Bee attack sends two to hospital

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two people were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after they were attacked by bees, enduring more than 15 minutes of stings as they waited for help to arrive. The incident happened approximately 15 miles north of Uvalde on Highway 55. While a Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputy was the first to arrive, he was not able to get […]

Convenience store confiscates funny money

When a woman attempted to pay for her merchandise with a fake $100 bill at Peter Rabbit’s, 638 S. Getty St., she was turned down and the faux bill was confiscated by the cashier. The $100 bill replica and a copy of the store’s surveillance video was turned over to the Uvalde Police Department on April 13. The store manager […]

Barksdale home-schoooler is library’s artist of the month

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Autumn Wooten has a love for art that extends past her paintbrush and canvas to encompass theatre and music. A self proclaimed perfectionist, Wooten said she can spend hours getting lost in her paintings, which are on display at El Progreso Memorial Library. Wooten is the library’s featured artist for May. She is the daughter of […]

Bailey B. Anderson

Bailey B. Anderson Bailey Burbon Anderson, Aug. 27, 1933 – May 6, 2017. Our sweet husband, father and grandfather Bailey Anderson found his perfect peace in Heaven on May 6, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Richmond, Texas on Aug. 27, 1933, to Arnett and Nellie May Anderson, graduated from Lamar High School in […]

Martin Cardenas

Martin Cardenas Martin Cardenas, 52, of Uvalde died on May 5, 2017, in Uvalde. He was born on Jan. 4, 1965, in Uvalde to Concepcion (Rodriguez) and Roberto Cardenas. He graduated from Uvalde High School. He owned and operated Cardenas Electric. The family says he loved to play baseball, to barbecue, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. […]

Jeremih Flores

Jeremih Flores Jeremih Flores, 2 months old, of Uvalde died on May 6, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on March 6, 2017, in Uvalde to Herlinda Arellano and Richard Flores. He is survived by his parents, of Uvalde; maternal grandparents, Maria Guadalupe Davila of Uvalde and Juan Arellano of Acuña, Mexico; paternal grandparents, Sulema and Robert Flores; […]

Gertrude L. Meyer

Gertrude L. Meyer Gertrude Louise (Balzen) Meyer, 91, of Knippa died on May 8, 2017, in Uvalde. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, followed by interment at Knippa Cemetery. A reception will follow at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa. She was born on Aug. 20, 1925, in Knippa to Amalia ‘’Molly’’ (Cook) and […]

Pedro V. Peña Jr.

Pedro V. Peña Jr. Pedro V. “La Pitocha” Peña Jr., 65, of Uvalde died on May 6, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was born on Dec. 21, 1951, in Sabinal to Guadalupe (Villasana) and Aurelio Fernandez. He married Angelita A. Aguilar on Dec. […]

Calallen tops UHS in series finale

There was not enough hitting or defense by the Uvalde Coyotes last Saturday afternoon as they lost a 7-0 baseball decision to the Calallen Wildcats in the second and final game of their bi-district playoff series. The Uvaldeans managed only two hits off Calallen pitchers, while the Coyotes committed six defensive errors. Calallen fans at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek field had […]

Teams prepare for powder puff game

Two weeks from tomorrow night, the final major sporting event of the Uvalde High School 2016-17 school year will take place as Powder Puff MMXVII will be staged in the Honey Bowl. Flag football competition between the UHS Class of 2017 girls and the UHS Class of 2018 girls is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the UHS […]