2021-01-21

It’s a boy! – Martz

It’s a boy! Sierra Kate and Billie Doyle Martz of Uvalde announce the birth of their son, Jasper Doyle Martz, on Nov. 29, 2020, at home in Uvalde. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Dana and David Scheel of Uvalde, and Uel Jackson III of Leakey. Paternal grandparents are Janet and […]

William Dodson

William Dodson William Dodson, 72, of Uvalde died on Jan. 19, 2021, at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral services are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Barbara A. Everett

Barbara A. Everett Barbara Ann Everett, 84, of Uvalde died on Jan. 6, 2021, at her residence in Uvalde. Everett was born on Sept. 5, 1936, in Uvalde to Opal Grace (Blevins) and Floyd Stanley Shaw. She married James L. Everett on Aug. 11, 1957. She is survived by her husband of 63 years of Uvalde; daughter, Jean Ann Chisum […]

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New U.S. rep comes to town



U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales, the representative for Texas District 23, visited Uvalde last Saturday for a series of discussions with local government, law enforcement, school officials and veterans. His first stop was at 10 a.m. at the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office to meet with Sheriff Ruben Nolasco, Uvalde Police Department Chief Daniel Rodriguez, Sabinal Police Chief Jesus Reyes and two […]

Lobos blank Medina Valley in soccer tourney



The Uvalde Lobos topped off play in the Southwest soccer tournament last Saturday with a 1-0 victory over the Medina Valley Lady Panthers. “It was a good win against an old district rival,” said Uvalde High School head soccer coach Keith Pendleton. “It is always a hard-fought contest when these two teams play each other.” After battling Medina Valley to […]

Reynaldo Rivas

Reynaldo Rivas Reynaldo Rivas, 92, of Uvalde died on Jan. 14, 2021, at his residence in Uvalde. Rivas was born on Feb. 28, 1928, in Progreso, Coahuila, Mexico, to Acencion Garza and Manuel Rivas. He is survived by two daughters, Blanca Rivas Zapata and Laurentina Rivas Obregon, both of Uvalde; son, Victor Rivas and wife, Maria, of Uvalde; 13 grandchildren; […]

It’s a boy! – Nevarez

It’s a boy! Chelsey and Adrian Nevarez of Camp Wood announce the birth of their son, Elijah Cole Nevarez, on Jan. 5, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13.9 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. Elijah Cole is welcomed by one sister, 3-year-old Abbigail Lynn Nevarez; and one brother, 1-year-old Callen James Daggett. Maternal grandparents are […]

Rosa V. Martinez

Rosa V. Martinez Rosa Velasquez Martinez, 77, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 16, 2021, at Southwest General Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation begins today at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with a prayer service at 6 p.m. and a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 2 p.m. […]

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