Kali: A Polar Bear’s Tale Chapter Eight

Angelita H. Buantello

Angelita H. Buantello Angelita H. Buantello, 85, of Uvalde died on April 4, 2018, in Uvalde. 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 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Aug. […]

Cecilia S. Uriegas

Cecilia S. Uriegas Cecilia Sanchez Uriegas, 44, of Dallas, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 29, 2018, in Dallas. She was born on May 18, 1974, in Uvalde to Irma (Sanchez) and Clyde Uriegas. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her sister, Rosa Sanchez Gardea of Dallas. A service is planned for a later […]

Irma. S. Vasquez

Irma. S. Vasquez Irma Sanchez Uriegas Vasquez, 78, of Dallas died on Dec. 12, 2017, in Dallas. She was born on Sept. 29, 1939, in Piedras Negras, Mexico, to Guadalupe (Ibarra) and Alfredo Sanchez. Vasquez is survived by two daughters, Cecilia Sanchez Uriegas and Rosa Sanchez Gardea, both of Dallas; seven brothers; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A service was […]

Ivan A. Welch

Ivan A. Welch Ivan Alfred Welch, age 67, of Wharton passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in a Richmond hospital.  He was born on Sept. 2, 1950, in Uvalde to the late Everett Daniel and Loyce Mae Pruitt Welch. Ivan was raised in the Knippa area and graduated from Knippa High School. He worked in the oilfield all […]

Uvaldeans enjoy first day of track

Coyotes, Lobos pile up the points The first day of the District 29-5A track-and-field meet was a good one for both the Uvalde Coyotes and the Uvalde Lobos Thursday at Floresville. They racked up a lot of points in the field events and the 3,200-meter run, and they qualified many athletes for the running finals set for yesterday. Coach Albert […]

Lobos resume district softball competition Friday at home

Because of STAAR testing Tuesday, the Uvalde Lobos will have the night off from softball competition. The Lobos will resume their District 29-5A schedule Friday when they host the Southside Lady Cardinals. Varsity action between the Lobos and the Lady Cardinals is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity softball game. […]

UPD chief resigns

After four years as chief of the Uvalde Police Department, Eric Herrera submitted a letter of resignation Monday. Herrera cited personal reasons for his planned departure, which is set for April 20. (more…)

Mental health resources available for UHS students

Fabian Gonzales and Janie Sauceda UHS Journalism Students in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District have many resources available if they are involved in a bullying situation or find themselves at a crisis point in their lives. Details of the new David’s Law were shared with students in UCISD last week. San Antonio attorney James Carter outlined the civil and criminal […]

Live music highlighting church fundraiser

Country stew, gospel music and good ol’ country fellowship have been happening for over a century in that little country church. A fundraiser for the Montell United Methodist Church is scheduled for Saturday, April 14 and it all begins with a country stew dinner at 5 p.m. at the Montell Country Club.  Toni Hull and Friends headline the entertainment starting […]