Blood center in dire need of donors

Meghann Garcia Managing editor The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will be in Uvalde County four times during the coming weeks to solicit blood donations. The center was down to one day’s worth of blood last weekend, due to a drain on supplies both from regular needs and problems from Hurricane Harvey. Residents of Sabinal and Uvalde will have […]

Sponsors, donors needed for literacy gala

St. Henry de Osso’s literacy gala is set Nov. 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Uvalde Country Club. The annual fundraiser’s theme will be “red, white and groove.” The Pete Denney Band will provide musical entertainment for the night of food, dancing and auction fundraising. Tickets may be purchased at St. Henry de Osso, 114 E. Nopal St. in […]

Heaven A. Arias

Heaven A. Arias Heaven Armaunia Arias, 15, of Uvalde died on Sept. 6, 2017, at her residence. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Paula R. Gonzales

Paula R. Gonzales Paula Rodriguez Gonzales, 67, of Uvalde died on Sept. 4, 2017, at Main Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on Feb. 3, 1950, in Uvalde to Severa Rodriguez and Antonio V. Gonzales. She attended Uvalde High School and graduated in 1969. She worked for 17 years at Southwestern Bell, and recently retired from the Uvalde […]

Merrel Kjosen

Merrel Kjosen Merrel Kjosen, 88, of White Earth, North Dakota, died on Aug. 3, 2017, at the Mountrail Bethel Home in Stanley, North Dakota. He was born on Aug. 1, 1929, in Velva, North Dakota, to Mable and Melvin Kjosen. The family moved to White Earth, North Dakota, in 1944. Kjosen graduated from White Earth High School. He farmed with […]

Coyotes down the Rockets 36-14

The Uvalde Coyotes recorded their first football victory of the season Friday night as they downed the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets, 36-14, in the Honey Bowl. “It was a big win for us tonight. I am happy for our kids and for our coaching staff. They worked hard in preparation for the game,” said Uvalde High School head football coach […]

Road swing continues for Lobos volleyball

The Uvalde Lobos volleyball team will continue their long road trip on Friday when they take on the Pearsall Lady Mavericks at Pearsall. Varsity action is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., while the junior varsity match and the freshman match both are set to start at 6 p.m. Coach Russell McElroy’s Lobos, 5-14 for the season, will enter play […]

Football posters arrive at Leader-News office

The 2017 Uvalde Coyotes football posters created by the Uvalde Leader-News have arrived. They are free to the public and available at the Uvalde Leader-News office, 110 N. East St., right across from the Uvalde County Courthouse. The poster has photos of and schedules for the Uvalde Coyotes football teams. The Uvalde Leader-News is the only agency authorized by the […]

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