Locals receive high accolades

Robinson surprised at hall of fame induction Meghann Garcia Managing editor “You don’t kick 50 extra points unless someone is scoring the touchdowns, and you don’t throw a touchdown pass unless someone is catching it,” Charley Robinson said yesterday to underscore his claim that his teammates are the reason he was chosen for induction into the Texas Six-Man Football Coaches […]

UPD officer put in choke hold

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Nicholas Nelipovich, who stands more than 6 feet in height and weighs 225 pounds, is accused of grabbing a Uvalde Police Department officer by the neck and pinning him against a wooden privacy fence. The altercation allegedly occurred as officers attempted to issue Nelipovich a criminal trespass warning. Nelipovich was arrested on charges of aggravated assault […]

Former Sabinal resident writes science fiction novel

Lane Riggs Staff Writer It’s the end of the world – at least in Joshua DeLeon’s first science fiction novel “Destiny, and the Red Orb,” available now through Amazon. Rustic Charm in Sabinal will host a book signing for DeLeon on Saturday at 1 p.m. to show the community his novel. Though he has taken to working on projects within […]

June Brice

June Brice June Brice, 93, of Uvalde died on July 12, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Dec. 2, 1923, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Edna (Debord) and Victor Earl Galyon. She married William Carl Brice on April 21, 1953, in Uvalde. Brice is survived by two sons, Ronald Glover and wife, Cindy, of Horizon City, and Michael […]

Norbert O. Kay Sr.

Norbert O. Kay Sr. Norbert Otto Kay Sr., 74, of Sabinal died on July 4, 2017, at Kindred Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on April 1, 1943, in Charlotte to Frances Geraldine (Johnson) and Johnie Elmo Kay Sr. He married Calladonia Anderson on Nov. 13, 1965, in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, […]

Bertha A. Maldonado

Bertha A. Maldonado Bertha Aguirre Maldonado, 71, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away July 17, 2017, at Medical Center of the Rockies. Bertha was born to Marcos H. Aguirre and Guadalupe (Martinez) on May 24, 1946, in Uvalde, Texas. She married Luis Maldonado on June 17, 1995, in Brownwood, moving to Colorado, making the Greeley area home. Bertha loved playing bingo, […]

Juanita Vasquez

Juanita Vasquez, 89, of Uvalde died on July 18, 2017, in San Antonio. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at Primera Iglesia Bautista, with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on June 4, 1928, in Eagle Pass to Pilar (Barrios) and David Garza. She married Anastacio Vasquez in 1947 in Uvalde. She is survived […]

Changes made to UHS athletic staff

There will be many new faces on the Uvalde High School coaching staff for the 2017-18 school year. With some resignations, some new hirings, and a new head football coach and athletic director, the UHS staff will look a lot different from the one that began last school year. For the first time in the history of UHS, there will […]

Softball camp to wind up 2017 summer season

The final youth sports camp offered by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District for the 2017 summer season will be a girls’ softball camp set for next week. Action in the three-day camp is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the Uvalde High School softball field. The softball camp is for incoming fourth-graders up to […]

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