Honey capital of the world
The Uvalde Honey Festival, celebrating Uvalde’s rich history as the ‘Honey Capital of the World’, will be held on June 11-12.
The festival is hosted by Main Street Uvalde, which invites everyone to “be part of Uvalde’s history” at the event.
“Uvalde has a significant portion of Texan folklore, which may also be a little-known fact to people outside of Uvalde County,” said Susan Rios, director of Main Street Uvalde.
“During the Universal Exhibition of 1905 in Paris,… ..
The Herby Ham Activity Center is a 23,000 square foot community center that offers a wealth of entertainment options.
The center is headed by Sue Rankin, who is the director. It is located at 248 FM 3447 in Uvalde.
Although normally expected …
Who’s who from Uvalde County
Almost 700 people attended the Uvalde Region Chamber of Commerce centennial celebration on February 7, 2020, hoping to see Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, and their wishes came true three times when the Uvalde-born Hollywood star brought her mom and brother for a comedy-steeped hour-long conversation and question-and-answer session. Family matriarch Kay McConaughey was as outspoken as her son Mike, better known as Rooster, remembering the family’s adventures during a 16-year residency in Uvalde. She recounted the family’s moves to Uvalde, as they occupied homes on High, Getty and Third streets. While their former home at 518 N. Getty St. is now black …
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