2019-08-04

Stadium named for revered coach

Charley Robinson Staff writer Uvalde Coyotes open the 2019 football season on the road Thursday, Aug. 29, in Eagle Pass at Cozel Foster Memorial Stadium. Eagle Pass has two high schools, Eagle Pass High, and a newer school, C.C. Winn High School. They share the stadium. Sports stadiums around the country carry names of individuals and fans may wonder who […]

Targeting no longer means automatic ejection

Getting flagged for targeting won’t mean an automatic ejection anymore in Texas high school football. At least temporarily until pressure forces the issue in the opposite direction. Heading into the 2019 season the University Interscholastic League has added a new wrinkle to the targeting rule. Officials have the option to flag a player for targeting, which will result in a […]

Editorial: City’s golf course is asset for community

The attractiveness of a city is measured not by one outstanding feature but by the sum of its parts. Schools, hospitals, emergency services, cultural offerings and recreational opportunities, including parks and golf courses, are things that people consider before deciding to move to a new city. We are fortunate to score well in all of those categories and despite the […]

Parks survey is opportunity to make choices for greater good

Here’s the thing about parks – they’re important. Not just for kids to play in or for hosting festivals and events, they are imperative to the overall vibrancy of  a city. They impact public health and wellness, how residents and visitors interact with the built environment, and human interaction. Because public spaces are also where movements, interactions, play and human […]

Ten-year-old Teague is library’s artist of the month

Lane Riggs Staff Writer For August’s artist of the month gallery at El Progreso Memorial Library, budding young artist Alicia Teague will have her paintings on display. Ten-year-old Teague started painting when she was 3, after her grandmother introduced her to the art form. Since then, Teague has found her passion lies in abstract painting. Though she tries to paint […]

Summer splash event at fairplex is boxing club fundraiser

Tree City Party Rentals is organizing “one last splash” before the end of summer. The organization will host a water slide, 12-game bingo event, a concession stand and a variety of vendors from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Uvalde County Fairplex. Proceeds will benefit the Tree City Boxing Club. Fees include $5 for the water […]

Steven P. Feldhouse

Steven P. Feldhouse Steven P. Feldhouse, 62, of Uvalde died suddenly due to an accident at work on July 24, 2019, at the trauma center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He was born on Jan. 4, 1957, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Catherine T. (Steger) and Harold E. Feldhouse II. He graduated from Warren Western Reserve High […]

Gabriel C. Flores

Gabriel C. Flores Gabriel Castañeda Flores, 91, of Uvalde died on July 24, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born on March 18, 1928, in Mexico to Josefina (Castañeda) and Epifanio Flores. The family says he will be greatly missed but never forgotten by them. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by four sons, Jose Flores […]

Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez Michael Ramirez, 37, from Uvalde died on July 31, 2019, in Austin, Texas, after an accident at work. He is survived by his three daughters, Briella, age 5, Natalia, 8, and Bella, 10; as well as his mother, Maria Elena Gear and her husband, Dale Gear; his sisters Jennifer Ramirez, Maylin and her husband, Carlos Pedroza, and Stephanie […]

Jose L. Reyes

Jose L. Reyes Jose Lopez Reyes, 64, of Sabinal died on Aug. 1, 2019, at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.