Coyotes endure building season

Young Uvaldeans gain experience The 2019 Texas high school soccer season was a season of adversity for the Uvalde Coyotes soccer program. Going into the start of the season, the Coyotes faced the challenges of playing in a tougher new district with an inexperienced group of varsity players. They also began the 2019 campaign with a new head coach in […]

Alleged migrant misconduct not reflected in crime reports

Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. will be a guest on Tucker Carlson Tonight today at 7 p.m. on the Fox News Channel. by Kimberly Rubio, assistant editor Amid allegations of trespassing and thefts at the hands of migrants, Uvalde County Sheriff Charles Mendeke and Uvalde Police Department Chief Daniel Rodriguez recently compiled reports their departments have fielded since U.S. Border […]

Ramon ready for college with 14 years of perfect attendance

by Melissa Federspill, staff writer Uvalde High School student Brittany Ramon celebrated two feats on the evening of Friday, May 24: graduating fifth in her class and never missing a day of school along the way. That’s 14 years – or an estimated 2,520 days – of always showing up, despite any of life’s challenges. “It really started out as […]

Council debates fee increase for park fund

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Uvalde City Councilman Rogelio Muñoz wants less talk and more action with regards to the city’s ongoing discussion concerning implementing a $1-2 fee on utility bills to fund a parks and recreation fund, a conversation that began in November of last year. The funds will provide money to go towards parks and recreation projects, which have […]

Pearl Harbor vet turned 100 in May

Arthur E. Hendrickson, formerly of Uvalde, celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday, May 31. Hendrickson and his family came to Texas in about 1925 when his dad, who had worked for Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co., decided to come to Texas to run a ranch for a friend. They resided in Knippa until their move to Oregon in 1938. Hendrickson […]

Uvalde hosts 7-on-7 play and lineman challenge Saturday

Uvalde will host 7-on-7 football competition and a lineman’s challenge Saturday at the Uvalde High School practice complex. The football action at the complex location at 750 N. Camp St. will get underway at 9 a.m. Some of the schools scheduled to participate in the event include Carrizo Springs, Crystal City and La Pryor. Other area schools that would like […]

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UYRC sponsors first points night

Next Tuesday night, the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club will host its first points-night competition of the 2019 summer rodeo season. Action in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex will begin at 6 p.m. The competition Tuesday will feature a variety of riding and roping events, including barrel racing, pole bending, tie-down roping, and other events. (more…)

Sabinal senior Ward aims to make recycling a community habit

Lane Riggs Staff Writer When incoming senior Morgan Ward put cardboard boxes in Sabinal High School classrooms, she never knew her project would encompass so much. A booth at Wild Hog Fest in Sabinal and a grant later, Ward is still working to inform and help others recycle. Ward said the project started at school before it grew to include […]