Wanda Brown

Wanda Brown Wanda Brown, 78, of Uvalde died on July 21, 2018, at her home. A visitation will be held today at 8 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary,  followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on May 15, 1940, in Denver City in Yoakum County to […]

Otilio Carranza Sr.

Otilio Carranza Sr. Otilio Carranza Sr., 87, of Uvalde died on July 22, 2018, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 10, 1930, in Mexico to Herlinda Guerrero Carranza. He was preceded in death by his mother, and brother, Claudio Flores Carranza. Carranza is survived by his wife of 60 years, Amalia R. Carranza of Uvalde; two daughters, Graciela […]

Elmer L. Cribbs

Elmer L. Cribbs Elmer Lee “Bo” Cribbs, 69, of Knippa died on July 23, 2018, in San Antonio. He was born on Aug. 28, 1948, in Diaville to Velma L. and Frank Cribbs. Cribbs owned Star Recycling in Tomball, then owned and operated the Knippa Tool Trader for numerous years. The family says he was a hard-working man who was […]

Pat Kilpatrick

Pat Kilpatrick Pat Kilpatrick, 75, of Uvalde died on July 20, 2018, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on Nov. 11, 1942, in Brady to Edna (Pitcox) and Lee Bowman. She retired from Uvalco in 2009, after twenty years of employment. The family says her quick, dry, and sometimes sarcastic sense of humor will be greatly missed. […]

Lue E. LeBoeuf

Lue E. LeBoeuf Lue Ella LeBoeuf, 76, of Uvalde died on July 21, 2018, in San Antonio. A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles-Mortuary. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 12, 1941, in Uvalde to Thelma (Davis) and Jack Jones. She enjoyed fishing, swimming, riding on her Harley Davidson […]

Alfredo Lopez

Alfredo Lopez Alfredo Lopez, 77, of Sabinal died on July 21, 2018, in San Antonio. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7:15 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at Sabinal Cemetery. He was born […]

Rebecca S. Silguero

Rebecca S. Silguero Rebecca Soto Silguero, 50, of Uvalde died on July 19, 2018, at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 13, 1967, in Uvalde to  Esther (Trevino) and Pedro Soto Jr. Silguero is survived by her mother; daughter, Selina Silguero and husband, John Cerda; two sons, Mario Silguero and wife, Nelly, and Jacob […]

Library celebrates end of summer reading program

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Ninety-three children plus 56 more parents, siblings and extended family members were in attendance at El Progreso Memorial Library’s celebration of the end of the 2018 summer reading program, held July 11 at 11:30 a.m. Light refreshments were served, including nachos and cupcakes. Grason Hanemann, the 7-year-old guest reader for that morning’s preschool story hour, and […]

HEB Curbside service opens

Beginning today, local shoppers can utilize H-E-B Curbside grocery pickup in Uvalde. Additional costs include a personal shopper fee of $4.95 and a 3-percent surcharge on the total bill. All transactions are completed online. The service allows shoppers to order online and select a pick-up time. Shoppers can place an order up to two weeks prior to pickup, but the […]

UCAD eyes budget increase

Jennifer Fry Staff writer If approved, Uvalde County Appraisal District will spend $11,651 more on staff salaries for the coming fiscal year than last year, according to the proposed budget for 2019. An additional $13,306 would be spent on staff education, to include travel accommodations to and from out-of-town seminars. The district’s increase in expenditures represents a  5.36-percent uptick from […]