2021-03-07

Coyotes, Southwest to vie in baseball



When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the 2020 high school baseball season to a halt, the Uvalde Coyotes and the Southwest Dragons were tied for first place in the District 28-5A standings. Though the Coyotes and the Dragons no longer compete in the same district, they will do battle in baseball competition Wednesday. The varsity game is set for 7 p.m. […]

Editorial: Dropping mask use premature

Why do we keep repeating these missteps: Signaling all clear when the threat of disease begins to ebb and yet knowing full well that it has not been beaten? The answer is politics, of course. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has relaxed COVID-19 protocols before, and the state got hammered. Now he wants to show the critics in his party that […]

John E. Rambie

John E. Rambie John Edgar Rambie, 88, of Uvalde died on March 2, 2021, surrounded by his family at the Veranda Assisted Living Center. A service to celebrate his life and legacy will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Uvalde. Rambie was born on May 7, 1932, in Center Point to Francis (Thomason) […]

Pastor’s Column: Potter: Do the right thing, no matter cost

Don’t you find it refreshing and perhaps encouraging when someone does something simply because… it’s the right thing to do? There’s a saying that’s been around for a while that says it’s never right to do wrong, and never wrong to do right. Some individuals seem to make decisions that, on the surface, have the façade of decency and honor. […]

Esdula G. Gomez

Esdula G. Gomez Esdula G. Gomez, 63, of Uvalde died on Feb. 27, 2021, at her residence. Visitation will begin tomorrow at noon, and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde, with interment following at Hillcrest Cemetery. […]

Remember when?: 50 years ago: Grand opening held for new bowling center

10 years ago Thursday, March 3, 2011 Charter changes: At-large position could be added to city council – A public hearing on proposed amendments to the city of Uvalde’s charter, including one to add an at-large council member, will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at city hall in the council chambers. City Manager Jennifer Garver said there are several […]

Gloria Sanchez

Gloria Sanchez Gloria Sanchez, 74, of Uvalde died on March 3, 2021, in Uvalde. Visitation will be conducted from noon to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today and there will be a vigil tomorrow at 7 p.m., also at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial […]

Lobos set to play La Vernia in soccer rematch

Tomorrow night at La Vernia, the Uvalde Lobos take on the only undefeated team in District 27-4A soccer when they play the La Vernia Bears. The match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Last month, the Bears topped the Lobos, 3-1, on a very cold, damp night at the Uvalde High School soccer field. The Lobos scored first in […]

Lobos run away with third place in Uvalde Relays



The Uvalde Lobos totaled 111 points to place third in the team standings of the Uvalde Relays last Thursday in the Honey Bowl. They won first place in two of the three relays. Briana Crow, Alexa Luna, A’Taisha Carroll, and Abby Kone teamed up for top honors in the 4-by-100-meter relay with their time of 50.40 seconds. Crow, Kassidy Hernandez, […]

PART TIME POSITION AVAILABLE – to work in the Mailroom

Part-time night crew to work in the Mailroom.   Job requires working Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Heavy lifting is part of the job. References required. Pick up application at the newspaper office at  110 N. East St. in Uvalde