Lobos set for bi-district soccer match

Tonight at Southside High School, the Uvalde Lobos will take on the Flour Bluff Hornets in Class 5A bi-district soccer playoff competition. Action in the match will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission will cost $4 for adults and $3 for students. Uvalde High School has been designated as the home team for tonight’s soccer playoff match. Coach Mario Lopez’s Hornets […]

Uvaldeans outhit Harlandale, but drop a 6-2 decision

Sometimes a team just has an off night. That’s the way it was for the Uvalde Lobos who lost a 6-2 decision to the San Antonio Harlandale Indians Monday at the Uvalde High School softball field. The Lobos outhit the Indians, 12-10, and had runners in scoring position in every inning of the game. Pitchers Denise Longoria and Megan Flores […]

UCISD seeks $3.9M for upgrades

Charley Robinson Staff writer Some badly needed maintenance projects will get a breath of life after the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved a resolution authorizing the issuance of nearly $3.9 million in maintenance tax notes during their Monday night regular meeting. In the same breath, the board authorized the execution and delivery of time warrants, which […]

One year later: Criminal, civil suits pending in fatal crash

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor One year ago today, 12 families received news that their loved ones were killed in a Concan-area crash as the group of First Baptist Church of New Braunfels members headed home from a three-day retreat at Alto Frio Baptist Encampment near Leakey. While two church members were airlifted to San Antonio, one later died to bring […]

Little Leaguers cheered on during opening ceremonies

Dozens of youngsters gearing up for spring, summer sports Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Little League’s 2018 season kicked off Saturday with a 2 p.m. opening ceremonies event, staged at the city of Uvalde Sports Complex, located at 1509 Garner Field Road. The event was attended by several hundred participants and spectators. Uvalde High School athletic director R.T. Gonzales threw out the […]

Danny Billings

Danny Billings Danny Billings, 59, of Brackettville died on March, 17, 2018, in Camp Wood. He was born in Del Rio on Sept. 23, 1958, to Jessie “Tootsie” Herndon and Frank Earl Billings. Billings had a head full of red hair and a personality to match; the family says he led a full and adventurous life, and that some people […]

Donna Case

Donna Case Donna Case, 66, of San Antonio died on March 27, 2018, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

James L. Henry

James L. Henry James L. “Bud” Henry of Sabinal, Texas, died peacefully and went to be with the Lord on March 23, 2018, at the age of 89. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Faye Henry; children, James Michael Henry and wife, Cathy, and Diana Kay Schwind and husband, Steve; grandchildren, Jessica Leigh Schwind and Kelsey Alyse Schwind; and his […]

Ella I. Ivy

Ella I. Ivy Ella Iona Ivy, 75, of Sabinal, formerly of Utopia, died on March 20, 2018, in Castroville. A memorial service will be held on April 7, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Heard Cemetery in Reagan Wells. She was born on July 20, 1942, in Uvalde to Nena (Smith) and Esaw E. Nelson. The family says she was […]

Eugene C. Rubio

Eugene C. Rubio Eugene C. Rubio, 59, of San Antonio, formerly of Batesville, died on March 25, 2018, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.