2019-01-06

Lobos begin second half of district

Southside rematch set Tuesday The Uvalde Lobos will open their second half of the District 28-5A basketball schedule at home Tuesday night. They will host the Southside Lady Cardinals. Varsity action in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Both sub-varsity games between Uvalde and Southside are scheduled to start at 5 p.m. The […]

Harlan and Southwest boys play for top spot in standings

Going into play Friday and yesterday, two District 28-5A boys’ basketball teams remained undefeated in district play. Those two teams, the San Antonio Harlan Hawks and the Southwest Dragons were scheduled to play each other Friday night at Harlan. The 6-0 Hawks, 11-8 for the season, were to host the 5-0 Dragons, 10-10 for the season, in a game to […]

Farming for beer

Hops set for cultivation outside Uvalde Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Their ultimate goal is to create products that will combat chronic diseases, but first LoneStar Agriculture will tackle a beer hops shortage in the United States by way of an indoor 500-by-100-foot growing facility – which is being built on a 20-acre farm in Uvalde. LoneStar Agriculture owners include president […]

Trucker stopped for transporting ‘stolen’ trailer

The driver of a Southwestern Motor Transport 18-wheeler was briefly detained Wednesday night during a traffic stop performed by the Uvalde Police Department because the company had failed to remove the attached trailer from a list of stolen trailers. The incident occurred just after 9 p.m., when United States Border Patrol agents patrolling East Main Street ran the driver’s license […]

Newton’s tale inspired book on bank-robbing escapades

The following column, which first appeared on Page 4 of the Thursday, April 24, 2014, edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, is an excerpt from the introduction to G.R. Williamson’s published account of the late Willis Newton’s role in the Newton Gang. The book, “The Last Texas Outlaw,” is available for sale at major bookstores and online. It was a damp, […]

Doris K. Edwards

Doris K. Edwards Doris Lee Sheedy Klein Edwards, 50, of Uvalde died of cancer on Dec 15, 2018, in Uvalde. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at noon at Baptist Temple Church. She was born on Dec. 22, 1967, in Uvalde to Barbara (Whitehead) and Willie Sheedy. She was the oldest of three children. […]

Glenda G. Leverett

Glenda G. Leverett Her last day on Earth was Christmas Day, 2018. She walked the hallways of Delmar Gardens singing Christmas carols and joking with the staff. One stated, “I’ve never heard her voice sound so beautiful!” Glenda Gail Gardner Leverett was born in Edinburg, Texas, on June 20, 1939. She grew up and graduated high school in Carrizo Springs, […]

Leandro Musquiz

Leandro Musquiz Leandro Musquiz, 97, of Uvalde died on Dec. 22, 2018, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from noon to 9 p.m., and a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m., both at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Templo […]

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