Editorial: Animal cruelty can’t be ignored

The recent mutilation of a young dog by two Uvalde teenagers should prompt our juvenile court system to seek a timely and appropriate punishment. To do otherwise is to send a message of complacency when it comes to the protection of creatures that have no defense of their own. And we are not talking solely about protecting dogs. There is […]

West Indian immigrant helped birth our nation

At first blush, it seems like a stretch to turn the story of Alexander Hamilton into a musical by the same name. The poverty that greeted the boy’s birth on the tiny island of Nevis, abandonment by his father, the death of his mother when he was 11 and the suicide of the cousin who cared for him and his […]

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Summer football set Wednesday

Uvalde High School will host 7-on-7 football Wednesday night. The competition will be conducted at the Uvalde High School practice complex located just off of N. Camp Street. Action will beginning at 6 p.m. Teams participating in the 7-on-7 play will include Uvalde’s Maroon and Uvalde’s White team, along with Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, Eagle Pass Winn, Del Rio Blue […]

Big Uvalde golf event scheduled July 5-7

Entries are being accepted for play in the 72nd annual Uvalde Fourth of July Golf Tournament. This year’s big golfing event is scheduled for July 5-7 at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. The entry fee for the three-day tourney is $175 per person. Entry deadline is 4:30 p.m. on June 29. For more information about the tournament, call 830-278-6155. There will […]

Border crisis edging closer

Human smuggling trifecta leads to crashes, jailings Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Three people have been arrested on charges of smuggling persons, with two of the three individuals leading law enforcement officials on chases before their apprehension. Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Gumecindo Rocha was stationary at the Shell gas station just off Highway 90 East in Knippa at approximately 10:41 […]

Continental opens $11 million indoor center

Continental celebrated the opening of its $11 million advanced indoor evaluation center last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the company’s proving grounds located seven miles south of Uvalde on the Batesville highway.  Continental director of Global Evaluation and Tire Additional Performance Thomas Neddenriep and local dignitaries attended the ceremony. “The new advanced indoor evaluation center offers the latest […]

Alumni scholarship helps Sabinal High graduates

The following information was submitted by Mary Riley Martell, Sabinal High School Class of 1960. Over the last 100 years, more than 3,000 students have graduated from high school in Sabinal, a small town in Uvalde County in southwest Texas. About 120 grade 9-12 students currently attend the Class AA Sabinal High School, and the graduating seniors often lack the […]

Peggy A. Dalton

Peggy A. Dalton Peggy Ann Dalton, 75, of Uvalde died on May 25, 2019, at Tambree Meadows Memory Care Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.   Graveside services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Mountain View Cemetery in Keystone, South Dakota. She was born on April 1, 1944, in Akron, Ohio, to Freda (Cotton) and Foster Ireton. […]

Leticia S. Jaso

Leticia S. Jaso Leticia S. Jaso, 53, of Uvalde died on June 5, 2019, in Uvalde. She was born on Dec. 26, 1965, in Del Rio to Trinadad Solis and Leonardo Jaso. She was proceeded in death by her parents. The family says Jaso was a loving and caring person who never met anyone who didn’t become her friend. She […]