Murphey decorates Christmas with old-time western spirit

No Santa Claus. No reindeer. No Frosty the Snowman. Michael Martin Murphey’s picturesque Christmas comes decorated by wide open blue skies, rows of snow-dusted pines, a warmly lit log cabin and a flickering campfire. Murphey’s treasured Cowboy Christmas concerts, a tradition now more than three decades strong, explores the humanity and spirituality of the season. It delves into the American […]

Charles H. Feller Jr.

Charles H. Feller Jr. Charles Henry “Chuck” Feller Jr., 86, of Utopia, formerly of Yorktown, died on Aug. 3, 2017, at his residence. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hondo, with interment to follow at 1 p.m. at the Waresville Cemetery in Utopia. He was born on April […]

Melvin L. Singleton

Melvin L. Singleton Melvin Lee Singleton, 94, of Uvalde died on Aug. 2, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A memorial service is planned at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Mary K. Welch

Mary K. Welch Mary Katherine Piper-Swift-Welch, age 94, of Uvalde, Texas, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Mary was born on Feb. 18, 1923, the daughter of Ada Gaines and Max Edward Piper. They resided in Uvalde at 209 W. Nopal Street. She was the sister of Maxine Piper Thompson and Judith Piper Nettles; and the granddaughter of Julius […]

Two-a-days start tomorrow

Morning session set in weight room The traditional two-a-day football practice workouts begin tomorrow for the 2017 Uvalde Coyotes. This year’s practice sessions have been modified. According to new head coach R.T. Gonzales, the morning session will take place for one hour in the weight room and afternoon workouts begin at 4:45 for approximately two hours. Uvalde Consolidated Independent School […]

Volleyball teams begin new season at home

The Uvalde High School volleyball season begins Monday when the Lobos host San Antonio Edison. The freshmen and JV start at 1 p.m. and the varsity affair is slated for a 2 p.m. beginning. (more…)

Huddle vs TABC

Bar owner upset by problems caused by employee’s alleged actions Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The Huddle Sports Bar operator Jose Manuel Ramos is contesting the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission’s decision to cancel his liquor permit after a longtime barback was arrested on drug charges during her shift one week ago today. His North Getty Street business remains open, despite […]

UHS grad’s outlook creates opportunities

Charley Robinson Staff writer He couldn’t speak a word of English when he started school. What does Raul V. Salinas do today? The Uvalde High School graduate teaches English at Mayde Creek High School in the Katy Independent School District. “I spent two years in the second grade because I didn’t know any English,” Salinas said. “We weren’t illegal aliens. […]

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