Coyotes make district home debut

UHS hosts Heights in 14-5A-II action Tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Alamo Heights Mules for District 14-5A Division II football competition. Kick-off time in the Honey Bowl is 7:30 p.m. The Coyotes will be celebrating Uvalde Youth Football Night. Youth football head coaches and assistant coaches need to assemble with their teams at the […]

La Pryor shuts out Sabinal

The La Pryor Bulldogs defeated the Sabinal Yellowjackets, 49-0, in football action at La Pryor last Friday night. Up 7-0, the Bulldogs scored five times in the second period to extend their lead to 43-0 by the end of the first half. Quarterback Marco Castillon scored on runs of eight, three, and 45 yards to lead the Bulldogs. He also […]

New DA on the job

Julye Keeble Staff writer “I’ve been in law almost 25 years, almost a quarter century,” said newly-appointed 38th Judicial District Attorney Mark Haby of Castroville, in a phone interview conducted Monday. Haby was sworn in to office at the county courthouse on Monday, Sept. 23, at 11:32 a.m. by Uvalde County Judge William R. Mitchell. He has now completed paperwork […]

Retired teachers to receive one extra payment

Texas teachers who retired on or before Dec. 31, 2018, are set to receive a one-time supplemental annuity payment this month, according to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. The additional stipend will be either the amount of their monthly annuity payment or $2,000, whichever is less, as a result of Senate Bill 12 that was passed this year by […]

New Texan Smith managing country club

Julye Keeble Staff writer Northern California native Wendy Smith is glad to be in Texas, even though it took her about seven months to master the art of driving on Texas highways, where the speed limit is often regarded as as a suggestion. A resident of Uvalde since June of 2018, she is the new manager of the Uvalde Country […]

Robles earns spot in all-region ensemble

After four rounds of competition at the All-Region jazz band tryouts last week, Uvalde High School junior Marcela Robles earned top marks in the alto saxophone category, securing her spot in the All-Region jazz ensemble. The competition was held Saturday, Sept. 14 at Medina Valley High School, and included more than 10 schools from Region 11. The tryout material consisted […]

Guadalupe R. Camacho

Guadalupe R. Camacho Guadalupe R. Camacho, 96, of Sabinal died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Sabinal. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. She was born on July 23, 1923, in D’Hanis to Sapopa (Porter) and […]

Dona M. Cox

Dona M. Cox Dona M. Cox, 81, of Uvalde, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to noon in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held today at 1 p.m., with Matthew D. Mitton officiating at Hillcrest Memorial […]

Clydene Rutherford

Clydene Rutherford Beryl Clydene Rutherford, aged 90, of Uvalde passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19. She was born in Leakey, Texas, on July 31, 1929, to Clyde James and Lois Boren Pink and was the oldest of four children. Clydene grew up on her grandparents’ A.B Boren Ranch in Leakey, and from a very young age she was playing piano […]

Juan M. Sanchez

Juan M. Sanchez Juan Manuel Sanchez, 63, of Austin died on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Austin. He was born Aug. 21, 1956, in Uvalde to Josefa (Esparza) and Damacio Sanchez. He was preceded in death by his father, and his sister, Rosa Sanchez Angel. Sanchez is survived by his mother, of Uvalde; one son, Juan Manuel Sanchez Jr. of […]