2019-04-25

Fenders and Food trucks draws large crowd

The weather was sunny and the car paint was shimmery at the second- annual Fenders and Food Trucks car show at Andy’s on River Road in Concan this past Saturday. The event drew roughly 6,000 attendees, and 96 car show entries for enthusiasts to peruse. Car show entries covered a wide gamut, from vintage to modern and state-of-the-art.

Behavioral health symposium set May 3

A behavioral health symposium hosted by Uvalde Memorial Hospital’s Crossroads program is planned Friday, May 3, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Wille De Leon Civic Center. According to UMH, the symposium will focus on providing professionals in a variety of fields associated with mental health in any capacity with knowledge and tools to continue to improve their […]

Uvaldeans vie in regional track

Several Uvalde High School athletes will be at San Antonio for competition in the Class 5A Region IV track-and-field meet. The field events and running-event preliminary races will be conducted tomorrow at San Antonio’s Heroes Stadium. Saturday, the running-event finals will be staged at Heroes. Seniors Chris Embers and Eric De La Rosa will represent the Uvalde Coyotes in two […]

Lobos begin Highlands softball playoff series tonight

Tonight, the Uvalde Lobos will begin post-season softball competition. They will host the San Antonio Highlands Owls for game one of a best-of-three, bi-district softball playoff series. Action at the Uvalde High School softball field will get underway at 7 p.m. Game two of the series is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow at the San Antonio Independent School District Spring […]

Volunteers lauded by hospital

Uvalde Memorial Hospital hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation luncheon on April 11 at Uvalde Country Club. Over 80 volunteers from Uvalde Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary, Uvalde Hospice, and Friends of Uvalde Hospice Thrift Store attended to celebrate the past year’s accomplishments. UMH auxiliary volunteer Shirley Grigg opened the program with a prayer and hospital human resource officer, Charla Carter, welcomed and […]

Eleazar Silva

Eleazar Silva Eleazar “Elia” Silva, 70, of Uvalde died on April 23, 2019, in San Antonio. A mass of Christian burial will be held today, April 25 at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 27, 1948, in Mexico to Engracia (Vasquez) and Clemente Vargas. Silva was preceded in […]

Jeanette E. Smith

Jeanette E. Smith Jeanette “Jan” Evans Smith, 65, of Oklahoma, formerly of Uvalde, died on April 21, 2019, at her residence east of Comanche, Oklahoma. She was born May 26, 1953, in San Antonio to Jeanne (Steeper) and Houston Evans. She was born on a ranch and loved the ranching life. She rode horses and worked cattle from early on […]

Robin A. White

Robin A. White Robin A. White, 61, of Kingsport, Tennessee, formerly of Sabinal, died of cardiac failure on April 12, 2019, in Kingsport. He was born on Feb. 11, 1958, in Austin to Eleanor (Henry) and Melvin White. He attended school in Shiner until the age of 10, when the family moved to his mother’s hometown, Sabinal. He graduated from […]

Nancy C. Williams

Nancy C. Williams Nancy C. Williams, 73, of Uvalde died on April 20, 2019, in San Antonio. A celebration of life will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Rushing Estes Knowles Mortuary. She was born on Oct. 26, 1945, in Gardendale to Lucy (White) and Willie Crawford. The family says she was an amazing mother, grandmother, and friend who […]

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