2017-11-02

Kirchoff is library’s featured artist

Brenda Kirchoff of Yorktown is El Progreso Memorial Library’s artist of the month for November. Kirchoff is a beginner, in her words, having painted 50-plus oil paintings in the last three years. She has primarily painted landscapes while dabbling in mixed media. “I was never good in art as a student growing up,” she said, “but for 60 years I […]

Bertha A. Flores

Bertha A. Flores Bertha Alicia Flores, 84, of Uvalde died on Oct. 29, 2017, in San Antonio. A visitation will be held tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A prayer service will also be held on both nights at 7 p.m. She was born on May […]

Octaviano Niño

Octaviano Niño Octaviano Niño, 83, of La Pryor died on Nov. 1, 2017, in Uvalde. Arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Jose M. Torres Jr.

Jose M. Torres Jr. Jose Manuel Torres Jr., 69, of Uvalde died on Oct. 30, 2017, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A visitation was held yesterday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., and will be held again today and tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. He was born on Oct. 22, 1948, in Uvalde […]

Must-win game tomorrow night

It is a must-win situation for the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys and the Uvalde Coyotes in their District 29-5A football game tomorrow night. Kick-off time for the contest at San Antonio’s Harlandale Memorial Stadium is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Both the Coyotes and the Cowboys come into the game needing a win to keep their post-season playoff hopes alive. Coach […]

Lobos complete transitional volleyball season

The Uvalde Lobos recently completed their 2017 Texas high school volleyball season. With a brand new head coach and a lot of new, inexperienced varsity players, the Lobos wound up a transitional season of volleyball with a 1-9 district record and an overall season record of 9-23. “From a slow, methodical teaching start to the fast-paced days of tournament and […]

Ten years in prison

Child’s mother receives sentence in court plea Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Twenty-six-year-old Sarah Gonzalez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading no contest to her involvement in the November 2015 death of her son, 2-year-old Ismael Gonzalez. Although Severo Cuellar is charged with inflicting the massive internal injuries that led to Ismael’s death, the 38th Judicial District […]

Roundup kicks off deer season tomorrow at county Fairplex

The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce’s 36th-annual Hunter’s Roundup will take place tomorrow at the Uvalde County Event Center at the Fairplex. The white-tailed deer general season begins Saturday. Hunter’s Roundup is set from 5-10 p.m. The popular gun prize drawing includes 30-plus guns, while another drawing is for a 2018 Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans 4×4 utility vehicle. Tickets for […]

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