2019-10-31

Fewer sidelined by failing grades

No Pass, No Play affects 38 compared to 135 last year Julye Keeble Staff writer Of 573 Uvalde High School students participating in programs affected by the district’s No Pass, No Play rules, 38 students, or less than 7 percent, failed one or more classes in the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. For the same period last fall, […]

Big Boy locomotive

Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific Steam Team members, from left, Garland Baker, Ed Dickens, Austin Barker, Kirt Clark, Bruce Kirk, Troy Plagge, Jimmy Thompson and Ted Schulte stand in front of the recently reconnected Big Boy locomotive No. 4014. The team was involved in a multi-year effort to restore the train. The train will be in Uvalde on Monday. For […]

Rack Pack prepping for 60-mile walk

by Julye Keeble, staff writer Led by team captain Rebecca Ware Taylor, a group of six Uvalde women called the Uvalde Rack Pack has raised more than $50,000 over multiple years in an effort to help end breast cancer. The team has committed to walk 60 miles each in the Susan G. Komen Dallas/Fort Worth 3-Day event. Each woman will […]

UHS choir presenting madrigal dinner

Sarah Rodriguez UHS Journalism The Uvalde High School choir will be presenting a renaissance madrigal dinner at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria. The cost is $12 for dinner and a show. The community is invited to attend this event, which is sponsored by the choir booster organization. “Many schools do madrigal dinners with their choral groups,” said […]

Lineta Brown

Lineta Brown Lineta Hazelle Gilbert Brown, 97, of Uvalde died on Oct. 25, 2019, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. She was born on Oct. 17, 1922, in La Pryor to Esther Grace Hibdon and Wallace C. Gilbert. Brown is survived by two daughters, Patti Ham of Uvalde and Lynette Chasteen of Austin; two sons, Mervyn Hartwick of […]

Domingo De Leon

Domingo De Leon Domingo De Leon, 62, of Batesville, died on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. De Leon was born on Jan. 13, 1957, in Batesville, Texas to Lilia (Torres) and Manuel De Leon.  He is survived by three sisters, Guadalupe Rodriguez, Armandina Vasquez and husband, Ofelio, and San Juana Polanco, all of Batesville; three brothers, Arturo […]

Harold Huddleston

Harold Huddleston Harold Glenn Huddleston, 63, of Uvalde died on Oct. 20, at his residence. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at 214 W. Frio St. He was born on Dec. 9, 1955, in Pleasanton to Lennie (Bell) and Delmer Huddleston. The family says he was a man of many passions who lived life […]

Coyotes play Kennedy tomorrow

Tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyotes will take on the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets in District 14-5A Division II football. Kick-off time for the Uvalde High School 2019 homecoming game is set for 7:30 p.m. For the Coyotes, the game is a must-win contest as they need a win to stay in contention for a post-season playoff […]

Lobos end volleyball with loss at Southside

The Uvalde Lobos ended their 2019 volleyball season with a road loss to the Southside Lady Cardinals last Friday night. Southside beat the Lobos, 25-10, in the first game, but the Uvalde girls bounced back to record a 25-22 victory in game two. The Southside girls downed the Lobos, 25-17, in game three and went on to win game four […]

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