Coyotes observe bye week break

Week six of the Texas high school football season is a bye week for the Uvalde Coyotes and for the other seven teams in District 28-5A. “The bye week came just at the right time for us,” said Uvalde High School head football coach R.T. Gonzales. “We have used this week to get physically healthy again,” said Gonzales. “The Coyotes […]

Uvalde High School runners compete in Seguin Saturday

Uvalde High School cross-country runners will travel to Seguin Saturday morning to participate in the Texas Lutheran University Invitational. The starting times are as follows: varsity boys’ race, 9 a.m.; junior varsity boys’ race, 9:30 a.m.; varsity girls’ race, 10 a.m.; junior varsity girls’ race, 10:20 a.m.; boys’ middle school race, 10:45 a.m,; and girls’ middle school race, 11:10 a.m. […]

UCAD: Tax rates set for 2019

Melissa Federspill Staff writer Budgeting season is wrapping up, and all taxing entities in Uvalde County have set their tax rate for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Of the taxing entities, only the county of Uvalde, Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District, and Uvalde County Road and Flood Fund adopted tax rate increases. The public school districts and Southwest Texas Junior […]

Volunteers needed to help repair woman’s home

Julye Keeble Staff writer Volunteers with good hearts and skilled hands are being sought to help with small repairs and home improvement projects to benefit 81-year-old Uvalde resident Rosa Schulz. As of Tuesday afternoon, $3,100 in donations has been raised to help transform Schulz’s Roberts Lane home, but handy people are needed to help complete the work. On Aug. 6, […]

Weisingers, Hondo National Bank lauded for plantings

The Green Thumb Garden Club has announced the residential and business yard of the month honorees for September. The home of Vicki and Jerry Weisinger, 1112 Magnolia St., is the residential yard of the month. A flag pole, four towering palms, plum, oak and black olive trees surround the Spanish-style home. Plantings such as rangoon creeper – also known as […]

Elias G. Aviles

Elias G. Aviles Elias Gutierres Aviles, 85, of San Antonio, died Sept. 25, 2019, in Uvalde. Aviles was born in San Antonio on July 19, 1934, to Julian Aviles and Maria Gutierres Aviles. He is preceded in death by both parents. Aviles will be missed most by his two brothers, Rojelio Aviles Sr. and Alfonso Aviles, both of Uvalde; nephew, […]

Edward De La Cerda

Edward De La Cerda Edward De La Cerda, 55, of Uvalde, died Sept. 26, 2019, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at the Chapel of Serinity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 10 […]

Samantha M. Hall

Samantha M. Hall Samantha Morgan Hall, 40, of San Antonio, formerly of Reagan Wells, died on Sept. 30, 2019. A funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Reagan Wells Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Heard Cemetery in Reagan Wells. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Services are under the […]

Velma J. Martinez

Velma J. Martinez Velma J. Martinez, 59, of Del Rio, died Sept. 26, 2019, in San Antonio. Martinez was born July 19, 1960, in Del Rio to Raul Sandoval and Marcelina Hidalgo-Sandoval. She was preceded in death by her  spouse, Luis Villanueva Martinez, and both her parents. Martinez will be missed most by her two sons, Luis Alberto III and […]

Rogelio F. Munoz

Rogelio F. Munoz Rogelio Fernandez Munoz, 71, of Uvalde died on Sept. 30, 2019. A funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Services are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.