2020-10-22

Green Thumb Garden Club lauds colorful yards

The following information was submitted by Shirley Grigg on behalf of the Green Thumb Garden Club. The Green Thumb Garden Club’s yard of the month awards for October 2020 were presented to Donna and Hal Harrell of 513 N. Getty St. and Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at 1619 Garner Field Road. The Harrells credit their son, Trey, […]

Uvalde High School swimmers fare well in competition

Uvalde High School swimmers were successful  at the San Antonio Northside ISD meet competition held Oct. 10. UHS placed first in four different events. Macey Fowler finished first in the 500-yard freestyle with her time of 6:11.91. Shelby Colvin garnered first place in the butterfly. Her time was 1:26.70. The UHS 500-yard freestyle relay team of Fowler, Carissa Esparza, Brinlee […]

Coyotes face Pleasanton on the road tomorrow



Two similar teams will battle in high school football competition tomorrow at Pleasanton. The Uvalde Coyotes and the Pleasanton Eagles have similar records and they have faced a lot of the same opponents in 2020. But the goal Friday will be exactly the same as they both will be trying to win their first District 14-4 Division I football game. […]

Nearly 25% of voters have voted



With about a week and a half remaining to vote early before the Oct. 30 deadline, approximately 23.65 percent of Uvalde County’s 17,430 registered voters have already cast their vote for the Nov. 3 general election. Tomorrow is the last day to request a ballot by mail. A total of 4,136 early voting ballots had been recorded as of Tuesday […]

Collision with school bus

  Pete Luna|Leader-News A white Dodge Ram truck rests in the 100 block of North Getty Street after it collided with a Uvalde Consolidated Independent School Bus. UPD public information officer Jessica Zamora said members of the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department, UCISD police and transportation departments, UCISD Superintendent Hal Harrell and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin Jr. all came to the […]

Abigail L. Martinez

Abigail Lynn Velasquez Martinez, 21, of Uvalde died on Oct. 18, 2020, in Beeville. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Sports briefs 102220

Uvalde and Pleasanton will clash in high school sub-varsity football games tonight. The junior varsity team will play its final home game of the season as it hosts the Pleasanton Eagles in the Honey Bowl at 5:30 p.m. The freshman Coyotes will battle the Eagles beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Pleasanton. The Uvalde Lobos will end their 2020 volleyball regular […]

State waiver for vehicle registration still in effect

UPD officers wrote 166 tickets, which are all expected to be dismissed


Orders issued in March by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in conjunction with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles granting a temporary waiver for expired vehicle registrations are still currently in effect. Abbott issued the order on March 16, granting a temporary extension to obtain initial or renewal of vehicle registration or titling, and renewal of a permanent disabled parking placard. […]

Mariah M. Miranda

Mariah Mercedes Miranda, 20, of Uvalde died on Oct. 19, 2020, in Beeville. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

District 29-4A cross-country meet set Wednesday

Uvalde High School will host the District 29-4A cross-country running meet next Wednesday. The girls’ varsity race at UHS will begin at 8:30 a.m., while the boys’ varsity race will get underway at 9 a.m. Last Saturday, UHS conducted an invitational cross-country meet. The Uvalde Lobos placed third in the girls’ division of the meet with 83 points, while the […]