4-H students honor law enforcers

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Dozens of local and area law enforcement officials attended a law enforcement appreciation and prayer ceremony hosted last Friday by the 2018-2019 Uvalde County 4-H ambassadors. The ceremony was held in the downtown square at noon. Uvalde County 4-H ambassadors are Brett Dreyer, Morgan Dreyer, Cayce Gaston, Colton Gaston, Kayleigh Griffin, Genesis Pilkington, Rebekah Ramirez, Koben […]

Vendors may sign up now for UMH expo

Uvalde Memorial Hospital staff is eagerly preparing for its fifth-annual Women’s Health Expo, set to be held Oct. 9 from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Willie De Leon Civic Center. UMH is seeking vendors to fill exhibit slots. Vendor registration opened to the public on Thursday, and will remain open until Sept. 17. Vendor categories include health, nutrition, fitness, fashion, jewelry […]

Football practice gets underway

The Uvalde Coyotes will wind up the first week of football practice with workouts today and tomorrow at the Uvalde High School practice complex. The freshman team will practice today from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., while the junior varsity and varsity teams will practice from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tomorrow, the varsity and junior varsity will have a […]

UHS runners prepare for first meet of 2018

The Uvalde High School cross-country team will vie in their first meet competition of the season on Aug. 18. Coach Libby Guzman’s varsity Coyotes and Lobos will compete in the Border Olympics meet at Laredo’s Casa Blanca Golf Course. “The kids have been working out in the early mornings. In the afternoons we have had some rehab type sessions, including […]

Former Uvaldean Zamora releases CD of music

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Musician Johnny Torres Zamora, 67, formerly of Uvalde, has recently released a compact disc of original music entitled “I Wake up from my Dreams.” The CD, on sale through mail-order, was put on the market the week of July 16. According to Zamora, the style of music is a mix of folk country and Tejano. “This […]

Mario Cruz

Mario Cruz Mario Cruz, 77, of Uvalde died on Aug. 8, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Meschell Obenchain

Meschell Obenchain Meschell Obenchain, 48, of Camp Wood died on Aug. 1, 2018, in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Nueces Canyon Church of Christ. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Milwaukee, Wisconsin; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elvira Montalvo of Midland and Estella Silva of […]

Manuel A. Talavera

Manuel A. Talavera Manuel Alfonso Talavera, 90, of Uvalde died on Aug. 3, 2018, at the VITAS Hospice Unit in San Antonio. He was born on Feb. 28, 1928, at Arroyo Del Blanco Ranch in Sabinal to Felicitas (Arizmendi) and Carlos Talavera Sr. He was the second of six children born to the couple. He attended elementary school in Knippa […]

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