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Liarakos, Garcia will represent UCISD in state contests From the pool of seven campus teachers of the year, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School district has named Irma Garcia and Michael Liarakos as the district’s top teachers. The announcement was made Wednesday. Liarakos, of Morales Junior High School, and Garcia, of Robb Elementary, will go on to represent UCISD in the Texas […]

El Progreso close to $50K income goal

El Progreso Memorial Library is close to realizing their $50,000 challenge with $45,150 received so far. The deadline to donate is Thursday, Jan. 31. The challenge launched last month when a benefactor offered to match, dollar for dollar up to $50,000, each financial gift the library received before the Jan. 31 deadline. Funds may be used to buy books or […]

Rotary Club guest gives child trafficking overview

The following meeting summary was submitted by Michael Robinson, a member of the Rotary Club of Uvalde. Children are selected by customers of child trafficking organizations and orders are placed for specific children online to be abducted and delivered in exchange for money, said Gloria Wilson, Rotary International assistant District 5840 governor. Wilson, who was a guest at Thursday’s meeting […]

Jose E. Arizmendi 

Jose E. Arizmendi  Jose E. Arizmendi, 81, of Uvalde died on Jan. 16, 2019, in Uvalde. A visitation was held yesterday and will be held again today from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary recited at 7 p.m., at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 10 […]

UHS hosts district wrestling meet

The district wrestling meet is scheduled for Feb. 8 in Uvalde. Competition will get underway at 10 a.m. Five teams, including Uvalde High School, will vie in the event and four wrestling mats at UHS will be used for the district competition. “We are excited about hosting the district meet this year,” said UHS head wrestling coach Nicholas Hernandez. “We […]

Coyotes face the district leaders in action at Southwest

Tuesday night, the Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road to play the district-leading Southwest Dragons in 28-5A basketball competition. The varsity game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games between Uvalde and Southwest will start at 5 p.m. Last month, the Dragons downed the Coyotes, 62-38, in district play in Uvalde High School’s Harvey […]

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