Julye Keeble Staff writer Using a gavel deemed unbreakable, which once belonged to former Vice President John Nance Garner and was on loan from the University of Texas-Austin’s Briscoe Center, outgoing board president John Dodson opened a meeting of the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce Friday night during the annual banquet and awards ceremony. “When we’re talking about centennial, we’re […]
Ricardo Castillo Ricardo Castillo, 64, of Uvalde died on Feb. 5, 2020, in San Antonio. A funeral service will take place today at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home at 424 Geraldine St., with interment following at Hillcrest Cemetery, 527 Lovers Lane. Visitation took place from noon to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, […]
Dominga Lopez Dominga Lopez, 97, of Uvalde died on Feb. 12, 2020, in in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Anthony Daniel Matocha, 82, of Jourdanton died on Feb. 7, 2020, at The Heights of Atascosalong-term home care in Pleasanton. Visitation is scheduled tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at Hurley’s Funeral Home in Pleasanton. There will be a celebration of life service Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Jourdanton. […]
Dora L. Payne Dora L. Payne, 68, of Uvalde died on Feb. 9, 2020, in Converse. She was born on June 8, 1951, in Uvalde to Esiquia (Velasquez) and Bernandino Lopez. Payne, who loved to cook, was in the restaurant business for over 25 years. She was the owner of Dora’s Place. She is survived by four daughters, Brenda Gonzales […]
Petreta ‘Pat’ Watson Pat Watson, age 96, passed away on Feb. 8, 2020, at her home in Uvalde, Texas. She was born July 10, 1923, to William “Bill” Johnson and Olive Trewitt Johnson in a farming area near Pear Valley, Texas. When she was 6 years old, Pat’s family moved to Brady, Texas, where she attended school graduating from Brady […]
Marcos Zavala Marcos Zavala, 69, of Uvalde died on Feb. 7, 2020, 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.
Uvalde High School’s wrestling team enjoyed a successful day of district tournament competition last Friday. Six UHS wrestlers won district championship honors, while six other UHS wrestlers also qualified for regional tournament competition. The regional tournament is scheduled for tomorrow and Saturday at Austin’s Delco Activity Center. “Our kids will be traveling to Austin to compete in the Region IV […]
Uvalde High School soccer teams have the night off from District 28-5A play tomorrow. Both the Lobos and the Coyotes have an open-date in their schedule. They will resume district play next Tuesday night when they begin the second half of the schedule with action against the Medina Valley Panthers. The Lobos will travel to Castroville for a district rematch, […]