Zulema O. Trejo

Zulema O. Trejo Zulema Ortegon Trejo, 85, of Uvalde died on May 5, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on July 28, 1934, in Ville de Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria (Flores) and Fernando Ortegon. She married Miguel M. Trejo on July 7, 1954, in Villa de Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico. The family said she was a hardworking and […]

Case women share love of animals, music and Longhorns

Melissa Federspill Staff writer There’s a lot in common between Hanna Case and her mother, Lee Case. Besides both being Uvaldeans, they are both University of Texas at Austin graduates with a love for their alma mater, share a love for travel and live music, and enjoy working together to save animals. Hanna began fostering rescue dogs for Flights to […]

Knippa cemetery cleanup reveals forgotten graves

“We couldn’t stop; we had to keep going. We couldn’t wait to see what we would find next.” These are the words of Opy Gonzales of Knippa as she and her husband, Arnie, took on the monumental task of cleaning up St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Knippa even though they have no relatives buried in the cemetery. There is no […]

Robert W. Jackson

Robert W. Jackson Robert Wayne Jackson, born in Uvalde, Texas, on Jan. 24th, 1956, and a graduate of Uvalde High School in 1974, passed away on April 28th, 2020, in the Arlington Memorial Hospital, in Arlington, Texas, at age of 64, due to complications from diabetes. He loved camping, hunting and fishing, and off-road four-wheeling. I think in another life […]

Margaret B. McMahon

Margaret B. McMahon January 11, 1952 – April 30, 2020 Margaret Bowman McMahon, 68, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 30, 2020, on her family ranch. She was born on January 11, 1952, in San Antonio to Ruth McLean and Jack Tibaut Bowman. Margaret attended Saint Mary’s Hall, then went to Grier School in Pennsylvania her freshman […]

Maria Patino

Maria Patino Maria Patino, 64, of Uvalde died on May 6, 2020, in San Antonio. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Six UHS student/athletes to sign with colleges Thursday

Thursday, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District will host a virtual signing ceremony for six athletes who will be signing letters of intent to play college ball. The signing ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and may be viewed online at the UCISD Athletic Dept. homepage. Uvalde High School class of 2020 seniors Andrew Maldonado, David Torres, Matthew Sandoval, D’Andre […]

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Cowboys, Texans NFL schedules out

The Dallas Cowboys will play the first game ever in the Los Angeles’ new SoFi Stadium when they take on the Los Angeles Rams in the first Sunday of National Football League regular-season games scheduled Sept. 13. The game will be televised by NBC. According to the 2020 NFL schedules announced Thursday, the Cowboys will make their home debut when […]

Utopia novelist pens new book

Diane Causey Correspondent “Poignant and unforgettable stories of hardship, sacrifice, and strength in tragic times” is a statement often used to describe the writings of poet and novelist Paulette Jiles. Her love of history, meticulous research and unimaginable creativity have created New York Times best-sellers such as “Enemy Women,” set during the Civil War near Jiles’ homeland in Missouri and […]