Roland A. Boedeker

Roland A. Boedeker Roland August Boedeker, 97, of Concan, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Regent Care Center in The Woodlands, Texas. A memorial will be held on Monday, June 5, 2017, at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church in Leakey at 10 a.m. Roland was born on April 1, 1920, in Cameron, Texas, to Louise and Emil Boedeker. He […]

Rosa Flores

Rosa Flores Rosa Flores, 78, of Uvalde died on May 24, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 14, 1938, in Uvalde to Francisca (Ledesma) and Atilano Gonzales. She is survived by her husband, Luis Flores Sr., of Uvalde; two daughters, Sylvia Madrid of San Antonio, and Alicia Flores of Uvalde; two sons, Luis Flores Jr. and Jose […]

Jerry C. Harrell

Jerry C. Harrell Jerry Crouell Harrell of Fredericksburg, and formerly from Uvalde, passed away on May 17, 2017, at Stone Oak Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Jerry was born on Nov. 30, 1931, in Rio Frio, Texas, to Fait and Jewell Crouell. Jerry married Jack Harrell in Uvalde, Texas, on June 1, 1950. She graduated from Uvalde High School in […]

Uvalde Good Eggs present fine arts scholarship to Moreno, others

Lane Riggs Staff writer Uvalde Good Egg Enterprises hosted its fifth annual fine arts scholarship luncheon on May 24. New scholarship recipient Matthew Moreno and previous winners were each awarded $2,000, which amounts to $1,000 per semester. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Uvalde County every year in a celebration of arts and creativity. The first scholarship […]

Sports banquet scheduled Tuesday

Tuesday at the Uvalde County Fairplex, the 2017 Uvalde High School Sports Banquet will be held. Doors will open at 6 p.m., dinner will be served starting at 6:30 p.m., while the program will get underway at approximately 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Uvalde Athletic Booster Club, the event will honor UHS athletes for their efforts throughout the 2016-17 school […]

Eight Lobos make All-District softball team

Eight members of the Uvalde Lobos softball team have been selected to the District 29-5A All-District team. Uvaldeans named to the elite team were seniors Ale Garza, Amanda Sandoval, and Sara Ramos, junior Denise Longoria, and sophomores Kyle Sendejo, Kamryn Arredondo, Faith Mata, and Deandra Vera. Longoria, a pitcher and third baseman, shared the district’s most valuable player honors with […]

Free food for students

Thanks to the Community Eligibility Program all students in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District are eligible for free breakfast and lunch next school year. The Community Eligibility Program is a federally funded program available to all public school districts. Breakfast, lunch to be provided at no charge next school year “We are happy to announce that Uvalde CISD qualified […]

Standout Coyote athlete killed defending U.S. during WWII

Charley Robinson Staff writer Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. On Memorial Day the flag of the United States is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains until noon. […]

Living textbooks delivered to schools twice weekly

Lane Riggs Staff writer Newspapers in Education is often used by teachers as a “living textbook” in the classroom, as a newspaper can serve as an English, math, science or etiquette lesson. Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles has been working with schools in Uvalde to bring these valuable lessons into the classroom. Though the project includes five […]

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