Three Coyote lifters win first place

Uvalde High hosts invitational meet Uvalde High School’s Gavin Vara, Elijah Hernandez-Cortez, and Sammy Lara placed first in  their respective weight divisions of the UHS Invitational powerlifting meet last Saturday. Vara lifted more total weight than any other Uvaldean in the meet. He totaled 1,310 pounds in the boys’ 181-pound wright class. Vara squatted 500 pounds, bench pressed 250 pounds, […]

Uvalde to battle Dragons in soccer

Uvalde and Southwest will do battle in high school soccer tomorrow. The Uvalde Coyotes will be at home to host the Southwest Dragons, while the Uvalde Lobos will be on the road to take on the Southwest Lady Dragons. Kick-off time for the varsity match is set for 6:30 p.m. Coach Javier Sanchez’s Coyotes, 0-2 in distrct and 2-8 for […]

Saving the day

UPD chief commends  officer for heroic act Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Before Uvalde City Council, co-workers, family and friends gathered Tuesday, Uvalde Police Department patrol officer James P. Calliham was awarded a lifesaving and meritorious award for his efforts to remove a motorist from a burning vehicle. The incident began around 4 a.m. on Dec. 20, when motorists traveling along […]

Young exhibitors eyeing top prizes at stock show, sale

Hundreds of exhibits that include live animals, photos, farm projects and food will be unloaded at the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex today and tomorrow as 220 students of varying ages and locations across the region vie for prizes at the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show and Sale. Activities got underway early today, with the arrival of market swine […]

Facade grants offset improvement costs

Application period ongoing Uvalde Main Street and Uvalde Convention and Visitors Bureau hope business owners within the Uvalde Main Street district will take advantage of several facade grants that have been made available. The Uvalde Main Street Facade Improvement Grant program is set up to reimburse property owners, and in some cases tenants, after work is completed. Grant funds are […]

Alicia Martinez

Alicia Martinez Alicia Martinez, 75, of La Pryor died on Jan. 20, 2019, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a funeral at 1 p.m., both at Templo Gethsemani, 480 North J.A. Gutierrez Ave., La Pryor. Cremation will follow. She was born on April 12, 1943, in La Pryor to Aurora […]

Melvin C. Reavis

Melvin C. Reavis Melvin Chester Reavis, 85, of Boerne, formerly of Utopia and Sabinal, died on Jan. 18, 2019, in Boerne. A graveside visitation will be held on Jan. 25, 2019 at 1 p.m., followed by a graveside service at 2 p.m. at Waresville Cemetery in Utopia. He was born on Dec. 8, 1933, in Utopia to Gertrude (Cornelius) and […]

Romana G. Tenorio

Romana G. Tenorio Romana Tenorio, 79, of Uvalde died on Jan. 18, 2019, at her residence. She was born on March 1, 1939, in Utopia to Eloisa (Garza) and Jose Gonzales. Tenorio was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Alfredo Gonzales and Jessie Gonzales; sister, Ora Rodriguez; grandson, Ricky Tenorio; granddaughter, Christy Trinidad; and son-in-law, Lupe Ybarra. She […]

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