Deer population rebounding from drought conditions

The following information was provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists expect deer hunters statewide to have plenty of opportunities to fill freezers this season thanks to widespread, improved habitat conditions. The South Texas Plains are known for mature bucks and above average antler quality relative to most other areas in the state. […]

City, county officials set to meet this week

Both the city and county have meetings this week, with Uvalde County Commissioners set to meet Monday, Nov. 27 at the Uvalde County Courthouse and Uvalde City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at city hall. When they meet beginning at 6 p.m., city council members are set to present a plaque to the late Zenaida “Sandy” Cyprian’s family in honor […]

Main Street awards over $16K in façade grants

Main Street Uvalde awarded about $16,521 in total façade grants over the summer to four local businesses, which are using the money to paint, repair, and install new signage to their storefront locations. Main Street Uvalde manager Gloria Resma said grant application for the 2022-2023 fiscal year were open from about May 10 through Sept. 15.  The Main Street Uvalde […]

Signs of Christmas abound

The Southwest Texas Junior College campus will be sprinkled with holiday cheer complete with a visit from Santa Claus during the Christmas at the College celebration set Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 5 to 9 p.m.The festivities are free and open to the public. Families will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa Claus, watch a parade, hear music from […]

Santa has a new email address

It’s time for area children to jot down their gift lists for Santa Claus.  Write to St. Nick in care of the Leader-News by Friday, Dec. 8. The Uvalde Leader-News will forward the letters to Santa Claus to the North Pole in time for Christmas. Copies will be printed Sunday, Dec. 24 in the annual Christmas Greeting section, space permitting. […]

Early voting board accepts 56 of 61 ballots by mail

Uvalde County Commissioners canvassed votes from the Nov. 7 constitutional amendment election in a special meeting held on Nov. 20 at noon in the Uvalde County Courthouse. County elections administrator Melissa Jones presented commissioners with two reports, one cumulative, and the second the official canvass report.  Judge Bill Mitchell asked Jones if there were any changes from election night. Jones […]

Sabinal Yellowjacket football season ends

The Sabinal Yellowjackets fell to the Bremond Tigers, 55-13, in play for the area championship, ending their football season on Nov. 17. “I think our team did a great job of battling through adversity all year. With the injuries we had and still winning a bi-district championship says a lot about their work ethic and attitude,” said head football coach […]

Jimmy Earnest presents a $2,500 donation from the AEP Foundation to Community Health Development Inc

King’s birthday party generates goods for food pantry

State Rep. Tracy O. King gathered about 1,500 pounds of canned and dry goods donations for the Uvalde Food Pantry at his annual birthday party, which also served as a farewell of sorts. The party, his 63rd, was held Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oasis Outback. On July 10, King, who has served District 80 for about […]

Quilts of Grace members with donations

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