Kali: A Polar Bear’s Tale Chapter Five

Round two: Jury to be selected

More than 1,000 potential jurors have been summoned to appear in district court Thursday when the state makes a second attempt at jury selection in the capital murder case against Sabrina Vielma. Vielma faces the death penalty for the Dec. 11, 2011, death of her 4-year-old son Davaughn Rodriguez. Jury selection first began in December of 2017 but came to […]

Concan visitor injured in 200-foot plunge in ATV

Thomas Garcia of Woodsboro sustained serious head injuries early Friday morning after the ATV he was traveling in rolled more than 200 feet downhill in Concan. According to Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office investigator Mike Villarreal, several boulders at the edge of Cat Claw Mountain stopped the vehicle, which was carrying four people, from continuing down another 100-foot drop. “They rolled […]

My Teacher Rocks nominations underway

Students have the opportunity from now until April 6 to nominate their best teachers or school staff members for the “My Teacher Rocks” award. To nominate a teacher, an individual student or group of students should send Math Rocks founder Deyanira Salazar an email containing a video of the student(s) saying why the nominated teacher is the best. Award categories […]

Andres Delgado IV

Andres Delgado IV Andres “Baby Andy” Delgado IV passed away on March 14, 2018, in University Hospital at the age of 14. He was born on Nov. 8, 2003, in San Antonio. He is survived by his father, Andres Delgado III; sister, Alejandra Delgado; grandparents, Andres and Evangelina Delgado Jr.; aunt, Lisa Devora; uncles, Juan Carlos Delgado and Ramiro Delgado, […]

Emilia D. Ortega

Emilia D. Ortega Emilia De La Cruz Ortega of Uvalde, Texas, passed away March 13, 2018, at her residence at the age of 88. She was born on April 6, 1929, in Sabinal, Texas, to Salome De La Cruz and Tomasa Flores De La Cruz. She was married to the late Carlos Ortega Sr. on Oct. 6, 1942, in Sabinal, […]

Billy S. Ramirez Jr.

Billy S. Ramirez Jr. Billy Sanchez Ramirez Jr., 36, of Carrizo Springs, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 13, 2018, at his residence. 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 […]

Maria L. Sanchez

Maria L. Sanchez Maria Leal Sanchez, 73, of Uvalde died on March 13, 2018, at her residence. She was born on March 27, 1944, in Brackettville to Carolina Sanchez and Estevan R. Leal. She is survived by one daughter, Gracie Ortiz of Uvalde; three sons, Jerry Leal and Johnny Adams, both of Odem, and Joe Leal of Salinas, California; three […]

Glenn M. Young

Glenn M. Young Glenn “Pete” Morris Young, 74, of Uvalde died on March 14, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born on May 9, 1943, in Uvalde to Mabel Robertson and Felix Robert Young. Young served in the U.S. Army. He loved spending time with his daughters and grandchildren, and was proud of his military service. He retired from Uvalde Memorial […]

Lobos open district with a victory

It was a successful afternoon of softball for the Uvalde Lobos last Thursday. They opened their District 29-5A softball schedule with an 8-6 victory over the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys. Playing on a mostly-cloudy and mild March day at the Uvalde High School softball field, the Lobos got off to an early 6-0 lead over the Cowboys. McCollum rallied to […]