Coyotes enjoy 2018 baseball success

The Uvalde Coyotes were not a pre-season pick to win the District 29-5A baseball title in 2018. But they defied the odds, overcame adversity, and made believers out of their district opponents as they captured the district baseball crown. After losing two of their first four district ball games, the Coyotes got on a hot streak as they won six […]

Football action scheduled Wednesday

Uvalde’s Honey Bowl will be the site for 7-on-7 football competition and a lineman’s challenge Wednesday night. Activities will get underway at 6 p.m. There will be no admission charge for fans who would like to view the 7-on-7 competition. On hand for the 7-on-7 action will be players representing Hondo, Carrizo Springs, and La Pryor, while Cotulla, La Pryor, […]

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YouPOP searching for Treasure Island

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Youth Players on the Plaza and the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House will present “Treasure Island,” a theatrical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved classic 19th-century novel of the same name. Opera house manager Rosie Whisenant is the play’s director. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. There will also be a matinee […]

William G. Bixler Jr.

William G. Bixler Jr. April 15, 1942 – June 17, 2018 William Glenn Bixler Jr. (Billy) was born to Marie McCrady and William Bixler Sr. in Southeast Missouri (New Madrid County) on April 15, 1942.  He grew up in the farming area of Missouri and attended school in Lilbourn along with his sister, Joyce, and brother, Ronnie. He graduated from […]

Shirley A. Cummings

Shirley A. Cummings Shirley Ann Cummings, 81, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 in Kerrville. She was born in Quemado, Texas, to Haymon and Flora Everett on March 3, 1937. She married John C. Cummings on April 12, 1957, in Uvalde, Texas. She went to school in Uvalde and Sanderson, Texas. She worked for Southwestern Bell […]

Gabriel Perez

Gabriel Perez Gabriel Perez, 70, of Uvalde died on June 22, 2018, in Uvalde. Service arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Cash flow woes

UCISD considers options at workshop Jennifer Fry Staff writer Even with a proposed budget cut of $1,753,860, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District is expected to be $375,021 upside down next year – at best. At worst, the deficit grows to $1,643,893. The good news is that the district has a $9.3 million undesignated nest egg, what it terms a fund […]

UPD’s Page promoted to sergeant

Veteran officer Donald Page has been promoted to sergeant of operations for the Uvalde Police Department. The position was previously held by Javier Martinez, who last month was promoted to lieutenant of operations. Page will now assist Martinez in carrying out office duties including conducting internal investigations of city employees, conducting background investigations and testing of candidates for department employment, […]