Amalia V. Reyes

Amalia V. Reyes Amalia Valle Reyes, 97, of Uvalde, died June 6, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation was held yesterday from noon until 9 p.m., and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m., at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment following at […]

Those with 830 area code must adopt 10-digit dialing habit

Texans with phone numbers in the 254, 361, 409, 806, 830, 915 and 940 area codes should be developing the habit of dialing 10-digits – area code plus telephone number – for all local calls. On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission issued Order FCC 20-100 approving 988 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention […]

H-E-B truck driver strikes utility pole

Resulting power outage affects traffic lights, 1,900 customers

Some traffic lights were out for hours Monday morning on U.S. Highway 90 after the driver of an 18-wheeler, who police said was attempting a U-turn, struck a utility pole, shattering it into pieces at the intersection of South Wood and East Garden streets. The truck, which belonged to the grocery chain, hit the pole at the intersection near H-E-B, […]

Little League All-Stars begin district tourneys

Two Uvalde Little League All-Star teams will begin district tournament action at Pleasanton tonight. Both the Uvalde 8-10 All-Star baseball team and the Uvalde 8-10 All-Star softball team will play at 6 p.m. Uvalde will play the Lytle All-Stars in baseball competition, while Uvalde will face Pleasanton in softball competition. Players on the Uvalde 8-10 All-Star baseball team include Kristopher […]

Tennis camp ends today, next session set July 5-8

The final day of the Uvalde youth tennis camp is scheduled for today at Uvalde High School’s Rambie Tennis Complex. Action in the four-day camp conducted by Uvalde High School tennis coaches Terri Rambie and Eric Mahler began Monday. Rambie and Mahler were assisted by a group of junior coaches. Approximately 60 area youngsters, ranging from four-year-olds up to incoming […]

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Magnolia man dies in head-on crash near Uvalde county line

U.S. Highway 83 North in Uvalde County was closed Sunday evening for about three hours after a collision between two pickup trucks resulted in multiple injuries and a fatality. Due to injuries sustained during the crash, the driver of a Ford pickup, Michael Darrin Deleon, 44, of Magnolia was pronounced dead. The incident occurred around 6:20 p.m. near the Real […]

Alvie L. Tucker

Alvie L. Tucker Alvie Leon Tucker, 79, of Llano, gained his angel wings on June 5, 2021, after suffering a stroke on May 23, 2021. He was born on Oct. 5, 1941, in Uvalde, Texas, to Alvie and Hazel Tucker. Leon grew up in Camp Wood, Texas, where he graduated from Nueces Canyon High School in 1959. He was a […]

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Mosquitos, be gone

City of Uvalde begins spraying insecticide

The city of Uvalde began spraying repellant last week to deter mosquitos and has created a six-section schedule to efficiently cover all areas. Spraying will be done between 5:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. and 6-9 p.m. According to city Public Works director Juan Zamora, the City of Uvalde utilizes the chemical BIOMIST 4+4 in an ultra-low volume spray. “This chemical […]