Football practice begins tomorrow

Football practice for the Uvalde Coyotes will get started tomorrow at the Uvalde High School practice complex. From 6:45 a.m. to 8 a.m., the freshman players will practice, while both the varsity and junior varsity players will practice from 4:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. “It feels good to get back into football,” said UHS head football coach R.T. Gonzales. “We […]

Uvaldeans play team tennis 2018 season opener Friday

Uvalde High School tennis players will commence pre-season practice for the 2018 team tennis season tomorrow. Practice at the UHS Tennis Complex will start at 6:30 a.m. and will run until 7:45 a.m. An afternoon practice is set for 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Two-a-day practices for Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos will continue through Thursday. UHS has won […]

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Volunteers needed to maintain aviation museum

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Uvalde has a valuable asset in its own backyard – the aviation museum at Garner Field, home to a cornucopia of World War II-era artifacts. New volunteers are needed to maintain the exhibits. Housed in one of Garner Field’s original hangars, much of the collection has been donated by descendants of the airmen who trained there […]

Magdalena Aragon

Magdalena Aragon Magdalena “Nena” Aragon, 69, of Greeley, Colorado, died on July 18, 2018, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. She was born on Aug. 6, 1948, in La Pryor to Sara Aguirre and Federico Ortiz. The family says she lived life to the fullest on her own terms. She enjoyed simple pleasures; chatting, spending time with friends […]

Efrain G. Rodriguez

Efrain G. Rodriguez Efrain Gutierrez Rodriguez, 20, of Uvalde died on July 31, 2018, in Uvalde. A rosary was recited on Friday and yesterday, and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He graduated from […]

Road work up ahead

Courthouse visitors facing longer walks Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor For an estimated three- to four-month period set to begin in roughly two weeks, access to the Uvalde County Courthouse, Uvalde Leader-News, and other locations in the northeast square of downtown will be inaccessible via North East and East North streets. At that time, construction crews with Alvin E. Stock Contractors […]

County fine-tuning $15 million budget

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Commissioners are eyeing a lower tax rate this year, but property owners could still see higher tax bills if their valuations increased. County auditor Alice Chapman recommended setting a tax rate of 73.59 cents per $100 valuation, a slight decrease from last year’s rate of 74.09. Proposed expenses total $15,272,355, after $26,021 was added […]

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