Sounds of Christmas

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ set for UHS stage The Uvalde High School varsity choir will host a performance of Part 1 of Handel’s “Messiah” on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. in the John H. Harrell Auditorium on the UHS campus. The choir will be accompanied by Jeffrey Waite on the organ and Jason Schlichting on the harpsichord. According to UHS choir […]

Las Alteñas to perform here today

Uvalde High School’s mariachi extravaganza featuring all-female mariachi band Las Alteñas of San Antonio is set today at 7 p.m. in the John H. Harrell Auditorium at Uvalde High School. (more…)

Billy Joe Brice

Billy Joe Brice Billy Joe Brice, 86, of Leakey died on Nov. 6, 2017, three and a half years after being diagnosed with cancer. He was born on Oct. 6, 1931, in Corpus Christi to Vera Cox and Marcus Brice. After graduating from Leakey High School, Brice joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951, and was honorably discharged in 1955. […]

Tiffani S. Wyner

Tiffani S. Wyner Tiffani Soto Wyner, 35, of Uvalde died on Nov. 12, 2017, at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center in Eagle Pass. A funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was born on June 15, 1982, in Carrizo Springs to Rebecca Soto. She is survived by her mother, Rebecca Silguero; and […]

Edward O. Musquez

Edward O. Musquez Edward O. Musquez, 89, of Natalia, formerly of Sabinal, died on Nov. 10, 2017, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Dec. 2, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Andrea Z. Theisen

Andrea Z. Theisen Andrea Zamarripa Theisen, 71, of Uvalde died on Nov. 12, 2017, in Uvalde. She was born on Aug. 22, 1946, in Uvalde to Margarita (Rodriguez) and Juan Navarro Zamarripa. She married Robert Theisen on July 1, 2000, in Sabinal. Theisen wrote several essays which were published in La Voz de Uvalde. The family says she self-published a […]

Garbage: Collect it, then hide it

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The decision was unanimous: Uvalde City Council members do not want residents using waste containers as exterior décor. Requirements stating containers must be removed from designated collection points by 9 p.m. on the scheduled collection day and stored at or behind the front of the residence will remain in place. Council members agreed waste containers left […]

Batesville students use laptop to learn new words

Lynn Simpson|UCISD Batesville School fourth-graders (left to right) Alyssa Torres, Juan Victor Deluna and Joe Maldonado use a laptop to learn new words during a dictionary skills exercise in Vanessa Valdez’s English language arts/reading class. Groups worked cooperatively to find words on a computer or within a print dictionary.

Teen raises $1K for shooting victims

Uvalde resident Haley Blenkinsop recently utilized her musical talent for the greater good, raising $1,000 for families victimized by a mass shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church. The 13-year-old Uvaldean sang during Four Square Friday, held Nov. 10 from 6-9 p.m., when she raised $828. “I was out there for about three hours,” Blenkinsop said. “I sang some country, […]

Coyotes, Calallen vie at Floresville

Tomorrow night at Floresville, the Uvalde Coyotes will go up against one of the best high school football teams in the state when they face the undefeated Calallen Wildcats. Kick-off time for the Class 5A Division II bi-district football game in Eschenburg Field is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Coach Phil Danaher’s Wildcats are 10-0 for the season. They claimed the […]