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Cano passionate about sports medicine

Jennifer Fry Staff Writer Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has a new athletic trainer in town, James Cano, as of Sept. 4. Cano, 50, comes to the district from South San High School, where he was assistant trainer for the last three years. He is passionate about sports medicine and also helping students achieve their fullest potential. Cano said he […]

Lobos to vie in San Antonio tomorrow

At San Antonio tomorrow, the Uvalde Lobos will resume their District 28-5A basketball schedule as they face the district-leading Harlan Lady Hawks. Varsity tip-off time is set for 1:30 p.m., while both sub-varsity games will start at noon. Coach Terry Barton’s Lady Hawks, 4-0 in district play and 17-5 for the season overall, are one of the top girls’ basketball […]

Editorial: Striving to better serve you

As 2019 draws to a close, we are motivated to learn how we might serve the community better in the new year ahead. How can we as the local newspaper do a better job of connecting with our readers – providing them with the kind of information they need and want to be more productive citizens. Likewise, we want to […]

Controlled burn was under control – briefly

There seemed to be little risk in starting the fire (a witness narrative that must lead off most fire investigations). I mean it was October, and the giant Bermuda grass was still plenty green. Not to mention it was only a mesquite stump that needing burning, which I could easily monitor. After drilling a series of holes in the stump […]

Burchfield completes grueling Mont Blanc trail

Jennifer Fry Staff writer As if being fluent in Mandarin Chinese and living in a foreign country were not adventurous enough, former Uvaldean Ann Burchfield, 32, can now add trail-running famed Mont Blanc to her list of adventures. Burchfield, who now resides in Melbourne, Australia, was among the 2,543 runners to participate in the 105-mile Ultra- Trail du Mont Blanc […]

Guadalupe S. Castillo

Guadalupe S. Castillo Guadalupe S. “Lupe” Castillo, 72, of Uvalde died on Dec. 23 in Uvalde. She was born on July 13, 1947, in French Camp, California, to Soila Samora Castillo. She was preceded in death by her mother; two brothers, Abelino Alvarado and Arturo Zamora;  sister,  Mari Lou Cruz; three nephews, Roger Alvarado, Victor Manuel Cruz Jr. and Michael […]

David L. Hall

David L. Hall Rabbi David Lee Hall, 73, of Austin died on Dec. 23, 2019, in Austin. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Yolanda V. Lopez

Yolanda V. Lopez Yolanda V. Lopez, 68, of Batesville died on Dec. 21, 2019, in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 30, 1951, in Pearsall to Consuelo (Perralta) and Refugio Vasquez Sr. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Johnny Vela; five brothers, Ventura Vasquez, Robert Vasquez, Paul Vasquez, Oscar Vasquez and Refugio Vasquez Jr.; and sister, […]

Craig Poindexter

Craig Poindexter Craig Poindexter, 88, of Arlington died Dec. 5, 2019, in Arlington after a battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 18, 2020, at First Presbyterian Church in Arlington. He was born on July 2, 1931, in San Antonio to Clifford Mae Craig and Dr. Cary Allen Poindexter. He grew up […]