2021-10-31

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Sacred ground  Every American waits for the day when he/she can afford to buy some land and to prepare for a life which will provide happy, enjoyable, and fond memories. This purchase of land, the biggest investment in life, comes with a bill of sale, which means that this is solely your property and your responsibility.  Most will work hard […]

Troxclair on the job for A&M



The word is out that Noel Troxclair, an entomologist who previously worked at the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center, is back in town as the new county extension agent, and area residents are already bringing him bugs. So far, he’s had a few samples brought in to his office, one of which he was in the process of identifying […]

Flu cases low for now



Few cases of influenza have been confirmed in Uvalde this fall, mirroring what is being seen nationwide, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending people get flu shots by the end of this month. The CDC suggests those age 6 months and up should vaccinate against the flu as a preventative measure, though they state seasonal flu […]

Eighth-graders beat Eagle Pass

The Uvalde Morales Coyotes won a pair of eighth-grade football games Tuesday night in the Honey Bowl. In the first game of the evening, the Morales White team topped the Eagle Pass Memorial Mavericks, 18-10, while the Morales Maroon team beat the Mavericks, 12-6, in the second game. For the Morales White team, running back Sylar Foster scored on touchdown […]

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UCISD spending $698K



From vehicles to band instruments, technology upgrades and campus improvements and even the formation of a new department to find truant students, there’s approximately $698,546 in the spending pipeline for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. All of the purchases were unanimously approved by the district’s governing board during the regular meeting held Oct. 25. In total, three late-model or new […]

EDITORIAL: Children need to read more than ever

EDITORIAL: Nineteen months after the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the nation and world, we are picking up the pieces and trying to resume life as we knew it. Among those most impacted have been school children who were isolated at home and in many cases lost touch with their teachers. It’s little wonder that reading took a hit and with […]

Lobos end 2021 volleyball season

The Uvalde Lobos took the match to five games, but in the end, they lost a 25-27, 25-22, 25-14, 24-26, and 17-15 decision to the Carrizo Springs Lady Wildcats. “It was an intense, close match from start to finish,” said Uvalde High School head volleyball coach Debbie Martinez. “The girls battled all the way to the end, but we came […]

Jokester, Navy veteran Borders cut important figure

Jim Borders never shied away from a good fight but, armed with a COVID-19 vaccination since January, he didn’t think the virus that waged a pandemic would be among his foes. He died last Saturday, at the age of 84, after an approximate two-week illness that saw him enter the hospital twice.  Those who met him found out within minutes […]

Coyotes closing out jayvee season

The Uvalde Coyotes will close out their 2021 sub-varsity football schedule Thursday night. At the Honey Bowl, the Coyotes will host the Somerset Bulldogs in junior varsity action, while at Somerset, the Coyotes will battle the Bulldogs in freshman football competition. Both games are set for a 5:30 p.m. kick-off time. The Coyotes junior varsity, 0-2 in district play and […]