2017-07-02

Crafters, take note

Hobby Lobby coming to Uvalde A 50,000-square foot Hobby Lobby is coming to Uvalde in June of 2018. Construction will begin in October at 2340 E. Main St., the Uvalde Plaza Shopping Center. The business will be located on the east end of the shopping center, which currently houses Texas Home Furnishings, which will relocate. Hobby Lobby is an arts and […]

Galindo family facing eviction from Ronald McDonald house

Kimberly Rubio Staff writer This August will mark one year since siblings Marcus Galindo and Mariah Galindo began treatment for Krabbe disease at The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Krabbe disease is a degenerative disease that effects the nervous system and is often fatal. It affects about one in 100,000 people in the United States. Although their conditions have deteriorated […]

Pickup truck driver in deadly crash indicted on 14 felonies

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Jack D. Young, 20, of Leakey and his attorney, Rogelio F. Muñoz of the Muñoz Law Firm in Uvalde, arrived at the Uvalde County Jail on Wednesday night where Young turned himself in after being indicted for the Concan-area crash that killed 13 people on March 29. Young remains incarcerated. His surety bonds total $310,000 and […]

Yoga offers soothing experience

Lane Riggs Staff Writer For local yoga instructors Jenni Lawrence and Melissa Willis, yoga has almost always been an important part of their lives. Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic activity, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Each pose offers a variety […]

Golf tourney winds up tomorrow

Second-day competition in the 70th-annual Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament will take place today at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Match-play action in the tournament got underway yesterday. Tomorrow, play in this year’s big summer golfing event will conclude as a new championship flight winner will be crowned and first-place finishers in each of the other flights of the tournament […]

UYRC riders perform well in points-night event

There were eight multiple-event winners in the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club’s second point-night competition of the 2017 season last Monday night at the Uvalde County Fairplex Arena. Liza Elder and Whitt Gutierrez won first place in three events, while six athletes won first-place in two events, including Kaitlyn McDaniel, Garrett Talamantes, Cassidy Kusenberger, Ava Packouz, Rylee Dodson and Gracie Greene. […]

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