Protestors, counter-protestors rally downtown

Meghann Garcia Managing editor With a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol helicopter circling overhead for hours, sheriff’s office officials peering out from the courthouse, and frequent drive-by police patrols, the Black Lives Matter protest staged Thursday at the downtown plaza grew to about 50 supporters and three counter-protestors. The event took place from 5-8 p.m., with the bulk of people […]

Paul A. Schueler

Paul A. Schueler Paul Arthur Schueler, 94, of Uvalde died on May 31, 2020, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Schueler was born on Feb. 28, 1926, in Wood River, Illinois, to Johanna Loiuse Caroline (Wille) and August Schueler. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Wyoming in 1954 which led […]

Gonzalo H. Rodriguez Jr.

Gonzalo H. Rodriguez Jr. Gonzalo Herrera Rodriguez Jr., 90, of Uvalde died on June 1, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. Rodriguez was born on June 19, 1929, in Uvalde to Soledad (Herrera) and Gonzalo Rodriguez Sr. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War having served from December of 1950 to November of 1952, with overseas duty in […]

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Anna C. Rivera

Anna C. Rivera Anna Castro Rivera, 88, of Uvalde died on March 13, 2020, at her residence in Uvalde. A celebration of life will be held at Post 479 American Legion Hall in Uvalde on June 28, 2020, at 1 p.m. Rivera is buried with her husband at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery in San Antonio. She was born on Dec. […]

Tobias Moreno

Tobias Moreno Tobias Moreno, 65, of Del Rio died on June 4, 2020, in Del Rio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Raul C. Cuellar

Raul C. Cuellar Raul Cruz Cuellar, 75, of Fargo, North Dakota, formerly of Uvalde, died on May 27, 2020, at his residence in Fargo, North Dakota. Cuellar was born on Nov. 17, 1944, to Clara (Fernandez) and Severo Cuellar in Uvalde. According to the family, Cuellar was a hardworking family man that enjoyed spending time with his wife, Guadalupe Cuellar, […]

UHS athletes begin workouts in person

Is this the beginning of the new norm? For the first time since mid-March, high school athletes across the state, including here in Uvalde, will have the opportunity to work out in person. Everything came to a screeching halt because of health issues cause by the COVID-19 virus pandemic. This all transpired during the spring break week at Uvalde High […]

Gallego confirmed as new SRSU president

The board of regents of the Texas State University System has confirmed Pete P. Gallego as president of Sul Ross State University, effective immediately. The board’s unanimous vote occurred Thursday during a telephonic meeting. Gallego is the university’s 13th president and the first Sul Ross alumnus to serve in this position. Gallego, an Alpine attorney who served as a member […]

Taylor, Buitron are DAR Good Citizens

The following information was submitted by Karen Collins on behalf of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Leslie Taylor from Nueces Canyon High School and Brillanice Buitron from Brackett High School were named as their 2020 Good Citizens by the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter, Society of the Daughters of […]