2018-01-14

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Quiroba was German prisoner of war during WWII

Charley Robinson Staff writer Former prisoner of war Julian Morales Quiroba Jr., born in Uvalde on Nov. 28, 1924, was a contributing member of the Greatest Generation. That’s the term for the age group that survived the Great Depression and fought World War II. Quiroba was just 19 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, but like a […]

Jazlin C. Cantu

Jazlin C. Cantu Jazlin Carla Cantu, 1, of La Pryor died on Jan. 10, 2018, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine Street, Uvalde, Texas. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. Interment […]

Ricardo Ortiz

Ricardo Ortiz Ricardo Ortiz, 40, of Uvalde died on Jan. 11, 2018, in Uvalde, Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Juan G. Rodriguez

Juan G. Rodriguez Juan G. Rodriguez, 92, of Wauseon, Ohio, died on Dec. 29, 2017, in  Wauseon, Ohio. He was born on Feb. 14, 1925, in Sabinal to Maria (Gonzales) and Jesus Rodriguez. On Oct. 6, 1946, he married Antonia Rios in Uvalde. She preceded him in death in 1972. He was a World War II veteran from the “Greatest […]

Coyotes face home opener Tuesday

Uvaldeans host Harlandale Indians Tuesday night, the Uvalde Coyotes will make their District 29-5A basketball season home debut when they go up against the San Antonio Harlandale Indians. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Two sub-varsity games are set for a 5 p.m. start. Coach Billy Ramey’s Coyotes, […]

UHS girls face Eagle Pass in soccer competition Wednesday

Wednesday at Eagle Pass, the Uvalde Lobos will battle the Eagle Pass Lady Eagles in soccer. Kick-off time for the varsity match is scheduled for 7 p.m., while the junior varsity match will begin at 5:30 p.m. Coach Russell McElroy’s Lobos, 0-1 for the season, will enter action at Eagle Pass following a weekend of tournament play in the San […]

Unsightly sites

Code officers warn local businesses Abused river banks and overflowing dumpsters rankled some county residents last week. On Farm-to-Market Road 1023, a Knippa resident traveling home from Uvalde stopped Tuesday to collect cans at the river crossing. The resident said he collected several pounds worth of beer cans, but he also noted rotting animal carcasses and skins, spent fireworks, discarded […]

Uvalde native is Houston’s first female public works director

Former Uvaldean Carol Ellinger Haddock is the new and first female director of the Houston public works and engineering department. Haddock is the daughter of Linda and Russel Ellinger of Uvalde. The department, with more than 3,900 trained employees and budget of $2.1 billion, is the largest of its kind in the United States with accreditation by the American Public […]

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