2019-11-24

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Badges Across America photographer snapping here

Julye Keeble Staff writer Charlie Simmons carried a gun for almost three decades as a cop. He now carries a camera to shoot photos of law enforcement officers on the job, and he is in the process of photographing the Uvalde Police Department.    Simmons began taking photos while working at a Colorado sheriff’s office in 2011, after realizing he […]

Thwarting hackers

Commissioners hear of cybersecurity efforts Julye Keeble Staff writer “Eighty percent of hacking-related breaches are from stolen passwords. If you think about it, how many passwords do you have that are probably pretty similar to each other,” said sales engineer Lydia McCloskey with HTS Voice and Data Systems. “And 85 percent of businesses with less than 1,000 employees have been […]

Remembering Uvalde’s eateries from days gone by

Casey Jones’ chicken and dumplings, Vasquez’s enchiladas, the Honey Hut’s biscuits and honey, Rexall’s pimiento cheese sandwiches, the Amber Sky Coffee Shop’s pies, and the Kincaid Hotel Coffee Shop’s steaks are among the wonderful culinary memories of the eateries that once populated North Uvalde, Getty, and East and West Main streets. The shell of Casey Jones’ cafe still stands at […]

Dora Martinez

Dora Martinez Dora Martinez, 91, of Uvalde died on Nov. 20, 2019, in Austin. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today and tomorrow at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Alicia Rendon

Alicia Rendon Alicia Rendon, 68, of Uvalde died on Nov. 21, 2019, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Dorothy J. Willemin

Dorothy J. Willemin Dorothy Jean Willemin, 76, died on Nov. 5, 2019, in Uvalde after spending a day full of visits from family and friends, bringing a long battle with endometrial cancer to a close. There will be a celebration of life on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Baptist Temple Church in Uvalde, with a reception to follow. The family […]

Editorial: Thankful for those who care

Based on the charity that Uvaldeans exhibit toward each other – not just at holidays like Thanksgiving but throughout the year – it seems fitting that we offer a paean to those who go out of their way to help the less fortunate in our community. The group that flies readily to mind this week is the Luv Ya Uvalde […]

‘Boys of summer’ learned meaning of team

I grew up in Uvalde, Texas, where I was privileged to live among many friends up and down Second Street and beyond. In the mid 1950s, in the era before television captured our time, there were enough boys of middle school age and above, to field an entire squad of players, both at bat, and in field. We all lived […]