2018-10-18

Drug use blamed for fatal crash

NTSB: Texting not primary factor Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The National Transportation Safety Board has determined Jack D. Young is at fault for the 2017 Concan-area crash that killed 13 people. The NTSB said Young failed to control his pickup truck due to impairment stemming from his use of marijuana and the misuse of a prescribed medication. The NTSB released […]

Cold front adds chill to rainy weather

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Following weeks of continuous rainfall, Uvaldeans may have had their umbrellas on standby, but many had to reach for winter wear Monday morning when the temperature dropped to 44 degrees from a high of 86 the previous day. The Uvalde Research Weather Station, monitored by the Uvalde AgriLife Research Center, collected .89 inches of rain on […]

Coyotes play MV at Castroville

Three teams are tied for first place in the District 14-5A Division II football standings. The Uvalde Coyotes will play one of those teams tomorrow night when they take on the Medina Valley Panthers at Castroville. Kick-off time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Going into district play tomorrow, Coach Chris Sosa’s Panthers are locked in a three-way with Alamo Heights […]

Lobos celebrate Dig Pink Night tomorrow

Tomorrow night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde Lobos will complete their 2018 volleyball season. They will host the Southside Lady Cardinals. The varsity match will begin at 6 p.m., while the junior varsity match and the freshman match will start at 5 p.m. Tomorrow will be Dig Pink Night as the Lobos celebrate National Breast Cancer […]

UCISD honors principals at football game

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Last Friday, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District honored its seven principals during the pre-game show at the varsity football game versus Kerrville Tivy in honor of National Principal Appreciation Month. Uvalde High School Principal Elizabeth Sandoval, Morales Junior High Principal Isidro Escamilla, and Flores Elementary Principal Michelle Rodriguez were named coin toss honorees. Rodriguez was not […]

Andres A. Limones

Andres A. Limones Andres A. Limones, 71, of Uvalde died on Oct. 11, 2018, in San Antonio. He was born on Nov. 30, 1946,  in Del Rio to Maria Del Rosario Alvarez Limones and Jose G. Limones. He was proceeded in death by his father, and two brothers, Jose Limones Jr. and Pedro Limones. Limones is survived by his wife […]

Patrick D. Ojeda

Patrick D. Ojeda Patrick Daniel Ojeda, 22, of San Antonio died on Oct. 12, 2018, in Sabinal. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Winnie M. Owens

Winnie M. Owens Winnie Mae Owens, 95, of Uvalde died on Oct. 16, 2018, in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the chapel at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow on Saturday at 2 p.m. at East Hill Cemetery in Fort Stockton.   A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde […]

Mary L. Pieratt

Mary L. Pieratt Mary Lee Pieratt, 87, of Rio Frio died on Oct. 14, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Aug. 23, 1931, in La Gloria to Mamie Lee (Hornsby) and Zenith Donavan  Culpepper. She was preceded in death by her parents, and two children, Zina Lee Pieratt and Bradley Lee Pieratt. She is survived by her […]

Keegan A. Steffen

Keegan A. Steffen Keegan Allen Steffen, 26, of San Antonio died on Oct. 11, 2018, in Reagan Wells. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.