Dudley Ilse and the Downbeats aim to make CD

Lane Riggs Staff Writer Dudley Ilse has always had a passion for music, but he didn’t start his own band until 2014. Since then, the band – Dudley Ilse and the Downbeats – has played throughout the area to a positive local response. There are five members in the band, with Ilse as the lead singer and rhythm guitar player; […]

Guadalupe Arizmendi

Guadalupe Arizmendi Guadalupe Arizmendi, 76, of Uvalde died on Aug. 8, 2017, in San Antonio. She was born on March 27, 1941, in El Moral, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria (Saldaña) and Pablo Garcia. She married Jose E. Arizmendi on Jan. 8, 1966, in Piedras Negras, Mexico. Arizmendi is survived by her husband of 51 years; one son, Jose Gerardo Arizmendi; […]

UMH auxiliary awards fall 2017 scholarships

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. At their monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 7, the Uvalde Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announced Fall 2017 nursing scholarship recipients. Sherley Wentz, scholarship committee chairwoman, introduced fall scholarship winners Desiree Rodriguez of Sabinal, Juanita Del Toro of Uvalde, and Guadalupe Rodriguez of Uvalde. Each recipient was awarded $3,500 […]

Airport expansion paying off

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor With a 94-foot wingspan, the Gulfstream G550 that landed in Uvalde last week is the largest to receive work at the multi-service airfield. A 2015 airport expansion made it possible for Garner Field businesses to take on projects involving larger aircraft. The Gulfstream G550 business jet, which can carry up to 19 passengers, is undergoing a […]

Failure to stop causes rollover

After she allegedly ran a stop sign, 27-year-old Jessica Prado’s vehicle was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The impact caused the 1998 Lincoln Navigator that Prado was driving to turn over. An unidentified male climbed out of the vehicle window and fled the scene. The crash occurred Thursday night on the northwest side of Uvalde at the intersection of Fort […]

Woman gets probation in child’s death

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor One of three people charged in the November 2015 death of 2-year-old Ismael Gonzalez has pleaded no contest to her involvement. Guadalupe Rosas Cuellar, 65, who was tasked with caring for the child in his mother’s absence, was sentenced to eight years of probation last month. She was also ordered to pay court costs, which amounted […]

Coyotes prep for first scrimmage

The Uvalde Coyotes will begin the second full week of football practice tomorrow. The Coyotes will top off the second week of football practice with a controlled scrimmage against the Del Rio Rams Saturday morning in the Honey Bowl. Varsity action is set to begin at 10 a.m. and will be preceded by a sub-varsity scrimmage at 9 a.m. This […]

UHS tennis players begin fall competition

Next Friday and Saturday, the Uvalde High School tennis team will be at San Antonio for team tennis tournament action hosted by the Northside Independent School District. Last Friday, Coach Terri Rambie’s Uvaldeans were to face dual-team action against the East Central Hornets and the San Marcos Rattlers at East Central. Results from those two matches at San Antonio will […]

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