2018-02-08

City joins lawsuit versus EAA

The city of Uvalde joined the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District and George and Carolyn Ligocky in a lawsuit against the Edwards Aquifer Authority. The lawsuit aims to force the EAA to backtrack on a recent rule change that makes it easier for permit holders to sell Base Irrigation Groundwater (BIG), which was originally mandated to remain with the […]

Fry Homes’ 150th build is for brothers’ former principal

Charley Robinson Staff writer Fry Homes, a local building company founded in 1991 by brothers Greg and Mark Fry, is constructing its 150th home. The structure, located at 232 Country Club Lane in the Enclave Subdivision, is a custom home being built for former Uvalde High School principal, Robert Baldwin, and his wife, Sue Baldwin. “After experiencing some challenges over […]

UHS tennis players win in tourney

Uvalde High School fielded two teams for tennis tournament competition held at the UHS Tennis Complex last weekend. Team No. 1 tied for fifth place with 25 points, while Team No. 2 placed ninth with 16 points. Andrew Melchor won first place in the boys’ 2 singles. He beat Rudy Morales of Laredo Cigarroa, 6-1 and 6-4, in the title […]

Navarro wins scholarship from retired teachers

The following was submitted by Laura Nelson, director of media, public relations, and outreach for Sul Ross State University-Rio Grande College. Uvalde native Pedro Navarro earned the first Uvalde Area Retired Teachers Association scholarship at Sul Ross Rio Grande College, where association representatives were on hand last week to congratulate him. Nancy Stockton, co-president of the association, and Dick Whipple, […]

Catarino Aleman Jr.

Catarino Aleman Jr. Catarino Aleman Jr., 45, of Uvalde died on Feb. 2, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A visitation will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A rosary will be recited on Saturday, and again on Sunday, at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at […]

Barbara Bingham

Barbara Bingham Barbara Bingham, 53, of Uvalde died on Feb. 7, 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.

Jessie Hill

Jessie Hill Jessie Hill, 63, of Uvalde died on Feb. 2, 2018, in Uvalde. A rosary will be recited on Sunday and again on Monday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear […]

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 […]

Dora C. Lacey

Dora C. Lacey Dora Charlotte “Dogie” Parks Lacey, 90, of Barksdale died on Jan. 23, 2018 at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 19, 1927, in San Saba to Katie Arcolia (Payne) and Lee Roy Parks. She married Leonard David Lacey on Sept. 21, 1942, in Uvalde. The family says Lacey embodied the meaning of the word “tough.” […]

Isabel A. Lopez

Isabel A. Lopez Isabel A. Lopez, 92, of Crystal City died on Jan. 30, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on Nov. 6, 1925, in Mexico to Asuncion (Arellano) and Julian Lopez. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Mariana Lopez; parents; one daughter, Maria De la Luz Lopez; and one son, Isabel Lopez. Lopez is survived […]