2017-08-27

Gwendolyn R. Colvin

Gwendolyn R. Colvin Gwendolyn Rene Colvin, 64, of Uvalde died on Aug. 22, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Baptist Temple Church in Uvalde. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on March 6, 1953, in Victoria to Emma L. (Steward) and Elvin Dean Mosley. She married […]

Cullen A. McAllen

Cullen A. McAllen Cullen Ashley McAllen, 56, M.D., M.P.H., of Vanderpool, died on Aug. 19, 2017, on his ranch near Vanderpool. He was born on Nov. 15, 1960, in Edinburg to Margaret (Looney) and Robert Ashley McAllen. He married Zemfira Valerevna on March 7, 2001, in Tyumen, Russia. He graduated from Texas A & M University, College Station. He earned […]

Redland’s artwork picked up by Boerne gallery, Bosque classic

Uvalde resident Dorothy Redland has a busy September ahead of her. The 82-year-old painter has been chosen as the guest artist of the month for Gallery 195 in Boerne, and one piece was selected for the Bosque County Art Classic in Clifton. Redland is a multi-media artist who paints primarily in oils and pastels. She paints nearly every day, with […]

Coyotes prepare for 2017 debut

The Uvalde Coyotes will begin to prepare for their first football game of the season tomorrow. Practice will get underway after school at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Honey Bowl, the Coyotes will kick off their 2017 football season when they host the Monterrey Tech Borregos. Action in the varsity football contest is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. […]

Contest offers $$$ prizes for picking the winners

The Uvalde Leader-News football contest begins today. Readers have a chance to win up to $50 each week by picking the winners of a select group of football games listed on the contest. To enter the contest, contestants need to circle the team they pick to win for the game that appears in each advertisement on the contest entry page.

Uvalde hosts Medina Valley in tennis action Wednesday

The Uvalde High School tennis team will be back in action Wednesday when they host a dual-team meet against the Medina Valley Panthers. Action in the dual-team tennis match will get going at 4:30 p.m. at the UHS Tennis Complex. Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos, 6-3 for the season, finished seventh in the San Antonio Northside ISD Invitational team […]

UCISD to keep $1.32 tax rate

District staff to receive $1K supplement Charley Robinson Staff writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s tax rate will remain the same at $1.32 per $100 valuation, according to finance director Moises Santiago who spoke Monday evening during the third 2017-2018 budget workshop. “Maintenance and operation will remain at $1.17 per $100 valuation and interest and sinking is stable at 15 […]

City opens doors to hurricane evacuees

City officials on Friday opened shelters to coastal residents fleeing the wrath of a strengthening Hurricane Harvey. Doors at the Willie De Leon Civic Center were opened at 2 p.m. and were scheduled to remain open until tomorrow. Pets were not allowed in the facility. Uvalde Police Department officials asked that evacuees remain patient as cots and mats were being […]

Gomez hit road for total eclipse

Kimberly Rubio Staff writer Uvalde resident Arnold Gomez made a spur-of-the-moment decision to travel to Wyoming to view the total eclipse, which occurred last Monday. He traveled more than 17 hours to reach his destination, but Gomez said it is something everybody should witness at least once. “I’ve always wanted to see a total eclipse because as a child I […]

Hanson retiring after 50 years of firefighting

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor After more than 50 years with the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department, veteran firefighter Jimmy Hanson is hanging up his gear for retirement. Although he will remain active with the department as an honorary member, he will no longer be dispatched for emergency calls. “I have enjoyed every bit of it. I have a lot of brothers […]