Kali: A Polar Bear’s Tale Chapter Six

Vielma dodges death penalty

Mother accused in son’s homicide cops plea deal but ‘will do time in prison’ Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Who delivered the fatal blow to 4-year-old Davaughn Rodriguez on Dec. 11, 2011? The question may never be answered. On Thursday, as part of a plea deal that eliminated punishment by death, Davaughn’s mother admitted to either striking the child or failing […]

UHS grad Garza published in national medical journal

Melia Amaya and Janie Sauceda UHS Journalism It doesn’t seem so long ago that Rolando Garza stood at the podium in the Honey Bowl, delivering the valedictory address at his high school graduation. That was in 2013. In the past few weeks, he was on another stage, this time in Boston – presenting a scientific paper at a national conference […]

Farris descendant recalls early life in Uvalde County

“I can still hear the coyotes howling at night, and it was so quiet out there that I could hear the train going through North Uvalde.” Jo Ann Farris Goodell, now 87, vividly remembers growing up on the Farris Ranch 12 miles north of Uvalde off Farm to Market Road 2690, then just a dirt road. Goodell still owns a […]

Robert K. Carr

Robert K. Carr Robert “Rob” Kent Carr, 60, of Arlington died of cancer on March 9, 2018, in Arlington. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, located at 343 N. Getty St. in Uvalde. The Rev. Michael K. Marsh will officiate. He was born on Dec. 3, 1957, in Houston to […]

Ward O. Crockard

Ward O. Crockard Ward O. Crockard, 90, of Uvalde died on March 19, 2018, in San Antonio. He was born on April 11, 1927, in Houston to Lottie Lee (Ward) and Ralph Crockard. He married Kathryn Taylor on June 8, 1957, in Uvalde. Crockard is survived by his wife of 60 years, of Uvalde; three sons, Ralph Taylor Crockard of […]

Elba G. Hernandez

Elba G. Hernandez Elba G. Hernandez, 76, of Rancho Cordova, California, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 19, 2018, in California. She was born on Sept. 1, 1941, in Sanderson to Julia G. Hernandez and Jesus Hernandez. Hernandez is survived by seven children, Elva Castellon Viscovi, Angelita Castellon Taimanao, Belinda Castellon Rodriguez, Evaristo Castellon Jr., Alberto Castellon, Rosario Hernandez Cantu […]

John H. Mauldin Jr.

John H. Mauldin Jr. John H. “Bub” Mauldin, Jr., passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at his home in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 94. Bub is survived by his wife of 73 years, Evelyn, who he fell in love with in high school in Utopia, Texas, and adored with all of his heart. Bub and Evelyn were […]

Darlyne Milstead

Darlyne Milstead Darlyne Milstead of Uvalde passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the age of 71. She was born on Feb. 12, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas, to parents Don and Pauline Moulder Robbins. She was preceded in death by her father. Darlyne is survived by her husband of 44 years, Larry Milstead; daughters, Kimberly Goulden and Misty […]

Guadalupe Villanueva

Guadalupe Villanueva Guadalupe Villanueva, 67, of La Pryor died on March 20, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 17, 1950, in La Pryor to Marina (Ortiz) and Valentin Villanueva. Villanueva is survived by her mother; daughter, Morayma Robledo and husband, Rey; and four brothers, Carlos Villanueva, Valentin Villanueva Jr., Ruben Villanueva and Gonzalo Villanueva, all of La […]