Jose Lara Diaz

Jose Lara Diaz Jose Lara Diaz, 70, of Uvalde died on May 15, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born on Sept. 26, 1947, in Uvalde to Sara (Lara) and Gabriel Diaz. Diaz is survived by his sister, Irene Duran of Uvalde, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and seven brothers, Lou Diaz, Rudy […]

Abel J. Durham

Abel J. Durham Abel James “Jamie” Durham, 93, of Uvalde died on May 15, 2018, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Central Christian Church of Sabinal. Interment will be held at a later date at Sabinal Cemetery. He was born on Feb. 23, 1925, in Sabinal to Ned Ruth (Bell) […]

Katherine S. Gass

Katherine S. Gass Katherine “Kathy” Sue Gass, 64, of Knippa died of cancer on May 7, 2018, at her residence. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa. She was born on Oct. 4, 1953, to Beverly (Luyendyk) and Victor Siemers in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She graduated from Sul Ross State […]

Robert Romo

Robert Romo Robert “Bobby” Romo of Uvalde passed away on May 12, 2018, at the age of 78.  He was born on Dec. 4, 1939, in Uvalde to Rejinaldo M. Romo and Consuelo Canales.  He is survived by his daughter, Laura R. Rodriguez and husband, Paul D., of Uvalde; son, Roland M. Romo and wife, Silvia O., of San Antonio; […]

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Uvaldeans top All-District teams

Uvalde High School dominated the selections made to the District 29-5A All-District baseball, softball and girls’ soccer teams announced recently by district officials. Six players from the District 29-5A baseball champion Uvalde Coyotes team were picked to the All-District first team, including district most valuable player Jacob Treviño, who played shortstop. Others selected to the first team were pitcher Michael […]

Field of competition gets smaller for softball, baseball playoffs

Following weekend playoff action, there are eight teams left in contention for state softball honors and 16 teams left in contention for state baseball honors. This week, the winners of University Interscholastic League (UIL) Region IV softball semi-final playoffs will do battle for the regional softball title, while the winners of quarter-final baseball playoffs will vie in regional semi-final competition. […]

Bronze medal schools

Sabinal High ranked in top 250 schools in Texas, five others win bragging rights Jennifer Fry Staff writer Public high schools in Knippa, Sabinal, Utopia, La Pryor, Barksdale, and Brackettville have been named six of the best high schools in America by U.S. News and World Report. All six schools have earned a bronze medal for the honor. The ranking is […]

Servantes returns to Chopped

The following story was written and published in May of 2018. It is being shared again as the episode, “Grill Masters: Texas,” discussed here is set to air Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 8 p.m. Central Standard Time on The Food Network.   by Jennifer Fry, staff writer At 39, Ernest Servantes’ life has come full-circle. At least, that is how […]