Tracy Baker II

Retired Major Tracy Baker II, 85, of Allen died on Aug. 29, 2020, at his residence following a long battle with cancer due to agent orange exposure. Baker was born on March 3, 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Baker. Baker served in the United States Army for 28 years. On Aug. 5, 1971, Baker married […]

Homecoming festivities begin today with parade, burning of UHS letters

Celebrations for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s annual homecoming game begin today, with the homecoming parade kicking-off at 6 p.m. Well-wishers can catch the parade traveling down South Getty Street as it heads towards the Uvalde High School athletic fields, where it will proceed past the burning of the Uvalde High School letters before concluding. According to UCISD officials, the […]

Maria Ybarra

Maria Ybarra, 78, of Sabinal died on Sept. 12, 2020, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde.  Ybarra was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on March 22, 1942. She is survived by husband, Tomas Ybarra of D’Hanis; four sons, Rodrigo Rodriguez and wife, Diana, of San Antonio, Tomas Rodriguez III and wife, Deanna, of D’Hanis, Rolando Rodriguez and wife, […]

Byron F. Coleman

  Byron Franklin Coleman, 87, of Crystal City died on Aug. 25, 2020, at Veranda Senior Living in Uvalde. Coleman was born on Jan. 12, 1933, to Elsie (Farley) and Edgar Coleman in Crystal City. During high school in Crystal City, Coleman qualified for state in track and field. Specifically in the mile run where he competed twice during his […]

Law nabs duo for human smuggling

Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents to catch two vehicles Monday evening, with the drivers allegedly working together to smuggle humans in an attempt to evade law enforcement. Both vehicles, a blue Honda Civic and a red Cadillac sedan entered Uvalde County from Farm to Market Road 114. UCSO Sgt. Max Dor- flinger said […]

Herbert J. Carper Jr.

Herbert “Herbie” Jackson Carper Jr., 83, of Uvalde died on Sept. 14, 2020, at his residence in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Uvalde on Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by a graveside service at the Uvalde Cemetery. Herbie was born to Mary Lucille Miller and Herbert Jackson Carper, Sr. on Jan. 26, […]

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Active cases drop to single digits

Active cases of COVID- 19 in Uvalde County are down to nine as of Tues- day, and the rate of positivity – positive cases compared with those tested – has been declining over the past month. No deaths attributed to coronavirus have been reported in September. One possible factor in the decline in new cases is that social distancing guidelines […]

Dolores Dominguez

Dolores Dominguez, 76, of Del Rio died on Sept. 15, 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.