2018-10-14

Cancer: How, why, when and where

Gasic engages library group Jennifer Fry Staff writer Audience questions for hematology specialist Dr. Slavisa Gasic ranged in topic on Wednesday from how to know if one has cancer to whether someone ought to seek treatment far from home. Another popular topic was skin cancer. Including the Texas Oncology presenter, who facilitated a presentation on cancer at El Progreso Memorial […]

Betty E. Cooke

Betty E. Cooke April 4, 1934 – Sept. 30, 2018 Betty Hudson Cooke, age 84, passed away Sept. 30, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. Betty was born to Charles Hudson and Lillian Gray Hudson on April 9, 1934, and was raised on the family ranch near Utopia in Uvalde County. Betty was diagnosed at age 14 with Type 1 Diabetes […]

Keith R. Doak

Keith R. Doak Keith Reinhardt Doak, 54, of The Colony died on Oct. 8, 2018, in Dallas. He was born on May 10, 1964, in Germany to Diane (Ballenger) and John Doak. He married Angelica Flores on July 3, 1993, in Uvalde. He is survived by his wife of 25 years; and two sons, Jordon Trevor Doak and Christian Seth […]

Andres A. Limones

Andres A. Limones Andres A. “Andy” Limones, 71, of Uvalde died on Oct. 11, 2018, in San Antonio. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Enrique L. Vasquez

Enrique L. Vasquez Enrique L. Vasquez, 85, of Uvalde died on Oct. 9, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born to Margarita (Luna) and Jesus Vasquez on July 23, 1933, in Uvalde. He was the former Armadillo King and owner of Vasquez Restaurant, which was “recommended by Enrique” as the business sign proclaimed.  The family said he was a brutally honest […]

Motorist found dead in river

Man went missing early Wednesday Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor A Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department firefighter on Friday morning discovered the body of Patrick Ojeda, ending a three-day search. Ojeda was found pinned under debris 1.3 miles from Shudde Crossing, where on Wednesday morning he was swept away by floodwaters as he attempted to exit his Ecolab work vehicle. The crossing […]

Rodeo coach retires

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Roy Angermiller, rodeo coach for the last 38 years at Southwest Texas Junior College, has hung up his spurs in favor of retirement. The 56th-annual SWTJC rodeo, held Oct. 5-6 at the Uvalde County Fairplex, was Angermiller’s last ride around the arena. During the festivities on Oct. 6, junior college faculty and staff took a moment […]

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Coyotes lose 56-28 football thriller

Kerrville Tivy scored twice during the final two minutes of the first half to break a 14-all tie. The Antlers went on to record a 56-28 district football victory over the Uvalde Coyotes in action in the Honey Bowl Friday night. “Our kids fought hard tonight,” said Uvalde High School head football coach R.T. Gonzales. “I think our players learned […]