Jose Reyes Jr.

Jose Reyes Jr., 75, of Uvalde died on Oct. 25, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation begins at noon today. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with interment following at Uvalde Catholic Cemetery. Reyes was born on Aug. […]

Carmen Y. Uriegas

Carmen Ybarra Uriegas, 82, of Uvalde died on Oct. 22, 2020, at Harbor Valley Health and Rehabilitation in San Antonio. She was born on March 29, 1938, in Uvalde to Frances (Gonzales) and Arturo Ybarra. She married Rodolfo Z. Uriegas on June 25, 1961, in Uvalde. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rodolfo Z. Uriegas, of Uvalde; […]

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From behind the scenes to the front lines, respiratory team saving lives

The following information was submitted by Karla Radicke, marketing manager for Uvalde Memorial Hospital. From helping premature babies breathe to saving the life of a patient in cardiac arrest, there’s no doubt respiratory teams have always been on the front line. There has always been urgency in the role of a respiratory therapist in a hospital setting, but the arrival […]

UHS No Pass, No Play sports numbers in single digits

With the first nine-weeks of schooling complete for the COVID-19 pandemic-affected 2020-21 school year, data reveals that virtual learner student-athletes at Uvalde High School are failing at a higher rate than their in-person counterparts. There are 263 students at Uvalde High School participating in fall sports such as football, swimming and volleyball, of which nine students failed the first quarter, […]

Coyotes have week off to prepare for Somerset

This week is Uvalde High School’s bye week in District 14-4A Division 1 football competition. The Coyotes will host the Somerset Bulldogs in district action one week from tomorrow in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl. With no game scheduled for this week, Coach R.T. Gonzales Coyotes are taking this week to get physically healthy and to prepare themselves for their upcoming game […]

Donaciana Varela

Donaciana “Dora” Martinez Varela, 94, of Uvalde died surrounded by her family on Oct. 25, 2020, at her residence in Uvalde. Visitation took place Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home with interment following […]

Set clocks back for Sunday’s switch to Central Standard Time

Daylight Saving Time will officially give way to Central Standard Time at 2 a.m. on Sunday. Most digital devices with internet connection will alter the time automatically, but many watches, analog clocks, microwaves and car stereos will need to be changed manually. The old adage “spring forward, fall back” applies to the semi-annual time change in which residents should set […]

Ramona S. Zamora

Ramona Salazar Zamora, 82, of Uvalde died on Oct. 23, 2020, at her residence in Uvalde. Zamora was born on Aug. 12, 1938, in Santa Rita, Coahuila, Mexico, to Sara (Tamez) and Ramon Salazar. She is survived by five sons, Enrique Zamora and Miguel Angel Zamora and partner, Esmeralda Perez, all of Uvalde, and Gregorio Alberto Zamora, Daniel Zamora and […]

Maria P. Riojas

Maria Purificacio Riojas, 95, of Uvalde died on Oct. 23, 2020, in Uvalde. Visitation was held on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with interment following at Hillcrest Cemetery. Riojas was born on Jan. […]