2019-03-21

Samuel P. Rodrigues

Samuel P. Rodrigues Samuel Pete Rodrigues, 67, of Uvalde died on March 16, 2019, in Uvalde.  He was born on March 2, 1952, in Eagle Pass to Isabel (Romo) and Manuel Pete Rodrigues. He married Graciela Moreno on Sept. 25, 1977, in Uvalde. He was raised in Seco Mines and later on a ranch in Eagle Pass. He attended school […]

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Contreras finishes strong fourth at state powerlifting meet

James Volz Sports Editor Avery Contreras placed fourth in the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association state championship meet last Saturday at Waco’s Extraco Events Center. Vying in the Class 5A Girls’ 165-pound weight division, Contreras captured fourth place with her total lift of 875 pounds. “She did a fantastic job of competing and never losing her focus,” said Uvalde […]

Lobos play at MV tomorrow, host Incarnate Word Saturday

Tomorrow at Castroville, the Uvalde Lobos will begin the second half of their District 28-5A softball schedule. They will take on the district-leading Medina Valley Lady Panthers in a varsity game scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Last month, the Lobos lost a 10-2 decision against the Medina Valley girls in competition at the Uvalde High School softball field. Coach […]

Vara heads to state lifting meet

Gavin Vara has not been powerlifting for a long period of time, but he has made a quick rise to the top of the sport. Saturday at Abilene’s Taylor County Expo Center, Vara will represent Uvalde High School in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association’s state powerlifting meet. Meet competition will get underway at 9 a.m. Vara, a UHS senior, […]

Joyce B. Williams

Joyce B. Williams Joyce Bixler Williams passed away on March 1, 2019, in an assisted living residence in Leander, Texas, at the age of 88. She was born on March 8, 1930, in Luling, Texas, daughter of Goodwyn and Pearl (Gladden) Bixler. She was preceded in death by John (J.K) Williams, her husband of 46 years. She is survived by […]

John M. Wade

John M. Wade John Milam Wade, 83, of Knippa died on March 17, 2019, in San Antonio. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at Concan Baptist Mission. A private interment will follow at Sabinal Cemetery. He was born on Aug. 12, 1935, in Waller County to Virgie Mae (Sheffield) and Leslie Parker Wade. Wade was the […]

Anastacio Y. Vasquez

Anastacio Y. Vasquez Anastacio “Andy” Y. Vasquez, 93, of Uvalde, died on March 14, 2019, in Pflugerville. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born Sept. 14, 1925, in Sabinal to Trinida […]