2019-07-04

Uvalde golf classic begins tomorrow

First-round matches of the 72nd annual Uvalde Fourth of July Golf Tournament will get underway tomorrow at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Action in the three-day match-play tournament will continue through Sunday. Today is an optional practice round of golf for those tourney golfers who wish to participate. Uvaldean Clayton King is the defending tournament champion. He won the championship flight […]

Lobos play volleyball on Tuesdays

The Uvalde Lobos will play their home District 28-5A volleyball matches on Tuesday nights in 2019. All eight district home matches for the Lobos are scheduled to be played on a Tuesday. Coach Russell McElroy’s Lobos will begin district action on the road when they face the Medina Valley Panthers on Friday, Aug. 30, at Castroville. The Lobos will make […]

Sutherland’s vision of small towns on display at library

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Drawing inspiration from his upbringing in Uvalde, Eddie Sutherland’s artwork captures the charm of rural country life and, due to his status as El Progreso Memorial Library’s featured artist of the month, patrons will be able to enjoy his work throughout the month of July. Sutherland’s art features objects from small towns such as rural country […]

Activity center hosting Christmas in July

Herby Ham Activity Center is bringing back the Christmas in July event where shoppers can enjoy refreshments while perusing local, handmade items such as jewelry, canned jellies, flowers and wreaths. This three-day event is set to take place July 23-27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Other happenings […]

Zayra L. Galindo

Zayra L. Galindo Zayra Lycette Galindo, 20, of Uvalde died on June 27, 2019, in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Dec. 17, 1998, in Uvalde to Melvie Cassiano Garza and Raymundo Galindo […]

Child’s family sues city over death

Cano seeking $1 million from city of Uvalde, telephone co. Olga Cano, mother of 6-year-old Giovanni Cano, who died last month after a branch from an oak tree fell and struck his head in the 700 block of South High Street, has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the city of Uvalde and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. The incident occurred […]

Gonzales-Hanson resigns from CHDI after three decades

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Rachel Gonzales-Hanson has dedicated 36 years of her life to Community Health Development Inc. Now, after 33 years as the agency’s chief executive officer, she is stepping down to spend quality time with family. Gonzales-Hanson said the board of directors accepted her resignation in April. She will remain with the department until a replacement is found, […]

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