Engagement – Kingsbery, Clark

Kingsbery, Clark Karyn and Bruce Kingsbery of Uvalde announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emma Laine Kingsbery, to Raymond Ernest Clark Jr., son of Stephanie Jackson of Beaumont and Raymond Clark Sr. of Liberty Hill. The bride-elect graduated from Uvalde High School in 2006. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in university studies from Texas Tech University […]

Opera house roof still leaking, despite work

Despite more than $70,000 allocated for repairs over the last year, the roof of the Uvalde Grand Opera House is still actively leaking, manager Caitlin Visel told members of the Uvalde City Council at their April 13 meeting. After speaking with vendors, she estimates about $12,800 will be needed to make another attempt at leak repairs. She said Tim Taylor […]

Tomas E. Melchor

Tomas E. Melchor Tomas Espino Melchor, 90, of Uvalde died on April 6, 2021, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 29, 1931, in Big Bend to Eluteria (Espino) and Felix Melchor. He married Rosa Licon on March 29, 1949, in Campo, Coahuila, Mexico. He is survived by three daughters, Alma Perez and husband, Gustavo, and Juanita Villa and […]

Burns’ ‘Hemingway’ gives us the man unvarnished

It’s one thing to read Ernest Hemingway as a young man and quite another to return to the author much later in life, long past the age when “Papa,” at 61, aimed a 12-gauge shotgun at his forehead and pulled the trigger with his big toe. The Ken Burns documentary “Hemingway,” which aired on PBS earlier this month, follows its […]

Miller is new head football coach at UHS

Veteran coach Wade Miller, who has 10 years of experience as a head football coach/athletic director and nearly 30 years overall as a football coach, started a new chapter in Uvalde High School football history last month as he took control of the program. Miller, who will begin his 27th year as a football coach this fall, comes to UHS […]

Pastor’s column: Easter: The lens through which we should see life

Easter Sunday was just two weeks ago. But Easter is more than a day in our life, it is to be the way of our life. So what might that mean for us today? Over the last several years my thinking concerning Easter has become more and more simplified. I don’t spend nearly as much time trying to understand, explain, […]

Remember when?: Noon siren a UVFD tradition since World War II

10 years ago Thursday, April 14, 2011 Board chooses Livas as athletic director – Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District members named John Livas athletic director during a regular board meeting Tuesday night at Flores Elementary School. The position includes head football coaching duties at Uvalde High School. … Livas is presently offensive coordinator at Tuloso-Midway High School in Corpus Christi. […]

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Classical Academy UCA Journalism Class Uvalde Classical Academy is preparing to host its primary annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 24, at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. It is the fifth year UCA has held the golf scramble. Organizers of this yearly tournament invite members of the public to enter and compete in the scramble format tournament for prizes and awards for […]

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