Editorial: Sahawes will dance across the nation

For the first time in the 69 years that the Sahawe Dancers have been entertaining fans in Uvalde and across the country, the troop has been invited to dance at the World Scout Jamboree scheduled next month in West Virginia. It is a huge opportunity for the Sahawes, who are among our city’s most enduring ambassadors, and a performance we […]

Now romanticized, Newtons were ‘hard men’

Ninety-five years ago this month, a gang of four brothers from Uvalde pulled off the largest train robbery in U.S. history. In a brilliantly conceived plan, Willis Newton and an accomplice named Brent Glasscock hid in the coal tender of a mail train outbound from Chicago. Some 30 miles north of the city the men forced the locomotive’s crew to […]

UYRC conducts first points night

Kiley Dean captured first place in three different events in the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club’s first points-night competition of the season last Tuesday at the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Dean placed in the 11- to 13-year-olds age division of cloverleaf barrels, straight barrels, and poles. Those who placed first in two events were Rankin McMillian, Kaitlynn McMillian, Brayson […]

Uvaldeans compete in district tourney

Little League District 21 tournament games for Uvalde All-Star teams continue at Pleasanton. Major Division Baseball Tuesday, the Uvalde All-Stars will play the Pleasanton All-Stars in the Major Division tournament, beginning at 6 p.m. Uvalde All-Star players are Aedynn Barboza, Matthew Blanco, Ezekial Cabralez, Ruben Flores, Jose Garcia IV, Adan Hidalgo, Wyatt Hughes, Francisco Ledesma, Aidan Mata, Marcus Puerta, Damian […]

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Guadalupe Fernandez

Guadalupe Fernandez Guadalupe Fernandez, 82, of Uvalde died on May 24, 2019, in San Antonio. A rosary will be recited on Friday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment of ashes will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Nov. 19, 1936, in La Pryor to Margarita (De La Cruz) and Manuel Villasana. […]

William K. Kimble

William K. Kimble William Keith Kimble, 73, of Uvalde died on June 14, 2019, in San Antonio. He was born on Sept. 14, 1945, in Uvalde to Gussie (Jeffrey) and Paul Kimble. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Ralph Kimble, Kenneth Kimble and Charles Kimble; and granddaughter, Isabella Sofia Peralta. Kimble is survived by his brother, […]

Larry A. McCaleb

Larry A. McCaleb Larry Allan McCaleb, 71, of Leakey died on June 12, 2019, at his residence. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at at 10:45 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78209. Chaplin Joe Walts will officiate. He was born on Aug. 31, 1947, in Uvalde to Ouida G. […]

Jose A. Perez Sr.

Jose A. Perez Sr. Jose A. Perez, Sr., 46, of Uvalde died on June 17, 2019, in San Antonio. A visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A funeral service will be held tomorrow […]

Carlos T. Tovar

Carlos T. Tovar Carlos Torres Tovar, 74, of Sabinal died on June 19, 2019, in Sabinal. He was born on April 12, 1945, in Glendale, Arizona, to Maria and Felipe Tovar. He moved to Sabinal at the age of 6 and was raised by his aunt and uncle, Ramona and Teodoro Torres, on Erwin Soyars Farm and Ranch in Sabinal. […]