Business Service Directory 070118

Uvalde golf classic ends tomorrow

There will be a different champion of the Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament crowned tomorrow. Because of a scheduling conflict, the 2017 winner of the tournament, Mike Hillis of Utopia, was unable to be on hand to defend his title. The final round of the three-day, match-play golf event will wind up tomorrow morning at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. […]

Junior tennis camp scheduled this week at UHS complex

The second Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District-sponsored junior tennis camp of the summer is set for tomorrow and Tuesday, and Thursday and Friday at the Uvalde High School Tennis Complex. There will be no camp on Wednesday, because of the July 4 holiday. Tennis camp, for 4-year-old children up to incoming ninth-graders, will run from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. […]

Gerdes exits UCISD board

Trustees to consider replacement options two months after election Jennifer Fry Staff writer Mickey Gerdes, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board member for the last eight years, has turned in his resignation. On June 19, Gerdes penned a letter to the UCISD board of trustees indicating his decision to be released from official duties as soon as was practicable. The board […]

Vasquez embracing life, fitness after crash

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde resident Mayra Vasquez is proof that there are no excuses when it comes to exercising. She started the No Excuse Mom-Uvalde group in January of 2016, nearly two years before her life was upended. The fitness coach has regained 80 percent of her mobility following a Dec. 25, 2017, auto crash that left her with […]

Galindos staring down Krabbe

Marcus’ whirlwind school year ends on superb note Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Marcus Galindo, 9, returned to La Pryor Elementary in November of 2017 after a 15-month hiatus from school. In six months, Marcus, who was diagnosed with Krabbe disease in July of 2016, caught up on his school work, passed the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness exams, […]

Irene P. Buantello

Irene P. Buantello Irene P. Buantello, 92, of Uvalde died on June 26, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on July 30, 1925, in Uvalde to Julia (De Hoyos) and John Henry Perry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Buantello; parents; two sons, Thomas Buantello III and Santos Vallez; and sister, Dora Hernandez. Buantello is survived […]

Luisa O. Rodriguez

Luisa O. Rodriguez Luisa “Mary Lou” Ortega Rodriguez, 72, of Uvalde died on June 28, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 12, 1945, in D’Hanis to Linda (Silva) and Sebastian Ortega. She married Luis Rodriguez on Sept. 12, 1970, in Clyman, Wisconsin. In 1977, she dedicated herself and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The family […]

Jack E. Roosa Jr.

Jack E. Roosa Jr. Jack Edward Roosa Jr., 74, of Houston died on June 13, 2018, in Houston. A graveside service will be held for family members on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. at Uvalde Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Uvalde, followed by a reception in Grace Hall. […]

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