2021-04-08

Track meet winds up tonight as Coyotes host four other schools at Honey Bowl

The District 30-4A track-and-field meet will conclude this evening with the running-event finals set to begin at 6 p.m. in the Honey Bowl. The final in the 4-by-100-meter relay will kick off the action. Competition in the two-day meet was scheduled to begin yesterday, but none of the results were available for this edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Results will […]

Couple arrested in baby’s death

Uvalde police have arrested a teenage mother and her boyfriend in connection with the death of a 5-month-old boy, who was pronounced dead Saturday after being flown to a San Antonio hospital Friday night. Ashley Marie Yahuaca, 19, and her boyfriend Rigoberto Larry Deluna, 19, were both arrested at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday on charges of injury to a child […]

Cactus Jack bull fighting, riding event is a go

Professional bull riders and bullfighters will make their return to Uvalde this year, as the ninth-annual Cactus Jack Foundation event is slated for April 29 through May 1 at the Uvalde County Fairplex. This year’s special guest is 2018 Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame inductee Leon Coffee. The performances set Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1 will begin at […]

Criselda E. Rojas

Criselda E. Rojas Criselda Estela Rojas, 23, of La Pryor died on April 4, 2021, in Concan. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Guadalupe Garcia

Guadalupe Garcia Guadalupe Garcia, 75, of La Pryor died on April 1, 2021, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 4, 1945, in Eagle Pass to Anita (Castro) and Viviano Garcia. He married Consuelo Tellez in La Pryor on Oct. 12, 1968, and they renewed their vows in the holy land of Cana, Jerusalem, on Sept. 14, 2016. He […]

Coyotes play at La Vernia tomorrow

One winning streak will end tomorrow when the Uvalde Coyotes play their fourth consecutive road game as they take on the La Vernia Bears. La Vernia will bring a three-game winning streak into action, while the Coyotes will put their six-game winning streak on the line. Competition is set to begin at 6 p.m. at La Vernia. Coach Judd Guidry’s […]

Lobos will resume district softball Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will resume District 30-4A softball competition next Tuesday night when they go on the road to play the Crystal City Javelinas. Action will get underway at 6 p.m. Coach Kristina Finger’s Lobos, 2-1 in district play and 7-15-1 for the season, shut out the Crystal City girls, 5-0, in their first district meeting. The Lobos scored four […]

Days remaining to renew lapsed vehicle registration

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s temporary waiver for vehicle registrations will end Wednesday, with Texans having through the end of that day to complete overdue transactions. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Abbott issued orders on March 16, 2020, granting a temporary extension to obtain initial or renewal of vehicle registration or titling, and renewal of a permanent disabled parking placard. Requirements […]

COVID-19 vaccines still available



Though Uvalde Memorial Hospital and the Uvalde Health Authority announced last week they were shutting down weekly mass COVID-19 vaccinations, vaccines are available in Uvalde at pharmacies and Community Health Development Inc. Before shutting down the Uvalde vaccine hub, there will be two more mass inoculation clinics – scheduled for April 14 and April 21 – offering the second dose […]

District tennis tourney begins here tomorrow

Competition in the two-day District 30-4A tennis tournament will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow and end Saturday at Uvalde High School’s Terri Rambie Tennis Complex. The UHS tennis team will enter play with the top seeds in most of the district tourney divisions. Ty Gonzales is the top-seeded player in boys’ singles. He will face Jacob Velasquez of Carrizo Springs […]