City opens runway for Laughlin

Council OKs Air Force training venture at airport Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde City Council has granted permission for Laughlin Air Force Base to utilize Garner Field Airport for training purposes, despite opposition from the owners of Moses Aviation Services, a local flight training school. The action was taken Tuesday evening, roughly an hour before an Air Force T-38 Talon […]

Fallen servicemen remembered in Veterans Day ceremony

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The city and county of Uvalde observed Veterans Day this week with separate ceremonies held Sunday and Monday. Veterans Day, which was originally known as Armistice Day, is observed annually on Nov. 11. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. The city of Uvalde on Sunday hosted an Armistice […]

Lobos begin tourney play today

The Uvalde Lobos will be at Floresville this weekend to participate in the Floresville High School varsity basketball tournament. Uvalde High School’s varsity girls will begin pool play competition in the 43rd-annual Barbara Harvey Jaguar Classic today. The Lobos will face the Seguin Lady Matadors at 8:30 a.m. in FHS Practice Gym 2. At 1 p.m., the Lobos will go […]

Mason whips Sabinal 56-0

The top-ranked Class 2A football team in the state, the Mason Punchers, closed out their regular-season schedule with a 56-0 victory over the Sabinal Yellowjackets last Friday at Mason. In the first half, the Punchers built up a 42-0 advantage. The Punchers scored two touchdowns in the second half to wind up with their final margin of victory. Scoring details […]

UMH celebrating National Rural Health Day

The following was submitted by Karla Radicke, communications officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. As health centers across the nation observe National Rural Health Day 2018 today, Uvalde Memorial Hospital is recognizing the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers by reflecting on multiple recent achievements centered on the care provided by its staff. National Rural Health […]

Mary L. Bingham

Mary L. Bingham Mary Lucille Bingham, 88, of La Pryor died on Nov. 12, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in La Pryor. Interment will follow at La Pryor Cemetery. The Rev. Dan Bliss will officiate. She was born on Feb. 23, 1930, in La Pryor […]

Tricia Jacob

Tricia Jacob Tricia Jacob, 52, of Uvalde, Texas, passed away peacefully on Nov. 10, 2018, following a long illness. Tricia was born Nov. 12, 1965, in Nassawadox, Virginia, to Patricia and William Custis Jacob Jr. She spent her childhood attending school in Uvalde and her summers in Onancock, Virginia, where all of her relatives lived. She graduated from Uvalde High […]

Delbert L. Morris

Delbert L. Morris Delbert Loren Morris died on Nov. 7, 2018, at the age of 93. Delbert was born to Madison (Matt) Morris and Gertrude Morris on Aug. 9, 1925, in Armel, Colorado. Upon graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he was a radioman on the USS Pickens, a troop transport ship that delivered Marines […]

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