2019-07-25

Science club studies insects, spiders

On Saturday, July 13, a group of approximately 10 youngsters gathered at El Progreso Memorial Library to learn about arthropods as part of the third class in a series of five in this summer’s Science Action Club. The club was organized by Deyanira Salazar, who operates tutoring service Math Rocks, and was previously a teacher at Uvalde Consolidated Independent School […]

Driver crashes into fuel pumps, more

Hector Alvarado-Quintero’s Sunday morning path of destruction ended with a trip to Uvalde Memorial Hospital. The Uvalde Police Department has accused the 55-year-old Uvalde resident of driving while intoxicated and striking a fence, two vehicles, and fuel pumps at Minits, a convenience store at 800 E. Main St. According to Uvalde Police, Alvarado-Quintero began consuming alcohol at his friend’s South […]

City donates land for psychiatric hospital

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Following a closed session, Uvalde City Council on Tuesday announced plans to donate 5 acres of land at Kirk Farm west of Uvalde to be used to build a regional 45-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital in Uvalde. Dates for construction have not been announced. During a December of 2018 meeting, Hill Country Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities […]

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Counterfeit money found

The Uvalde Police Department is investigating nine reports of counterfeit money found at restaurants and convenience stores throughout town. According to UPD Detective Louis Landry, counterfeit currency has consisted of $5, $20, $50 and $100 bills. No arrests have been made in connection with the circulation of the counterfeit money. Anyone who suspects he or she has received counterfeit money […]

Temporary burn ban enacted Thursday morning

Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell has ordered a temporary ban on burning in Uvalde County. The burn ban was enacted today because, according to the order, “circumstances present in all or part of the unincorporated area of Uvalde County creates a public safety hazard that would be exacerbated by outdoor burning.” The ban will remain in effect for 90 days […]

Season tickets on sale soon

Past Uvalde Coyote season tickets holders will have first choice at reserve season tickets beginning Monday and extending through Friday, Aug. 9. Any reserve tickets not purchased by the season ticket holder will be available to the general public on Monday, Aug. 12. There are five home games for the 2018 season. The price for reserve seat tickets is $8 […]

Ann Walker

Ann Walker Ann Walker, 79, of Uvalde died on July 19, 2019, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Oct. 31, 1939, in Plainview to Pearl (Dillard) and Frank Elbert Sinclair. Walker is survived by her husband of 61 years, Tommy Walker; son, Randy Walker and wife, Dawn, all of Uvalde; two granddaughters, Bailey Tamplen and husband, […]