2019-04-07

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Graves, Kolacek and Berry take top honors at fun shoot

Event generates cash for library The El Progreso Club hosted its eighth-annual Fun Shoot in support of El Progreso Memorial Library on Saturday, March 30.  The event raised an estimated $9,000-$10,000 through entry fees, a prize drawing and a silent auction. An exact total is still being tallied. Funds raised will benefit the diverse offering of programs at the library. […]

UHS senior looking forward to Colorado culinary program

Kaylene Chapa UHS Journalism Uvalde High School senior Celeste Quiroz has been accepted to the baking and pastry arts program at Johnson and Wales University. She will attend the Denver campus. Quiroz first knew she wanted to pursue cooking as a career during the middle of her junior year. She found out about Johnson and Wales University when she did […]

Adela A. Chavez

Adela A. Chavez Adela A. Chavez, 82, of Sabinal died on April 3, 2019, at her residence. She was born on May 21, 1936, in Uvalde to Ofelia Davis and Gregorio Albarado. She married Pedro T. Chavez on March 21, 1961, in Sabinal. Chavez is survived by three daughters, Louanna Chavez of D’Hanis, Rosana  Chavez of Sabinal and Ofelia Chavez […]

D.J. Jordan

D.J. Jordan D. J. Jordan, 91, of Kerrville died April 3, 2019, at 7:34 a.m., at his residence. A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Sunrise Baptist Church of Kerrville. He was born on April 13, 1927, in Laramie, Wyoming, to Myrtle (Wilhite) and Dock Jefferson Jordan. He grew up in Fox, Oklahoma, and in […]

Curtis White

Curtis White Curtis White, 95, of Regan Wells died on April 5, 2019, in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 am. at Reagan Wells Baptist Church. Arrangements are with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Coyotes take on Harlan Tuesday

Last month at San Antonio, the Uvalde Coyotes rallied for two runs in the seventh inning and beat the Harlan Hawks, 4-3, in a district baseball thriller. Tuesday night at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, the Coyotes and the Hawks will battle in a District 28-5A rematch. In the first district meeting, Harlan rallied from a 2-0 deficit to plate three […]

Uvaldeans compete in district tennis

Competition in the District 28-5A tennis tournament was to wind up Friday at San Antonio’s Annemarie Tennis Center. Results from the tournament will be reported in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Play in the two-day tennis event was scheduled to begin Thursday. Members of Coach Terri Rambie’s Uvalde High School tennis team were to be pitted against District 28-5A’s […]

Torch run spotlights athletes

Special Olympics team to showcase abilities with law enforcement pairing The Law Enforcement Torch Run celebrating the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Special Olympics team is scheduled Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The run will begin at downtown plaza and will end at the Uvalde Honey Bowl. Once the torch arrives at the Honey Bowl, the athletes will showcase abilities in a […]

Canines, 4-H youth presenting skills show

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Some local canines are learning basic obedience, agility, and canine citizenry via teamwork from their human counterpart in preparation for the upcoming 4-H dog show. The annual event is scheduled for 1 p.m. on May 5 at the Uvalde County Fairplex. There are 12 student/canine teams participating in this year’s 4-H dog show, with learned objectives […]