Coyotes, Calallen wind up playoff

The Uvalde Coyotes were scheduled to wind up their best-of-three, bi-district baseball playoff series against the Corpus Christi Calallen Wildcats at home yesterday. Game two of the series was set for a 3 p.m. start at Marvin Kolinek Field. If needed, game three of the series was to follow game two. Action in the series was set to begin Friday […]

Lobos enjoy success in track-and-field

The Uvalde Lobos did not advance an athlete to the state track-and-field meet, but 2017 was a huge year for the Uvalde High School girls track-and-field program. Besides winning the District 29-5A girls’ team track-and-field championship, the Lobos advanced three athletes to last weekend’s regional track meet at San Antonio. UHS seniors Mabel Fowler and Sara Ramos placed in their […]

Raymond D. Reich

Raymond D. Reich Raymond Dale Reich was born Nov. 27, 1932, in Carlton (Hamilton County), Texas, to parents Gottleib John (G.J.) Reich and Bertha nee Nauert. He was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Pottsville, Texas, on Jan. 15, 1933, by Rev. E.N. Zabels. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Grace Lutheran Church in Midland, Texas, by Rev. Gilbert […]

UCISD students are big winners in poster contest

Charley Robinson Staff writer What started as a mere Astronomy Day poster contest turned out to be a huge event for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District students, local stargazers and interested novices as people near and far got involved. The Uvalde County Historical Commission, Inc., Fort Inge Stargazers, and the Uvalde Rotary Club hosted the contest, which was open to […]

Fishing derbies set for children, seniors

Popular events are free to children 3-16 years old as well as military veterans and senior citizens. Two separate fishing derbies are scheduled next month at the Uvalde National Fish Hatchery, with the first for children and the second geared toward military veterans as well as senior citizens. Both events are free to attend. They will be held from 8 […]

Hospital hosting spate of events this week

Wellness walk/run, free blood glucose screenings and educational event highlight National Hospital Week. The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal. It is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to […]

Vielma arrested again

this marks her second arrest since November of 2016. Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Capital murder suspect Sabrina Vielma, 34, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for tampering with evidence and hindering the apprehension of a known felon. Vielma is accused of removing shells from the weapon her boyfriend, 33-year-old Gerardo “Dreamer” Covarrubias Gonzales, allegedly used to rob a Smoking Hills […]

Whites celebrating 70 years of marriage

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor As Marie “Dolly” White and Curtis White plan to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today, Curtis is sure of two things: the greatest days of his life are the day he found Christ and the day Dolly agreed to his marriage proposal. The pair has come a long way, especially considering when Dolly first met her […]

Grant brings $309,760 to SWTJC for medic training

Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde has been awarded a $309,760 grant to purchase and install equipment to provide 150 students with emergency medical technician and paramedic training. The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 26 grants totaling $5 million to public community and technical colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs […]