2017-11-23

Designers hope to transform local homes

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor From remodeling projects to staging and design layouts – and almost everything in between – Store House Decor owner and interior designer Kathy Senkbeil said she and her group of employees are here to transform your home. The showroom, located at 801 S. Getty St., opened its doors Nov. 10 with a ribbon cutting event at […]

Community tamalada set Dec. 14

The 12th-annual Tamalada will be held Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Willie De Leon Civic Center from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is hosted annually by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District and sponsored by First State Bank of Uvalde to bring together the Uvalde community for a free tamale dinner, student performances, and little holiday shopping. Each year, […]

First SWTJC enrollee had extraordinary life

The following is the first installment of a two-part story. It will be continued in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Charley Robinson Staff writer Talk about setting the bar high, Kenneth Towery, the first student to enroll in Southwest Texas Junior College back in 1946, is a hard act to follow. His life could be – and should […]

SWTJC hosts annual Turkey Trot

Devin Robles, Ana Lisa Conde, Zaine Leal, Julie Vanhoy, Jalen Contreras, and Michelle Hernandez were the big winners in Southwest Texas Junior College’s 33rd-annual Turkey Trot last Saturday. Robles and Conde topped the field of runners in the 10K race. With his time of 36:20 seconds, Robles was the top male winner. He finished nearly five minutes ahead of runner-up […]

Four district teams fall in playoff competition

All four of District 29-5A’s football playoff teams were eliminated last Friday as they lost to District 30-5A teams. The District 30-5A champion and fourth-ranked Corpus Christi Calallen Wildcats beat the Uvalde Coyotes in Class 5A Division II bi-district action, 56-21, at Floresville. Calallen, 11-0, will face Mercedes, 9-2, in a second-round playoff game at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Texas […]

Credit card skimmer in Sabinal

Police have store surveillance video A credit card skimmer was discovered at a fuel pump station at the Shell in Sabinal. Sabinal Police Department is investigating the incident with the assistance of Texas Rangers. Sabinal Police Department Officer Eddie Cruz said quite a few victims have made reports with the police department after being targeted as a result of the […]

It’s not too early to think about Christmas parade

Many people say it’s too early for Christmas music and sales until Thanksgiving has come and gone, but Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles says it’s not too early to sign up for the lighted Christmas parade set Friday, Dec. 1. The parade will begin at 6:45 p.m. in downtown Uvalde after the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce […]

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