Children share their best turkey prep methods

A few first-, second- and third-graders at Batesville School and three second-grade classes at Anthon Elementary recently shared their best tips on how to cook a turkey for the holidays. Batesville first- and second-graders: First my mom gets the turkey from the barn. Then she cooks it. She cooks it in the oven in a pan. She cooks it for […]

Lobos corral Natalia Mustangs

Up by one point, the Uvalde Lobos outscored the Natalia Mustangs, 13-2, in the third period and they went on to claim a 42-25 basketball victory last Tuesday morning. After trailing the Natalia girls throughout most of the first half, the Lobos closed out the final four minutes of the second period with a 5-0 scoring run to gain a […]

Leo G. Clark

Leo G. Clark Leo Gene Clark, 65, of Uvalde died on Nov. 21, 2020, surrounded by his family at his residence in Uvalde. Clark was born in Hermiston, Oregon, on Oct. 1, 1935, to Ana-Le Thomas-Clark and Leo Glenn Clark. He is survived by wife, Lydia Rodriguez Clark of Uvalde; four sons, Jay Anthony Graves of Livingston, Mark Tory Graves […]

Olivia G. Wolken

Olivia G. Wolken Olivia Gay Hart Wolken died on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in College Station, Texas. She was born in Uvalde, Texas, on Nov. 29, 1949, to Roy and Betty (Hardin) Hart. She married Lawrence Wolken on June 21, 1969, at First Presbyterian Church in Uvalde. Gay will be remembered for her servant’s heart, nurturing spirit and boundless capacity […]

Kenneth G. Coleman Jr.

Kenneth G. Coleman Jr. Kenneth Gordon Coleman Jr., 75, of Crystal City died on Nov. 19, 2020, in Helotes. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Uvalde with interment following at the Edgewood-Woodlawn Cemetery in Batesville. Coleman was born on Aug. 7, 1945, to Wanda Bernice (Lindsey) and Kenneth Gordon in Crystal […]

Coyotes crush Rocksprings 66-38

The Uvalde Coyotes used a 22-point third period to blow the game open Saturday as they rolled to a 66-38 basketball victory over the Rocksprings Angoras. Ahead by a half-time score of 32-23, the Coyotes began the third period with a 10-2 scoring run. Estevan Ortiz scored on a short-range shot, before Donovan Davila and Christian Rivera downed back-to-back three-point […]

Opinion: Thanksgiving Day used to be a big day for football

Today, Texans, like others across this country, celebrate Thanksgiving Day. We have much to be thankful for, despite what has been a rough year of 2020, including a pandemic and politics. Part of the Thanksgiving Day tradition is to gather with family and friends, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many will gather with fewer people than would normally be […]

Ronald E. Joslin

Ronald E. Joslin Ronald Emmett Joslin, 77, of Sabinal died on Nov. 21, 2020, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 14, 1943, in Houston to Emily Lucile (Mancel) and Emmett Joslin. He is survived by two sons, Ronald Duane Joslin and wife, Nicole Rae, of Sabinal and Darren Joslin and wife, Darrellyn, of Oklahoma; brother, Paul Joslin […]

Text Santa this holiday season

Gartman will field messages and map out response plan

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on the traditional Santa Claus sightings, Santa is making himself available to FaceTime or send recorded video messages to Uvalde area children. To make an appointment for children to virtually connect with Santa Claus, parents should text SANTA 2020 to Bob Gartman at 830-591-6071, and include the child’s first name, age, gender, […]

Holiday pie making

Sabinal ISD Sabinal High School seniors (front to back) Penny Davis, Kierre Sloan, and Clarissa Ybarra in Kimberly Stewart’s culinary arts class prepare holiday pies as part of a fundraiser aimed at procuring an ice machine for the program. The students sold 80 pies of various flavors, including pumpkin, apple and cherry. The students also prepared savory options, including chicken […]