2018-05-03

Dolores Gutierrez named Artist of the Month

Jennifer Fry Staff writer El Progreso Memorial Library’s artist of the month for May is Uvaldean Dolores Gutierrez, 67, a self-taught painter specializing in oils. “I try all different techniques,” she said. “I really started with watercolors. Watercolors would be easier, but oils are brighter.”  Gutierrez has been painting for the last 30 years. She enjoys the time necessary to […]

Marcelino Alvarado Jr.

Marcelino Alvarado Jr. Marcelino P. Alvarado Jr., 59, of Dawson, Minnesota, died on April 23, 2018, in Dawson, Minnesota. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, located at 424 Geraldine Street in Uvalde. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Dec. 24, 1958, in […]

Eusebia R. Mendoza

Eusebia R. Mendoza Eusebia R. Mendoza, 89, of Uvalde died on April 26, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 14, 1928, in La Paz, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Brigida (Mata) and Genaro Reyes. Mendoza is survived by three sons, Fernando R. Mendoza, Juan Manuel Mendoza and wife, Armandina, and Jose Luis Mendoza and companion, Cindy Mares; […]

Juan Uriegas

Juan Uriegas Juan Uriegas, 92, of Uvalde died on April 29, 2018, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Nov. 14, 1925, in Knippa to Guadalupe (Sanchez) and Victoriano Uriegas. Uriegas is survived by his niece, Stella Lombrana; cousin, Frances Moreno; and best friend, Paul Martinez, all of Uvalde. He was preceded in death by his parents; […]

Conspiracy to commit murder

Teenagers charged, plan unveiled Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two local teenagers, who on April 25 were detained for conspiracy to commit murder, allegedly planned to detonate improvised explosive devices before conducting a mass shooting at Morales Junior High. According to the Uvalde Police Department, the pair initially decided to execute their plan on April 20, 2022. That date represents the […]

Election Day is Saturday

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Election day is Saturday for school board trustee elections in Uvalde and Nueces Canyon, and the municipal election to choose two council members in Sabinal. For the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District election, polls will open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. West-zone voters will have the option of voting at Anthon Elementary School located at […]

Coyotes face Carroll on the road

The Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road for their bi-district baseball playoff series against the Corpus Christi Carroll Tigers. Tonight, they will begin the best-of-three-games series on the road at Devine, while they will complete the series Saturday afternoon on the road at Corpus Christi. The starting time for the series opener is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at […]

UHS captures District 29-5A baseball championship

The Uvalde Coyotes are the District 29-5A baseball champions. They completed their regular-season schedule with a 14-0 district victory over the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks last Friday night at Eagle Pass. For Coach Ricky Salazar’s Coyotes avenged a 2-1 loss suffered against the Mavericks in action back on April 3 at Marvin Kolinek Field. With their win last Friday, the […]

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