Deborah K. Riley

Deborah K. Riley Deborah Kay (Coleman) Riley, 67, of Leakey died unexpectedly at her home on Oct. 24, 2019. She was born on Sept. 13, 1952, in Uvalde to Kay Fisher and T.J. Coleman. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Terry Coleman. Riley is survived by one daughter, Reahshell Davis, and husband, Steven, of Leakey; three […]

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UCISD, colleges pave way for $10K engineering degree

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has joined forces with Southwest Texas Junior College and Angelo State University to bring an affordable option for a four-year degree to Uvalde students.  Under this new agreement, a student can obtain a degree in civil or mechanical engineering from ASU for $10,000. UCISD Superintendent Hal Harrell, SWTJC president Hector Gonzales and ASU vice president […]

Mayor wins shot at four more years

Bingo is a go in county Future terms for Uvalde mayors will extend four years, the same length of time as Uvalde City Council representatives serve, and bingo is now legal across Uvalde County. Those measures, as well as nine of the proposed 10 amendments to the Texas Constitution received support from Uvalde County voters, in Tuesday’s off-year election that saw […]

Dorothy Willemin

Dorothy Willemin Dorothy Willemin, 76, of Uvalde died on Nov. 5, 2019, in Uvalde. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Thelma Thompson

Thelma Thompson Thelma Thompson, 79, of Uvalde died on Nov. 4, 2019, in Uvalde. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A memorial service will be held at a later date, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Antonio C. Silva

Antonio C. Silva Antonio Campos Silva, 77, Uvalde, died Oct. 31, 2019, in San Antonio. Silva was born on June 6, 1942, in Sabinal, to Maria Campos-Silva and Gregorio Silva. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Jesus Campos Silva, Jose Campos Silva, Manuel Campos Silva, Francisco Campos Silva and Augustin Campos Silva; and sister, Celica Silva. […]

Lilla L. Rose

Lilla L. Rose Lilla Lee Mayes Rose, 85, of Uvalde died on Nov. 3, 2019, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Uvalde. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born in Rocksprings on April 21, 1934, to Ima (Thurman) and Albert Eugene Mayes. She married James David […]