2017-11-12

Class trek becomes complicated

UCISD cites law in blocking bussing of transfer students Charley Robinson Staff writer Children living in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District who have transferred to area school districts will no longer be provided free transportation by the receiving school district. That decision arose when Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion pursuant to Education Code, section 34.007. The […]

Visit Garner State Park, Lost Maples free of charge today

In honor of both active and retired military, daily entrance fees at Texas State Parks will be waived for all visitors today, Sunday, Nov. 12. “We give thanks to the service that veterans and active military personnel have dedicated to our country,” said Brent Leisure, director of state parks for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. “We hope that Texans […]

True cost of war not measured in dollars, says retired colonel

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Although retired U.S. Army Colonel Jose M. Ramos acknowledged all who have served in the military during a Friday Veterans Day ceremony, Ramos emphasized Vietnam veterans, who he said were not celebrated when they first returned home from war. The annual observance, organized by American Legion Post 26 and the Ladies Auxiliary Unit, featured performances by […]

Macario Cahue

Macario Cahue Macario Cahue, 45, of Uvalde died on Nov. 4, 2017, at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois. He was born on Dec. 30, 1971, in Michoacán, Mexico, to Concepcion Fernandez and Trinidad Cahue. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Corpus Cahue; one daughter, Maite Sarahi Cahue; and three sons, John Anthony Cahue, Macario Cahue Jr. and […]

Lilia T. Gonzales

Lilia T. Gonzales Lilia T. Gonzales, 86, of Uvalde died on Nov. 7, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing -Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest […]

Richard Wisnieski Sr.

Richard Wisnieski Sr. Richard Wisnieski Sr. was born in Wharton, Texas, on July 31, 1941, the third child and first son to Frank and Regina Guthman Wisnieski. Richard deeply loved his parents and his siblings, Ruth Wisnieski Rod of Wharton, Lois Wisnieski Franz of Angleton, Sammy Wisnieski and Sue Wisnieski, (twins) both of Wharton, and Andy Wisnieski, also of Wharton. […]

Correction – Walter Baxter

Correction The obituary for Walter Lawrence “Larry” Baxter that appeared on Page 5 of the Thursday, Nov. 9 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News contained an error in Baxter’s date of birth. It should have read as follows. Walter Lawrence “Larry” Baxter, 91, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 30, 2017, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, one week […]

Coyotes enjoy howlacious victory

The Uvalde Coyotes played their best football game of the 2017 season Friday night as they defeated the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks, 27-6, in the District 29-5A finale. Playing before a large Parents’ Night crowd in the Honey Bowl, the Coyotes rallied from an early scoring deficit to mount a 13-6 half-time lead. They scored twice in the third period […]

Seven UHS swimmers compete in SA meet

Seven swimmers represented Uvalde High School in the Alamo Area High School Swim League Invitational meet at the San Antonio ISD Natatorium on Nov. 2. Miguel Morales placed 11th in the men’s 100-yard backstroke. He recorded a time of 1:21.26. Morales took 15th place in the men’s 100-yard freestyle with his time of 1:09.38. Kendall Zimmerman finished in 15th place […]

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