2017-06-18

Daughters of the American Revolution honor good citizens

The following was submitted by Karen Collins of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Members of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at El Progreso Memorial Library in Uvalde on Saturday, May 20. They were encouraged in the President General’s message, read by Karen Collins, […]

Hortencia G. De Leon

Hortencia G. De Leon Hortencia Gonzalez De Leon, 90, of Uvalde died on June 15, 2017, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A rosary will be recited today and again tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She […]

Carlos A. Garcia Jr.

Carlos A. Garcia Jr. Carlos Antonio ‘’Bubba’’ Garcia Jr. of Uvalde passed away on June 10, 2017, at his residence at the age of 12. A visitation was held yesterday, and a visitation will be held today from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. […]

Ricardo Luna

Ricardo Luna Ricardo Luna, 44, of Batesville died on June 15, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

UCAD fails 29 of 80 measures

Charley Robinson Staff writer Uvalde County Appraisal District chief appraiser Roberto Valdez presented UCAD directors on Tuesday with an update on the 2016 tax year collections, result of the Methods and Assistance Program review, and 2017 UCAD Appraisal Program. “We have collected 94 percent of 2016 taxes due,” said Valdez, “which is about par with the previous three years.” “Since […]

Hernandez opens home to grandchild after son’s death

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor David Hernandez has been a volunteer coach with Uvalde Little League since 1984, well before his own children were involved in the sport. Since becoming a father in 1985, Hernandez has used sports as a way to stay involved in his children’s – and now grandchildren’s – lives, while also teaching them sportsmanship. Hernandez believes many […]

All-Stars begin tournament play

Two local baseball teams will begin Uvalde Little League District 21 All-Star tournament play here this week. Tuesday night at 8 p.m., the Uvalde Grey All-Stars will face the Pearsall All-Stars, while the Uvalde White All-Stars will go up against the Somerset All-Stars on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Tourney games for the 8- to 10-year-olds will be played at the […]

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