Gloria E. Arizmendi

Gloria E. Arizmendi Gloria Erlinda Arizmendi, 81, of Uvalde died on June 12, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Arizmendi was born on […]

Carlos A. Garcia

Carlos A. Garcia Carlos Antonio ‘’Bubba’’ Garcia Jr., 12, of Uvalde died on June 10, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Gladden C. McAnelly Jr. Gladden Clyde “Rusty” McAnelly Jr., 95, of Pearsall died on June 11, 2017, in Devine. A funeral service […]

Raul Vasquez

Raul Vasquez Raul Vasquez, 71, of Uvalde died on June 6, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on July 29, 1945, in Uvalde to Carmen (Maldonado) and Martin Vasquez. He married Aurelia Lira on Jan. 9, 1965, in Uvalde. He was preceded in death by his parents. Vasquez is survived by his wife; and one son, […]

Milburn R. Vernor

Milburn R. Vernor Milburn Ray Vernor, 86, of Camp Wood, died on June 11, 2017, in Camp Wood. A service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Camp Wood. Carroll Vernor Jr. will officiate and interment will immediately follow at the Camp Wood cemetery. Vernor was born on Dec. 29, 1930, in Camp Wood […]

Retired teachers hold annual breakfast meeting

The following was submitted by Valjean Fountain of the Uvalde Area Retired Teachers Association. Almost 70 members and guests of the Uvalde Area Retired Teachers Association met at Neal’s Cafe in Concan on May 9 for the annual breakfast buffet. Diana Bonnet, president, enthusiastically welcomed everyone. She stated that new members Joyce Allison, Karen Baen, Kathy Bendele, Shirley Brice, Mary […]

UHS football coach Griffin out

Charley Robinson and James Volz Staff writers With 53 days left until the start of pre-season football workouts, the Uvalde Coyotes are without a head football coach. Gary Griffin, who has served in that position at Uvalde High School since late November 2011, was officially hired as the new head football coach at Brackettville High School Monday night. While UCISD […]

Police investigating child’s hanging death

Kimberly Rubio Assistant Editor Carlos Antonio Garcia Jr., 12, was found dead Saturday morning in his Farrar Street home. According to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause of death is asphyxia by hanging. Uvalde Police Department officers were dispatched to the residence Saturday morning for a report of an unresponsive 12-year-old male. Justice of the Peace Lalo Diaz […]

Murder trial won’t be held in Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Capital murder suspect Sabrina Vielma nodded affirmatively in court Monday as Judge Stephen Ables, 216th Judicial District Judge, announced it was time to set a trial date in the nearly six year-long case. Scheduled to begin in January 2018, now the question is where the trial will take place. Ables granted the defense’s motion for a […]

Uvalde girls begin district play

Saturday night, the Uvalde 8- to 10-year-olds All-Stars will begin Little League softball tournament action. They will face the Dilley All-Stars in an 8 p.m. contest at the Uvalde’s Freddy Avalos Field. Uvalde’s All-Star team includes Sienna Mirelez, Amerie Garcia, Kyndra DeHoyos, Jaelyn Gleason, Mia Saiz, Destiny Edison, Natalee Rangel, Carolina Flores, Veronika Jimenez, Jacelyn Ortegon, Natalia Cabralez, Deliah De […]

Jon Jones leads UBC standings

Jon Jones is the current leader of the 2017 season standings for the Uvalde Bass Club. Jones is in first place with 23 fish at a total weight of 87.44 pounds. Ricky Villarreal is in second place with 19 fish at a weight of 59.40 pounds and Al Haughey is in third place with 22 fish at a weight of […]