2018-04-12

Health care is topic at retired teachers luncheon

The following information was submitted by Valjean Fountain of the Uvalde Area Retired Teachers. With so many changes in the Texas Retired Teachers insurance this year, health care was the emphasis and attraction of the two-part program at the Uvalde Area Retired Teachers potluck luncheon March 20 at the Herby Ham Activity Center. The meeting began with President Nancy Stockton […]

Linda Basaldua

Linda Basaldua Linda Basaldua, 71, of Uvalde died on April 8, 2018, in San Antonio. A prayer service will be held today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. She was born on Nov. 6, 1946, in Uvalde to Guadalupe (Arizmendi) and Raul Cano Sr. She is survived by her husband, Paul Estala of Uvalde; son, Andy Basaldua and wife, Mindy, […]

Michelle Davidson

Michelle Davidson Michelle Davidson passed away on April 5, 2018, at the age of 52. She is loved and will be missed and remembered. She is survived by her husband, Joey Chapa; daughter Krist Davidson; son Derek Davidson; grandchildren, Jaelynn, Elley and Marshall; mother Ruth Hampton Calvillo; sister Cindy Cadena; brother Tim Hampton; as well as many extended family members […]

Mark E. Humble

Mark E. Humble Mark Ellis Humble, 59, of Uvalde died on Feb. 27, 2018, at his residence. He was born on June 10, 1958, at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to Virginia (Miears) and Mark J. Humble, who was serving in the U.S. Army. Due to worldwide travel entailed by his father’s service assignments, Humble and his sisters were primarily […]

Sandra K. Lara

Sandra K. Lara Sandra Kay Lara, 76, of Uvalde died on April 7, 2018, in San Angelo. She was born on Nov. 19, 1941, in Anaheim, California, to Ruth Margaret Ann (Rourke) and Marion Nathaniel Lester. She is survived by two daughters, Coleen Speas and companion, Omar Negron, of Florida and Michelle Benavides and companion, Juan Carranza, of Uvalde; son, […]

Rosaria Martinez

Rosaria Martinez Rosaria Martinez, 75, of Uvalde died on April 7, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Moises M. Rodriguez

Moises M. Rodriguez Moises M. Rodriguez, 81, of Sabinal died on April 10, 2018, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A rosary will be recited tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at a later date at […]

Lieutenant to chief

UPD veteran Rodriguez in top spot Uvalde City Council on Tuesday announced that Lt. Daniel Rodriguez has been promoted to chief of the Uvalde Police Department. Rodriguez will officially begin the chief’s duties on April 20. The announcement comes one week after UPD chief Eric Herrera announced his resignation.

UCISD unveils new food truck

Jennifer Fry Staff writer One exciting development cooking up at Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is its newest addition to the lunch fare offered to students: a shiny new food truck. Unveiled Tuesday through a soft opening for staff members, the truck has the capacity to feed at least 200 hungry students. It will be permanently parked at Uvalde High […]

Coyotes win district track title

The Uvalde Coyotes are the District 29-5A track-and-field champions. They completed the two-day district meet at Floresville with 167 points to finish first in the team points standings. Going into the final event of the meet Saturday, the Coyotes trailed the pre-meet favorite Southside Cardinals by one point, 152-151, in the points standings. To win the meet, the Coyotes needed […]