Lobos try to extend district run

Uvalde High School enjoyed another successful season in girls’ cross-country running competition last school year. Coach Libby Guzman’s Lobos captured their fourth consecutive district cross-country title. “It is a huge thing to win district any year. But to win four district titles in a row is a huge accomplishment,” said Guzman. Varsity runners Kayden Carrasco, Chelsy Moreno, Andrea Perez, Katelyn […]

D’Spain, Villarreal win bass tourney

Mark D’Spain and Ricky Villarreal won first-place honors in the Uvalde Bass Club’s June fishing tournament held at Falcon Lake. D’Spain placed first on June 9 with his three fish that totaled 8.14 pounds. His catch included the big bass of the day, a 4.22-pounder. Villarreal claimed first-place honors on June 10. His three fish weighed a total of 23.78 […]

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Rainfall is drops in the bucket

YTD tally is 2.76 inches while 114-year average totals 12.47 Uvalde received 0.15 inches of rainfall Wednesday and .07 on Thursday as a result of a low-pressure system that moved across the region. The precipitation brought the year-to-date total to 2.76 inches. The readings were taken at the weather station monitored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center on Garner […]

First United Methodist missionaries back from Costa Rica

Jennifer Fry Staff writer On June 23, 34 local residents returned from a mission trip abroad to Costa Rica. Sent by First United Methodist Church of Uvalde, the team of church members left the United States on June 16. In total, they were gone eight days. The team stayed in modest dorm-like accommodations at the Wesley House in Costa Rica’s […]

Juan F. Garza

Juan F. Garza Juan Francisco “Frank” Garza, 63, of Brackettville, died on July 4, 2018, in Brackettville. He was born on May 28, 1955, in Brackettville to Concepcion (Reschman) and Juan Garza. Garza and his wife married on Feb. 11, 1978, in Fort Collins, Colorado, and the couple remained together for 40 years, until his death. He was well known […]

Donald E. McLaughlin

Donald E. McLaughlin Donald Edward McLaughlin of Uvalde, Texas, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2018, in his home at the age of 85. He was born on Sept. 10, 1932, in Taylor, Texas, to Mamie Starnes and Thomas McLaughlin. Donald grew up in Taylor as one of the youngest of seven siblings. He attended Angelo State University and the […]

Robert Romo

Robert Romo Robert “Bobby” Romo, 78, of Uvalde died on May 12, 2018. He was born on Dec. 4, 1939, in Uvalde to Consuelo Canales Rejinaldo M. Romo.  A memorial service will be held on July 13, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. The preceding is a paid obituary.

Raymundo R. Ruiz

Raymundo R. Ruiz Raymundo R. Ruiz, 76, of Uvalde died on July 2, 2018, at his residence. He was born on April 15, 1942, in Rosita to Eva Rabago and Marcelino Ruiz. He married Emma Quiroga on Feb. 3, 1961, in Uvalde. He is survived by his wife of 57 years; three sons, Ray Ruiz, Jr. and wife, Leticia, and […]

Carla T. Treviño

Carla T. Treviño Carla Tuckness Treviño, 55, of Weatherford passed away July 3, 2018, surrounded by family. A funeral will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford, TX 76086. Carla was born July 26, 1962, in Uvalde, Texas, to Sam and Sue Tuckness. She was a Weatherford resident for […]