Marjorie L. Merritt Marjorie “Margie” Lena Merritt, 98, of La Pryor, formerly of Rocksprings, died on Oct. 27, 2018, in Uvalde. She was born on March 4, 1920, in Big Springs to Susie Ann (Stemmons) and Andrew Douglas Willhoit. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She had many friends and was very involved in community activities. She […]
Jennifer Fry Staff writer Around since the days of Hippocrates, rehabilitation facilitated through the use of a horse has long been understood to be of benefit for those with disabilities. The therapy was in place at a hospital in the United Kingdom as early as 1901, and was later used to provide relief to wounded soldiers who fought in World […]
Tuesday night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde Coyotes will take on the Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies in basketball competition. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Beginning at 5 p.m., Uvalde and Fredericksburg will vie in a junior varsity game and a freshman game. Coach Tim Kaman’s Battlin’ Billies are off to a […]
The 59th-annual Southwest Texas Junior College Invitational high school basketball tournament begins Thursday. Action in La Forge Hall Gym will begin with a girls’ game between the Brackett Tigerettes and the Utopia Lady Buffaloes at 8:30 a.m. Immediately following that contest, the first boys’ game will feature the Brackett Tigers against the Utopia Runnin’ Buffaloes at 10 a.m. Other matchups […]
Craig Garnett Publisher It has been a fall to remember on at least two fronts – rainfall and temperatures. Total rainfall of 18.31 inches for September, October and November (thus far) has washed away the previous record of 16.59 inches set in 1969. Conversely, average temperatures for the period have been well below normal, including a hard freeze of 25 […]
Jennifer Fry Staff writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s Batesville campus has announced that it will be sponsoring a young girl from Kenya this year. Through the sponsorship, 8-year-old Teresiah Wanja will be able to attend Steps to the Future Academy for one year, beginning in January.