Officer arrested for sexual assault

Alleged victim is 15-year-old UHS student Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Police Department officer Laurance Anthony Martinez was arrested Thursday on charges of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Uvalde High School student. His employment with the city of Uvalde, which began in 2014 when he was hired as a police dispatcher, has been terminated. Texas Rangers booked Martinez, who is 23 […]

Couple joins firefighter friends in tribute tower climb

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor David Fischer and Kristi Young, both native Uvaldeans who are newly engaged, jointly participated in the San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb Tuesday in observance of the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Fischer is employed with Falco Pest Management, while Young works at American Lumber. The couple went to high school […]

Revist the South Getty Street of the 1950s

Time has erased much of the history from South Getty, a street once filled with the majestic homes of early Uvalde settlers, some homes dating back to the 1880s. Many of these homes could still be admired in the 1950s, but today vacant lots and small businesses dot the landscape, interrupted by an occasional dwelling. The shells of former businesses […]

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Coyotes lose pre-district finale

The Southwest Dragons went into the game Friday as heavy favorites to beat the Uvalde Coyotes. They lived up to their pre-game billing as they recorded a 42-14 football victory over the Coyotes on a rainy night at Southwest Legacy High School’s Titans football stadium. “We played a Southwest team that returned most of their players from team that had […]

Uvaldeans wind up the first half of district volleyball slate

Tuesday night in southern Bexar County, the Uvalde Lobos will wind up the first half of their District 28-5A volleyball schedule. Varsity action between the Lobos and the Southside Lady Cardinals will start at 6 p.m., while the two sub-varsity matches will begin at 5 p.m. Last Tuesday at Floresville, the Southside girls, 4-2 in district and 15-10 for the […]

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