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Carol J. Spring

Carol J. Spring Carol Jordan Spring, born March 2, 1951, passed away at home with close friends and family at her side on March 27, 2019. She is preceded in death by husband, Robert Kipton Spring, father, David Nealand Jordan, mother, Peggy Hooks Jordan, and grandchild, Dustin Fischler. Carol is survived by dearest friend Jason Ross; children, Troy (Shelia) Spring […]

Cub Scouts take field trip to learn bookkeeping

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor From mowing lawns for the elderly to seeing first-hand how a towing company applies math into their business operations, Cub Scout Pack 244 has been keeping busy. Pack 244 recently visited Tavos Towing, located in Crystal City and owned by Irene and Tavo Jimenez. The business is in the process of making the move to Uvalde. […]

Zerr and Berry win fishing tourney

Mark Zerr and Webb Berry were first-place winners in the Uvalde Bass Club’s March fishing tournament. Zerr captured top honors on March 9 with his three fish that totaled 7.41pounds. Among Zerr’s catch was the big bass of the day, a 4.67-pounder. Berry claimed top honors on March 10 with his three fish that weighed a total of 6.68 pounds. […]

Fleeing fugitives foiled

Manhunt causes partial lockdowns Uvalde High School and Morales Junior High were placed on a partial lockdown Friday morning after several immigrants evaded United States Border Patrol Agents in the 300 block of East Nopal Street. “The driver noticed an unmarked Border Patrol vehicle behind him, so he increased speed, stopped in front of the city pool and the occupants […]

City debates $20K park and rec idea

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The $20,000 price tag to hire a consultant to prepare a parks and recreation plan earned ire from one city councilman but support from the mayor Tuesday when the topic was considered at city hall. According to city staff, a formal parks and recreation plan is required in order to access state grant money and would […]

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What the Uvalde Leader-News has taught me

When searching for a house to rent just before my relocation to Uvalde five years ago this summer, I met a man whose words still ring in my ears. “I’m from Llano,” he said as he showed me around the new, expensive-looking apartment complex off Main Street. “Uvalde is big-city.” “I know big-city,” I thought without telling him. What could […]

Letter to the editor – Only a moment

What’s in a memory tucked away in ones mind? A marginal delight till the end of time.  What’s in a thought that last only a moment? A treasure like gold stored away in ones mind. What’s in a dream that last only at night? A fragment of slumber till dawns early light? What’s in a heart that beats so violent? […]