County reverses road vote

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor After Uvalde County Commissioners reversed a September of 2016 decision to abandon County Road 429D, Lena “Marina” Garcia said she had every right to continue denying her neighbor access to the easement. The action took place Monday during a 10 a.m. meeting on the third floor of the Uvalde County Courthouse. Last year, Garcia requested the […]

Don’t try this

Tomorrow is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Texas Big Game Awards ceremony, which is set Saturday, June 10 in Uvalde. Tickets will not be available at the door. The awards will be given for regions 4 and 8. Preceding the June 10 event will be a Friday night social on June 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. […]

King talks suicide, depression

Lane Riggs Staff writer The Healthy Minds Matter Conference was the first of its kind in offering the community a resource fair on depression and suicide, but its overwhelming success means it probably will not be the last. The conference held Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the civic center was hosted by Uvalde Memorial Hospital and featured Frank King, a […]

To war and back: Bible traverses many miles

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor On May 13, 1915, during World War I, French Officer Gaston de Launay knelt down in a trench in Belgium and found a Bible belonging to a Canadian soldier. The family keepsake was passed down to his niece Rosemarie Carr, of Uvalde, where it sat on a shelf in her home until it won the interest […]

Arturo L. Aguirre

Arturo L. Aguirre Arturo ‘’Art’’ Lopez Aguirre, 48, of Uvalde died on May 19, 2017, in Castroville. He was born on Nov. 28, 1968, in Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico, to Ofelia (Lopez) and Arturo Aguirre. He married Sandra Camacho on Nov. 7, 2007, in Las Vegas. He was a graduate of Uvalde High School and he owned Lunkers Grill. The […]

Eulalio Garza Jr.

Eulalio Garza Jr. Eulalio Garza Jr., 60, of Knippa died on May 17, 2017, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 25, 1956, in Pearsall to Eva (Ybarra) and Eulalio Garza Sr. He was a graduate of Pearsall High School. Garza was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Joy Jackson […]

Evelyn L. Pool

Evelyn L. Pool Evelyn L. Pool, 91, of Uvalde died on May 21, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Dec. 2, 1925, in Lampasas to Johnnie (Smith) and John Wright. She is survived by three sons, Rick Pool of Leakey, Thomas Pool of Norway, and John Pool of Austin; four daughters, Deborah Craig of Uvalde, Yolanda Wells […]

Tanya Wikstrom

Tanya Wikstrom Tanya Wikstrom, 44, of Uvalde died on May 22, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Aug. 18, 1972, in Escondido, California, to Judith Ann (Paulson) and Paul Bennett Wikstrom. She is survived by her mother, Judy Seitz and husband, Lloyd; one sister, Charlene Wikstrom; and one niece, Alexandria Riegle, all of Uvalde; one daughter, Tamara Delar […]

UHS volleyball team seeks turnaround year

Last season, the Uvalde Lobos entered high school volleyball action with a young, inexperienced varsity ball club. As a result, the Lobos went winless in District 29-5A play and finished with a 9-31 season record overall. “We went into last season with a young team. We lost an All-District setter to graduation and went into the season with a lot […]

Youth tennis camp scheduled June 6-9 at UHS complex

The Uvalde youth tennis camp is scheduled for June 6-9 at the Uvalde High School Tennis Center. This year’s camp is open to area boys and girls, from 4 years old up to incoming UHS ninth-graders. The camp will run from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on each of the four days. Included in the camp will be individual instruction […]