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DAR member Woodie Hornburg to receive 50-year award

The following article was submitted by Karen Collins on behalf of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution member Woodie Etheridge Hornburg is scheduled to be honored at the state convention in March for being a 50-year member of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter. […]

Enid E. Tidwell

Enid E. Tidwell Enid Eugenia “Jean” Tidwell was born July 13, 1926, to James and Enid (Cantrell) Sprott in Del Rio, Texas. She was the fourth of six children. Her siblings were Quinn, Mattie, Paul, George and Irene. She graduated from Brackettville High School and went on to receive a Registered Nurse degree and license from Incarnate Word School of […]

Guillermo G. Vela

Guillermo G. Vela Guillermo ‘’Willie’’ G. Vela, 98, of Uvalde died on Feb. 21, 2018, at his residence. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on June 24, 1919, […]

UHS, Winn vie in soccer Tuesday

Tuesday night, Uvalde High School soccer teams will go up against the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in District 29-5A competition. At Eagle Pass, the Uvalde Lobos will play the Winn girls, while the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Winn boys at the UHS soccer field. Kick-off time for the varsity match here and at Eagle Pass is set for 7:30 […]

Coyotes go on the road for baseball tourney

The Uvalde Coyotes will travel to Corpus Christi next weekend for play in the Mira’s Bayfront Bash tournament. As of presstime, the tourney pool schedule for the Coyotes was not available. Coach Ricky Salazar’s Coyotes will enter play at Corpus coming off weekend action in the Border Olympics tournament at Laredo this weekend. The Coyotes lost their first two games […]

UPD: Wally is top cop for 2017

Uvalde Police Department Chief of Police Eric Herrera says in the two years since Michael Wally joined the force he has demonstrated remarkable leadership abilities and professionalism. Those characteristics earned Wally the title of Officer of the Year for 2017. For a job well done, the Uvalde Gun Club on Thursday presented a .40-caliber pistol to Wally at Oasis Outback. […]

Riojas earned Purple Heart for U.S. Army service in Korea

Charley Robinson Staff writer Like the spirited American competitors striving for medals in the Winter Olympics wrapping up today in South Korea, Uvalde resident Gilbert Riojas Sr. also toiled in the Asian country. But instead of Olympic gold, silver or bronze, Riojas earned a Purple Heart for his wartime service in the 1950s. Riojas is a retired Uvalde furniture entrepreneur […]

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