2020-01-05

Rodolfo Rodriguez

Rodolfo Rodriguez Rodolfo Rodriguez, 64, of Uvalde died on Dec. 30, 2019, in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will be included in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Uvalde’s first baby of new year is a girl

With 10 fingers and toes, two ears, and a button nose, Daniella Leigh Rodriguez Jr. was the first-baby born at Uvalde Memorial Hospital in 2020. She was delivered at 10:12 p.m. on Jan. 2, weighing 6 pounds, 13.1 ounces, and measured 17.5 inches in length. Her parents are Daniella and Karlos Rodriguez of Uvalde. She is welcomed by two brothers, […]

River cleanup program paying off

by Julye Keeble, staff writer From March to November of 2019, 335 volunteers donated 1,443 hours to clean 9,718 pounds of trash from local rivers, Texas Hill Country River Region executive director Annabell McNew told Uvalde County officials. THCRR manages the Uvalde County river cleanup program, “Don’t Trash Where You Splash.” This effort raised $14,743 for 29 non-profits through the […]

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Cash payouts for bingo begin this month

In less than two weeks from today, the first-ever charitable bingo game will be played at the Herby Ham Activity Center, featuring cash payouts, door prizes, and hours of entertainment. Festivities are set for Thursday, Jan. 16, with doors opening at 5 p.m. Attendees will be able to play 10 games for $14. The bingo games are slated to kick-off […]

Two charged in stabbing death

Father, son jailed, released on bond for murder charge A father and son from La Pryor are both free on $100,000 surety bonds after being arrested on murder charges in the New Year’s Day stabbing death of 38-year-old Abel Longoria. According to a report provided by the Zavala County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Jay Garcia was given information regarding the location […]

Coyotes play Somerset Tuesday

The Uvalde Coyotes will play their first home basketball game of 2020 on Tuesday when they host the Somerset Bulldogs. Action in the varsity game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Prior to that game, the Uvalde and Somerset junior varsity teams will play at 5 p.m., while in Oscar Cruz Gym, the freshman teams […]

Lula I. Williamson

Lula I. Williamson Lula Iris Davis Williamson, 89, died on Dec. 19, 2019, in Kingsville. A memorial service will be held at Baptist Temple Church on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. She was born on June 26, 1930, in Liberal, Kansas, to Hazel (Tomlin) and Robert Jefferson Davis. She grew up near Pettit in Hockley County. She married John […]