Uvalde Leader-News 092420

Edith E. Weaver

Edith Easter Weaver, 98, of Van Buren, Arkansas, formerly of Uvalde, died on Sept. 19, 2020, at Ashton Place Health and Rehabilitation in Barling, Arkansas. Visitation took place Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. at Lewis Funeral Chapel at 4817 Kelley Highway in Fort Smith, Arkansas. A graveside […]

Reading hopes to nix mask mandate

Dr. Jared Reading added three more deaths on Tuesday to the COVID-19 statistics maintained on the Uvalde Health Authority website, but two of the three deaths are not recent. The third death was of a 44-year-old Uvalde County woman with multiple co-morbidities who became ill in July and died on Tuesday. Reading said a large compilation of data came in […]

Rollover on North Getty

Pete Luna|Leader-News A truck lies on its side as first responders from the Uvalde EMS, Uvalde Police Department and Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department work the scene after a one-vehicle rollover. The driver, who lost consciousness at the scene, was transported to Uvalde Memorial Hospital from the 1200 block of North Getty Street. The incident occurred Monday shortly after 1 p.m. […]

UHS plays team tennis matches Saturday

Coyotes, Lobos are 6-2 for season Uvalde will host a pair of high school dual-team tennis matches Saturday. The Uvaldeans will host Laredo St. Augustine at 9 a.m., while they will host Medina Valley at 1 p.m. Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos, 6-2 for the season, will enter play following a district matchup against the Hondo Owls yesterday. Results […]

Engagement – Medina, Ruiz

Sulema and Felipe Medina of Uvalde announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Michelle Medina, to Diego Alonzo Ruiz, son of Norma and Joe Ruiz of Uvalde. The bride-elect graduated from The University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family practices in 2020, and is presently a kindergarten teacher at St. Philip’s Episcopal […]

Sabinal whips Brackett, ups record to 4-0

Sabinal’s Yellowjackets improved their season football record to 4-0 last Friday as they trounced the Brackett Tigers 50-0.The Yellowjackets scored twice in the first period and twice in the second period to fashion a 30-0 half-time lead. They added a touchdown in the third period and scored two times in the final period to wind up with their final margin […]

Coyotes to play Cuero in Saturday away game

The Uvalde Coyotes will begin the first of a three-game road swing Saturday when they take on the Cuero Gobblers in football competition at Cuero. Kick-off time for the game is set for 6 p.m. “We face a high school with a rich, winning tradition in football,” said Uvalde High School head football coach R.T. Gonzales. “Two years ago, Cuero […]

Former student suspected in UHS threats

A 16-year-old residing in Puerto Rico has been identified as a suspect after multiple calls threatening violence led to a lockdown at Uvalde High School on the evening of Sept. 9. “We have dealt with her before here, she went to school here in 2018. We had problems with her back then,” said Lt. Mariano Pargas Jr. with the Uvalde […]

Michelle Vasquez

Michelle Vasquez, 44, of Uvalde died on Sept. 22, 2020, in San Antonio. A memorial mass will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.