2019-03-17

DAR members announce Good Citizen winners

The following column was submitted by Karen Collins on behalf of the Uvalde de las Encinas chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Regent Billie Franklin called the February meeting of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Uvalde de las Encinas chapter, to order at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at El Progreso Memorial […]

William Adams

William Adams William Adams, 78, of Uvalde died on March 14, 2019, in Uvalde. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Santos Flores III

Santos Flores III Santos Flores III, 78, of Uvalde died on March 14, 2019, in Hondo. A visitation will be held today from noon to 9 p.m., and again tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on both days, at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. […]

Lucille K. French

Lucille K. French Lucille K. French, 99, of Uvalde died on March 13, 2019, in Uvalde. She was born on Sept. 25, 1919, in New Waverly to Hatty and Stash Gregory. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley French of Uvalde; two granddaughters; three grandsons; and nine great-grandchildren. French was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wylie A. French; […]

Nancy C. Matetzschk

Nancy C. Matetzschk Nancy Cecile Matetzschk, 75, of Knippa died on March 12, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born on Oct. 5, 1943, in Austin to Joyce (Gibbons) and Dale McClung. She attended Southwest Junior College in Uvalde and graduated in 1965. While at SWTJC she was voted freshman class favorite. She was a member of the college rodeo […]

Joe Newton

Joe Newton Joe Newton, 91, of Uvalde died on March 14, 2019, in Uvalde. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Betty J. Stewart

Betty J. Stewart Betty Jo (Real) Stewart, Uvalde, Texas, passed from this earthly realm on March 3, 2019. Born Aug. 9, 1940, in a squad car en route to the hospital in Chicago, Betty Jo was immediately placed for adoption. Eagerly awaiting the responsibility of raising this as-yet unmet infant, were Betty LaVerne and Chester Earl Real of Clarendon Hills, […]

Anastacio Y. Vasquez

Anastacio Y. Vasquez Anastacio Y. Vasquez, 93, of Uvalde, died on March 14, 2019, in Pflugerville. A rosary will be recited on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, at a time to be determined in the future. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Arrangements are with […]

Bike-riding cops join crime fight

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Come September, Uvalde Police Department officers may be patrolling city streets with a fleet of new wheels – bicycles. Uvalde Police Chief Daniel Rodriguez recently announced plans to create a part-time bicycle patrol squad in an effort to increase officer mobility, cut down the crime rate and expand police presence within the community. In addition to […]

Bolstering getaway event set this month

The first-ever local outdoor retreat designed specifically for women by women is scheduled for March 29-31 in Concan. The event, Women Who Wander, is a weekend of guided excursions and classes, such as hiking, kayaking, nature photography, and firearm safety. Over the course of the weekend, attendees will attend classes, dine, and enjoy live music. Additional experiences such as spa […]