Julye Keeble Staff writer Today, Frances “Panchita” Moreno will be 101 years old, and she celebrated the milestone yesterday at a family party held in the Kennedy Street home where she lives with her daughter, Delia Flores. She enjoys music of all kinds, happily dancing to rap songs at the behest of grandchildren, but her favorite performer is Pedro Infante. […]
Melissa Federspill Staff writer The preliminary results of the 2019 property value study show that Uvalde County Appraisal District’s valuations were all on target except in Sabinal Independent School District, where totals were misaligned by $3 million. The property value study is the state’s evaluation of appraisal districts that seeks to ensure that districts are not undervaluing or overvaluing properties, […]
UHS girls play Legacy in softball The Uvalde Lobos will make their season home debut Tuesday whey they host the Southwest Legacy Lady Titans at the Uvalde High School softball field. Action in the varsity game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest. Coach Kristina Finger’s Lobos will coming […]
The Uvalde Lobos will be at Fair Oaks Country Club located near Boerne tomorrow to compete in the San Antonio Taft Invitational golf tournament. Play in the tourney will get underway at 8:30 a.m. Coach Roy Torres’ Lobos will come into the event tomorrow following a second-place finish in the team standings of the Pleasanton tournament last week. The Lobos […]
Stevee Quiroz and Melina Aguirre-Robinson UHS Journalism For the first time in the history of Uvalde High School, students have produced works of art that have advanced to state-level competition. The artwork of three Uvalde High School students will head to the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event, better known as VASE, in San Marcos on April 25. The students took […]
Robert Burrier Jr. Robert Burrier Jr., 80, of Uvalde died on Feb. 19, 2020, in Uvalde. A viewing and visitation will be held on Tuesday from 8-10 a.m. followed by a closed casket funeral service at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery, with a potluck afterwards at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary Family Center. Burrier was born on […]
Josephine R. D. Carper Josephine “JoJo” Roberts Dunlap Carper, 87, of Uvalde, died on Feb. 20, 2020, in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. Carper was born on March 20, 1932, in Harlingen, to Lela (Smith) and Joe Rice Roberts. The family moved to Uvalde in 1934 for her father […]
Jo Ann Creech Jo Ann Creech, 91, of Uvalde died on Feb. 21, 2020, in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with interment following at Vance Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Amelia G. Hernandez Amelia Garza Hernandez, 85, of Uvalde, formerly of Batesville, died on Feb. 19, 2020, in Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, with interment following at Batesville Cemetery. Hernandez was born on Dec. 25, 1934, in Batesville, to Petra (Ortiz) and Julian Rodriguez. She is survived […]
Antonio A. Lopez Jr. Antonio Aguirre Lopez Jr., 75, of Uvalde, died on Feb. 18, 2020, in San Antonio. Services are under the direction of Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.