Coyotes face must-win scenario

Three games remain on the District 14-5A Division II football schedule. To make the post-season playoffs, the Uvalde Coyotes need to win all three of their games, including the game against the Boerne Champion Chargers tomorrow night. Kick-off time for the Uvalde-Boerne ball game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Honey Bowl. “We have to win our final three […]

Carter wins top prize in football contest

Maxie Wayne Carter is the $50 first-place winner of last week’s Pigskin Football contest. Carter and five other contestants missed on four contest games. Using the tie-breaker-game score, contest judges determined that Carter’s score of New Orleans 24, Baltimore 17 was closest to the actual score of the game, 24-23. Hector Esquibel’s score of New Orleans 27, Baltimore 17 netted […]

Hundreds voting early each day

Numbers smash previous year tallies Meghann Garcia Managing editor Over the first two days of early voting, 1,421 registered Uvalde County residents had voted early, racking up a tally usually reached later in the absentee balloting period – especially for a midterm election. In 2016 and 2012, both presidential election years, the first two days of voting brought out 1,118 […]

UCISD could name lone finalist for superintendent

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees are set to announce a lone finalist today in the district’s search for superintendent. The finalist will be announced in a special board meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Benson board room. The bulk of the discussion is expected to take place within closed session, wherein the board is expected to […]

Retired teachers urged to vote, contact legislators

The following column was submitted by Nancy Stockton on behalf of the Uvalde Area Retired Teachers Association. The Uvalde Area Retired Teachers Association welcomed 70 people to its potluck lunch meeting held Oct. 16 at the Herby Ham Activity Center. Texas Retired Teachers Association District 20 legislative chairman Ken Hanson and his wife, Nola, were special guests. Before the meal, […]

Sandra Herrera

Sandra Herrera Sandra Herrera, 58, of Uvalde died on Oct. 22, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Marie Horner

Marie Horner Marie Horner, 100, of Granbury, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 23, 2018, in Granbury. She was born on April 6, 1918, in Ennis to Ida (Wood) and Miles Glaspy. Funeral services under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Zula L. Irby

Zula L. Irby Zula Lee Moltz Irby, age 77 of Austin, formerly of Uvalde and Marion, passed away on Oct. 18, 2018. Zula was born in Marion on Dec. 24, 1940, to Lee and Adela (Zunker) Moltz.  She was a retired schoolteacher and spent decades teaching first-graders to read. In her later years, former students would greet her in H-E-B […]

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Andres Jimenez

Andres Jimenez Andres Jimenez, 88, of La Pryor died on Oct. 19, 2018, in Uvalde. Service arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.