Sound off on psychiatric hospital

Public input welcome regarding potential 30-bed Uvalde facility Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Hill Country Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Centers is advocating at the state level for funding to operate a 30-bed regional inpatient psychiatric hospital in Uvalde. There will be a meeting to discuss the idea, ascertain community interest and support, and obtain feedback on Friday, Dec. 14, from noon […]

Bidding farewell: Miltons retiring after 40 years

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor As Lucille and Frank Milton assisted a long-time Milton’s Jewelry and Gifts customer prior to the couple’s final Black Friday as storeowners, they asked her to return to bid the downtown Uvalde store a final farewell next month. Tearfully, the woman replied she couldn’t stand to say goodbye. The couple, who will be retiring after more […]

Robb Elementary hosts robotics expo

With the Robb Elementary’s first robotics expo in the books, organizers are looking ahead to next week when the campus will host robotics teams from campuses across the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. In preparation for the Texas Computer Education Association Region 20 tournament scheduled in January of 2019 in San Antonio, the Robb Elementary campus will host a mock […]

E.A. “Al” Huebner

E.A. “Al” Huebner E.A. “Al” Huebner, 94, of Utopia, died on Dec. 4, 2018, in Utopia. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Utopia Baptist Church. Jimmy Lynn will officiate. He was born on Feb. 10, 1924, in San Antonio to Laura (Smith) and Ernest Huebner. Huebner graduated from the University of […]

Joe L. Rubio

Joe L. Rubio Joe Lewis Rubio, 59, of Uvalde died on Dec. 6, 2018, in San Antonio. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Coyotes begin district play Tuesday

Uvaldeans host MV in 28-5A hoops opener Tuesday night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde Coyotes will begin play in their new basketball district. They will host the Medina Valley Panthers in District 28-5A competition. The varsity game is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. tipoff, while the two sub-varsity games are set to get underway at 5 […]

Lobos play at Medina Valley Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will be seeking their first district basketball victory of the season Tuesday night when they take on the Medina Valley Lady Panthers at Castroville. Play in the District 28-5A varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games are set to start at 5 p.m. Medina Valley, 1-0 in district and 12-9 for the […]

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