2020-09-10

Guadalupe E. Hernandez

Guadalupe Ernesto Hernandez, 66, of La Pryor died on Sept. 5, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Hernandez was born in La Pryor on Aug. 26, 1954, to Epifania (Rodriguez) and Ernesto Hernandez. Hernandez married Maria De Jesus Hernandez on June 25, 1978. He is survived by wife of 42 years, Maria of La Pryor; son, Abraham Her- nandez […]

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Melvin E. Eaker

Melvin “Doc” Edgar Eaker, 89, of Katy, formerly of Uvalde, died on Aug. 3, 2020, in Katy. Graveside services will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary appeared in the Aug. 20, 2020, edi- tion of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Cabralez family welcomes new teenage daughter



Uvalde residents Melissa and Santiago Cabralez embarked on a life-changing journey in 2018. After raising four sons, they wanted another child – a girl. So in October of that year, they began the foster-to-adopt process with plans to adopt a 5- to 7-year-old girl. After signing up for the program and attending the first meeting, they reconsidered. They would instead […]

Naomi Gardner

Naomi “Omie” Gardner, 60, of Utopia died on Sept. 2, 2020, at her residence in Utopia. Gardner was born on May 18, 1960, in San Antonio to Hazel (Neely) and Rudy Gunz. She is survived by two sons, Lance Manis of Utopia and Joey Gard- ner and wife, Dana, of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Troy Gunz and Greg Gunz, both […]

Kenneth R. Snow

Kenneth Ray Snow, 68, of Utopia died on Sept. 5, 2020, at his residence in Utopia. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Crema- tion is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Active cases of COVID-19 fall below 20



As of Tuesday, for the first time since the end of June when cases began rising, the Uvalde County COVID-19 active case count is under 20. The Uvalde Health Authority website, www.uvaldehealthauthority.org, which is maintained by local health official Dr. Jared Reading, reported 15 active cases of coronavirus Tuesday, down from 27 on Sept. 4. All 15 patients with currently […]

Rainfall accumulations vary from drops to 3 inches



Over the Labor Day weekend, Uvalde received a mere 0.19 inches of rainfall as measured by the Texas A&M Uvalde AgriLife Research and Extension Center, with 0.15 inches Saturday and 0.04 inches on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, there is more potential rainfall ahead, with a 60-percent chance for heavy rain and thunderstorms today, a 30-percent chance tomorrow […]

Team tennis matches scheduled Saturday

The Uvalde High School tennis team will host a pair of dual-team matches Saturday at the Terri Rambie Tennis Complex. The Uvaldeans will face the Pleasanton Eagles at 9 a.m. and the Somerset Bulldogs at 1 p.m. Yesterday, Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos were scheduled to host the Hondo Owls in District 29-4A competition, but results from the dual-team […]