2020-06-04

Carolyn S. Rimkus

Carolyn S. Rimkus Carolyn Sue Rimkus, 65, of Uvalde died at her residence on May 30, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. after a long fight with cancer. There will be a celebration of life for her on Saturday June 6, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3525 E. Main St. in Uvalde. Rimkus was born on March 15, 1955, […]

Altah L. L. Auld

Altah L. L. Auld Altah Lanelle Large Auld, 91, of Uvalde died on May 27, 2020, in Uvalde. Auld was born in Rio Frio on Dec. 17, 1928, to Altah (Ridgeway) and Clarence Large. She attended Leakey Elementary and High School graduating in 1946. She married Archie Auld Jr. on May 22, 1946, and together had five children. Auld attended […]

Uvalde Grand Opera House work nearly complete

Julye Keeble Staff writer With the turret rendered structurally safe and looking spiffy with a new paint job, Uvalde Grand Opera House manager Caitlin Visel addressed the Uvalde City Council about ongoing repairs to the building at their May 26 meeting. “They took the scaffolding down. That is almost done, just needs a little bit of work on the inside. […]

UHS welcoming some athletes back

Strength and conditioning workouts begin Monday James Volz Sports editor The Uvalde High School summer strength and conditioning program will begin Monday. For the Uvalde athletes, it will be their first in-person school-based athletic activity since mid-March when the University Interscholastic League suspended activities because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The UIL recently announced that member schools could begin in-person activities […]

Youth baseball, softball begins

Summer league organized in place of Little League James Volz Sports editor Uvalde summer baseball and softball league action will begin today at the City of Uvalde Sports Complex. “We are having a summer league, not affiliated with Little League, to offer boys and girls a chance to play,” said J.J. Suarez, a spokesperson for the summer league. “We are […]

YouPOP preparing for upcoming performance

Uvalde Grand Opera House Members of the upcoming YouPOP production of “Once Upon a Pine: The Adventures of Pinocchio,” including (clockwise from bottom left) Gabe Lanier, Cashlyn Varnon, Bella Lanier, Arin Joshi, Marsha Wooten,  director Autumn Wooten, Micah Stewart, Cora Ford, opera house program coordinator Camille Sanders Jefcoat, Lauren Stevenson and  Kaydence Rodriguez, participate in a table read in preparation […]

Black Lives Matter event set downtown

Peaceful protest scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today. With instructions to rowdier crowds to stay away, organizers of a Black Lives Matter protest set from 5-8 p.m. today in downtown Uvalde are inviting community members to decry racism and police brutality while remaining on the sidewalk. The efforts are related to ongoing nationwide protests and are not specific to Uvalde. “We […]

UCISD families eligible for $285 per child for food

All families with children 5 to 21 years old who attended Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District during the 2019-20 school year are eligible to apply for a one-time payment of $285 per child through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program, which is designed to help families purchase the food they need. According to Texas Health and Human Services, families with […]