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Council tangles up over tethering rules Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Whether to tighten regulations regarding tethering animals while relaxing requirements related to waste container placement resulted in lengthy discussions Tuesday night when Uvalde City Council met at city hall. Sharon Collier addressed council during the 6 p.m. meeting to express displeasure over tethered animals in the city of Uvalde. “Last […]

Albarado’s hall of fame induction set today

Oscars are synonymous with Hollywood, and not something the World Boxing Association delves out. This afternoon, however, the venue will be North Hollywood and an Oscar will be fêted as Uvalde native and former World Boxing Association Junior Middleweight champion Oscar Albarado will be inducted into the West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame. Not many people reach the pinnacle of […]

Tombstone Oak falls after 130 years of growth

Live oak tree was located behind 308 W. Leona St. After over 130 years of growth, the live oak tree dubbed Tombstone Oak behind 308 W. Leona St. has fallen. The Texas Forest Service reports the tree is rooted in the Texas  frontier period of 1865-1900 and once marked the gravesite of outlaw-turned-lawman John King Fisher. According to the “Famous […]

Uvalde Cub Scouts revel in weekend camp experience

Cub Scout Pack 479 recently visited Camp Sol Mayer, located in Menard, where they participated in a variety of activities including shooting, archery, sling shots, water balloons, fishing, paddle boating, water rockets and flag ceremonies. Cub Scouts in attendance included Anthony Lopez, Trey Lopez, James Mcelwain, Josiah Flores, Steven Silva, John Silva, Anthony Silva, Mark Zamora, Gilbert Arellano, Mark Sifuentes, […]

SWTJC awards first service learning scholarship

The following was submitted by the Office of Public Information at Southwest Texas Junior College. Southwest Texas Junior College student Lauren Del Toro of Pearsall was awarded the first-ever Service Learning Project scholarship for her work with the children from the Powers and Kirchner Child Development Center in Uvalde. Del Toro spent part of her free time volunteering at the […]

Ross Lee Allee Jr.

Ross Lee Allee Jr. Ross Lee Allee Jr., 87, died in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 6, 2017. A service was held in Austin on Oct. 12 at The Pavilion at Great Hills. Ross was born on Oct. 10, 1929, in Crockett, Texas, to Ross Lee Allee and Inez Bandy Allee. Ross lived in Crockett until he attended Baylor University, from […]

Lobos four-peat as cross-country champions

The Uvalde Lobos earned their fourth district cross-country championship title in a row as they won the girls’ varsity division of the District 29-5A running meet Thursday at Southside High School. Placing five girls among the top 11 finishers in the race, Coach Libby Guzman’s Lobos posted 33 points on the way to claiming the team title. Uvalde High School […]

Coyotes lose scorefest at Southside

Quarterback Michael Mata threw six touchdown passes Friday night, but it was not enough to help the Uvalde Coyotes, who lost a 63-42 decision to the Southside Cardinals. Call it bad luck on Friday the 13th or just poor ball security, but the Coyotes gave up the ball on the third play of their District 29-5A football opener as they […]

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