Methodist Church set to host quilt display

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Set to adorn the pews of First United Methodist Church on Oct. 4-5, the Sanctuary Quilts exhibit will feature a display of vibrant colors, intricate patterns and mesmerizing craftsmanship. “This exhibit will truly be a feast for the eyes,” said Kay Brieden, coordinator for the event. The display is a compilation of new and vintage quilts, […]

Anna Gallegos

Anna Gallegos Anna Gallegos, 59, of Crystal City died on Aug. 25, 2019, in Crystal City. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Phil Maldonado

Phil Maldonado Phil Maldonado, 55, of Los Angeles, California, died on Aug. 22, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born on July 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, California to Isabel Smith and Johnny Rodriguez Jr. Maldonado is survived by is mother; wife, Zulema G. Maldonado; three daughters, Yvanna Elizondo, Sierra Nikole Maldonado and husband, Jason Lopez, all of Alice, Loren Kay […]

Michael LeRoy Martin

Michael LeRoy Martin Michael LeRoy Martin, 71, died on Aug. 23, 2019,  at Amistad Nursing Home in Uvalde. He was born on June 2, 1948, in Washington, D.C. to Betty Waddell and Paul Martin. Martin married Ada Hoggatt, of Uvalde, in Red Oak on Dec. 19, 1999. He is survived by his wife; daughter, Lee Chew of Charles Town, West […]

Annie M. Tudor

Annie M. Tudor Annie M. Tudor, 84, of Uvalde died on Aug. 12, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born on Sept. 19, 1934, in Erath County to Marie (Gillilan) and J.W. McCann. She married Donald Wayne Tudor on May 11, 1955, in Stephenville. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2012. She was a resident of Uvalde for […]

Time to kick off the 2019 season

Coyotes vie at Eagle Pass tonight Tonight at Eagle Pass, the Uvalde Coyotes will kick off their 2019 high school football season. The young Uvaldeans will take on the Class 6A Eagle Pass Eagles. Kick-off time is set for 7 p.m. in Cozel Foster Veterans Memorial Stadium. Coach Tom Gonzalez’s Eagles enter this season coming off back-to-back 9-3 bi-district championship […]

Jones, O’Niel place first in bass tourney

Jon Jones and Mike O’Niel are the first-place winners of the Uvalde Bass Club’s August fishing tournament. Jones won top honors on Aug. 10. He caught three fish at a total weight of 7.25 pounds. Among Jones’ total was the big bass of the day, a 5.37 pounder. O’Niel placed first on Aug. 11. He caught three fish at a […]

Kinney County deputy dies on job

Kinney County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Luis Blancarte, 46, suffered a fatal heart attack Friday while on duty. He began to feel unwell in the 100-degree heat as he was directing traffic at the scene of a vehicle fire on Highway 90, approximately 4 miles west of Brackettville. Blancarte contacted Emergency Medical Services personnel who were also at the fire scene. […]

Show your spirit: Ten pep rallies set this fall

Spreading school spirit and supporting members of the team before the big game, pep rallies are an ingrained part of school culture. At Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, 10 pep rallies are slated for the 2019 football season, all with varying themes, intended to get the students excited. Across the district, schools will be celebrating with a Hawaiian-themed rally “Lei […]

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