2021-06-06

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Guadalupe R. Martinez

Guadalupe R. Martinez Guadalupe Rodriguez Martinez, 85, of Uvalde, died June 1, 2021, at Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation will begin on Tuesday at noon at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She was born on Dec. 12, 1935, in […]

Baseball, tennis camps begin tomorrow

Baseball and tennis are the featured sports for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District-hosted camps scheduled for this week. The baseball camp will be staged tomorrow through Wednesday at Marvin Kolinek Field. Uvalde High School head baseball coach Sart Perez III, members of his UHS coaching staff, and junior coaches will conduct the game that will run from 6 p.m. to […]

Mitchell seeking 10th term as Uvalde County judge

Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell has announced his intent to file for re-election to the county’s highest elected office. He first took office as county judge on Jan. 1, 1987 and won reelection to a ninth term on Nov. 6, 2018. Prior to being elected as county judge, Mitchell served four years as a Uvalde County justice of the peace […]

Editorial: Dogs come out on top in session

While Republicans and Democrats in Texas’ recently-ended legislative session fought like cats and dogs over weighty matters like voting rights, guns and abortion, the only clear winner appears to have been the dogs – and perhaps some cats. In fact, throwing a bone to man’s best friend seems to be about the only thing lawmakers saw fit to agree upon. […]

Letters to the editor 060621

Don’t support lies We are being lied to! Yes, the current administration is lying to us about immigration, racism, Wuhan flu, job/unemployment, abortion funding, etc. It’s expected that politicians lie, it’s what narcissist do. What’s new is the news and social media lying full time to cover up scandals to protect the progressives in the current administration. They aren’t just […]

Felipe F. Torres Sr.

Felipe F. Torres Sr. Felipe Flores Torres Sr., 77, of Uvalde, died June 1, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Batesville, on May 1, 1944, to Severa Flores and Esteban Rios Torres. He established Torres Construction in the early ’70s and proudly built many homes that still stand today. The family said his greatest love was working in […]

Butch Weston

Butch Weston H. L. Butch Weston, 72, of Leakey died June 1, 2021, at Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio. A celebration of life service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Leakey Church of Christ. He was born in Du Quoin, Illinois, on Sept. 14, 1948, to Jacqueline (Foster) and Frank Weston. He was raised in Corpus […]

Uvalde Leader-News 060621

UCAD now sitting on cash



The Uvalde County Appraisal District has added an approximate $50,848 to its fund balances – creating a new combined surplus of approximately $396,000 – and now it is up to the district’s board of directors to determine whether to keep the funds or refund them to the taxing entities. The $50,848 surplus is due to a decrease in expenses last […]