Procession set Friday at 6:30 p.m. The third-annual downtown Christmas at the Crossroads event will begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. The lighted Christmas parade, organized by Uvalde Leader-News Newspapers in Education coordinator Olga Charles in conjunction with the city of Uvalde, will kick off the event with a multi-float procession down North Getty Street, starting at Leona Street and concluding […]
James Volz Sports editor Uvalde High School will be dropping in classification from 5A to 4A for the next two school years. Based on the conference cutoff numbers announced Tuesday by the University Interscholastic League, UHS will be placed in Class 4A Division I for football and in Class 4A for all other sports. “Hopefully this should kind of even […]
Nueces Canyon and Knippa will be the first two schools to tip off play in the 60th-annual Southwest Texas Junior College Invitational high school basketball tournament today in La Forge Hall Gym. At 8:30 a.m., the Nueces Canyon Lady Panthers will battle the Knippa Lady Rockcrushers in the first girls’ game of the tourney. Under the original tourney schedule, the […]
Next Tuesday at Castroville, the Uvalde Coyotes will open play in District 28-5A competition as they face the Medina Valley Panthers. Tip-off time for the varsity game is set for 6:30 p.m., while both the junior varsity game and freshman game will begin at 5 p.m. Coach Alex Oyola’s Coyotes, 2-6 for the season, will enter their district opener next […]
The following information was provided by Nancy Feely on behalf of El Progreso Memorial Library. This year’s El Progreso Memorial Library home tour is slated for Sunday and showcases five of Uvalde’s one-of-a-kind houses. This fundraising effort is open to the public, and allows for a glimpse into the history and stories of the old, new, and renovated houses. The […]
Darlene F. Bullard Darlene Faye Bullard, 79, of Uvalde died on Nov. 27, 2019, in Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Leona Chapel Cemetery, eight miles south of Uvalde on Old Pearsall Road. She was born on Aug. 15, 1940, in San Antonio to Ida May (Haag) and Henry Engleman. She […]
Rosa Canales Rosa Canales, 87, of Uvalde died on Nov. 26, 2019, in Uvalde. She was born on June 10, 1932, in Cline to Eloisa Montalvo-Lugo and Eusebio Lugo. She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse, Frank B. Canales; son, Frank Canales; brother, Gustavo Lugo; two sisters, Alma Costilla and Esperanza Cano; and great-grandchild, Derek Angel Ramon. She […]
Mary E. Cruz Mary E. Cruz, 80, of Uvalde died on Dec. 3, 2019, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Gene Haynes Gene Haynes, 76, of Leakey, formerly a longtime resident of Uvalde, died on Nov. 4, 2019, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Felipe Martinez Felipe Martinez, 71, of Uvalde died on Dec. 3, 2019, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.