UPD seeks runaway teenager

Uvalde Police are seeking help in locating 15-year-old Uvalde High School student Diamond Rae Miranda, whose custodial grandmother reported her missing on May 17 after last seeing her the day before. Diamond was last seen wearing light blue jeans, a black shirt, and a rhinestones-studded gray/white sweater. According to police, this is not the first time Diamond has left home. […]

Doctor arrested on federal drug, fraud, identity theft charges

A Carrizo Springs doctor with multiple offices throughout the Southwest Texas border area, including Uvalde, and his office manager face federal charges in connection with alleged illegal drug distribution, health care fraud and aggravated identity theft scheme. U.S. Attorney John F. Bash, Drug Enforcement Administration Houston Division Special Agent in Charge Will Glaspy, and, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced […]

Uvalde area men died in D-Day invasion

The following was submitted by American Legion Post 479 member Alex Castillo. June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, marks the beginning of the invasion of Western Europe by the Allies of World War II. The invasion was referred to as Operation Overlord and began with the Allies landing in Normandy, France. The Americans landed on Omaha Beach and Utah […]

ASU announces area dean’s list honorees

Seven area residents earned placement on Angelo State University’s dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. To be eligible for the ASU dean’s list, full-time undergraduate students must maintain at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Leonor A. Calsado

Leonor A. Calsado Leonor A. Calsado, 92, of Sabinal died on May 31, 2019, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 6, 1927, in Sabinal to Casimira (Alvarez) and Librado Alejandro. She is survived by three daughters, Dora Spadafora of San Antonio, and Elia Flores and Sylvia Olivarez, both of Sabinal; two sisters, Anita Rodriguez of […]

Efrain E. Galvan

Efrain E. Galvan Efrain Eli Galvan, 14, of Uvalde died on May 31, 2019, in Kinney County. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at Templo Cristiano, 231 North Park Street. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on June 15, 2004, in Uvalde to Reyes G. Perez and Orlando Galvan. He was proceeded in […]

Joyce J. Phillips

Joyce J. Phillips Joyce Jenkins Phillips, 87, of Rocksprings, Texas, went to be with the Lord on May 31, 2019. Joyce was born Jan. 16, 1932, at her grandmother Zuberbueler’s home in Rocksprings. She was raised by her parents, Franklin Juhan and Bessie Zuberbueler Jenkins, on the Diamond Ranch and Jenkins Ranch in Edwards County. She later married William T.B. […]

Marion J. Wiebush

Marion J. Wiebush Marion Joe Wiebush of Uvalde passed away into the arms of his loving father on June 3, 2019, in Uvalde at the age of 81. He was born on Jan. 27, 1938, in Three Rivers, Texas. Known as Tuck to all who knew him, he was the younger son of Kathleen (Dillahunty) and Lee Wiebush and had […]


Correction In the obituaries that were published in Sunday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, it should have said that Maria R. Ward is survived by four grandchildren, including Crystal (Ellis) Edenfield. The obituary originally listed her last name as Ward. The newspaper regrets the error.

Brewers top Red Sox for the title

The First State Bank Brewers held off a sixth-inning comeback bid by the O.V. Casey Plumbing Red Sox and posted a 13-9 victory in the Uvalde Little League Major Division baseball championship game last Friday night. Down by nine runs, the Red Sox scored five times in the sixth inning, but it was not enough to overcome the scoring deficit. […]