Kali: A Polar Bear’s Tale Chapter Four

Lobos play Harlandale Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos and the San Antonio Harlandale Indians will face off in a District 29-5A soccer rematch Tuesday night at the Uvalde High School soccer field. Action in the varsity match is set for 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity match. Last month at San Antonio, the Harlandale blanked the Lobos, 4-0, in […]

Coyotes win at CC tourney

The Uvalde Coyotes began pool play in the South Texas Baseball Classic with a pair of wins Thursday at Corpus Christi. They trounced the Kingsville Brahmas, 12-0, and edged the Houston Northside Falcons, 12-11. Game details and statistical information from those two games were not available at presstime. Coach Ricky Salazar’s Coyotes, 5-1 for the season, were to continue tournament […]

Rio Grande Electric Co-Op’s poster contest aims for safety

Young artists with an interest in electrical safety may enter Rio Grande Electric Cooperative’s poster contest now through April 13. The contest is open to students in first through sixth grades, with one division encompassing first- through third-graders and the other fourth- through sixth-graders. All students are eligible to participate. Students should design a 1/2 sheet of white poster board. […]

How can we keep students safe?

To tote guns or not? Superintendents agree safety is priority but methods differ Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor At least two area school districts allow teachers and staff to carry weapons on their person as a safety measure against potential threats, and Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District administrators hope a community safety meeting set March 21 will provide feedback about what […]

UCISD Ball challenges youth to read 30M words

Charley Robinson Staff writer Read 30 million words by June 1! That is the challenge issued to the entire community from Jeanette Ball, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District superintendent, as part of the Tree City Readers initiative. Tree City Readers held a literacy summit and national press conference Wednesday at the John H. Harrell Auditorium to unveil the Footsteps2Brilliance program […]

Luz M. Amaya

Luz M. Amaya Luz Maria Amaya, 67, of Uvalde died on Feb. 28, 2018, in San Antonio. 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 March […]

Susan H. Baber

Susan H. Baber Susan Hoover Baber, 64, of Uvalde died on March 1, 2018, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 343 N. Getty St., Uvalde, TX 78801; Kate Marmion Rides to Radiation, P.O. Box 900, Uvalde, TX 78802; or Uvalde Hospice, 1038 Garner Field […]

Gilbert R. Baker

Gilbert R. Baker Gilbert Ray Baker, 83, of Uvalde died on March 1, 2018, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the chapel at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow at Leakey Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Eunice G. Echols

Eunice G. Echols Eunice Grace Turner Echols, 95, of San Antonio died on Feb. 24, 2018, in San Antonio. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Uvalde. The Rev. Steve Peyton will officiate. She was born on Oct. 4, 1922, in Sabinal to Josephine (Braden) Turner and August […]