2021 football dates released

The Uvalde Coyotes will play four home games and six road games next football season. They will begin the 2021 campaign with a home game against the Carrizo Springs Wildcats in the Honey Bowl on Aug. 27. Other home games will include Hondo on Sept. 10, La Vernia on Oct. 8, and Pleasanton on Oct. 15. Road games will include […]

UCISD news

Anthon Nora Pollard Anthon Field Day was held on Friday, and students were excited to participate in activities such as the 50-yard dash, bubble blowing, scooters, bottle flip and tug of war. Other events included parachute play, hula hoop/jump rope, and bouncy obstacle course. The students had been practicing most of the events during physical education class. Our appreciation goes […]

Editorial: Downtown program is a winner

A decade later, Uvalde’s Main Street program continues to create a positive and inviting atmosphere for shoppers and visitors whose destination is our city’s historic downtown. The 10-year anniversary, which was marked with a celebration on April 29, showed that enthusiasm continues for the important program. Then First Lady of Texas Anita Perry was the keynote speaker when Uvalde was […]

HSU offering cat adoption discount

This Mother’s Day weekend those looking to add a new furry family member can obtain a cuddly cat or kitten at a discount from the Humane Society of Uvalde during their “Feline Frenzy” event, saving money while changing a small life. Due to an abundance of  cats and kittens, HSU is running an adoption special for felines through June 30. […]

Luevano plans run for city council

My name is Hector Luevano, and I am running for District 2 council member of the City of Uvalde, to fill the remainder of the term previously held by the late Johnny Flores. As a longtime resident of Uvalde, my family and I have lived in District 2 for over 20 years, and I have dedicated more than 35 years […]

Uvalde Leader-News 050921

Girls league basketball action is underway

Monday night girls’ high school league basketball competition is underway at Hondo. Tomorrow, the Uvalde girls will play two games in the Hondo High School Gym. They will face Bandera at 6:40 p.m. and then play Devine at 8:20 p.m. Games on May 17 will be played in the Hondo High School Activity Center Gym. The Uvalde girls will battle […]

Coyotes wrap up bi-district baseball series against Somerset

Play in the best-of-three games bi-district baseball series between the Uvalde Coyotes and the Somerset Bulldogs was scheduled to wind up yesterday at Somerset. Game two of the series was set for an 11 a.m. start, while game three, if needed, was to begin approximately 30 minutes after the end of game two. The playoff series was slated to commence […]

Place names spell out our love of The Place

Considering how small our ranch is, we have an abundant supply of place names. Even the name of our piece of heaven, The Place, reflects our fondness for names and perhaps limited creativity. We had initially considered other names for The Place, including Seis Payasos or Rancho Loco. The Seis Payasos (six clowns) referred to our own herd of six […]

Steven Barnett

Steven Barnett Steven Barnett, 70, of San Antonio, formerly of Sabinal, died May 3, 2021, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 27, 1950, in San Antonio to Amy (McCllean) and George W. Barnett. Barnett served in the Army Reserves and was a life member of the National Guard. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign […]