UCISD PD chief Arredondo happy to be home

Melissa Federspill Staff writer For Pete Arredondo, new Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District chief of police, Uvalde is his hometown. It’s a place he describes as a fantastic community where he was born, raised and grew up going to class, graduating from Uvalde High School in 1990. With a little more than a month on the job under his belt, […]

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Uvalde Bass Club hosts next tourney May 16-17

The Uvalde Bass Club’s next fishing tournament is set for May 16-17 at Choke Canyon Reservoir. Because of the COVID-19 virus health threat, the club’s April tournament at for April 4-5 at Falcon Lake was canceled. At present, the UBC’s May event has not been canceled. Other upcoming UBC tournament dates and sites include: June 13-14, Falcon Lake; July 11-12, […]

Coyotes begin season with three road games

The Uvalde Coyotes will play their first three games of the 2020 football season on the road. They will play the Carrizo Springs Wildcats on Aug. 28 at Carrizo Springs. They will face the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in a Thursday night game at Eagle Pass set for Sept. 3. Coach R.T. Gonzales’ Coyotes will top off their road swing […]

UIL sets May 4 as target date for lifting sports suspension

May 4 is the target date for the possible lifting of the current suspension of University Interscholastic League sports activities. “The UIL medical advisory panel met Sunday and they reported that the target date remains May 4,” said UHS head coach and and athletic director R.T. Gonzales. “The UIL still hopes to complete the 2020 spring sports season.” This is […]

Surprising Lobos seek playoffs

Hopes pinned on District 28-5A competition resuming The Uvalde Lobos softball team went into their final days of Uvalde High School spring break feeling good about their season. After beating the Somerset Lady Bulldogs, 12-2, on March 11, the Lobos evened their District 28-5A record at 3-3 as they neared the half-way point of the district schedule. “The girls were […]

Esperanza P. Torres

Esperanza P. Torres Esperanza Palomera Torres, 70, of La Pryor died on April 4, 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.

Thank you drawing

D’edren Lee Tenorio A medical professional in cape uses superhero powers to zap the coronavirus, as drawn by Batesville sixth-grader D’edren Lee Tenorio. D’edren is the youngest of three boys, but his mother, Marlee Torres, describes him as the oldest. His siblings, Darian and Dariel, have severe autism, and his mother says D’edren has a mature and loving heart. With […]