Olivia T. Castillo

Olivia T. Castillo Olivia Tenorio Castillo, 89, of Uvalde died on Nov. 13, 2020, due to natural causes at her residence in Uvalde. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. COVID-19 protocols will be enforced. Masks are mandatory. A private funeral ceremony will be held at a later date. A complete obituary will appear in […]

Patricia A. Woods

Patricia Ann Woods, 78, of Brackettville, died on Nov. 10, 2020, surrounded by family at her residence in Brackettville. Woods was born on Jan. 4, 1942, in Aubrey to Mattie Frances (Hicks) and George Thomas Wilkerson. Woods graduated from Devine High School in 1960. She married Stephen Woods on Nov. 22, 1986. She is survived by her husband of Brackettville; […]

Douglas C. Schmittou

Douglas Clifford Schmittou, 66, of Brackettville died on Nov. 8, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Schmittou was born in Waller on June 24, 1954, to Lela (Allnutt) and Doug Schmittou. Schmittou worked as an over-the-road truck driver, hauling cattle for 30 years. He also worked for several years at the Kinney County Sheriff’s Office in Brackettville in a […]

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Leskovar discusses water-saving practices

The following column was submitted by Karen Collins on behalf of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Uvalde director and professor of vegetable production-physiology Daniel Leskovar presented a program on water savings practices on Oct. 17, when he addressed members of the Uvalde […]

Casey L. Davis

Casey Lyn Davis, 21, of Uvalde died on Nov. 14, 2020, in Uvalde. A visitation will be held on Friday from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Services will conclude in Brady. Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home allows only 75 percent capacity and requires mask coverings to be worn during all […]

It’s a girl!

It’s a girl! Clarissa Lopez and John Tyler Stockton of Uvalde announce the birth of their daughter, Layla Ray Stockton, on Nov. 13, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. Layla Ray is welcomed by one sister, 5-year-old Juliet Stockton; and one brother, 3-year-old Jonas Stockton. Maternal grandparents are Martha […]

Sabinal ISD eyes facility upgrades

There are changes on the horizon for Sabinal Independent School District, including potential athletic facility upgrades, and improvements to the district’s Career and Technical Education Program by way of grant funding. The district is inching closer to building a new track and gym, following the board of trustees directive on Nov. 9 for Superintendent Richard Grill to begin the cost-analysis […]

UCISD trustees welcome new president, member

The board of trustees for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District was reorganized Monday, when welcoming newly-elected board members and designating trustee roles and responsibilities was a meeting priority. Cal Lambert is the newest member of the board of trustees while Luis Fernandez, Elissa Gonzalez and Rob Fowler are current members who were reelected on Nov. 3. Uvalde County Judge Bill […]

Lobos hosting Junction on Saturday

The Uvalde Lobos will take on the Junction Eagles in basketball competition Saturday at Uvalde High School. The varsity match in Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled for 3 p.m. Before that contest, UHS will face Junction in a 1:30 p.m. junior varsity game. Coach Fortino Patiño’s Lobos, 2-2 for the season, snapped a two-game losing streak as they bested the […]