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YouPOP auditions begin tomorrow

Auditions will begin tomorrow at 6 p.m. for the annual Youth Players on the Plaza production set at the Uvalde Grand Opera House. Auditions will continue Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s production is “Once Upon A Pine: The Adventures of Pinocchio.” Rehearsals will begin July 6, and performances are scheduled July 30-31. To audition, actors may […]

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Thursday, April 15 Community farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For their noon meeting set over the Zoom online platform, the Rotary Club of Uvalde will welcome Meghan Cole, manager of the Main Street Carbondale program in Illinois. Cole will brief viewers about what to expect as a small town viewing […]

DAR moves into spring activities

The following column was contributed by Karen Collins, secretary of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution ended the 2020 year with a Christmas luncheon and musical entertainment at the home of Toni Hull in Uvalde. The new year started with […]

Marcos A. Cardenas Jr.

Marcos A. Cardenas Jr. Marcos Antonio Cardenas Jr., 5 months, of Uvalde died on April 3, 2021, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

UHS dominates district tennis tournament

Three Uvalde High School players won first place and UHS captured top teams honors in the District 30-4A tennis tournament. The two-day event staged at the UHS’s Terri Rambie Tennis Complex, wrapped up with championship and third-place matches last Saturday morning. “Our kids played exceptionally well,” said UHS head tennis coach Terri Rambie. “With all the things that have gone […]

National Library Week

Melissa Federspill|Leader-News Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin (center) signs a proclamation honoring  the annual celebration of National Library Week and is joined by El Progreso Memorial Library director Mendell Morgan (center left) along with library staff members and members of the community (from left to right) Hector Gomez, Juanita Rinche, Isaiah Semanisin, Irene Stone, Leti Ruiz, Lucy Sandoval, Maria White, Martha […]

Uvaldeans vie in Area track meet

Yesterday at Devine, members of the Uvalde High School track-and-field team were to compete in the District 29-4A and 30-4A Area track meet. The top-four finishers in each of the events from the recent District 30-4A and District 29-4A meets were to compete for top Area honors and a berth in the regional track meet. Results from the Area meet […]

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Will UCISD see $28M stimulus?

After three rounds of stimulus funding resulting in $19.2 billion dollars allocated for K-12 public education, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officials are doubtful the approximate $28 million earmarked for the district will come to fruition. “We really haven’t seen any additions to our bottom line because of stimulus funds,” said Billy Collins, UCISD chief financial officer. “In the spring, […]