Coyotes take on Harlandale

Tuesday night, the Uvalde Coyotes will be at San Antonio for District 29-5A basketball action against the Harlandale Indians. The varsity game is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. start and the sub-varsity games will begin at 5 p.m.

Lobos host Harlandale Tuesday

Following a week of road games, the Uvalde Lobos will be back home to host the San Antonio Harlandale Indians Tuesday. Tip-off time for the varsity hoops contest is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym.

Rangel is firefighter of the year

For the second time in recent years Mario Rangel was honored as the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department’s firefighter of the year. Rangel was recognized Thursday night when the department hosted its annual banquet, which was held in honor of the late Warren Fulcher. “The fireman of the year award is for the firefighter that puts the most effort, time and […]

Vote for favorite people, businesses by Jan. 19

The deadline for residents to cast their vote for the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 People’s Choice Awards is nearing. The awards will be handed out at the 97thannual chamber banquet, slated Feb. 3. Business of the Year nominees are Wintergarden Produce, St. Henry de Osso, Thompson Helicopters, Mauve Salon and Briscoe-Garner Museum. The selected businesses were chosen from […]

Vielma arrested for violating pre-trial release

Sabrina Vielma, who was indicted on capital murder charges for the December 2011 death of her 4-year-old son, is once again behind bars. She was picked up Wednesday night on a warrant for violating the terms of her pre-trial release program. Since being indicted in August of 2013 and turning herself in to law enforcement, Vielma has remained free after […]

Luna guilty in child porn case

For some, video images of 25-year-old Uvalde resident Joshua David Luna sexually assaulting his then 8-year-old cousin were too graphic to watch. At least three individuals exited the courtroom, where on Friday 38th Judicial District Court Judge Camile DuBose sentenced Luna, who pleaded guilty to five counts of possession of child pornography, to 20 years in prison plus a $5,000 […]

King begins new term in Texas House of Representatives

On the first day of Texas’ 85th legislative session, which was Tuesday, State Rep. Tracy O. King, a Uvalde Democrat, was sworn in to continue serving the people of Texas House District 80. “I am humbled to be given the opportunity to represent House District 80 in the Texas House of Representatives,” King said. “The trust and responsibility given to […]

County commissioners approve budget

During the county budget workshops and ensuing budget approval, commissioners allocated $250,000 for the Uvalde County Appraisal District, which collects taxes on the county’s behalf. Through a second-issued budget, compiled because the first was rejected, UCAD is instead requesting $329,082 from the county. During their regularlyscheduled meeting held Monday, Uvalde County Commissioners Court considered the funding increase request, which was […]

City approves purchase of sewer truck, police radios

Uvalde City Council approved the purchase of a combination sewer truck for $345,000 and nine hand-held police radios for $36,000 during a regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The sewer truck will not replace the city’s current 1998 model but will instead serve as a backup vehicle.

Lobos go on the road to play Cards

The Uvalde Lobos will travel to southern Bexar County to play their Southside Lady Cardinals in District 29-5A basketball action tomorrow. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., while the sub-varsity teams will do battle at 5 p.m. Coach Gisel Mireles’ Lobos, 1-1 in district and 3-18 for the season, will enter play tomorrow following a […]