Editorial: Palomino Fest hits big time

Palomino Fest has been a popular attraction in Southwest Texas since it was first launched 23 years ago, but this year’s festival seems to have shifted the Labor Day weekend event into an entirely higher gear. Four-day attendance swelled to more than 26,000 people, a 20 percent jump over last year and a sure sign that festival organizers have delivered […]

Rocky paths can always be made smooth

My wife and I have endured a rocky relationship ever since we moved out to the country. First, we had to clear rocks around our dwelling and in the House Grove, a patch of trees that our grandchildren have nicknamed the Cemetery. That’s because we have several statues, a miniature windmill and other decorations that look really nice whenever the […]

Uvalde DRT chapter hosts 100 district members

The following was submitted by Susan Knight on behalf of the Caddel-Smith Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The Daughters of the Republic of Texas District 8 workshop hosted by the Caddel-Smith Chapter met recently in Uvalde with approximately 100 attending the two-day conference. The weekend began Friday, Aug. 16 with a tour of El Progreso Memorial […]

Guillermo Garcia

Guillermo Garcia Guillermo Garcia, 88, of Uvalde, died Sept. 4, 2019, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A full obituary will be featured in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

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. Olivarez is survived by her companion of three years, Reynaldo Silguero; two sons, Ruben Martinez Jr. and wife, Brittany, of San Antonio and Randy Martinez and wife, […]

Driver slams into deputy

Ruiz OK after multi-vehicle collision Julye Keeble Staff writer Edwards County Sheriff Deputy and Uvalde resident Adrian Ruiz was injured in a crash Wednesday at 6:50 p.m. approximately three miles out of Rocksprings on Highway 377 South near RR 674. Ruiz was expected to be discharged from the hospital in San Antonio on Friday afternoon. Ruiz was conducting a traffic […]

UMH receives $75K grant for cardiac lab

Uvalde Memorial Hospital’s cardiopulmonary department received a $75,000 Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program grant to purchase a GE Healthcare Cardiac Assessment System for Exercise Testing V6.7 and MUSE V9 ATO Model. The new cardiac assessment system for exercise testing and cardiology information assists in predicting patients at risk of sudden cardiac death and cardiac health. The total project cost […]

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DEFENSE! Coyotes top Winn 17-0

Defense was the name of the game for the Uvalde Coyotes who put forth a superb defensive effort Friday night. The Coyotes held the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks to under 100 yards total offense as they recorded a 17-0 football victory in their 2019 season home opener in the Honey Bowl. “It was another great overall game by the Coyotes,” […]