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By KIMBERLY RUBIO One of four San Antonio residents arrested after a series of burglaries in the Reagan Wells area includes a man who ate cacti and took refuge in an abandoned vehicle for six days after becoming lost in the hill country. Victor Villarreal Jr., 35, was arrested on charges of... + continue reading
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By MEGHANN GARCIA “You don’t kick 50 extra points unless someone is scoring the touchdowns, and you don’t throw a touchdown pass unless someone is catching it,” Charley Robinson said yesterday to underscore his claim that his teammates are the reason he was chosen for... + continue reading
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By LANE RIGGS Betty Fitzgerald of Uvalde, a longtime American Red Cross volunteer, has received the Clara Barton Honor Award, the highest award the organization bestows on volunteers. The award recognizes volunteer leadership over a period of years. Fitzgerald received the award on July 6... + continue reading
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Four white-tailed deer visit a home in the 700 block of North Getty Street. Motorists who travel on Studer Street and East Anglin/Coyote Trail can often spot multiple deer in open areas during the evening hours. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.... + continue reading
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By KIMBERLY RUBIO Nicholas Nelipovich, who stands more than 6 feet in height and weighs 225 pounds, is accused of grabbing a Uvalde Police Department officer by the neck and pinning him against a wooden privacy fence. The altercation allegedly occurred as officers attempted to issue Nelipovich a... + continue reading

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
By LANE RIGGS Uvalde City Council voted Tuesday to award a $439,273 contract to Trumble Construction Inc. of Texarkana for the re-roofing project at the Williamson Dickie building. Construction is expected to take 25 days. During the regular meeting, held in council chambers at city hall,... + continue reading
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area will hold a combination bat emergence show and night sky viewing program on Saturday. Unlike the regular bat tours and day tours, guests will be allowed to drive directly to the Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area if they intend to pay the... + continue reading
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
Humane Society of Uvalde’s pet of the week is Liberty, an approximately 2-year-old hound mix. “Liberty was rescued from animal control a few months ago with her four newborn puppies. Her puppies have now all found homes and it’s Liberty’s turn,” said Heather Stunkel... + 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, July 20, 2017
There will be many new faces on the Uvalde High School coaching staff for the 2017-18 school year. With some resignations, some new hirings, and a new head football coach and athletic director,... + continue reading

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
By LANE RIGGS It’s the end of the world – at least in Joshua DeLeon’s first science fiction novel “Destiny, and the Red Orb,” available now through Amazon. Rustic... + continue reading

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Sunday, July 16, 2017
Voting is underway in the Best of Uvalde County 2017 contest sponsored by the Uvalde Leader-News. To select your favorite businesses and people from 54 different categories visit the Uvalde Leader-News website at uvaldeleadernews.com and click on the link to vote. You must enter a legitimate... + continue reading
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Journey back in time to the era of carhops, the sound of hamburgers sizzling on the grill, the whir of the chocolate malt machine, and a congregation of teenagers laughing and talking with their friends. Les Paul and Mary Ford’s “Vaya con Dios” or Doris Day’s “Que Ser... + continue reading
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Business owners with an interest in operating downtown have the support of the Main Street Uvalde Program, according to program manager Susan Rios. Rios has offered several tips for entrepreneurs in the form of a handout available at the Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau, 300 E. Main St.... + continue reading