Lobos place first in inaugural Belman Invitational

The Uvalde Lobos won top honors in the inaugural Pete Belman Invitational Cross-Country Classic held last Saturday morning at Uvalde High School. They edged out the Devine Arabians for first place in the team standings of the varsity small girls division of the meet. Coach Libby Gonzales’ Lobos won five of the top 10 individual placements on the way to […]

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Aug. 15-21 The Uvalde Soaring Association will host the Region 10 Championship Texas Nationals contest at Garner Field Airport. THURSDAY, AUG. 19 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 artisan goods offered by area merchants. Local author Holli Fry will celebrate the […]

Douglas L. Hatcher

Douglas L. Hatcher Douglas “Doug” Lance Hatcher, 50, died on Aug. 9, 2021, at University Hospital in San Antonio. There was a public memorial service last Sunday in the Willie De Leon Civic Center in Uvalde. Visitation was held yesterday from 5-7 p.m. at Young’s Funeral Home in El Dorado, Arkansas. There will be a funeral service today at 10 […]

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Multiple law enforcement agencies escort Agent Hatcher

Pete Luna|Leader-News A U.S. Border Patrol agent salutes as multiple law enforcement agencies escort the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary hearse transporting Douglas Hatcher’s body out of Uvalde to the San Antonio International Airport for travel to Arkansas, his home state. Visitation was scheduled in El Dorado and services and interment in Smackover. Uvalde Police Department, Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office, and U.S. Border […]

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Raul C. Gonzales

Raul C. Gonzales Raul C. Gonzales, 70, of Uvalde died on Aug. 8, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Aug. 17, 1950, in Uvalde to Julia (Cortez) and Francisco Gonzales. He is survived by his wife, Solia T. Gonzales of Uvalde; daughter, Emily Gonzales of Uvalde; son, Julian T. Morales of Uvalde; three sisters, Maria […]

Benita F. Albarado

Benita F. Albarado Benita Florez Albarado, 77, of Uvalde died on Aug. 14, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation began yesterday at 4 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment following at Rio Frio Cemetery. She was born […]

Newspaper delivery moving to U.S. mail

Effective with next Thursday’s edition, the Uvalde Leader-News will move from carrier home delivery to the U.S. mail for subscribers living within the city. Subscribers will continue to get their Thursday issue on Thursday where they receive their mail. However, Sunday delivery may be delayed until Monday, depending on whether the mail is delivered to a street address or post […]

Juan A. Perez

Juan A. Perez Juan Aguilar Perez, 67, of Uvalde died on Aug. 12, 2021, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will begin today at noon and the holy rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment following at Hillcrest Cemetery. Perez […]