James Volz Sports editor For the first time in about three months, Uvalde High School athletes had a chance to work out in person as the UHS summer conditioning got underway Monday. A total of 206 boys and girls participated in the first day of activities. “Our coaches did a great job of executing the plan that was in place […]
Arturo Basaldua Arturo Basaldua, 78, of La Pryor died on June 5, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, which allows only 25 percent capacity (40-45 people) at a time during all services. Visitation was held on Tuesday and Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest […]
Tobias Moreno Tobias Moreno, 65, of Del Rio died on June 4, 2020, at his residence in Del Rio. Moreno was born in Mexico on April 5, 1955, to Santa Eva Gonzalez and Sabas Perez Moreno. He is survived by wife, Maria Esperanza Moreno of Del Rio; two sons, Tobias Anthony Moreno Sr. and wife, Maricela, and Joshua Steven Moreno […]
Santitos F. Muñoz Santitos Fuentes Muñoz, 94, of Brackettville died on June 9, 2020, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Roy P. Rodriguez Roy Perry Rodriguez, 59, of Uvalde died on June 7, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. Rodriguez was born on Aug. 13, 1960, in Uvalde to Irene (Perry) and Rosalio Rodriguez. He married Elvira Cyprian in Uvalde on April 27, 1990. He is survived by his wife of 30 years of Uvalde; two daughters, Samantha Rodriguez-Hartshorn and […]
Nelda I. R. Saunders Nelda Irene Riffe Saunders, 90, of Utopia died on June 7, 2020, at her residence in Hilltop Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kerrville. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Funeral Home in Sabinal. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Utopia Baptist Church with interment following at […]
Charles D. Twa Charles Douglas Twa, 55, of Sabinal died on June 3, 2020, in Kansas while working. Twa was born on Dec. 17, 1964, in Hibbing, Minnesota, to Marilyn (Robbinson) and Raymond Twa. A memorial bike run is being planned for July with the planning in progress. An online fundraiser started by Rachael Mascorro, was started to help the […]
Pete Luna|Leader-News Uvalde High School student-athletes lift weights during the third day of summer conditioning camps. UHS athletic director R.T. Gonzales estimated there were 165 students participating Wednesday morning. Summer workouts began Monday. Please see Page 4 for more information.
COVID-19 cases total 21 across county, expected to increase Julye Keeble Staff writer As of Tuesday, out of 1,229 Uvalde County residents tested for COVID-19, 21 tested positive and three are considered to probably have the coronavirus, according to Dr. Jared Reading, Uvalde Health Authority official, and he expects more cases in the near future. “If you don’t feel well, […]