The Uvalde Lobos will seek their first volleyball competition of the season tomorrow when they travel to Eagle Pass to face the Winn Lady Mavericks in scrimmage action. They will face the Carrizo Springs Lady Wildcats in scrimmage action set to begin at 9 a.m. The Lobos will scrimmage the Eagle Pass Lady Eagles at 9:50 a.m. and then battle […]
Susan A. Lovelace-Gerrish
Susan A. Lovelace-Gerrish Susan Ann Lovelace-Gerrish, 73, of Uvalde died on Aug. 2, 2021, at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Elliott earns CattleWomen lifetime achievement award
On Saturday, July 24, Uvaldean Jan Elliott received the Texas CattleWomen Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her longstanding commitment and service to the beef industry. The ceremony, which took place at the Texas CattleWomen spring convention in Fort Worth, included an award presentation by Texas CattleWomen president Debbie Gill, along with a reading of the nomination letter by fellow […]
George E. Keelin Jr.
George E. Keelin Jr. George Earl Keelin Jr., age 88, went to be with his Lord on July 29, 2021 at his home in Utopia. He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Houston and lived his early life there, graduating from Reagan High School. He married his lifelong mate, Patsy Gwen Woodward, in 1952. George served in the Navy Reserve […]
Kenneth F. Rochat
Kenneth F. Rochat Kenneth Farrell Rochat, 86, of Sabinal died on July 28, 2021, at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born in Leakey on June 22, 1935, to Alice Inez Porche and Florian Nichols “Rusty” Rochat. He married Patricia Sparks on Aug. 27, 1955, in Inez. His role as an educator began in a one-room schoolhouse in […]
Tax Free weekend starts tomorrow, ends Sunday
Back-to-school shoppers have an opportunity to save some money during the tax-free weekend that begins tomorrow and ends Sunday. According to the Texas State Comptroller, during the annual sales tax holiday, items such as clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks selling for less than $100 can be purchased tax free. Further, during the tax free weekend, qualifying items can be […]
THURSDAY, AUG. 5 Community farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an array of homegrown vegetables. American Legion Post 479 and its ladies auxiliary Unit 479 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 583 W. Main in Uvalde. The group meets at the same time and location on […]
Delma Puente, 57, of Sabinal died on July 31, 2021, at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation began yesterday at 11 a.m. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Catholic […]
They’re twins! Cura
They’re twins! Katie and J.C. Cura of Uvalde announce the birth of their twins, Norah June and Amelia Rae Cura, on July 28, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Norah weighed 4 pounds, and 10 ounces, and measured 16.5 inches in length. Amelia weighed 5 pounds, and 5 ounces, and measured 17 inches in length. They are welcomed by 10-year-old brother, […]