George A. McDonald

George A. McDonald George Allen McDonald, 87, of Cat Spring, formerly of Uvalde, died on Nov. 26, 2018, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 14, 1931, in Poteet to Alice (Agan) and Lemuel “Lem” McDonald. The family says he married the love of his life, Wanda Shoemake, on March 1, 1952, in San Antonio. As the couple prepared […]

Nola F. Patterson

Nola F. Patterson Nola Fay Patterson, 89, of Oakwood died on Nov. 26, 2018, in Palestine. She was born on May 26, 1929, in Austin to Bessie (Dye) and R.T. Spaw. She married James Patterson in 1949 in Austin. He preceded her in death in 1965. The family says after his death she worked hard to raise the couple’s five […]

Arturo O. Rodriguez

Arturo O. Rodriguez Arturo Ortiz Rodriguez, 76, of Uvalde died on Nov. 26, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born on May 5, 1942, in Mexico to Eloisa Ortiz and Tomas D. Rodriguez. Rodriguez was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 47 years, Natalia Ruiz Rodriguez; son; Arturo O. Rodriguez Jr.; stepfather, who helped raise him, Manuel C. […]

College kicks-off holiday season with Christmas event

The following was submitted by Ismael Martinez of the Office of Public Information at Southwest Texas Junior College. Southwest Texas Junior College on Tuesday, Nov. 27 hosted the fifth-annual Christmas at the College event, which drew approximately 2,500 attendees. Highlighting the evening’s festivities was the arrival of Santa Claus and a brief parade. Parade entries included the college rodeo team, […]

D’Hanis boys advance to tourney finals

The D’Hanis Cowboys downed the defending champion Brackett Tigers, 47-31, Thursday night to gain a spot in the boys’ championship game of this year’s Southwest Texas Junior College Invitational basketball tournament. With their semi-final victory, the Cowboys advanced to play the winner of Friday’s semi-final contest in the title game Saturday night. Results from the 59th-annual SWTJC tournament will be […]

Lobos begin district play Tuesday

UHS girls face defending champs District 28-5A basketball will begin Tuesday night when the Uvalde Lobos journey to southern Bexar County to play the Southside Lady Cardinals. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., while the sub-varsity games will get underway at 5 p.m. Southside won the District 29-5A basketball title last season. The Lady Cards […]

Best cooks flocking to Uvalde

More than 140 teams registered Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Each of the Top 10 cooks in the International Barbecue Cookers Association standings will be in Uvalde this week when the South Texas CattleWomen group introduces the 11th-annual Briscoe Ranch Cook-off at the Crossroads. The event is set Friday and Saturday at the Uvalde County Fairplex, 215 Veterans Lane. As of Thursday, 143 […]

Students, staff to square off in basketball

The Uvalde High School junior varsity and freshman basketball teams will take on campus police, coaches and staff on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in hopes of collecting toys and clothing to donate to children in need this holiday season. The Hoops for Hope toy drive will begin at 6 p.m. at the Uvalde High School gymnasium. To gain admission, spectators should […]

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