County hears tax rate grievances

Real estate agent, CPA lob complaints at county officials Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Two Uvalde County residents on Monday expressed frustration with the county’s proposed tax rate of 73.59 cents per $100 valuation during a public hearing held in the course of a 10 a.m. meeting of Uvalde County Commissioners. The tax rate is set to be adopted on Sept. […]

Metal detectors, bag checks set for football

Fans of Coyote football may want to consider arriving at the Honey Bowl earlier than usual tomorrow night for this year’s inaugural game. Uvalde High School will implement increased security measures for the contest, which will pit the Coyotes against the Eagle Pass Eagles. Those entering the stands on the home side will walk through metal detectors and have their […]

Garden club lauds The Flower Patch, Mallas

Colorful landscapes winners in dry month The following information was provided by Shirley Grigg of the Green Thumb Garden Club of Uvalde. August 2018 recipients of the Green Thumb Garden Club of Uvalde’s monthly yard of the month award are residential honorees Rimy and Subas Malla at 5 Victoria Place and commercial honoree The Flower Patch on South Getty Street. […]

Trinidad E. Aguirre

Trinidad E. Aguirre Trinidad Estrada Aguirre, 96, of Uvalde died on Aug. 26, 2018, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 9, 1921, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Gumesinda Estrada and Juan Aguirre. He married Anastacia Jalomo in 1945 in Uvalde. He is survived by two daughters, San Juana Gutierrez and husband, Jesus Ibarra, of Uvalde and Maria […]

Arturo Y. Arriola

Arturo Y. Arriola Arturo Ybarra Arriola, 72, of Uvalde died on Aug. 29, 2018, in Uvalde. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Celedina E. Cleveland

Celedina E. Cleveland Celedina E. Cleveland, 81, of Uvalde died on Aug. 24, 2018, in Uvalde. Arrangements are under the care of Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde.

Dezylynn H. Tenorio

Dezylynn H. Tenorio Dezylynn Hope Tenorio, 24 days old, died on Aug. 24, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 4, 2018, in San Antonio to  Joanna Rodriguez and Dimas Tenorio Jr. She was proceeded in death by her grandfathers; Dimas Tenorio Sr. and Jose Pargas Jr. She is survived by her parents; six brothers, Zanthony Rodriguez, Deanon […]

Coyotes begin season tomorrow

Uvaldeans host Eagle Pass Eagles Tomorrow in the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyotes will open their football season when they host the Eagle Pass Eagles. Kick-off time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Coach Tom Gonzalez’ Eagles are the defending District 29-6A football champions. With 33 returning lettermen, including seven offensive and eight defensive starters from last year’s 9-3 football club, […]

New rules implemented for football

Several rule changes have been made for Texas high school football this season. On kickoffs, a fair catch of a kickoff made inside the 25-yard line will be brought out to the 25-yard line. This rule is to encourage a safer game as more concussions occur during kickoff returns than on any other play. The 40-second clock will be operated […]

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