The following column, which first appeared in a 2014 edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, is an excerpt from the epilogue 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. A few weeks before Willis Newton died, he was admitted […]
Maria L. Esquivel Maria de Lourdes Esquivel, 58, of Knippa died on Jan. 5, 2019, in Eagle Pass. She was born on May 6, 1960, in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria Concepcion Buentello and Celso Mario Villarreal. She married Baldemar Esquivel on Sept. 9, 1978, in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico. She is survived by her husband of 40 years; and her […]
Dora C. Hurtado Dora C. Hurtado, 92, of Brownwood, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 5, 2019, in Brownwood. She was born on Feb. 6, 1926, in San Saba to Maxima (Martinez) and Jesus Constancia. The family says she was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved her family with all her heart. Her greatest passions in life were for […]
Virginia Leija Virginia Leija, 67, of Sabinal died on Jan. 8, 2019, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
David F. Low David Frank Low, 40, of Devine, formerly of Uvalde, passed away on Jan. 6, 2019, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. He was born on Dec. 7, 1978, in Uvalde. David was a loving father, son, brother and uncle. He enjoyed building things and working on […]
Playing in a district with an odd number of schools means that one team will have an open date from district play. The Uvalde Lobos will have that open date from District 28-5A basketball competition tomorrow. They will be back in hoops action next Tuesday night when they host the Medina Valley Lady Panthers. Varsity action in Uvalde High School’s […]
The Uvalde Lobos will be in San Antonio this weekend for tournament action in the Edgewood ISD Classic. They will kick off action in the tourney at 9:30 a.m. today when they go up against the Class 6A Brownsville Hanna Golden Eagles. Edgewood tournament competition will continue through Saturday. The Lobos will enter tourney play today coming off of a […]
Uvalde High School freshmen Tony and Paul Hernandez of the Tree City Boxing Club recently learned from famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach of the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Hollywood. They will be able to put those new tips to use this weekend, when they compete in Montgomery, Alabama, at the Sugar Bert National Qualifier. The twin brothers, who visited […]