Thirteen Coyotes earn all-district recognition

Thirteen members of the 2019 Uvalde Coyotes football team have been selected to the District 14-5A Division II All-District team. Three players made the first team, including quarterback Donovan Davila, a 5-foot-8, 155-pound junior, running back Sotero Martinez Jr., a 5-foot-10, 205-pound senior, and defensive safety Ryan De La Cruz, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound senior. Six Uvaldeans made the second team. […]

Boys’ basketball team to vie in Kingsville tourney

Two-day event begins tomorrow, ends Saturday Tomorrow and Saturday, the Uvalde Coyotes will be in Kingsville to participate in a varsity basketball tournament. They will begin play in the third-annual Kingsville Brahma Holiday Shootout with a game against the Laredo Nixon Mustangs set for a 12:30 p.m. tipoff tomorrow. Uvalde’s second game of the event is set for 4 p.m. […]

Zeiner releases historical novel, children’s book

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Just in time for Christmas, local author and pastor’s wife Joanna Zeiner, 70, has released her second of two books, “A Miracle for Angelo.” The first, a children’s book called “Little Pete’s Great Big Life Lesson,” debuted in September of 2019. Zeiner is the wife of Ronald Zeiner, pastor of Bread of Life Christian Fellowship in […]

Devil’s Sinkhole hosting free public hike on Jan. 1

Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural Area will join many other state parks across America in hosting a First Day hike. Those interested in the free hike event at Devil’s Sinkhole should meet at the Rocksprings Visitors Center on the Rocksprings town square at 10 a.m. on Jan. 1. According to event organizers, the hike is not especially strenuous, a mostly level […]

Guadalupe S. Castillo

Guadalupe S. Castillo Guadalupe S. Castillo, 72, of Uvalde died on Dec. 23, 2019, in Uvalde. Visitation will be held today from 5-9 p.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, 424 Geraldine St. A mass of Christian burial is scheduled for tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Sacred […]

Cecilio V. Flores

Cecilio V. Flores Cecelio Valencia Flores, 57, of Knippa died on Dec. 9, 2019, at his residence. He was born in La Puchimita, Guerrero, Mexico, on March 3, 1962, to Camila (Flores) and Luis Valencia. He is survived by 10 siblings, Martin Valencia, Sensa Valencia, Herminia Valencia, Lucas Valencia, Pablo Valencia, Rogelio Valencia, Angela Valencia and Agustin Valencia, all of […]

Yolanda V. Lopez

Yolanda V. Lopez Yolanda V. Lopez, 68, of Batesville died on Dec. 21, 2019, in San Antonio. Visitation was held from noon to 9 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A scripture service was held yesterday at 11 a.m., also in the Chapel of Serenity, […]

Classifieds 122619

Business Service Directory 122619

Couple hospitalized after Garner Field crash

A crash Sunday night sent two people to Uvalde Memorial Hospital for treatment, though the only citation issued at the scene was for failure to maintain financial responsibility, according to Uvalde Police Department Sgt. Donald Page. Police officers were dispatched at approximately 7:39 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22 to the scene of a two-vehicle wreck on Garner Field Road. Sonia […]