Oscar Albarado (seated) is joined for a picture by his son Jacob Albarado (standing, left, displaying his father's championship belt) and grandsons Jacob Zachary (back) and Jordan Isaiah during a celebration held at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The celebration was held Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of Oscar Albardo Day in Uvalde, as proclaimed by the Uvalde Chamber of Commerce in 1976 in honor of the Uvaldean’s victory for the light middleweight world boxing title.
The Uvalde Leader-News picked up three awards, including one first-place honor, during this year’s Texas Press Association Summer Leadership Retreat, held June 16-18 in Montgomery, just north of Houston. Claiming first-place in Division 4 for column writing was Leader-News
Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department member Todd Dorris (right) and Justin Mariscal (back) prepare to extinguish flames engulfing a riding lawnmower that was previously being used on an empty lot at the corner of East Calera and South Wood streets at approximately 10 a.m on Friday morning.
Uvalde Little League President Carl Mirelez (left) accepts a $500 check from Regency Chevrolet owner H.T. Langford for new equipment, T-shirts, and other items for Uvalde Little League program. The funds were made available by Regency Chevrolet, after Langford joined forces with the national Chevy Youth Baseball Program to support the spirit of teamwork that youth baseball can instill.