2019-08-08

Lobos win their season opener

UHS girls soar past the Rockets The Uvalde Lobos opened their volleyball season on a winning note Tuesday afternoon as they downed the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets. Playing before a small, but enthusiastic crowd of fans in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Lobos posted a 25-22, 16-25, 26-24, and 25-21 over the Rockets. “We have a young , […]

CHDI, UCISD set 18th-annual wellness fair for Friday

More than 40 local agencies are expected to participate in the free and open-to-the-public wellness fair, scheduled Friday and organized by Community Health Development Inc. and Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District in observance of National Health Center Week. This year’s event will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Uvalde High School Cafeteria, 1 Coyote Trail. The fair will have […]

Man losing dozens of exotics to anthrax

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Glenn Staack, owner of what used to be the Morani River Ranch near Park Chalk Bluff and Haby’s Crossing, said he is in touch with Texas Animal Health Commission daily as he attempts to understand the anthrax epizootic that has been confirmed in Uvalde, Sutton, Crockett, Kinney and Val Verde counties. Staack reported the first anthrax-related […]

Arsenal earns bronze at Pony League World Series

The following information was appeared on Page 10 of the Thursday, Aug. 1 edition of the Frio-Nueces-Current. It is reprinted with permission. One softball athlete hailing from Uvalde and another from Sabinal were part of the Pearsall’s Arsenal 14 and under fast-pitch team that won third place overall at the Pony League International World Series recently in Deer Park. The […]

UMH debuts new 3-D mammography unit, capability

Uvalde Memorial Hospital has added 3-D mammography to its offerings with a new equipment acquisition. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius 3D Mammography exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, and also decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing. In conventional two-dimensional mammography, overlapping tissue is a leading reason why small […]

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City/county maps set for 2020 printing

The Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau has partnered with the Uvalde Leader-News to produce a new map for the city of Uvalde, Uvalde County and the Texas Hill Country River Region to be distributed at the beginning of next year. The full-color maps will feature a detailed guide to the city with numbered landmarks and a street index. The county […]

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Uvaldeans prepare for cross-country season

Members of the Uvalde High School cross-country team hit the road with the opening of pre-season practices this week. They will face their first meet competition on Aug. 17 at Del Rio. The UHS Invitational running meet is scheduled for Aug. 24. “We are excited to begin the 2019 season,” said Coach Libby Guzman. “Hopefully our runners have had a […]