Lobos seek big 2019 softball season

The Uvalde Lobos experienced a see-saw softball season in 2018. There were a lot of ups and a lot of downs. “The team had some good moments and some not-go-great moments. It was a bit of a roller-coaster ride,” said first-year Uvalde High School head softball coach Jimmy Fly. “There were many positives. We started out the season going undefeated […]

Howard and Tucker, Ponish and Villarreal win bass tourney

The draw teams of Colton Howard and Vick Tucker, and Howard Ponish and Ricky Villarreal were the first-place winners in the Uvalde Bass Club’s May fishing tournament at Amistad Lake. Howard and Tucker placed first on May 19 with their total catch of 15.15 pounds. Tucker brought in the big bass of the day, a 4.11-pounder. Laura Langner and Matt […]

Francisca V. Alvarado

Francisca V. Alvarado Francisca V. Alvarado, 103, of San Antonio died on June 6, 2018, at her residence. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, followed by interment at Knippa Cemetery. She was born on Dec. 2, 1914, in Knippa to Juanita (Gonzales) and Abelino Vela. She married Julio S. Alvarado […]

Micaela P. Martinez

Micaela P. Martinez May 8, 1919 – May 27, 2018 Micaela Evangelina P. Martinez was born in Uvalde on May 8, 1919, and at the age of 99 years passed away quietly on May 27, 2018, in Solana Beach, California. Micaela Martinez was affectionately called Mickey by all who knew her. She grew up in Uvalde, a daughter of one […]

David Morones

David Morones David Morones, 62, of Uvalde died on June 8, 2018, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.   A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Charlene G. Petty

Charlene G. Petty Charlene Gladys Voelcker Petty, 67, of Knippa, died of cancer on June 4, 2018, at her residence. She was born on May 25, 1951, in Seguin to Ann Burris and Alfred Voelcker. She was a loving mother who enjoyed working in the yard and spending time with family, especially grandchildren. She worked as a caregiver and certified […]

Donald R. Tudor

Donald R. Tudor Donald R. Tudor, 57, of Pasadena, formerly of Uvalde, died on June 7, 2018, at his residence. Service arrangements are pending. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Avid quilters stitch together creations, relationships

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Nothing brings people together quite like a shared passion. For Uvalde Piecemakers Quilt Guild, that passion is quilting. The guild meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Herby Ham Activity Center from 10 a.m. to noon. For members, there is a $15 membership fee due at the beginning of every year. Members range in […]

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