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Year-end fundraising underway for cancer-care transportation

Finding and paying for transportation can be an extreme burden for cancer patients trying to obtain treatment, and for that reason the Kate Marmion Rides to Radiation foundation fundraises year-round to provide an invaluable service. The foundation provides 100-percent donor funded door-to-door transportation to qualifying radiation therapy patients to Clear Springs Center for Cancer Care. Two vans serve the surrounding […]

Local restaurant damaged by fire

Pete Luna|Leader-News As smoke billows from the roof of Julio’s Grill, a Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department firefighter utilizes a ladder to access the restaurant’s attic, where the fire started. Firefighters were dispatched to the 501 S. Getty St. business Friday morning. No injuries were reported.

Lobos, Somerset vie Wednesday

The Uvalde Lobos will begin the new year with a District 28-5A home basketball matchup against the Somerset Lady Bulldogs Wednesday night in Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Varsity action is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., while sub-varsity games are set for 5 p.m. Somerset, the pre-season pick to win district championship honors, is off to a 4-1 start in 28-5A competition this […]

Fishermen’s banquet set this Saturday

Next tourney scheduled Jan. 12-13 The Uvalde Bass Club will conduct its annual awards banquet next Saturday at the American Legion Hall located on West Main Street. Activities will begin at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending the banquet or in becoming a member of the Uvalde Bass Club should contact club president Mark Leinweber at 830-591-3931. Other officers include […]

UHS-grad-turned-Army-private visits school

Laurel Cadena UHS Journalism U.S. Army Private First Class Josh Saiz graduated from Uvalde High School two years ago and opted for military service right after high school, as a means to finance his education and get a start on a career. He is on his first duty station in Germany and was home on leave for the Christmas holidays. […]

UPD distributes nearly 850 gifts to children in need

Santa Claus had assistance delivering gifts this year as the Uvalde Police Department’s Operation Blue Santa toy drive distributed nearly 850 gifts to local children in need. Gifts were distributed Friday, Dec. 21, at the Willie De Leon Civic Center, 300 E. Main St. Although fall rainfall did not allow for the long-established motorcycle toy run fundraiser, the Uvalde Police […]

Arnulfo S. Arredondo Sr.

Arnulfo S. Arredondo Sr. Arnulfo S. Arredondo Sr., 85, of Uvalde died on Dec. 23, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born on May 21, 1933, in Uvalde to Victoria (Serrato) and Francisco Arredondo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 41 years, Juanita Menchaca Arredondo; daughter, Isabel A. Velasco; two brothers, Julian S. Arredondo and Juan […]

Marion A. Beasley

Marion A. Beasley Marion Arthur Beasley, 84, of Marble Falls, Texas, made her journey home to heaven on Dec. 17, 2018.  She was born to Walter Price and Lucille Carson Arthur on Oct. 1, 1934, in Uvalde, Texas, where she lived for most of her life. Marion was a shining star in the Class of 1953 at Uvalde High School, […]