2018-11-01

Coyotes play JFK tomorrow at SA

Tomorrow night at San Antonio, the Uvalde Coyotes will go up against the John F. Kennedy Rockets in District 14-5A Division II football competition. Kick-off time at Edgewood Veterans Memorial Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m. The Coyotes will be seeking their second win of the season while the Rockets will be looking for their first win of the season. […]

Deadline set for golf tourney entries

One week from tomorrow, at 5:30 p.m., is the deadline for golfers to register for participation in the 2018 Uvalde City Championship golf tournament. Play in the two-day golf tournament is scheduled for Nov. 10-11 at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Competition will begin with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. on both days of the tournament. Cash prizes will be […]

RGC & Sul Ross: Time for a split?

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Amid cries for independence, Sul Ross State University in Alpine continues to describe Rio Grande College as a dependent “off-campus instructional site” rather than a branch campus. Begun as an arm of the university in 1973, the college itself has functioned as a branch campus for several decades. A committee from the Southern Association of Colleges […]

Newspaper costume

Cindy Bermea|Uvalde Lions Club Dinoramaria Valdes, a Flores Elementary student, shows off the monochromatic gown that was part of her princess costume for the Uvalde Kiwanis Club’s parade. Dinomaria’s mother put the dress together using leftover copies of the Uvalde Leader-News as material. Please see the Sunday, Nov. 4 edition for more photos.

Cuellar charged with sexual assault in advance of trial

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Severo R. Cuellar is due for a final pre-trial hearing on charges of injury to a child later this month, but the state of Texas has added another indictment to his rap sheet: aggravated sexual assault of the same child whose death he was accused of perpetrating. Cuellar’s final pre-trial hearing in the matter, which stems […]

Uvalde, Sabinal churches collecting small gifts

Filled shoeboxes will be distributed to children in need Churches in Uvalde and Sabinal are seeking donations of school supplies, hygiene items and fun toys for children living in poverty overseas through the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child project. First Baptist Church of Uvalde and Central Christian Church in Sabinal ask that residents bring donations from Nov. 12-19. Participants will transform […]

Roberta Garza

Roberta Garza Roberta Garza, 72, of Batesville died on Oct. 30, 2018, in Uvalde. She was born on July 13, 1946, in Batesville to Maria (Rios) and Jesus Villarreal. A visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m., both at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial […]

Nolberto G. Hernandez

Nolberto G. Hernandez Nolberto “Beto” Gutierrez Hernandez, 65, of Uvalde died on Oct. 28, 2018, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 29, 1953, in Uvalde to Eulalia (Gutierrez) and Juan Hernandez. He married Albesa “Betty’” Carbajal on April 8, 1974, in Uvalde. The family says he made friends easily, had a great sense of humor and loved […]

Edwin L. Lucas Jr.

Edwin L. Lucas Jr. Edwin L. Lucas Jr., age 84, passed away on Oct. 27, 2018.  A proud Texas native, Ed Lucas was born to Edwin L. Lucas Sr. and Jimmie Mar (Thompson) Lucas in Uvalde, Texas, on Aug. 27, 1934.  He was the great grandson to the famed Texan, Joseph Grigsby Smyth (1847-1915) of Uvalde, Texas, who was a […]

Jacqueline A. McClure

Jacqueline A. McClure Jacqueline “Sugar” McClure, 74, of San Antonio died after a brief illness on Oct. 24, 2018, in San Antonio.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Castroville. The Rev. Joel Warren will officiate. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Menard. She was born on Aug 17, […]