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City scrutinizing park upkeep

Council debates Memorial Park condition, stench Julye Keeble Staff writer A spirited discussion regarding park maintenance and how to combat the stench of the Leona River was initiated by Councilman Stephen Balke at the Tuesday meeting of the Uvalde City Council. The meeting began at 6 p.m. at city hall. Balke requested the discussion after an area resident contacted him […]

Capt believes city is missing out on water management funding

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde businessman Jared Capt on Tuesday presented a proposed water management plan to city council that could save the city $145,000 this year, but entails close management of the city water supply. The Edwards Aquifer Authority allows water to be classified in one of two ways, municipal water, the public water supply including drinking water provided […]

4-H cleans Memorial Park

Hannah Smith|Uvalde County 4-H Uvalde County 4-H members in grades third through 12th gather at Uvalde Memorial Park, where they worked to clean up discarded trash as part of a community service project. The youngsters were at the park on Sunday, Oct. 6. According to project organizer Hannah Smith, 25 junior club members and 21 senior club members participated.

San Antonio artist featured at library

Melissa Federspill Staff writer In the limelight for this month’s El Progreso Memorial Library’s artist of the month gallery is San Antonio-based artist Amanda Armistead. She’s a multimedia artist that draws inspiration from outdoor Texas life, which is then artistically expressed via pencil, acrylic paints, and paper on wood. The combined mediums create layers of material and give texture and […]

Genealogy lock-in planned Saturday

El Progreso hosting Uvalde event, multiple cities participating El Progreso Memorial Library is set to participate in the 19th-annual state-wide genealogy lock-in, a day-long live- streamed event scheduled Friday. The event focuses on genealogy research. There will be presentations from locations such as Utah, Dallas and Edinburg, teaching the basics of family research, how to use technology, finding elusive records, […]

David G. Diaz

David G. Diaz David G. Diaz, 59, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 5, 2019, in San Antonio. A rosary will be recited today and again tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Uvalde. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde. Interment will follow at the […]

Richard M. Helsel

Richard M. Helsel Richard Mason Helsel, 80, formerly of Uvalde, died on Aug. 30, 2019, surrounded by family at home in San Antonio. There will be a memorial ceremony at noon on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Bread of Life Christian Fellowship, 700 N. High St. in Uvalde. There will be a time of fellowship with refreshment after the service. […]

Coyotes fall to district-leading Tivy

The Uvalde Coyotes needed a near-perfect performance to have a chance at playing competitive football against one of the top teams in the state. Entering the game at Kerrville Friday as three- to four-touchdown underdogs, the margin for error was extremely slim. Kerrville Tivy’s Antlers proved why they will win a second consecutive district title and challenge for top state […]