Three Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District students are on their way to the Texas Science and Engineering Fair after regional competition last weekend in San Antonio.
Makenzie Mortensen of Flores Middle School captured first place in the behavior and social-B category with her project, “In The Eye of the Beholder.” She also received a nomination for the Broadcom Masters.
Early College High Schools are innovative high schools that allow students least likely to attend college an opportunity to earn a high school diploma and 60 college credit hours. Early College High Schools provide dual credit at no cost to students, offering rigorous instruction and accelerated courses.
Incoming freshmen students at Uvalde High School for the school year 2017-2018 are eligible to enroll in the Early College program.
The Uvalde branch of Texas Farm Credit has announced Knippa High School senior Blair Hesse as its AgStudent of the Month for February. Hesse was presented with a certificate and gift card by branch manager Jess Yeaman.
Hesse is the daughter of Kim and Harper Hesse of Uvalde.
It was just another day at work Thursday when Joe Hargrove took a few moments to allow the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce and many friends and customers to honor him and Southwest Livestock Exchange’s 50th Anniversary.
It was a sale day, and there was work to be done.
Fifty years ago, Hargrove had a vision, and on Saturday, Feb. 25, 1967, he and his two brothers, Darrell and Neil, held the first auction of the Southwest Livestock Exchange, Inc. at the location on Highway 55 northwest of Uvalde.
Cactus Jack Foundation directors present a $3,000 check to Sabinal Independent School District Superintendent Richard Grill to be used for incentives for students in Sabinal ISD’s Positive Behavior Intervention Program, which encourages students who exhibit good citizenship, good attendance and good grades.
A Uvalde resident’s alleged plan to dump synthetic marijuana out of the window of his pickup truck backfired when the wind blew the substance back into his vehicle.
Ephraim Diaz, 29, of 1210 N. High St., was arrested by Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office on charges of tampering with evidence, possessing less than 2 ounces of a controlled substance in Penalty Group 2A and fleeing from an officer.
Teams are needed for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Uvalde County. This year, the event is set from 7 p.m. on April 21 through 7 a.m. on April 22 at the Uvalde County Fairplex.
Relay For Life is a community event that honors cancer survivors, cancer patients and caregivers. It is a fun-filled evening event that mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones lost, and raise money for the fight against cancer.