2018-12-13

Lobos play Legacy here tomorrow

Tomorrow night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde Lobos will play their first home district basketball game of the season. They will host the Southwest Legacy Titans. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., Uvalde and Legacy will do battle in two sub-varsity games. Coach Greg McWilliams’ Titans, 1-2 in […]

Milford downs Leakey in state semi-final football action

The Milford Bulldogs got off to a 24-6 lead in the first period and went on to defeat the Leakey Eagles, 72-26, in Class 1A Division I state semi-final football action last Friday at Brady. Up 44-18 at halftime, the Bulldogs outscored the Eagles, 28-8, in the second half. Quarterback Hunter Williams had a hand in all four of Leakey’s […]

FSB president speaks to DAR about Texas Rangers

The following column was submitted by Karen Collins of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter members were both informed and entertained by speaker Chad Stary at their November meeting with his presentation on the history of the Texas Rangers […]

Visiting team wins cook-off, but Uvaldeans make mark

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor The 11th-annual Briscoe Ranch Cook-off  at the Crossroads brought regular attendees and newcomers together for a weekend of barbecue competition. Montgomery-based Panther Creek Cookers took top honors at the two-day event, which was held Dec. 7-8 at the Uvalde County Fairplex. The husband-and-wife team claimed first place in the pork spare ribs category and sixth place […]

Durbon arrested for robbery

Police investigating pellet gun holdup Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Jeffrey Durbon, who has been booked into the Uvalde County Jail at least 27 times in the last six years, was apprehended Tuesday night after allegedly robbing convenience store employees while brandishing a pellet gun. Durbon, who is 33, pocketed $400 and fled the scene on foot, but was later discovered […]

Lila F. Berner

Lila F. Berner Lila Florence Blocker Berner, 80, of Vanderpool died on Dec. 7, 2018, in San Antonio. A church service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Utopia, followed by a graveside service at the Vanderpool Cemetery. A reception will follow at First United Methodist Church of Utopia. She was born on […]

Timothy J. Lewey

Timothy J. Lewey Timothy Jay Lewey, 65, of San Antonio, died on Dec. 2, 2018, at his residence. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Vada Hagee Prayer Chapel at Cornerstone Church, 18755 Stone Oak Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78258. A reception for family and friends will follow at 4:30 p.m. at Drury Plaza […]

Siedel E. Moravits

Siedel E. Moravits Siedel E. Moravits, 94, of Del Rio died on Dec. 6, 2018, in Del Rio. He was born on June 20, 1924, in Karnes City to Edith (Ryan) and Willie I. Moravits. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served for eight years. He served during World War II, and he again served during the Korean War. […]

Cipriano P. Padilla

Cipriano P. Padilla Cipriano Porto Padilla, 81, of Uvalde died on Dec. 8, 2018, in San Antonio. He was born on June 9, 1937, in Crystal City to Lucia Maria Rosario Porto and Jose H. Padilla. He married Victoriana Salinas in Uvalde in 1983. Padilla is survived by his wife of 35 years, of Uvalde; five daughters, Victoria Candela and […]

Joe L. Rubio

Joe L. Rubio Joe Lewis Rubio, 59, of Uvalde died on Dec. 6, 2018, in San Antonio. A visitation will be held today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Serenity at at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A mass of Christian burial will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment […]