Duane Crawford

Duane Crawford Duane Crawford, 86, of Utopia died on July 22, 2018, at his residence. He was born on March 2, 1932, in Oberlin, Kansas, to Avis (Chance) and Burney Crawford. He was the firstborn of four children. The family later moved to Texas. In 1947, the family says he met the love of his life, Betty Jo Dawson, in […]

James C. DCamp

James C. DCamp James Charles DCamp, 64, of Dayton, formerly of Uvalde and Hondo, died on July 24, 2018, in Dayton. A visitation will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m,. followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m., both at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hondo. Interment will follow at Hondo Cemetery, Oakwood […]

Dominique D. Luna

Dominique D. Luna Dominique Diamond Luna of Jourdanton died on July 23, 2018, in San Antonio. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on July 22, 2018, in Jourdanton to Diana Luna. She is survived by her mother; sister, Cheyenne Luna Mogford; and grandfather, […]

Casburn spreads cheer with shoebox mission

Jennifer Fry Staff writer When is giving a gift an act of faith? When it comes in the form of a shoebox, packed on behalf of Samaritan’s Purse’s annual Operation Christmas Child. This 17-year-old Colleen Casburn, of Sabinal, witnessed first-hand on a recent trip to the Philippines with the Christian relief organization. At eight days, the trip lasted just over […]

Former UHS coach Watkins in new fight

Charley Robinson Staff writer Tommy Watkins coached Texas high school football for 44 years and posted a record of 301-153-8. Six of those years was spent as the Uvalde Coyotes head football coach and athletic director. He achieved his 200th coaching victory while guiding the Coyotes. His Uvalde record was 48-14-2 for a .750 winning percentage, making him the second-winningest […]

Can Uvalde clinch a playoff spot in football?

Buy season tickets to watch the journey Although picked seventh in an eight-team district, the Uvalde Coyotes may surprise this year and even make a bid for that elusive fourth playoff spot. The big three of Kerrville Tivy, Boerne Champion and Alamo Heights probably will claim the top three spots, but the Coyotes should compete with the balance of the […]

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Warning system coming

Sensors, monitors will alert public to rising water levels Jennifer Dong Staff writer Uvalde County’s flood early-warning system should be operational by fall, according to the progress report consultant Carl Esser presented Monday to Uvalde County Commissioners. Esser of Esser and Company Consulting, said the system designed to notify residents and visitors along rivers and streams in Uvalde County of […]

UHS grad Rahaman returns as physician

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Uvalde Family Practice Association and Uvalde Memorial Hospital have announced Dr. Andrew M. Rahaman, M.D., will be joining the medical staff in August. Rahaman will enter Uvalde Family Practice Association where he will practice family medicine. He will be joining medical director Dr. Lawerence P. Wegrzyn, M.D. […]

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