2017-11-05

Tuesday is final day for say in beverage ordinances, propositions

  Two alcohol options are up for approval or denial on Tuesday for residents in three Uvalde County precincts, while all residents can vote yes or no on seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. City of Sabinal residents can vote to approve or deny the sale of all alcoholic beverages, including mixed drinks, within the city limits. (This election […]

Tree trimming, lighted parade highlight holiday festivities

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Christmas at the Crossroads will kick off Nov. 13, when the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department is scheduled to erect the Christmas tree on the courthouse lawn, and conclude Dec. 10 with a milk and cookies event at the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House. The lighted Christmas parade will take place Friday, Dec. 1. The parade […]

Brigman to host upcoming garden club meeting

The Uvalde Garden Club’s 2017-2018 year has started. Meetings are generally held on the second Wednesday of every month. For more information about meetings contact Ruby Brigman at 830-278-5875. The club’s next meeting, which will be hosted by Ruby Brigman at 877 Brigman Lane, will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. The meeting will include speaker Lee Tailor, […]

Weston R. Alspaugh

Weston R. Alspaugh Weston Ray Alspaugh, 26, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Nov. 1, 2017, at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Aug. 7, 1991, in San Antonio to Beverly Faust Broom and Wesley Alspaugh. He lived in Uvalde until the age of 10, when he moved with his family to San Antonio. […]

Octaviano S. Niño Sr.

Octaviano S. Niño Sr. Octaviano Sanchez Niño Sr., 83, of La Pryor died on Nov. 1, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on March 22, 1934, in El Moral, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria (Sanchez) and Victoriano Niño. He married Maria del Carmen Tijerina on Jan. 12, 1963, in San Isidro, Coahuila, Mexico. Niño is survived by […]

UHS runners complete successful season

The Uvalde High School cross-country team recently finished its 2017 season. “We had a great season. We competed well at every level, beginning with our middle school runners all the way up to the high school varsity girls and boys,” said UHS head cross-country coach Libby Guzman. “There were some newcomers to our program this season and we had some […]

Coyotes win, clinch playoff spot

Sometimes in football, the best offense is a good defense. The Uvalde Coyotes proved that adage Friday night as they recorded a 28-16 victory over the McCollum Cowboys. On a night when the Coyotes struggled on offense in the second half, the Uvaldeans relied on their defense to come through. ‘This was a huge bounce-back win for us following a […]

Yellowjackets crush Brooks in non-district competition

The Sabinal Yellowjackets crushed the San Antonio Brooks Academy Bengals, 44-0, in non-district football action Friday. Mauricio Contreras began Sabinal’s scoring festival in the first period as he scored on a 40-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Mario Quintanilla and later returned a punt 42 yards for a touchdown. The Yellowjackets scored two touchdowns in the second period to extend their […]

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