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Completely new district for UHS

Uvalde High School football fans will be doing more driving for district road games during the next two seasons. Under the new alignment of schools announced by the University Interscholastic League last Thursday morning, UHS’s new district, 14-5A Division II, will include Alamo Heights, Boerne Champion, Kerrville Tivy, Lockhart, Medina Valley and San Antonio Kennedy and Memorial. “Travel is going […]

Lobos finish their basketball season Tuesday at Floresville

The Uvalde Lobos will complete their 2017-18 basketball season Tuesday night when they travel to Floresville for a District 29-5A rematch against the Floresville Jaguars. Tip-off time for the varsity game is set for 6:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games will get underway at 5 p.m. Last month, the Lobos knocked off the Jaguars, 58-54, in the first district […]

Memories of Ede’s Knippa cafe still linger

“The specialty at Ede’s Cafe was Mexican food, with chalupas being the most popular item. They were different from most chalupas in that they were shaped in the form of a cup instead of being flat. The enchiladas were made with homemade chili.” Donna Ede Jones of Knippa was only four when her grandfather Kamel “Ed” Ede died in 1958, […]

Bertha P. Elizondo

Bertha P. Elizondo Bertha P. Elizondo, 85, of Sabinal died on Feb. 1, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. 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 Cemetery. She was born on […]

Ellen L. Gruben

Ellen L. Gruben Ellen Louise Gruben, 81, of Rotan, Texas, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, after a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 1, 1936, to James Hedrick and Mary Ursula McShan Shelburne in the Bethel community near Ballinger, Texas. She graduated from Ballinger High School in 1954 and Shannon School of Nursing in San Angelo, TX in […]

Carol Holmes

Carol Holmes Carol Holmes, 85, of Knippa died on Jan. 30, 2018, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Uvalde. Interment will follow in the Knippa Cemetery. Ray Melton will officiate.  She was born on July 26, 1932, in Borger to Gertrude Lee (Smith) and […]

Phyllis C. Janes

Phyllis C. Janes Phyllis Collins Janes, age 91, died on Jan. 27, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She had been a long time resident of Uvalde before moving to San Antonio two years ago. Phyllis was born Feb. 10, 1926, in Mexico, Missouri to Reva Parkin Collins (Reva Burns) and Phillip Collins. She graduated from Uvalde High School as valedictorian […]

Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson, 75, of Merkel, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 29, 2018, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. She was born on April 30, 1942, in Uvalde to Evelyn (Trahon) Hutchison and Robert E. Hutchison. She married Robert Leven Johnson on Aug. 19, 1967, in Uvalde. The couple moved to Merkel in 1980, where she worked for […]