Changes ordered for ballots

Uvalde County voters looking over the Nov. 3 ballot will see some changes, with the Republican Party having nominated a candidate for the local Precinct 1 constable position and the Supreme Court of Texas restoring three Green Party candidates to the ballot as of Tuesday. Jose E. “Eddie” Obregon, 73, was the sole Republican candidate registered in the March 3 […]

Coyotes lose homecoming football thriller

The Coyotes entered the 2020 Uvalde High School homecoming football game against the Comfort Bobcats as three touchdown underdogs. They got off to a slow start, but battled back and made a game of it before losing a 34-21 decision in the Honey Bowl Friday. “We got down early on, but the kids battled back and fought their way to […]

It’s a boy! – Rios

April M. Moreno and Justin R. Rios of Uvalde announce the birth of their son, Jayce Ray Rios, on Sept. 15, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. Jayce Ray is welcomed by one brother, 9-year-old Justin Ray Rios Jr. Maternal grandparents are Ofelia Martinez of Uvalde and the late […]

Cancer doc buoyed by Uvalde welcome

Last Wednesday, 53-year-old Uvalde resident Genaro Olivarez, better known as “Mr. G” by the staff at Uvalde Memorial Hospital’s Hematology and Medical Oncology clinic, became Dr. Vinu Madhu’s first Uvalde patient to complete chemotherapy treatment. Madhu opened the clinic in August, after the Uvalde community endured a near nine-month lapse in local medical oncology care. Olivarez was Madhu’s first patient […]

Uvalde Leader-News 092020

George Bush Jr. will visit Uvalde Wednesday morning

10 years ago Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 Farr wants contested case hearing on rules, conflicts of interest – There “could” be a conflict of interest according to the opinion from Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office in the matter of Rodney Reagan and Lawrence Wilde, board members of Uvalde Underground Water Conservation District, and their 2009 vote on district rules. […]

Open Range Bakery & Cafe is business of the month

The Open Range Bakery and Cafe, 2211 E Main St., has been chosen as the September 2020 business of the month by the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce. The business, owned and largely operated by the Esau family, opened in August of 2019 and offers a variety of lunch options, coffee, baked goods and frozen take-home casserole options. Hours are […]

Olga Rodriguez

Olga Rodriguez, 88, of Bryan, formerly of Uvalde, died on Aug. 16, 2020, at Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan. Rodriguez was born on Feb. 15, 1932, in San Angelo to Bertha (Reyes) and Fidencio Rodriguez. She is survived by three daughters, Marisela Isaiz and husband, Jesus, Beatrice Rodriguez and Lidia Sanchez and husband, Humberto, all of Bryan; two sons, Jose […]

No Willie, but we’re going on the road again

This week, Uvalde die-hard football fans begin what some might call the road trip from hell. Let me refer to it as the Coyotes Without Willie Nelson On The Road Again Tour. Over the next three weeks, the Uvalde Coyotes will play consecutive varsity road games at Cuero, at Ingleside, and at La Vernia. After adding up the mileage numbers […]

Leigh wins UHS 2020 homecoming queen title

In a historic homecoming celebration that saw the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic alter plans for the usual parade and bonfire before rain wiped them out altogether, the festivities that took place Friday night at the Uvalde Honey Bowl resulted in senior and softball sweetheart Ashtyn Leigh winning queen honors. Leigh is a member of the National Honor Society and GeoFORCE. She […]