UCISD gives second chance to alternative school program

Melissa Federspill Staff Writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s Crossroads Academy is set to host its inaugural students in the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The campus will be housed in the Benson Educational Complex and is designed to help at-risk and non-traditional students achieve a high school education. The campus will be under the leadership of Hector Lopez. Prior to […]

City council votes against closing, restricting alley access

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Uvalde City Council on Tuesday, June 11 voted against closing or restricting access to an alley behind the 800 block of East Nopal Street, a request previously made by city resident Diana Karau. The item was first placed on the city’s agenda for consideration on May 28. At that time, council opted to table the action […]

Julio’s Grill owner grateful for family on Father’s Day

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Julio Valdez is at his happiest when he shares a meal with his family, which isn’t surprising given the fact that he, like his father before him, owns a restaurant. Valdez is the owner of Julio’s Grill at 501 S. Getty. His father, Pedro Valdez Sr., was the original owner of Los Alamos, now owned by […]