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Editorial: Help city monitor our trees

The tragic death last month of a 6-year-old boy who was struck by a falling oak branch should cause all of us to take a closer look at our trees, not only those growing on our own property but also the heritage oaks that populate the city street rights of way. In response to the accident, the tree located in […]

Letter to the Editor: Lies are violence

“What is violence? In the first place, we think of weapons, knife, killing, and so on. We never think of connecting violence with our tongues. The first violence that came into the world was “a lie.” The devil told a lie to Eve- and with that one lie the whole generation of mankind became sinful. What was that lie? ‘If […]

Bus bill $1,385 for migrants

Officials say 86 people have been bussed out Uvalde officials have paid Southwest Area Regional Transit District $1,385 to transport 86 migrants to San Antonio since United States Border Patrol began releasing the individuals into the community last week. Of that number, 18 were transported on May 23; 32 in two trips on May 24; and 18 on Wednesday and […]

San Antonio Food Bank plants rep in Uvalde to boost outreach

Melissa Federspill Staff writer In an effort to aid community members needing assistance with eligibility requirements and applications for federal programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a representative from the San Antonio Food Bank will be on-hand in Uvalde throughout the summer. According to Nancy Sanchez, client services manager for the SA Food Bank, the food bank will […]

Navy Lt. Tidd finds home at Uvalde High School

Gabriella Flores and Chelsy Sanchez UHS Journalism U.S. Navy Lt. Paul Tidd has finally come “home.” Tidd recently took command of the Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps unit at Uvalde High School. Tidd was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Florida is his home state. But he’s quickly adapting to the Uvalde community. “The people in Uvalde have been so welcoming. I […]

Library’s summer calendar is packed

With summer in full swing, El Progreso Memorial Library’s June calendar boasts a plethora of events to keep youngsters entertained. Along with the summer reading program, there’s a Lego club and chess club holding court in the children’s area on Thursdays. The Lego club meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is followed by the chess club at 5 […]

Guy S. Horn

Guy S. Horn Guy Stephen Horn, 66, of Uvalde died on May 29, 2019, at his residence. He was born on July 12, 1952, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Geraldyne (Chitwood) and Kelly Horn. He is survived by son, Trace Horn; and daughter, Jessellyn Horn, both of Uvalde; two brothers, Drew Horn of Oklahoma and Rusty Horn of Houston; and two […]

Ramon Rios

Ramon Rios Ramon Rios, 47, of Uvalde, formerly of Batesville, died on May 28, 2019, at his residence. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Cremation will follow. He was born on July 30, 1971, in Ionia, Michigan, to Anita (Vasquez) and Pedro Rios. He moved to Batesville at a young age and made […]