2018-04-15

Benito O. Castillo

Benito O. Castillo Benito Olivarez Castillo, 77, of Farmington, New Mexico, died on Feb. 16, 2018, in Gallup, New Mexico. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 855 St. Mary’s Drive, Montrose, Colorado, 81401. Interment of ashes will follow at Cedar Cemetery in Montrose, Colorado. A celebration of life gathering will […]

George K. Fujimoto

George K. Fujimoto George Kazuo Fujimoto, 98, of Houston, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 21, 2018, in Houston. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Houston at his daughter’s residence.. He was born on Jan. 13, 1920, in Colusa, California, to Tsuya Miyoshi and Tadao Fujimoto. He worked on a […]

Manuel H. Martinez

Manuel H. Martinez Manuel H. “Cowboy” Martinez, 60, of Uvalde died on on April, 12, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born to Jesusa Martinez and Anastacio Gamboa on July 29, 1957, in Mexico. He is preceded in death by his parents, and son, Manuel Martinez Jr. Martinez was raised on the Bob Ingram Ranch, where he loved to ride horses. […]

Rosaria Martinez

Rosaria Martinez Rosaria Martinez, 75, of Uvalde died on April 7, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  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 of ashes will be held at a later date […]

Child inspires mother, makeup line

Averie born without a heartbeat Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Born without a heartbeat and having faced 20-plus surgeries, 11-year-old Averie Torres is an inspiration to her family and friends. So much so that Red Aspen, a makeup line that names all products after inspiring females, chose Averie to represent one of their brow pencils. Averie is the daughter of Valerie and […]

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Lobos face Harlandale Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will take on the San Antonio Harlandale Indians in a District 29-5A rematch Tuesday night. Play between the Lobos and the Indians will get underway at 7 p.m. at San Antonio’s Frank Tejeda Field. Last month, the Indians defeated the Lobos, 6-2, in a game played at the Uvalde High School softball field. Harlandale broke a scoreless […]

UHS athletes prepare for Area track-and-field competition

Track-and-field athletes from District 29-5A and District 30-5A will be competing for top honors and a berth in the upcoming Class 5A Region IV meet when they vie in the Area track-and-field meet set for Thursday at Floresville. For Uvalde High School area meet qualifiers, it will be a return to the site where they recently enjoyed much success in […]

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