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New hospital shaping up

A lot of progress has been made at the new Uvalde Memorial Hospital during the first quarter of 2021, which now looks official with its plate glass windows installed, and roof line taking shape. Karla Radicke, marketing manager for UMH, said with several final touch projects well underway, including tile, way finding, and lighting, the hospital is on track to […]

Joy K. Williams

Joy K. Williams Joy Kay Williams, 64, of Barksdale, died on April 25, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Five Uvalde High School girls qualify for state track meet

Five Uvalde High School girls are headed to the state track meet. Uvaldeans Alex Luna, Briana Crow, Kassidy Hernandez, Abby Kone, and Esmy-Angelee Garcia qualified for state by their performance at the Class 4A Region IV track meet last weekend at Kingsville. Alex Luna placed second in two regional events, including the 200-meter dash and the 100-meter dash. Luna, who […]

County declares border disaster

As smuggling incidents rise, county officials seek aid Human smuggling cases involving vehicle pursuits continue to plague Uvalde County, with several more occurring last weekend. Uvalde County Commissioners on Monday declared a state of local disaster due to the upsurge in illegal immigration. County Judge Bill Mitchell said a declaration of local disaster readies the county to receive funding, if […]

Anna L. Arellano

Anna L. Arellano Anna Laura Arellano, 38, of Uvalde died April 25, 2021, at Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio. She was born on Oct. 5, 1982, in Dallas to Laura Patricia (Gomez) and Raul Chavez Arellano. Arellano is survived by her two sons, Raul Arellano and Max Arellano; four daughters, Kassandra Arellano, Alexis Camacho, Larissa Camacho and Klarissa Camacho; […]

Romana A. Gonzales

Romana A. Gonzales Romana Avalos Gonzales, 102, of Castroville died April 24, 2021, at her residence. A visitation was held yesterday at noon, and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born Aug. 9, […]

UHS seniors in showcase bowl Saturday

Uvalde High School seniors Tanner Bowman, Hector Najera, and Julian Ortiz will vie for the East All-Stars in the Showcase Bowl football game Saturday at San Antonio. Kick-off time for the third-annual Showcase Bowl All-Star game is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Marvin Gustafson Stadium. Admission to the game will cost $15 per person. Joining the UHS players for the […]

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Vote Saturday on $6.9M school bond

Two area school districts will have items on the May 1 ballot, including Sabinal Independent School District for a $6.9 million bond, and Nueces Canyon Consolidated ISD for two open seats on the district’s board of trustees. Sabinal ISD Sabinal Independent School District could soon be home to a brand new multi-purpose event center if voters approve a $6.9 million […]