2017-11-19

Palominos win Grammy

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor What happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but news of Los Palominos’ Latin Grammy award win on Thursday made it to Uvalde within minutes. The band received the award for for Best Norteño Album for their latest release “Piensalo.” The band – made up of Arreola brothers Johnny, James, Julio, Jorge and Jimmy […]

Utopia man receives Purple Heart medal

Commendation stems from Desert Storm service Diane Causey Correspondent The veterans of our community were honored with a beautiful Veterans Day program at Utopia School led by the National Honor Society members. One veteran in particular, however, received a long-overdue medal for his service to our country in the Desert Storm conflict. Jon Arnold, representing the office of U.S. Congressman […]

Bronchitis and hill-filled path aside, Harris conquers Athens race

Charley Robinson Staff writer Former Uvaldean Randy Harris, now associate principal at Conroe High School, had the honor of running in the Athens Authentic Marathon in Athens, Greece, last weekend. “It was a wonderful experience,” said Harris. “We flew into Greece on Thursday and [on] Friday had a three-mile run by the beautiful Aegean Sea. Then we went on a […]

Josephine L. Rodriguez

Josephine L. Rodriguez Josephine L. Rodriguez, 91, of Uvalde died on Nov. 7, 2017, in Seguin after a brief illness. She was born on March 16, 1926, in Eagle Pass to Susie Gaines and James P. Lavelle. She married Faustino V. Rodriguez on July 1, 1952, in Crystal City. They settled in Uvalde, where they raised their six children. Rodriguez […]

Coyotes end season at Floresville

Corpus Christi’s Calallen Wildcats proved why they are one of the top-ranked football teams in the state Friday as they rolled to a 56-21 bi-district football victory over the Uvalde Coyotes. The Wildcats scored five times in the first period on their way to a 49-7 half-time lead. And the Wildcats added a touchdown early in the second period to […]

UHS boys battle Jourdanton

Tomorrow at Jourdanton, the Uvalde Coyotes and the Jourdanton Indians will do battle in basketball. The varsity game is set to start at 12:45 p.m. Preceding the varsity game will be an 11:15 a.m. junior varsity contest. Coach Billy Ramey’s Coyotes will head into play tomorrow following Friday night road action against the Medina Valley Panthers. Results from the Uvalde-MV […]

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