Coyotes make home debut tomorrow

The United States military will be celebrated tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl as the Uvalde Coyotes play the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in their football season home opener. Kick-off time for the game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Prior to the game, military veterans and current members will be honored. The Coyotes will wear special helmet decals that feature […]

Lobos take on Southwest Dragons tomorrow

Tomorrow in Southwest Bexar County, the Uvalde Lobos will take on the Southwest Dragons in District 28-5A volleyball competition. Coach Russell McElroy’s Lobos, 0-2 in district play, will enter the Southwest match coming off of back-to-back district losses against Medina Valley and Southwest Legacy. Tuesday night, the Lobos won their first game against Legacy. They recorded a 25-17 victory. Shyann […]

One dead, two others wounded in shooting

A suspect has been charged with murder and aggravated assault after a shooting early Monday that left one man dead. Juan Jose Armendariz Jr., 27, who later turned himself in to police, was charged with one count of murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Armendariz was employed by the City of Uvalde from Jan. 2, […]

Water district considering tax increase

Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District directors are proposing a 2019 tax rate increase of four one-hundredths of a penny, which represents a 3.28 percent hike from 1.22 cents to 1.26 cents per $100 valuation. Directors are considering a budget of $237,811, down considerably from the $443,539 budget approved last year. The difference relates to legal and professional fees, which […]

Hour-long parade features eclectic floats

Melissa Federspill Staff writer From the Lone Star Cowgirls doing stunts on horseback and in costume, to the the Freer Rattlesnake Roundup float being home to live rattlesnakes, this year’s Palomino Fest Parade was an affair to remember. The streets of downtown Uvalde were filled with approximately 2,000 children and adults on Saturday morning, according to Victoria Dühring, executive director […]

James R. Colvin

James R. Colvin James Reginald “Jim” Colvin, 81, of Uvalde, died on Aug. 30, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born in Monahans on Nov. 30, 1937, to Virginia (Jones) and James Colvin. Colvin attended The University of Houston on a football scholarship.  During his collegiate football career, he was honored as an All-Missouri Valley conference player for his junior and […]

San Juanita Flores

San Juanita Flores San Juanita Flores, 56, of Uvalde, died on Aug. 29, 2019, in Uvalde. She was born on Oct. 30, 1962, in Musquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria de Jesus Banda and Martin Bustos. She is survived by her mother of Uvalde; son, Juan Flores and wife, Crystal, of Uvalde; sister, Martha Bustos Zamora of Uvalde; three brothers, Martin […]

Jose F. Gonzales

Jose F. Gonzales Jose Francisco “Pancho” Gonzales, 64, of Uvalde, died on Sep. 2, 2019, at Amistad Nursing Home. He was born on March 21, 1955, in Uvalde to Guadalupe Perez and Salvador Gonzales. Gonzales was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Maria Garcia; and three brothers Reynaldo Gonzales, Salvador Gonzales Jr., and Jose Enrique Gonzales, all of Uvalde. […]

Elizabeth A. Olivarez

Elizabeth A. Olivarez Elizabeth Ann Olivarez, 56, of Uvalde, died on Sep. 2, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born in Uvalde on May 1, 1963, to Santos P. Olivarez and Josie Cyprian. A mass of Christian burial will be held today at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, Chapel of Serenity. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery. […]

Wiler Rodriguez

Wiler Rodriguez Wiler Rodriguez, 23, of Uvalde, died Sept. 2, 2019, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.