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John H. Flores Jr.

John H. Flores Jr. John Harris Flores Jr., 71, of Uvalde died on March 26, 2021, in San Antonio. A rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a funeral mass will be celebrated Thursday, April 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear […]

UCISD: Benchmark exams show signs of academic growth



In an effort to make determinations for closing the learning gaps widened by the COVID-19 pandemic, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officials are looking to results from benchmark exams as one indicator of student success. According to UCISD deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction Michael Rodriguez, results from fall 2020 benchmark exams, administered to third- through eighth-graders, indicate signs of […]

Homeowner seeking permit to fence out hungry deer

A Uvalde resident has applied for a permit to construct an 8-foot game fence on his property to keep out the deer that have made a shambles of his landscaping. According to Ed Stanfield, who lives near the Uvalde High School on South Ashby Drive, deer routinely follow the Leona riverbed into town from the north and then fan out […]

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Shirley Stoner

Shirley Stoner Shirley Stoner, 86, of the Montell area died on March 29, 2021, at the ranch she and her late husband, Chilton Stoner III, called home. A celebration of life service will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Montell United Methodist Church, with interment following at the Montell Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at the […]

June Mauldin

June Mauldin June Mauldin, 93, of Utopia died on March 27, 2021, at her residence. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Vanderpool Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Rodolfo Hill Jr.

Rodolfo Hill Jr. Rodolfo Hill Jr., 83, of Uvalde died on March 29, 2021, at his residence. Visitation will begin Monday at 1 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment following at Uvalde Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements […]

Lobos seek third district softball win

The Uvalde Lobos will be seeking their third District 30-4A win of the 2021 softball season as they travel to play the Pearsall Lady Mavericks tonight at Pearsall. Varsity action is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity match. Pearsall enters play tonight sporting a 2-0 district record. The Lady Mavs, […]

Judith Routh

Judith Routh Judith Routh, 88, of Uvalde died on March 28, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation will begin today at 8 a.m. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

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