2020-05-21

Little League offers registration fee refund options

James Volz Sports editor Tomorrow is the deadline for Uvalde Little League parents to seek a partial refund of player registration funds for the 2020 season. Recently, the Uvalde Little League board of directors voted to cancel the 2020 season because of the continued health threat caused by the COVID-19 virus. With the cancellation of the season, the board came […]

B-I-N-G-O at Herby Ham

Melissa Federspill | Leader-News Socially distant bingo players at Herby Ham Activity Center wait for the games to begin. The event was held on Tuesday evening, where approximately 50 people gathered to play bingo at the center for the first time since March, when the center ceased all operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lopez graduating without one absence

Sabinal ISD senior follows through on goals Melissa Federspill Staff writer Since day one, Sabinal High School senior Rhianna Lopez said she was motivated not to miss a single day of school. With that motivation, coupled with a joy for learning and the desire to surpass any goals she has set, she was successful, earning perfect attendance since pre-K. “My […]

UCISD hosts virtual meetings for athletes and parents

James Volz Sports editor Virtual meetings for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District athletes and their parents are the next thing scheduled by the athletic department. “These next couple of weeks we will be conducting virtual meetings for students and parents,” said R.T. Gonzales, Uvalde High School athletic director. “During the school year, we go to the various campuses and speak […]

Charlie R. M. Ginn

Charlie R. M. Ginn Charlie Rose Marie Ginn, 14, of Citrus Heights, California, died on April 26, 2020, in Lometa. Ginn was born in Sacramento, California on Dec. 29, 2005, to Genie Frances Wade and Jerry Dean Ginn. She is survived by her mother, formerly of Uvalde; two sisters, Zoey Angelica Jaylee Ginn and Nora Asha Kiran Wade; and brother, […]

Reyes C. Gonzalez Jr.

Reyes C. Gonzalez Jr. Reyes Carbajal Gonzalez Jr., 69, of Southfield, Michigan, died on May 12, 2020, of Alzheimer’s in Southfield, Michigan. Gonzalez was born on May 11, 1951, in Uvalde to Gloria (Flores) and Reyes C. Gonzalez Sr. He is survived by mother, Gloria F. Gonzalez of Northville, Michigan; father, Reyes C. Gonzalez Sr. and wife, Jacqueline, of Fort […]

Amalia G. Gutierrez

Amalia G. Gutierrez Amalia Gonzalez Gutierrez, 96, of Uvalde died on May 14, 2020, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Gutierrez was born in Mexico on Feb. 14, 1924, to Maria Del Refugio (Campos) and Rafael Gonzalez. She is survived by two sons; Manuel Gonzalez Gutierrez and wife, Geneva, of Uvalde, and Rafael Gonzalez Gutierrez and wife, Francisca, of […]

Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez Maria “Socorro” Hernandez, 86, of Uvalde died on May 17, 2020, at her residence in Uvalde. Visitation began yesterday at 4 p.m. with a rosary recitation at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Another rosary recitation will be held today at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will take place tomorrow 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with interment […]

Raul L. Rodriguez Sr.

Raul L. Rodriguez Sr. Raul Lopez “Papo” Rodriguez Sr., 88, of Uvalde died on May 16, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. He was born in Hondo on June 14, 1931, to Maria (Lopez) and Donicio Rodriguez. He married Bartola Rosa Garcia in Wautoma, Wisconsin, on Aug. 11, 1956. She preceded him in death in 1999. He is survived by […]

Man dies in post-storm house fire

Julye Keeble Staff writer After the Friday night storms, a fire broke out early Saturday morning at 321 S. Wood St., leading to the death of 88-year-old Raul L. Rodriguez. Rodriguez was the sole resident of the home, having been preceded in death in 1999 by his wife, Bartola Rosa Garcia, after approximately 43 years of marriage. A funeral service […]