Quiroba wins $50 prize in ULN football contest

Newspaper has given away $1,200 this year Andrew Quiroba is the first-place winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. Quiroba and Barbara Bias both chose all contest games correctly, but Qurioba’s score in the tie-breaker game – Philadelphia 24, Dallas 17 – was closer to the actual score of the game, 23-9, than was Bias’ score of Philadelphia 27, […]

Lobos basketball kicks-off Saturday

At high noon Saturday, the Uvalde Lobos will tip off their 2020 basketball season when they host the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Coach Fortino Patiño’s Lobos will enter action Saturday following a scrimmage against Lytle last Saturday. “We played well against a good Lytle team in the scrimmage,” said Patiño. Members of […]

Darrell W. Tucker

Darrell Wayne Tucker, 76, of Leakey died on Nov. 1, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio after a short battle with lung cancer. A graveside service will take place today at 2 p.m. at Leakey Cemetery. Masks will be provided and social distancing is encouraged. Tucker was born on July 21, 1944, in Leakey to Edith (Stillwell) and Ed […]

Susan Noble

Susan Noble, 76, of Uvalde died on Nov. 1, 2020, in Waco. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Uvalde tops Port Isabel in tennis

Uvalde High School defeated the Port Isabel Tarpons, 12-1, in Area tennis playoff competition last Saturday at Corpus Christi. The Uvaldeans won six doubles matches and six singles matches. Colton Gaston and Jack Brock were victorious in a boys’ doubles number-one match. They posted a 6-1 and 6-3 win over Manuel Valdez and Dominik Salazar. Jacob Flores and Jonathon Garcia […]

Flores Elementary fifth-grader Zamora is baseball enthusiast

Flores Elementary School fifth-grader Ryan Zamora is a baseball enthusiast, and thanks to some generous funding from his grandfather, his likeness spent the season attending home games played by the Houston Astros. Zamora’s grandfather, city councilman and county veteran services officer Everardo “Lalo” Zamora, purchased the photo cutout of his grandson, along with a commemorative replica American League Championship ring […]

Candy L. Godoy

Candy Lopez Godoy, 33, of Uvalde died on Oct. 31, 2020, at University Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation took place on Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Godoy was born in San Antonio […]

Stephen A. Diaz

Stephen Anthony Diaz, 65, of Sabinal died on Oct. 29, 2020, at Dimmit Regional Hospital in Carrizo Springs. Diaz was born on Feb. 9, 1955, in San Antonio to Loretta (Jacoby) and Anthony A. Diaz. He is survived by wife, Elois Moody Davis of Sabinal; son, Estaban A. Diaz of Brackettville; mother, Loretta Hunt of Vanderpool; two sisters, Cynthia Necaise […]

Lambert, two incumbents victorious in close race

For the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School Board election, with three at-large seats open, incumbent Rob Fowler garnered the most support, with 3,369 voters approving his reelection. The two remaining seats were won by Cal Lambert, who generated 2,560 votes, and incumbent vice president Luis Fernandez, who earned 2,177 votes. Voters in Uvalde County voting precincts 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, […]

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