Coyotes play at Southwest tomorrow

Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Coyotes will play their second consecutive road game and their final pre-district football game of the season when they face the Southwest Dragons. Kick-off time in Dragon Stadium is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. “For the third week in a row, we will be facing a Class 6A-size school,” said Uvalde High School head football coach R.T. […]

Lobos battle Jaguars in district volleyball

The Uvalde Lobos won their second District 28-5A volleyball match of the season last Friday as they defeated the Eagle Pass Lady Mavericks, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19, and 27-25, in Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Zaneta Salazar and Shyann Dockal led the offensive charge for the Lobos. Salazar recorded 16 kills, while Dockal posted 12 kills. Nadia Gonzales and Shelby Colvin each totaled […]

Rainfall varies from 3.44 to 15 inches

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Some motorists were a little too eager to float the rivers last weekend. First responders did not have to perform any high-water rescues as pouring rains continued, but Uvalde Police issued seven citations and multiple warnings to drivers who disregarded barricades and drove into standing water. Additionally, at least two vehicles, including an 18-wheeler that was […]

Stolen machinery found in Uvalde

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde police and sheriff’s deputies have arrested two individuals in connection with two separate heavy machinery thefts that occurred Sept. 5 and Aug. 31. Additional arrests are pending. Matthew Jacob Mendoza, 26, and Zaydie Jeanette Rodriguez, 24, both of 118 Hightower Lane, were arrested Sept. 7 on charges of theft of property valued between $2,500 and […]

Knippa supper fundraiser celebrates 96th year

The following was written by Eva Marie Adams for the Emmanuel Lutheran Church.  Marking its 96th year, the Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites area residents to the annual Knippa Chicken Supper and Country Store on Saturday, Sept. 22. With the end of summer fast approaching and the arrival of dove season, once again it is that time of year when the […]

Aurelio V. Mata Sr.

Aurelio V. Mata Sr. Aurelio V. “Willie” Mata Sr., 75, of Uvalde died on Sept. 7, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born in Uvalde on July 17, 1943, to Concepcion “Concha” (Valverde) and Hilario Mata. He married Guadalupe Lira on Sept. 19, 1966, in Mexico. Mata is survived by his wife of almost 52 years; two daughters, Brenda […]

Elvira T. Montalvo

Elvira T. Montalvo Elvira T. Montalvo, 87, of Midland died on Aug. 26, 2018, in Midland. She was born on May 2, 1931, in Knippa to Felicitas (Arizmendi) and Carlos Talavera. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was involved in her children and grandchildren’s activities, especially sports. A devout Catholic, she was active at Saint James Catholic Church […]

Elnora E. Morris

Elnora E. Morris Elnora Elizabeth Gray Morris succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease on Sept. 6, 2018. Noah, as she was known to her family, was born on Dec. 31, 1928, in Marfa, Texas, to Frank and Selma Helweg Gray. She graduated from La Pryor High School, and married the love of her life, Delbert Morris, in La Pryor, Texas. They recently […]

Tommy G. Watkins

Tommy G. Watkins Tommy Gwyn Watkins, 83, of Fate passed away on Thursday morning, Sept. 6, 2018, in the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. His homecoming pep rally celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Gustine High School Gymnasium in Gustine. He was born on Dec. 16, 1934, in Olney to Yvonne Vaught Watkins and […]

Lucy B. Williams

Lucy B. Williams Lucy “Nell” Bass was born to Pearl Evans Bass and Sam Bass in Fordyce, Arkansas, on Aug. 9, 1922. As the baby of the family she had two older brothers, Sam and Doug, and was the apple of her father’s eye. Nell’s mother passed away in 1935 and when her father married Birdie Bass, she gained two […]