Business Service Directory 030820

Coyotes battle Southwest Tuesday

Tuesday night, the Uvalde Coyotes will travel to Southwest High School to play the Southwest Dragons in District 28-5A baseball competition. Action in the varsity game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Uvalde and Southwest come into action Tuesday sporting 2-0 district records. Coach Matt Gomez’s Dragons are off to a 5-1 start this season. The Dragons have posted district wins […]

Empower staff with education

City vows to increase GED access, challenges businesses to follow suit Julye Keeble Staff writer The city of Uvalde, looking ahead to improve educational development accessibility for staff members, has challenged area businesses to do the same to help increase the number of high school or equivalent diplomas for residents. Susan Anderson, director of city planning and development, addressed council […]

Former officer Flores arrested for having gun at bar, threats

Julye Keeble Staff writer Former Uvalde Police Department detective Leo Flores, who resigned in January from a 20-month role as Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District police chief, was arrested early Friday morning at a local bar. At approximately 2:18 a.m., Uvalde Police Department officers arrested Flores on charges of of unlawfully carrying a weapon on premises that sell alcohol, obstruction […]

Pregnancy resource center opens

Anderson House Pregnancy Resource Center of Carrizo Springs has opened a satellite office in Uvalde, offering free pregnancy tests and parenting classes. The Uvalde office opened on Wednesday, March 4, at 105 N. Piper Lane. Office hours run Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are here to help […]

Sul Ross a priority for Tindol

Bill Tindol, Ph.D., longtime professor of education and mathematics at Sul Ross State University, has been named distinguished professor emeritus. Born and raised in Coahoma in West Texas, Tindol actively participated in athletics and attended Sul Ross State University to study and play football. He earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics in Alpine and decided to pursue his dream […]

Treviño announces UCISD board candidacy

My name is Edward Treviño, and I am seeking election as a write-in candidate to the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees, where I hope to represent the east zone. I have been a business owner in Uvalde for 12 years and am currently employed by Vulcan Materials Company as a district terminal manager for Statewide Transport, where […]

Jesus Garcia

Jesus Garcia Jesus Garcia, 26, of Uvalde died on March 1, 2020, in Cotulla. A visitation was held on Saturday and will be held again today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow […]

Elizabeth I. Hunger

Elizabeth I. Hunger Elizabeth “Liz” Ida Ross Hunger, 91, of Junction died on Feb. 28, 2020, at the family ranch home on Bailey Creek. She was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Yoakum to Ida Clotilda (Hammerlin) and Charles William Ross. The family moved to Bandera in 1930, and then to Edwards County in 1933. Since the ranch her father […]

Lynda P. Richards

Lynda P. Richards Lynda Pope Richards, 78, of Fredericksburg died on Feb. 26, 2020, at Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio. Richards was born on April 24, 1941, in Camp Wood to Louise (Lanman) and Archie Edward Pope. She grew up in Barksdale and Camp Wood, and graduated from Uvalde High School. She married Owen Cliff Richards on Jan. 1, […]