City, county call virus contingency planning session

Julye Keeble Staff writer Though no known cases of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, have been reported in Uvalde, city and county staff, law enforcement and representatives from Uvalde Memorial Hospital are making preparations if the illness reaches Uvalde. Yesterday, approximately 80 people representing more than 15 agencies attended a meeting directed by Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. and Uvalde County […]

Losses from Batesville cotton fire estimated to be in millions

Julye Keeble Staff writer The true cost of losses caused by the January fire at the Winter Garden Co-Op Cotton Gin in Batesville is still unknown, but damages are estimated to be in the millions, with more than 1,000 round bales of cotton lost. The fire started shortly after noon on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the cotton gin in Batesville. […]

Angermiller ropes entry to rodeo hall of fame

Julye Keeble Staff writer Former Southwest Texas Junior College Rodeo coach Roy Angermiller is being inducted into the class of 2020 Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame. The induction will be held on April 4 at 1 p.m. at River Ranch in Fort Worth. Angermiller will be receiving a Gold Buckle Award for his many contributions to the sport of […]

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