2019-10-24

Tim E. Gilles

Tim E. Gilles Tim E. Gilles, 71, of San Antonio, died on Oct. 19, 2019, in San Antonio.  Gilles was born on Dec. 24, 1947, in Longview, Washington to Frances and George Gilles. A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Friday at St. John’s Catholic Church, 2102 Avenue J, in Hondo and a memorial mass will follow at […]

Alba E. Gomez-Herrera

Alba E. Gomez-Herrera Alba Esparanza Gomez-Herrera, 85, of Guatemala, died Oct. 21, 2019, in Uvalde. A visitation period will be held today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. in Uvalde, and a rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. in the same location. A mass of […]

Vivian Jones

Vivian Jones Vivian Jones, 88, of Uvalde died on Oct. 22, 2019, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Beatrice Rocha

Beatrice Rocha Beatrice Rocha, 50, of Crystal City, died Oct. 21, 2019, in Crystal City. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home of Uvalde. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Gilbert T. Rodriguez

Gilbert T. Rodriguez Gilbert T. Rodriguez, 57, of Uvalde, died Oct. 19, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born Sept. 7, 1962, in Uvalde to Angelita Trevino-Rodriguez and Eluterio P. Rodriguez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Eluterio Rodriguez Jr. He is survived by his companion, Celia Cardenas; two sons, Lorenzo Rodriguez of Uvalde, and Alfonso (Cristina) […]

Jesusa V. Servoss

Jesusa V. Servoss Jesusa V. Servoss, 77, of Batesville, died Oct. 18, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born March 7, 1942, in Batesville to Gregoria (Villarreal) and Simon Vasquez. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Irene Torres; and sister, Modesta Vasquez. Servoss is survived by brother, Margarito Vasquez of Batesville; two sisters, Cruz V. Rios of […]

Hurd gifts flag for Garner’s grave

Julye Keeble Staff writer As a documentary film crew from HBO captured the moment U.S. Rep. Will Hurd presented a flag to Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. to be flown at the Uvalde gravesite of John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner III. The ceremony was held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Uvalde Cemetery, 1301 W. Main St. After one of […]

Hot pursuit

Sabinal woman leads cross-county chase with 115 mph speeds Julye Keeble Staff writer A 48-year-old Sabinal resident was apprehended Monday after she led law enforcement on a 40-minute chase at speeds in excess of 115 mph. There were no damages or injuries to bystanders as a result of the pursuit. The pursuit spanned from south of Concan through Uvalde to […]

Coyotes play at Boerne tonight

The Uvalde Coyotes will face their toughest fought opponent of the season tonight when they take on the Samuel V. Champion Chargers at Boerne. Kick-off time for the District 14-5A Division II contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Coach Keith Kaiser’s Chargers, 3-1 in district play and 6-1 for the season overall, bring a three-game winning streak into […]

UBC fishermen team up to win UBC tourney

The teams of Jon Jones and Pete Saucedo, and Howard Ponish and Pete Treviño were the winners of the Uvalde Bass Club’s October tournament. Jones and Saucedo placed first in the competition at Falcon Lake on Oct. 12. Their combined catch of five fish totaled 13.86 pounds. Saucedo caught two fish at a weight of 5.11 pounds and Jones netted […]