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Murder mystery participants enjoy killer meal, guests

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Participants at El Progreso Memorial Library’s Murder Under the Big Top mystery dinner fundraiser, held July 14 at the Uvalde Country Club, stepped right up to an evening of fabulous fun, food and frolic. In all, 84 were in attendance. “Everyone seemed to really enjoy it,” said library director Mendell Morgan. “In my mind, it was […]

Lahoma I. Jones

Lahoma I. Jones Lahoma I. Jones, 92, of Utopia died on July 18, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 27, 1925, in Oklahoma to Lucille (Berry) and John Scott. She is survived by her daughter, Kerry Sue Reavis and husband, Jerry; three sons, Frank W. Jones III and wife, Darlene, Shannon L. Jones and wife, Nancy, and […]

Vivian R. Paulson

Vivian R. Paulson Vivian Rice Paulson, 103, of Uvalde died on July 17, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 14, 1915, in Hanska, Minnesota, to Minnie (Fredrickson) and Edgar Rice. The family says she loved to dance, and was a life-long member of American Legion Post 101 in Pharr. She is survived by her […]

John L. Shudde Sr.

John L. Shudde Sr. A fine man has fallen – into heaven. On July 15, 2018, John Lottman Shudde was welcomed by Jesus. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. John was born Nov. 21, 1930, to John August Shudde and Sophie Lottman Shudde in Houston, Texas. He was baptized and later […]

Macario V. Tristan

Macario V. Tristan Macario V. Tristan, 69, of San Antonio died on July 16, 2018, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. He was born on Feb. 28, 1949, in Sabinal to Natalia (Villasana) and Daniel Tristan, the oldest […]

How did teams win before predictions?

Charley Robinson Staff writer Texas Football Magazine made its inaugural debut in 1965. Prior to that, pre-season information and predictions were limited to area or local news outlets. Uvalde had its centennial season back in 2009. However, the Texas University Interscholastic League first recorded athletic competition was in 1920-1921 school year. During those early years Uvalde fielded a team and […]

Mom wouldn’t be happy about mixing sports, politics

Well, here I am again, filling in for James Volz. I didn’t really expect to be here this summer. My plan was to be mowing grass along the Rio Grande. But that didn’t work out. The dream fell apart when I couldn’t come up with the cash. I thought I would go down there, volunteering my time, equipment, and energy […]

Soaring contest coming to Uvalde

The Soaring Society of America’s annual open and 18-meter Nationals competition will again be held in Uvalde from Aug. 9-19 at Garner Field. Practice days will be Aug. 9 and 10, while competition will begin on Aug. 11. There are 30 sailplane pilots from all over the U.S. slated to compete, many of whom are returning pilots to the area. […]