Uvalde High School cross-country runners will travel to Seguin next Saturday to compete in the Texas Lutheran University Invitational. Coach Libby Guzman’s Lobos and Coyotes were were scheduled to take part in the Southwest Texas Junior College Invitational yesterday at the City of Uvalde Sports Complex. Results from that meet will be reported in an upcoming edition of the Uvalde […]
Elias G. Aviles Elias Gutierres Aviles, 85, of San Antonio died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. in Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Velma S. Martinez Velma Sandoval Martinez, 59, of Sabinal, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. in Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Julye Keeble Staff writer Trained nurse turned funeral director Taylor M. Ruiz can tell you all about the special makeup utilized by mortuary science practitioners, as well as chemical reactions caused by medications to be aware of when embalming a body. Though Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary of Uvalde has a storied history with the community, it has not had an active female […]
Exhibit is free to attend 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 […]
Julye Keeble Staff writer Two proposed pipelines – one for water and the other for oil – could impact Uvalde County residents if plans come to fruition. The first item is a proposed 83-mile pipeline intended to transport water for sale out of Del Rio to the Bexar County area. The second is a 30-inch crude oil pipeline proposed by […]
Melissa Federspill Staff writer Nestled in the vast fields of D’Hanis, where the Hill Country on the horizon creates a transcendental landscape, is the world’s largest oleander farm. It’s 200-plus acres of farmland of which an estimated 60 acres are planted with more than 100,000 Nerium oleander plants of hearty red variety. Later this month, the farm will be recognized […]
A recent report showing that discipline cases in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District declined from the previous year is clearly a positive sign. But – and there is a caveat – the fact that in the first month of school there were 47 incidents that resulted in the alteration of a student’s instructional setting indicates there is still much […]