Anyone who has doubts about global warming has not spent the last month in Southwest Texas. We have just experienced the hottest September since record keeping began and two weeks into fall, it feels more like August than October. A cool front, late by any measure, is due tonight, and we should transition into more benign weather. And being human, […]
About 1,700-1,900 children and youth are reported as missing from foster care in a given year according to a report from the Department of Family and Protective Services. In many cases, “missing” in reality means that they have run away. Running away from foster care puts youth at risk of many dangers, including abduction, physical harm, exploitation, homelessness, substance use […]
Uvalde High School nailed down another district team tennis title as the Coyotes and Lobos beat the Medina Valley Panthers, 14-3, in District 28-5A action Thursday at the Terri Rambie Tennis Complex. With the team victory, the UHS boys and girls completed district play with a perfect 7-0 record. The Uvaldeans won six of the seven doubles matches and eight […]
The District 28-5A cross-country meet is scheduled for one week from Thursday at Castroville. Medina Valley High School will host the district meet.
Melissa Federspill Staff writer A self-described “doer,” Community Health Development Inc.’s new chief dental officer Kristine Hynes says her favorite part about her new position is that she gets to interact with people from different disciplines. “I get to work in collaboration with many different people,” said Hynes. Some of her goals include focusing on efficiency by making sure patients […]
Probation violations can land offenders in county jail Julye Keeble Staff writer More than a quarter of 20 probationers were found to be in violation of probation terms recently when law enforcement officials conducted a series of surprise home visits. Uvalde Police Department Chief Daniel Rodriguez said approximately half a dozen violations were discovered, which may result in revocation of […]
Former Uvalde High School Latin teacher India Louise Davenport Newton will be memorialized Friday, Oct. 18, during the upcoming Uvalde Coyotes versus Medina Valley football game. American Classical League Board of Governors member Andrea Howard Stehle, who has spent the last three decades following in her mentor’s footsteps, is leading the tribute. “This year, 2019 marks the centennial of the […]
The National Life Chain event in Uvalde will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. today. Participants are asked to arrive between 1 and 1:30 p.m. to register and pick up a sign. These signs are the official and only Life Chain signs to be used during this event. The National Life Chain is billed as the largest peaceful, pro-life […]