UHS powerlifting coach says athletes would have excelled

James Volz sports editor Six Uvalde High School girls were headed to state powerlifting competition and one UHS boy stood a good chance of earning a spot in state powerlifting competition, before the remainder of the season was cancelled. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, spring sports, including powerlifting, were suspended as of March 16. Eventually the remainder of the season […]

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Joyce I. Zerr

Joyce I. Zerr Joyce Imogene (Bishop) Zerr, 80, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on April 26, 2020, in a San Antonio hospital. Visitation will take place Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Guinn-Horger Funeral Home in Hondo. Under CDC guidelines, only 10 people can be allowed in the building at one time and face coverings are required. Private services […]

James T. Renfro

James T. Renfro James Tom Renfro, 53, of Uvalde, Texas, passed away on April 23, 2020, following a brief illness. James was born August 22, 1966, in Uvalde to Lloyd Renfro and Margaret English Renfro. James married the love of his life, Cheryl Tuckness Renfro, on December 3, 1999. James was larger than life and lived life to the fullest. […]

Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez Maria de Jesus Hernandez, 97, of Uvalde died on April 27, 2020, in Uvalde. Hernandez was born on Feb. 7, 1923, in Tacámbaro, Michoacán, Mexico, to Francisco Bermudez. She is survived by her son, Pablo Bermudez and wife, Gloria, of Uvalde; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by […]

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Ben C. Harp

Ben C. Harp Ben Charles Harp, 95, of Uvalde died on April 29, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Dec. 13, 1924, in Uvalde to Ada Mae (McNair) and George Washington Harp.  He married Mary Balzen in Uvalde on Sept. 2, 2000. Harp […]

Garland A. Armstrong

Garland A. Armstrong Garland Ansel Armstrong, 93, of Uvalde died on April 28, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. He was born on Nov. 30, 1926, in Hollis, Oklahoma, to Ollie Fay (Teague) and Dee Armstrong. Armstrong served in the United States Navy during World War II as an internal communications seaman aboard the USS Okaloosa. After the war he […]

Keep social distancing year-round with some

I was recently grocery shopping. Besides protecting my health, I had hoped that my face mask would give me anonymity. Nope. “Hey Volz, did you really say that you liked the job the Dallas Cowboys did in the 2020 NFL draft?” It was none other than Leroy Malloy, the self-employed handyman and self-anointed expert on everything, especially sports. “Hi Leroy,” […]