Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Knippa High School junior Tressa Reading has been selected to attend a four-day Battles Won Academy in Washington, D.C. this summer as part of the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis-All American Program, which aims to celebrate students who embody the same fighting spirit as Marines. The program recognizes students who take on academic challenges while also working […]
Enrique V. Alvarado Enrique V. Alvarado, 81, of Knippa died on March 19, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born on Oct. 9, 1937, in Knippa to Francisca (Vela) and Julio Alvarado. He married Luisa Varela on Nov. 27, 1962, in Littlefield. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, of Knippa; daughter, Sandra Nix and husband, Tod, of Pearland; […]
Elia Hinojosa Elia Hinojosa, 77, of Uvalde died on March 18, 2019, in Uvalde. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemtery. She was born on March 22, 1941, in Uvalde to Lydia (Acosta) […]
David Maddox David Maddox, 71, of Uvalde died on March 21, 2019, at his residence. Graveside services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. Arrangements are with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Daniel R. Tristan Daniel Romo Tristan, 93, of Sabinal died on March 20, 2019, at his residence. A visitation will be held today at 8 a.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m , at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A celebration of life mass will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 501 N. Orange […]
Sunny, a yellow labrador, is credited with waking his sleeping owner and alerting the 75-year-old man to a developing house fire. The duo made it safely out of the home and walked to a neighbor’s house to phone help. Sabinal and Uvalde volunteer fire departments were dispatched at approximately 5:11 a.m. to 985 Private Road 3320, the location of the […]
Several local non-profit organizations will be participating in the annual Big Give on Thursday, aiming to rouse community support into fundraising results. The Big Give is 24 hours of online giving, taking place from midnight to midnight, at thebiggivesa.org. The goal and motivation for the event, as explained on the Big Give SA website, “is to support local non profits […]
Tuesday night at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the San Antonio Antonian Apaches in non-district baseball action. The varsity game at 7 p.m. will follow the junior varsity game at 4:30 p.m. Earlier this month, the Apaches trounced the Coyotes, 11-2, in Floresville tournament competition. The Apaches racked up 14 hits and took advantage of three […]