Sabinal grad Casburn heading to Philippines for mission work

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Colleen Casburn, 17, recent graduate of Sabinal High School, will be going on the trip of a lifetime next month. Along with 26 other high school and college students, she will be flying out of San Antonio to Cebu, Philippines, on July 8. She will return July 16. Casburn is taking part in what Samaritan’s Purse […]

Woodward fêted for DRT contributions

The following information was submitted by Judy Burleson of the Caddel-Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. On a warm spring day in May, the Caddel-Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas paid honor to one of its own. Mary Howard Woodward, formerly of Uvalde, attended the May chapter meeting to receive the distinguished […]

Shirley A. Cummings

Shirley A. Cummings Shirley Ann Cummings, 81, of Kerrville died on June 18, 2018, in Kerrville. A visitation will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m., followed by a service at 2 p.m., both at Getty Street Church of Christ in Uvalde. Ray Melton will officiate. Interment will be held privately. Arrangements are with Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville. A complete […]

Teresa S. Garza

Teresa S. Garza Teresa Solis Garza, 61, of Knippa died on June 15, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on March 27, 1957, in Villa de Llera, Tamaulipas, Mexico, to Augustina (Montoya) and Jose Solis. She married Isidro Garza on Jan. 17, 1974, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Garza is survived by her husband of 44 years; and three daughters, […]

Rodolfo F. Treviño

Rodolfo F. Treviño Rodolfo Flores Treviño, 62, of Uvalde died on June 17, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He was born on May 7, 1956, in Uvalde to Lidia (Flores) and Juan Perez Treviño. Treviño is survived by son, Juan Donicio Treviño of College Station; […]

UCAD chief says UCISD values up

Valdez notes numbers may change with protests Jennifer Fry Staff writer Uvalde County Appraisal District chief appraiser Roberto Valdez told Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees there was 4.76 percent uptick in market value, and a 9 percent uptick in total net taxable value for properties located within the school district’s boundaries. Valdez, speaking at the UCISD board meeting held […]

Youth groups spearheading annual service project

Jennifer Dong Staff writer Combining volunteering with faith, Helping Out the Town Days is a local community service mission project sponsored by the Uvalde Ministerial Alliance that will run June 24-28. Currently in its fifth year of production, HOTT Days consists of work projects done at no cost to neighbors in need, including painting, yard work, general cleaning, trash haul […]

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UHS joins tough football district

Just how tough is Uvalde High School’s new football district? Four of the new high schools in UHS’s district advanced to the playoffs last football season. The Kerrville Tivy Antlers finished second in the District 26-5A race. Their lone district loss came against the 26-5A champion Dripping Springs Tigers. The Antlers beat Austin Crockett and Victoria West in post-season play, […]