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In the days right after the mass shooting that remaining 19 children and two lecturers useless, the entrance pages of the Uvalde Chief-Information have captured darkness and the stories of the lives shed.
Two days just after the shooting, the paper — which publishes a print edition two times a week — held its front include basic and solemn: a jet black background with the day of the capturing, “May well 24, 2022,” emblazoned in a daring white font.
On Sunday, the independent paper revealed the faces of the 21 victims. It is a powerful homage to the life dropped, and a stark contrast from the entrance page just times ahead of. The headline reads “They were wise, amusing, liked.”
The report tells the lives of the victims. Among them, Maite Yuleana Rodriguez, 10, who dreamed of turning out to be a maritime biologist and Alexandria “Lexi” Aniyah Rubio, 10, an aspiring lawyer. Jayce Carmelo Luevanos, 10, beloved coloring and Amerie Jo Garza, 10, liked Starbucks vanilla bean Frappuccinos.
The Uvalde Chief-Information has been steeped in the group for much more than a century. The paper’s slogan, printed beneath the publication’s title, reminds audience of a record that dates back to 1879. The paper is impartial and locally owned.
Above the decades, Uvalde has viewed a slew of newspapers in the community, including the Uvalde Umpire, The Weekly Hesperian and The West Texan, in accordance to the Chief-Information web-site.
John Nance Garner, who served as vice president of the United States under Franklin D. Roosevelt, was after editor of a Uvalde newspaper.
H.P. Hornby Sr. set up The Uvalde Leader and later acquired The Uvalde News in 1901. The titles were blended alongside one another to arrive at the paper’s current name.