2021-04-22

Uvaldeans vie in regional track this weekend

Eleven athletes will represent Uvalde High School tomorrow and Saturday in Class 4A Region IV track-and-field competition at Kingsville. The track meet will be conducted in the Javelina Stadium complex on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, formerly known as Texas A&I University. Some of the field events and the running-event preliminary races will be staged tomorrow, while the other […]

Karl A. Boyter

Karl A. Boyter Karl Alan Boyter, 57, of Sabinal died on April 6, 2021, at University Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born on Dec. 5, 1963, in Fort Worth to Phyllis (Pugh) and Horace E. Boyter. He is survived by his mother, of Henderson; father, of Arlington; three brothers, […]

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Rafael “Neto” Nieto Jr.

Rafael “Neto” Nieto Jr. Rafael “Neto” Nieto Jr., 75, of Batesville died on April 18, 2021 at his residence. Visitation is scheduled tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and a funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, 220 S. Getty St. He was born on July 22, 1945 in Encinal, to Leandra (Ramon) and Rafael […]

UHS grads earn college degrees – first

Twenty-nine seniors have a head start


In May, 29 seniors at Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s Early College High School will make history as the school’s very first graduating class, achieving both a high school diploma and an associate degree from Southwest Texas Junior College. The advanced academic program, which launched in 2017, requires that students complete 62 hours of college credit during the course of […]

Coyotes host Eagle Pass tomorrow

The Uvalde Coyotes will face the District 30-6A-leading Eagle Pass Eagles in non-district baseball competition tomorrow. Competition at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field will begin at 6 p.m. Coach Reynol Mendoza’s Eagles, 14-8-1 for the season, currently are leading the District 30-6A baseball race. The Eagles had a five-game winning streak snapped Tuesday when the Laredo United South Panthers posted a […]

SWTJC faculty due back

Students to follow suit soon


With COVID-19 cases in Uvalde trending downward, and vaccines offered to all Southwest Texas Junior College employees, president Hector Gonzales says the college is ready to welcome faculty back to campus next Monday. “We have had two active cases post-spring break. Vaccines were offered to all employees last month, those that elected to receive them should have full vaccine coverage […]

Lobos win share of the district softball title

The Uvalde Lobos claimed a share of the District 30-4A softball championship as they downed the Pearsall Lady Mavericks, 6-3, Tuesday. With their victory, the Lobos tied the Lady Mavs for the district title. Next Monday at Hondo High School, the Lobos will play Pearsall in a 6 p.m. contest. The winner of that game will earn the right to […]

Luther C. Bushong

Luther C. Bushong Luther C. Bushong was born on a cold December night in Real County to Cliff and Jewett Bushong. He lived the rest of his life on the property where he was born until illness took him to the hospital. He died April 16, 2021, at 92 years of age. Luther attended Cypress Creek School for a few […]

City prepping for festivals, HOTT days

Council approves alcohol sales for upcoming honey celebration


Uvalde City Council recently approved permits and waived fees for numerous upcoming events including festivals, town cleanup and cooking events, many of which were canceled or postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the March 23 meeting, council approved a request for free use of two roll-off trash containers by those participating in the annual Helping Out The […]