2020-11-15

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Robert M. Rambie

Robert Marcellus “Mark” Rambie, 81, died on Nov. 9, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital from pneumonia complications. Rambie was born in San Antonio on Feb. 5, 1939, to Mary Grace (Briggs) and Rev. Edgar R. Rambie. Rambie married Susan Sultenfuss of Del Rio on Oct. 24, 1959, and they were married for 45 years until her death on May 4, […]

Incoming DA Busbee offers strong resume

Christina Mitchell Busbee, 38th Judicial District assistant district attorney and border prosecutor, will take office in January as the new district attorney after running unopposed for the position in the General Election. The 38th Judicial District now includes Uvalde and Real counties. Busbee, a Uvalde resident for nine years, received 7,694 votes in the Nov. 3 election. She will take […]

Food for the Poor wins $50 in football contest

An entry submitted for Food for the Poor Inc. is the first-place winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. The Food for the Poor entry and A.E. Ruiz both missed on only one contest game, but the Food for the Poor’s tie-breaker score was closer to the actual score of the game than the score submitted by Ruiz. Food […]

City grants zone change to complex



The Granada Apartments represent a significant source of criminal and domestic dispute calls for police, generating up to 15 calls per week, Uvalde Police Department Chief Daniel Rodriguez told members of the Uvalde City Council Tuesday. “I don’t have the exact correct number. I’m going to say maybe 10, 15 per week maybe,” Rodriguez said when asked how many calls […]

Editorial: Many winners in 2020

Despite an election that produced record turnout and has dragged on interminably in some states, the outcome in Uvalde County was determined swiftly and professionally. For that we offer congratulations to all the candidates who participated – winners and losers – the voters who braved a pandemic to cast their ballots, election officials who faithfully manned polling locations and the […]

Column: UHS success in cross-country continues

Uvalde High School has a rich tradition for success in cross-country running. Another chapter in the history of UHS cross-country was written this past week as both the Uvalde Coyotes and the Uvalde Lobos competed at the regional meet last Tuesday at Corpus Christi. Unberto “Tito” Gonzalez qualified for state as he was the ninth runner to cross the finish […]

Raul Fuentes Sr.

Raul Fuentes Sr., 91, of Uvalde died on Nov. 11, 2020, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Speak up for children in foster care

Tri-County is calling for community members to step up and advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system in our local area. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing, many of us have been feeling increased stress, anxiety and isolation. Children involved in the foster care system are no exception. We want the children who are in […]

Correction

In Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, the obituary for Manuela H. Rodriguez should have reflected that the pastor came from Our Lady of Refuge Church. Also, the parents should have been listed as Maria Guadalupe Gonzales and Nasario Hernandez.