2020-07-23

What is Newspapers in Education and how does it benefit the classroom?

The program provides newspapers and curriculum additions as an educational supplement for students in Uvalde, Batesville, and Knippa. Newspapers can be utilized to teach many subjects and at many skill levels. Examples include: using a story as a prompt to create a unique version of the tale and working consumer mathematics problems using classified advertisements. The newspaper can also make […]

Newspapers in education



In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Uvalde Leader-News is looking for sponsors for its Newspapers in Education program. The program provides newspapers and curriculum additions as an educational supplement for students in Uvalde, Knippa and Batesville. Olga Charles, NIE coordinator, has taken students from the three communities to Austin to tour the capitol building and meet elected representatives, […]

Ramon Trevino Jr.

Ramon Trevino Jr., 87, of Uvalde died on July 19, 2020, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Trevino was born on Sept. 21, 1932, in Uvalde to Juanita (Fuentes) and Ramon Trevino. He is survived by two sisters, Alicia Arreola and husband, Juan, and Maria Belia Perez and husband, Inez, all of Uvalde; brother, Gavino Trevino of Uvalde; and numerous […]

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Ophelia Minor

Ophelia Minor, 69, of Uvalde died on July 17, 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.

Downtown sidewalks to be replaced



Downtown businesses near the plaza and town square might want to brace themselves for change over the next three months as jackhammers and construction equipment will begin appearing Monday to herald the implementation of new sidewalks. The construction of the new sidewalks is to be done in sections, beginning in the West Roberts Lane area of North High Street and […]

“Corona Buster” suits



Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputies Gumecindo Rocha (left) and Eric Gonzales are suited up in what Sheriff Charles Mendeke calls “Corona Buster” suits. The personal protective equipment and hazmat suits are employed when deputies have to respond to incidents involving COVID-19 positive persons who break the law. Mendeke noted deputies recently arrested a virus-positive man on a felony warrant and […]

Jane M. Clint

Jane Mitchell Clint, of Kerrville, passed away on July 13, 2020, in Uvalde, Texas. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Doris and Gene Mitchell. She married David Clint in 1959 in Dallas, Texas. She attended Southern Methodist University and later enjoyed her busy profession as a mortgage banker with Dallas-area First Texas Savings and American National Bank in Terrell, […]

Florencia Cruz

Florencia Cruz, 89, of La Pryor died on July 21, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

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