Angermiller lauded for war service

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Hondo National Bank senior vice president and Uvalde regional president Roy Angermiller, was lauded July 18 by the Quilts of Honor- Texas chapter for his two years of service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Friends and family kept the presentation secret from Angermiller for 2-3 months – and Angermiller was visibly surprised when […]

Medina Electric’s Operation Round Up benefits Uvalde resident

Uvalde resident Jesus Ibarra benefited from a grant provided through Medina Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program, which aims to help community members in need with donations throughout the year. In June, Ibarra received $500 to offset medical bills following a stroke he had in December 2018. Operation Round Up is funded by the generosity of Medina Electric Cooperative members […]

Salazar presents Singapore math concepts in San Antonio

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Local educator and Math Rocks proprietor Deyanira Salazar gave a presentation on July 11 at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching in San Antonio over the importance of Singapore mathematics, a teaching method based on the national mathematics curriculum used by teachers and children in Singapore. “I have used the strategies since I learned […]

Scammers target local businesses

Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce was recently notified by First State Bank of Uvalde and Southern Commodities regarding a scam against area businesses. Hometown Productions/Universal Ad Com/UAC, has an address of 2921 Avenue E. East in Arlington. Phone numbers used include 800-788-6308 and 682-812-3768. According to a memorandum released by the chamber, the business said they are representing a community […]