2018-08-23

UCISD budgets raises

Trustees tap reserves to cover $1.6 million deficit Jennifer Fry Staff writer Every Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District employee will receive a $500 bonus in December and a pay raise of 1.5 to 3 percent, depending on position, as a result of the $47.44 million budget UCISD trustees approved Monday evening. Trustees also approved a new property tax rate of […]

Manhunt turns up murder suspect

Uvalde Police Department’s SWAT team was searching for a woman accused of murder Saturday night, hours before Frio County law enforcement knew there was a homicide victim in their jurisdiction. The team caught up with former Uvalde resident Mary Jane Roman, 53, on Sunday afternoon. Roman, 53, stands accused of killing her roommate at their shared residence in Frio County. […]

Coyotes scrimmage Hondo tonight

Tonight at Hondo’s Barry Field, the Uvalde Coyotes will take on the Hondo Owls in a football scrimmage. Coach R.T. Gonzales’ Coyotes will battle the Owls in varsity action at 6:15 p.m. Beginning at 5 p.m., the freshman team and the junior varsity team will scrimmage. “The freshman and junior varsity teams will go at the same time working in […]

Season ticket sales continue at UHS

Season ticket sales for the 2018 Uvalde Coyotes varsity football season currently are underway. Tickets may be purchased at the Uvalde High School athletic office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is closed from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For information about acquiring season football tickets, contact Annette Cardenas at 830-591-4991. Tickets cost $40 for […]

Camille Sanders en route to United Kingdom for tour

Jennifer Fry Staff Writer Yesterday, Uvalde County’s own country music sensation Camille Sanders left for a tour of Europe with Steve Hanks, a musician from the United Kingdom known for his country and rock ‘n’ roll music. Sanders will spend her time on tour with Hanks in the UK, focusing on England and Scotland. Her tour will be based out […]

Julian G. Bermea

Julian G. Bermea Julian Garcia Bermea, 73, of Grand Prairie died on Aug. 16, 2018, at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in Irving. A mass of Christian burial will be held today at  5:30 p.m. at Holy Family of Nazareth Catholic Church in Irving, followed by a reception in the parish hall. A mass of Christian burial will also […]

Delores J. Chambers

Delores J. Chambers Delores Joanne Chambers, 78, of Uvalde died on Aug. 16, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the House of Praise Church in Barksdale. She was born on March 16, 1940, in LaHabra, California, to Eleanor (Weyland) and George Merrit. She married Garey Chambers on March 24, 1979, […]

Dolores L. Davis

Dolores L. Davis Dolores “Dee” Lee Wallace Davis, 83, of Menard, formerly of Camp Wood, died on Aug. 19, 2018, in Menard. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Community Outreach Jesus Hall Of Fame, 207 Hall Of Fame Road, in Junction. She was born on April 26, 1935, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Ruby (Foote) and Hosea […]

Diane M. Flores

Diane M. Flores Diane Martinez Flores, 56, of Uvalde died on Aug. 14, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 12, 1962, in East Chicago, Indiana, to Erlinda Cano Cardona and Antonio Martinez. She married Ricardo V. Flores Jr. on Dec. 20, 1986, in Uvalde. Flores was an employee of Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District for more than […]

Raul Nolasco Sr.

Raul Nolasco Sr. Raul Nolasco Sr., 93, of Uvalde died on Aug. 18, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on Feb. 15, 1925, in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, to Felicitas (Jiménez) and Eugenio Nolasco. He married Rita Valdez in 1949 in Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico. He was originally from Blewett and later came to Uvalde. He was employed by Uvalde […]