2018-06-14

Elliott lauded for philanthropy

The following was submitted by Mendell Morgan, former Division 5 Lt. Governor of the Texas-Oklahoma District of Kiwanis International and El Progreso Memorial Library director. At the May 29 meeting, Uvalde Kiwanis Club recognized community philanthropist and chapter president Ben Elliott with the Zeller Fellowship award for his donation to a club campaign to end illness in the developing world. […]

Angelita Canales

Angelita Canales Angelita Canales, 76, of Uvalde, formerly of Batesville, died on May 25, 2018, in Uvalde. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Batesville. Interment of ashes will follow at the Batesville Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 1, 1941, in Batesville to Guadalupe (Guedea) and Tomas Canales. She […]

Phillip J. Cooper

Phillip J. Cooper Phillip J. Cooper, 84, of Uvalde died on May 15, 2018, in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa. A meal and fellowship will follow the service. He was born on April 2, 1934, in George West to Mary Ada (Barnes) and Marcus Cooper. He […]

Joe B. Medley

Joe B. Medley Joe Bloys Medley, 75, of Clifton died on June 8, 2018, at his residence. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born in El Paso County on July 28, 1942, to Mary Isabelle (Bloys) and Wilbur Bion Medley. He grew up in the Big Bend area, mostly in Fort Davis, […]

Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno Francisco Moreno, 72, of Uvalde died on June 11, 2018, at his residence. A visitation will be today 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., both at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine Street, Uvalde. A scripture service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at […]

David Morones

David Morones David Morones, 62, of Hondo died on June 7, 2018, at Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Jan. 29, 1956, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Luisa (Torres)and Maximillano Morones. He married Cynthia Martinez on Feb. 11, 2005, in San Antonio. Morones is survived by his wife of 13 years, of Hondo; two daughters, Jennifer […]

Ruby Scott

Ruby Scott Ruby Scott, 82, of Uvalde died on June 12, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

New district for non-football sports

Next school year, Uvalde High School will face some new district opponents for non-football sports. UHS’s new district for non-football sports is District 28-5A. While the Coyotes and Lobos will continue to play current district teams Eagle Pass Winn, Floresville, and Southside, UHS’s new district for non-football sports will include San Antonio Harlan, Southwest Legacy, Southwest, Medina Valley, and Somerset. […]

Northwest Eaton tops Forney for Class 5A baseball title

The Northwest Eaton Eagles defeated the Forney Jackrabbits, 4-1, in the Class 5A baseball state championship game last Saturday afternoon. Down 1-0, the Eagles scored three times in the fifth inning and added a run in the sixth inning on the way to winning their state baseball title. With one out in the fifth inning, Cade Winquest and Jarod Seals […]

Property values cause ire

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Lively discussion about recently increased property valuations filled the room Tuesday as the Uvalde County Appraisal District’s directors’ monthly meeting got underway. Soon after the call to order at 5:19 p.m., the floor was opened for public comment. Two men, William Quiñones and Rodrigo Rodriguez, who own multiple properties in the community complained about recent valuation […]