Coyotes face Floresville rematch

The Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road tomorrow night for a District 29-5A baseball rematch against the Floresville Tigers. Action is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Last month, the Coyotes lost a 8-4 decision to the Tigers in a game played at Marvin Kolinek Field. Originally, the contest was to have been played at Floresville, but the location […]

Lobos win on Seniors’ Night

The Uvalde Lobos sent Uvalde High School seniors on the softball team out with a victory in their final home game. They defeated the Southside Lady Cardinals, 10-2, in District 29-5A competition at the UHS softball field last Friday night. Down 2-1, the Lobos scored four times in the fifth inning and added five runs in the six inning. The […]

New math for property owners

UCAD changes appraisal process Charley Robinson Staff writer When it comes to the value of your property, what’s the difference between a front foot and a square foot? Uvalde County residents are about to find out in the form of higher tax bills. The Uvalde County Appraisal District is now appraising property by the square foot. UCAD chief appraiser Roberto Valdez […]

Top 10 students pay homage to educators

Jennifer Fry Staff writer At the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s monthly board of trustees meeting held April 16, Uvalde High School’s Top 10 graduates for the class of 2018, including valedictorian Ana Laura Aviles and salutatorian Matthew R. Williams, were recognized for their accomplishments. For the first time at a board meeting, honor educators, chosen by each student as […]

Gun-toting man sent to hospital for evaluation

Mulberry Street locked down Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Back-to-back reports of suicidal men – one of whom was wielding a shotgun in the 200 block of Mulberry Street – kept Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies busy Tuesday afternoon. Both men were eventually detained and taken to hospitals. The first report was made at approximately 5:57 p.m., when Uvalde Police Department […]

Library welcoming writers on Saturday

The following was submitted by Mendell Morgan, director of El Progreso Memorial Library. Seven authors will be featured in a book signing set Saturday at El Progreso Memorial Library. The writing duo of Javier Zamora, son of the late longtime library fixture Olga Cardona Zamora, and J. Aaron Pratt will join local writers Paulette Jiles, Lena “Marina” Garcia, Katharine Hamilton, […]

Floy Bishop

Floy Bishop Floy Bishop of Knippa died peacefully on April 17, 2018, in San Antonio at the age 83. Floy was born on Sept. 13, 1934, in Floydada, Texas, to Alvie and Mary Grace (Amburn) Jackson. In 1954, Floy married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth Bishop, in New Mexico. The couple had two children. They moved to Uvalde County in […]

Tomasa Briones

Tomasa Briones Tomasa Briones, 81, of Uvalde died on April 17, 2018, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Rosaria Martinez

Rosaria Martinez Rosaria Martinez, 75, of Uvalde died on April 7, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Oct. 1, 1942, in San Angelo to Dominga (Medrano) and Cecilio Torres. Martinez is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Martinez of Uvalde and Herlinda Lopez of Irving; son, Antonio Martinez of Uvalde; numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren; and […]

Isabel Velasco

Isabel Velasco Isabel Velasco, 60, of Odessa died on April 13, 2018, in Odessa. She was born on Sept. 25,1957, in Uvalde to Juanita (Menchaca) and Arnold Arredondo. She later moved to Odessa. She was preceded in death by her mother. Velasco is survived by her husband of 43 years, Domingo R. Velasco Jr., of Odessa; father; three daughters, Chantilly […]