2018-08-16

Uvaldeans top Judson and Hondo

Uvalde High School won two matches and lost one match in weekend team tennis action last weekend. Last Friday morning, Coach Terri Rambie’s Uvaldeans bested the Converse Judson Rockets, 13-6, in their first dual-match competition of the season. The Coyotes made it a clean sweep in boys’ singles with six wins. Beau Gonzalez topped Devon Moore-Elon, 6-4, 4-6, and 10-3, […]

Lobos prepare for Floresville tournament

The Uvalde Lobos will take on the Bandera Lady Bulldogs in volleyball action at Bandera tonight. Varsity action is set to start at 6 p.m. and will be preceded by sub-varsity matches at 5 p.m. Coach Russell McElroy’s Lobos, 1-7 for the season, will enter play following a 25-17, 25-15, and 25-22 loss to the Devine Arabians at Devine Tuesday […]

From treetops to floating trucks

Twenty-seven people rescued from Nueces River flood waters Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Seventeen 911 calls flooded the Uvalde Police Department dispatch office Sunday over a 3-4 hour period as first-responders, those stationed locally and others from the region, joined forces to bring 27 people stranded in rising water to safety. The rescue effort was sparked by an 11-inch deluge in […]

Deluge misses city

YTD total 10.66 inches lower than average While less than 1 inch of rain was captured in the official city of Uvalde rain gauge, the 11 inches that soaked the upper northwest portion of Uvalde County contributed to a flash flood that sent 27 people near Park Chalk Bluff scrambling for safety in trees and on top of cars. According […]

It’s Magic! Fundraiser generates $6.5K for library

Jennifer Fry Staff writer El Progreso Memorial Library garnered an estimated $6,500 Saturday from the It’s Magic! event held at the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House. As of Tuesday afternoon, the library was still in process of finalizing the amount. The event was in two parts – a matinee and an evening showing. Put together, there were 400 audience […]

Diane M. Flores

Diane M. Flores Diane Martinez Flores, 56, of Uvalde died on Aug. 14, 2018, in San Antonio. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Richey N. Keller

Richey N. Keller Richey Norman Keller, 83, of Sabinal died on Aug. 12, 2018, in Humble. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Central Christian Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at Sabinal Cemetery. He was born on July 28, 1935, in San Antonio to Ruth (Kidd) and Arch James Keller. He lived with his parents […]

Angela Villanueva

Angela Villanueva Angela Villanueva of Uvalde was born and died on Aug. 13, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital to Guadalupe (Castillo) and Alfredo Villanueva. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She is survived by her parents; maternal grandparents, Rosalinda and Juan Castillo; paternal grandparents, Dora […]

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