Prayer event set Monday at 7 p.m. at plaza

Sean Peacock, owner of Jass Graphix of Eastman, Georgia, the company that hand-made custom memorial benches for the victims of the Robb Elementary school shooting, invites the community to a prayer service set Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the downtown plaza. The benches will be on display to receive prayer. Peacock said he will later privately distribute them to […]

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Season tickets on sale tomorrow

Uvalde Coyote fans may renew their season tickets beginning tomorrow, Aug. 1. Four home games are scheduled this season, so a season pass will cost $32. Season pass sales from Aug. 1-5 and Aug. 8-12 will be limited to last year’s season pass holders. Season ticket sales will be open to the public beginning Aug. 15. Home games are set […]

Anniversaries: Padilla

Mr. and Mrs. Felix M. Padilla celebrated 50 years of marriage by renewing their vows on July 2, 2022, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Betty Mae (Carroll) and Felix M. Padilla married on July 23, 1972, at Sacred Heart. They are retired from the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, where he was a fourth, […]

Governor must act to limit weapons

Uvalde city and county officials have joined a growing chorus of entities and people across the state demanding that Gov. Greg Abbott call a special legislative session to address the state’s mounting death toll from mass shootings. Specifically, the governor and Texas Legislature are asked to pass laws that would keep military-style weapons out of the hands of 18 year […]

Wellness Fair set Aug. 12

Community Health Development Inc. will host a back-to-school wellness fair on Aug. 12, offering dental and health screenings, coloring stations and more, coordinating the events as part of National Health Center Week, which runs from Aug. 7-13 this year. The 21st-annual fair is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. at the Willie De Leon Civic Center, 300 E. Main St. A children’s […]

UISD receives federal warning to meet needs of Spanish speaking pupils

10 years ago Thursday, July 26, 2012  City fees could increase – While discussing the budget Tuesday evening, Uvalde City Council debated the possibility of hiring a professional to analyze city utility rates after the city manager said a 10-percent increase is needed to balance the budget. “Our budget is not in the black yet,” City Manager Jennifer Garver said, […]

Uvalde in Stage 3 water restrictions

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

About six weeks after implementing drought-based conservation measures, the Edwards Aquifer Authority declared Stage 3 water restrictions for Uvalde on July 27, requiring the city to reduce pumping by 20 percent. The stages, which range up to Stage 5, are based on the 10-day average reading of the Uvalde Pool, as measured by the J-27 index well in Uvalde. For […]

Memorial art project dedicated

Twenty-one Hearts for Uvalde, commemorative artwork created for permanent display at the Uvalde Resiliency Center, was to be unveiled July 30 during the Uvalde Strong community event staged at the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex.  It was conceived by Cindy Johnson and created by artists across the United States, Mexico and Canada, under the creative direction of Jennifer Vranes. […]

UCISD: Lockdowns, drills will be different

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officials have discussed how lockdowns and fire drills will be handled during the new school year. During the school board meeting held July 25, UCISD Superintendent Hal Harrell said the district is evaluating how to gently yet effectively implement lockdowns and drills without causing great concern.  “The protocol will be set up a little different,” […]