2019-01-17

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UCAD collects $20.1M of $41.1M

Collections well above five-year average Current tax year collections by the Uvalde County Appraisal District are slightly lower than they were at this time in 2018 but, coming in at $20.1 million, the income figure is well above the five-year average of $16.3 million. Total income was reported at $20,120,564, representing 5,171 full payments of 6,685 total payments between Oct. […]

City generates $62K in permit fees

Despite a decrease in the number of building permits issued in 2018 compared to 2017, the city of Uvalde noted an increase in fees, according to data released this week. Susan Anderson, city director of planning and development, showed the city collected $62,274 in 2018 compared to $60,784 in 2017. Those figures represent 880 permits in 2018 and 1,830 permits […]

UHS wrestlers win competition

Uvalde High School wrestlers won 13 matches in competition conducted in Harvey Kinchlow Gym last Saturday. Coach Nicholas Hernandez’s Coyotes and Lobos won eight of their 13 matches against San Antonio Veterans Memorial. Adelydha Perez won a couple of matches. She defeated Ailany Silva by a technical fall in a girls’ 148-pound weight class match. Later, Perez bested Jadyn Storall […]

UHS girls kick off district soccer campaign at Castroville

Tomorrow night at Castroville, the Uvalde Lobos will begin District 28-5A competition when they go up against the Medina Valley Panthers. Kick-off time for the varsity match is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Preceding the varsity match will be a junior varsity match set to begin at 5 p.m. “Because we now compete in a district that includes eight other high […]

Honey festival, theatre events fill opera house calendar

Sold-out shows tailored to a wide audience and downtown events showcasing the Uvalde Grand Opera House are continuing goals for the historical theatre at 104 W. North St., and theatre staff already has a full schedule of events set for 2019. Among upcoming events is a honey festival, slated June 14-15, during which opera house manager Rosie Whisenant recently received […]

Olga V. Brooks

Olga V. Brooks Olga V. Brooks, 74, of Uvalde died on Jan. 13, 2019, in San Antonio. A funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on June 23, 1944, in Uvalde to Josephine (Mancha) and Ventura Vasquez. Brooks is survived by nine children, David […]

Albino Salinas Sr.

Albino Salinas Sr. Albino “Shorty” Salinas Sr., 81, of Uvalde died on Jan. 14, 2019, at his residence. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on […]

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