Uvalde students prep for spring Special Olympics

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Special Olympics team is preparing  to attend the spring games in San Antonio this weekend. The team showcased their athletic skills on Tuesday evening at a community attended rehearsal at the Uvalde Honey Bowl. The event commenced with a law enforcement torch run, with members of the city of Uvalde and UCISD police departments […]

Lena M. Field

Lena M. Field Lena Mae Partridge Field came into this world on Jan. 16, 1935. She left this world peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on April 8, 2019, at the age of 84. She was born to Lena Leona (Lovett) and John Henry Partridge in Nacoma, Texas. She lived a rich, yet strict childhood as the oldest of five […]

Cecilia Padilla

Cecilia Padilla Cecilia Padilla, 54, of Uvalde died on April 10, 2019, in Uvalde. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Arnulfo Prado

Arnulfo Prado Arnulfo Prado, 63, of Batesville died on April 4, 2019, in San Antonio. A visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. […]

Curtis White

Curtis White Curtis “Curt” White, 95, of Reagan Wells died on April 5, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born on Dec. 22, 1923, in Valley View to Eula Eugene (Ivy) and Chester Arthur White Sr. He married Marie Mae “Dolly” White on May 7, 1947, in Raymondville. White is survived by his daughter, Carla Armour and husband, Michael, of San […]

Coyotes, Winn vie at Eagle Pass

The Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road tomorrow night to play the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks. Action is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Last month at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, the Coyotes rallied for four runs in the seventh inning to chalk up a 7-5 victory over the Mavericks. With two outs, Estevan Ortiz ripped a three-run triple […]

Uvalde girls place third in district track, prepare for Area

The Uvalde Lobos performed well in District 28-5A track-and-field action last week and qualified a lot of athletes for the Area meet. Coach Libby Guzman’s Lobos rolled up 96 points to finish third in the girls’ varsity team standings of the district meet. San Antonio Harlan placed first with 201 points, following by Medina Valley with 162 points. “We knew […]

City drafting plan for $1.50 fee

Utility bill increase would benefit parks Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin on Tuesday directed city staff to prepare a draft ordinance for a $1.50 utility bill fee to fund a parks and recreation project fund. With roughly 6,000 utility accounts, the city stands to generate $9,000 per month to benefit the parks and recreation project fund. McLaughlin’s […]

Four nabbed in burglary string at site of new target

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Three young men and a teenager were arrested Tuesday morning after they were caught attempting to burglarize SOE Beverage Barn on North Getty Street. The group also allegedly confessed to stealing two bicycles from EZPAWN late Monday night and organizing a string of burglaries last month along U.S. Highway 90. Adrian Chavarria, 23, of 2601 Garner […]

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