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Dec

In-person scams, thefts hit Uvalde

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
The holidays are a time for giving, but for burglars and scam artists alike it is prime time to take from unsuspecting individuals. Just last week, thieves made off with all of an elderly Uvalde resident’s money as well as tools and bank cards belonging to others.
 
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Last Monday, a woman pretending to seek rental information made off with an elderly man’s monthly budget after she convinced him to allow her to ward off the “mal de ojo” (evil eye) that she claimed to see on him.

Sun
18
Dec

First State Bank of Uvalde’s Christmas open house

Elementary students from Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District line up to pose for pictures with Santa during First State Bank of Uvalde’s Christmas open house. The open house took place on Thursday.

Sun
18
Dec

Locals can apply to be interns for Hurd

Uvalde County adult students now have the opportunity to apply to be an intern for Will Hurd, U.S. Representative for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas. In the Washington, D.C. Office, internships run through the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although internships are unpaid, students have the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience.

Sun
18
Dec

County OK with fireworks

By CHEYENNE MUELLER

Despite Uvalde County’s official drought status, Uvalde County Commissioners decided Monday that recent rains have provided enough moisture that the court need not ban the sale, possession or use of fireworks for the holidays. Also during the first – and only – meeting of December, commissioners heard about operations at the Texas Hill Country River Region. Annabell McNew, marketing manager for THCRR, reported on successful programs, new programs in the works, and new hires, maternity leave, and an upcoming resignation.

Thu
15
Dec
Thu
15
Dec

School breaks begin tomorrow afternoon

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and following the short-and-sweet Thanksgiving break, local and area schools are preparing to release for Christmas break. The Christmas break schedule for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District will begin tomorrow. All campuses will be released early.
 
Thu
15
Dec

Road block

By MEGHANN GARCIA
 
Thu
15
Dec

UHS Drama Club students plan theater seminar

The Uvalde High School drama club has organized a TheaterFest to take place on Saturday. TheaterFest is an all-day theater-filled festival for community children from grades first through fifth. The event is set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Uvalde High School’s John H. Harrell Auditorium.
 
Thu
15
Dec

Hospice thrift shop sees litter, soiled materials in donations

The holidays are a time for giving, and while Uvalde Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop welcomes donations of used items, household trash should remain the responsibility of the city’s sanitation department. Uvalde Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, which is located at 124 S. Getty St., is open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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