2018-06-03

Steven T. Howard

Steven T. Howard On Thursday, May 24, 2018, Steven T. “Ace” Howard, loving husband, father and brother passed away at the age of 50 at his home in Kerrville, Texas. Steve was born in Hondo, Texas, on Nov. 22, 1967, to Walton and Carolyn (Horton) Howard of Uvalde. A man of true integrity and determination, he held his family together […]

Charlotte Sweet

Charlotte Sweet Charlotte Sweet, 79, of Brackettville died on May 30, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 5, 1939, in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, to  Lucille (Wells) and John P. Householder. She was preceded in death by her parents and stepfather, Joseph Minnitti; three brothers, John Householder, Ken Minnitti and Jim Householder; and sister, Joanie Householder. Sweet […]

How happy are UCISD employees?

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Of the 683 respondents of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District employment survey, 97 percent say they enjoy their jobs, though only 50 percent believe their pay is fair. Janelle Gillory, Texas Association of School Boards employee data services manager, presented Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees with the results from the most recent employee satisfaction […]

Utopia Ranch Rodeo

Hattie Barham The Utopia-based Young Guns participate in mugging and penning during the annual Utopia Ranch Rodeo held at the park arena. The event was staged May 27, and participants included (left to right) Slade Bomer, Will Pollock and Cooper Hurt.

Jones, of UHS class of 2004, serving in U.S. Navy

The following story was written by Theodore Quintana, mass communication specialist for the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Uvalde native and 2004 Uvalde High School graduate William Jones is serving in Guam in the U.S. Navy aboard the expeditionary submarine tender, USS Emory S. Land. Petty Officer 1st Class William Jones is a hull maintenance technician aboard the Guam-based submarine […]

Magic show, cartoon class set at library

Tomorrow’s events kick off summer program Jennifer Fry Staff Writer Magic and cartooning are on the agenda tomorrow as El Progreso Memorial Library begins its summer programs. The magic show, to be given by entertainer David Pitts, is set tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Pitts will lead a cartoon class at 1:30 p.m. Both events are to kick off the library’s […]

Lobos seek volleyball improvement

Last volleyball season was tough for the Uvalde Lobos. The Lobos entered the 2017 campaign with a young, inexperienced varsity team and a new head coach. With some late changes to the Uvalde High School coaching staff, Russell McElroy did not enter the UHS scene as new head volleyball coach until July. “We hit the ground running, but it was […]

Junior golf clinic scheduled this week

Starting tomorrow and running through Friday, a junior golf clinic will be staged at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day. There will be a charge of $35 per player. Clubs will be provided for junior golfers who do not own golf clubs. Golf experience does not matter as the clinic […]

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