King wins fourth place in golf tournament

Uvaldean Clayton King finished fourth in the 112th-annual Texas Amateur Golf Tournament played June 17-20 at the Midland Country Club. King posted a four-round total of 281 strokes. He carded individual round rounds of 75, 69, 69, and 68. King finished three strokes behind tourney champion Austyn Reily of Pottsboro. Reily totaled 278 strokes. Jake Doggett of Hutto and JT […]

UVFD to lead 9/11 climb in San Antonio

Organizers of the annual San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb announced Thursday that the Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department will be leading first responders at this year’s climb. As part of a video challenge held by the San Antonio organization to choose the 2021 lead agency, the UVFD submitted a video of their virtual climb, which began at 6 a.m. on […]

Lion club officers installed

Uvalde Lions Club officers installed during the 93rd installation banquet include (front row, left to right) two-year director Ron Raesler, one-year director Vic Hilderbran, two-year director Donna Williams, tail twister Lidia Martinez, immediate past president Rita Verstuyft, (second row) president Karyn Kingsbery, first vice president Mark Strickler, treasurer Russel Ellinger, (back) Lion tamer Steve Balke, secretary Sherman Mumme, and second […]

Silvestre H. Castro

Silvestre Hernandez Castro, 43, of Uvalde, died June 20, 2021, in La Pryor. He was born on Nov. 12, 1977, in Brownfield, to Diana Hernandez and Gilbert H. Castro. He is survived by his mother; wife, Paula Castro; two sons, Matthew S. Castro and Moises Castro; two daughters, Tiffany A. Castro and husband, Jesse Hernandez, and Merari Castro; two brothers, […]

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Henry Salas Day proclaimed

Sonia Salas Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell presents a proclamation to Uvalde native Henry Salas, declaring June 16 as Henry Salas Day in Uvalde County. The proclamation lauds Salas for his contributions to Uvalde as an art designer, painter, and sign shop business owner, as well as for designing many local business signs throughout his career. His works include the […]

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30 The Chicks Eating out group will meet for a Dutch-treat lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Julio’s, 501 S. Getty St. All ladies welcome to attend. THURSDAY, JULY 1 Community farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an array of homegrown vegetables, baked goods and artisian goods offered by […]

Remember when?: Region gulps first significant rainfall in months

10 years ago Thursday, June 23, 2011 Region gulps first significant rainfall in months – After months of relentless drought, Uvalde received 1.41 inches early yesterday morning, along with a hefty helping of lightning and thunder. The storm, which at first was a scattering of smaller storms that converged into a bigger system, swept along the U.S. Highway 90 corridor, […]

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Debbie L. Maltsberger

Debbie Lane Roberts Maltsberger, 58, died May 27, 2021, in Norman, Oklahoma, of liver failure. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 10 at 11 a.m., at the Knippa Cemetery in Knippa, with the Rev. Richard Roberts officiating. She was born on Dec. 3, 1962, in Crystal City, to Dorthy Bacon and Charles “Chubby” Roberts. She was a 1980 […]