Charles K. Wootton

Charles K. Wootton Charles Kirk Wootton, 87, of Uvalde died on Dec. 13, 2019, in Uvalde. He was born on March 21, 1932, in Round Rock to Auri Marie Parker and Ben Wootton. He graduated high school in Knippa, where he played six-man football, and received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science from Texas A&I University He served in […]

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Rambie nets second coaching win

State group lauds UHS coach for second time in decade Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde High School head tennis coach Terri Rambie has been named Class 5A Region 4 Coach of the Year for 2019 by the Texas Tennis Coaches Association. Region 4 encompasses 67 schools from San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Laredo, the Hill Country and the Rio Grande […]

City rezones South Getty property for apartments

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde City Council granted a rezoning request by David Cobos to change 1101 S. Getty St. from a Residential 1 designation to Residential 4, allowing Cobos to build apartments on the land. The action took place at the Dec. 9 regular meeting of Uvalde City Council. The zoning change was previously approved by the city of […]

Uvalde girls lose to Medina Valley in district home opener

It was a rough district basketball home opener for the Uvalde Lobos last Friday night as they lost an 81-29 decision to the Medina Valley Lady Panthers. Ahead 18-8 at the end of the first period, the Medina Valley girls used their full-court, trapping-and-pressing defense to create numerous easy-scoring opportunities in the second period as they built up a 37-16 […]

Coyotes lose 54-44 hoops thriller

The Uvalde Coyotes played the Southwest Legacy Titans tough from start to finish Tuesday night, but the Uvaldeans came up a bit short as they lost a 54-44 district basketball decision. Several times throughout the contest, Legacy threatened to blow the game open, but each time, the Coyotes battled back to stay within striking range of the Titans. Ahead 22-17 […]

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Cyprian officially sworn in to practice law

Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell presided over a swearing-in ceremony on behalf of new attorney Frank Alexander Cyprian, the grandson of Carmella Gonzales and Alicia “Licha” Reyes, both of Uvalde. The ceremony took place Monday, with Cyprian’s parents, grandmothers, aunts, cousins and friends in attendance at the Uvalde County Courthouse. Cyprian has passed the Texas bar exam and is contemplating […]

Angelita G. Aguinaga

Angelita G. Aguinaga Angelita Gomez Aguinaga, 62, of Uvalde died Dec. 13, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 1, 1957, in Uvalde to Manuela Rodriguez-Gomez and Angel Gomez. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her spouse of 45 years, Arnulfo Aguinaga, of Uvalde; two sons, Jesus Aguinaga and Arnulfo Aguinaga, both […]