2021-01-07

Maria N. Sanchez

Maria N. Sanchez Maria Nava Sanchez, 73, of Batesville died on Dec. 29, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Hondo. Sanchez was born on April 23, 1947, in Batesville to Roberta (Rodriguez) and Anselmo Nava. She married Alfredo Garza Sanchez in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, on Oct. 15, 1966. She is survived by daughter, Eloisa Gomez and husband, Margarito, of […]

Reynaldo J. Mirelez

Reynaldo J. Mirelez Reynaldo Jasso Mirelez, 46, of Uvalde died on Dec. 30, 2020, of leukemia at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Mirelez was born on April 11, 1974, in Gilroy, California, to Juanita (Jasso) and Guadalupe L. Mirelez. He is survived by his mother, of Uvalde; wife, Jessica Ann Mendoza of Uvalde; five sons, Mario Mirelez, Reynaldo Mirelez Jr., […]

Young Coyotes outrun Warhorses

Uvalde High School’s sub-varsity teams outran the Devine Warhorses in basketball competition Monday night. The UHS freshmen beat the Warhorses, 58-31, while the UHS junior varsity defeated the Warhorses, 75-38. In the first game in Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes freshmen built up a 21-12 halftime lead. Ricky Perez and Quinton Gant each nailed a three-point field goal to lead […]

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Ringing in the new year with a baby girl

Karla Radicke|Uvalde Memorial Hospital Angel Martinez and Jose Mata with their newborn, Katalina Love Mata. Katalina was the first baby of the new year to be born at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Please see Page 10 for more information.

Coyotes pacify Warhorses in 50-34 hoops victory



Solid defense and strong rebounding proved to be the difference in the contest Monday night as the Uvalde Coyotes posted a 50-34 basketball victory over the Devine Warhorses. Playing before a small, but spirited crowd of fans in Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes held Devine to scoring only three points in the first period and only nine points in the […]

Ricardo Moreno

Ricardo Moreno Ricardo Moreno, 61, of Uvalde died on Dec. 31, 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.

Granberry Shandley

Granberry Shandley Granberry Shandley, 74, of Leakey died on Dec. 30, 2020, at his residence in Leakey. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Living Waters Church in Utopia, and will be officiated by Pastor Robert Richarz. Shandley was born on May 29, 1946, in Huntsville to Lora Elizabeth (Hebert) and Jack Arthur Shandley. […]

Vaccine rollout is piecemeal



Community Health Development Inc. is making plans for immunization clinics as they await more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and Uvalde Memorial Hospital held a vaccination drive yesterday morning, posting the sign-up link on Facebook the evening before. In Uvalde County, where more than 500 new COVID-19 cases have been logged over the last two weeks, more than 600 vaccine […]

Elected officials ring in 2021 at courthouse with new or renewed oaths



Newly-elected and reelected Uvalde County officials, as well as one appointee, were sworn into office during a ceremony held in the first minutes of Jan. 1, 2021, at the Uvalde County Courthouse. Though the swearing in ceremony was originally scheduled to be held on the east lawn to promote social distancing, due to the low temperatures and inclement weather, it […]