonging to a Canadian soldier. The family keepsake... + continue reading

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
By KIMBERLY RUBIO After Uvalde County Commissioners reversed a September of 2016 decision to abandon County Road 429D, Lena “Marina” Garcia said she had every right to continue denying her neighbor access to the easement. The action took place Monday during a 10 a.m. meeting... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Tomorrow is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Texas Big Game Awards ceremony, which is set Saturday, June 10 in Uvalde. Tickets will not be available at the door. The awards will be given for regions 4 and 8. Preceding the June 10 event will be a Friday night social on June 9 from 5:30 p.... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
By LANE RIGGS The Healthy Minds Matter Conference was the first of its kind in offering the community a resource fair on depression and suicide, but its overwhelming success means it probably will not be the last. The conference held Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the civic center was hosted by... + continue reading