Maria L. Gardea

Maria L. Gardea Maria Louisa Zamora Gardea, 57, of Uvalde died Sept. 3, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation will begin Monday at noon at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, with a prayer service set at 7 p.m. A funeral service is scheduled Tuesday at 10 a.m., also at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and interment will follow at Uvalde Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear […]

Perez wins football contest

Cristian Perez is the first-place winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. Perez and two other entrants missed on only one contest game. But Perez’s tie-breaker game score of Winn 27, Uvalde 6 was closest to the actual score of the game, 24-18. Perez claimed the $50 first-place prize. Dora A. Diaz had a tie-breaker score of 13-9 to […]

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Anniversary: Triplett

Irene (Young) and Bret Triplett are celebrating 60 years of good companionship since their wedding at the old sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Uvalde on Sept. 9, 1961. The family moved several times while Bret was employed with the Texas A&M University System before they finally settled back home in Uvalde. Irene taught in Uvalde for the last […]

Uvaldeans to run Saturday at Bandera

Action at Bandera City Park will begin at 9 a.m. with the varsity girls race

Uvalde High School cross-country team runners will be at Bandera Saturday morning for competition in the Bandera Invitational. Action at Bandera City Park will begin at 9 a.m. with the varsity girls race. Other races in the meet will follow the conclusion of that first race. Coach Libby Gonzales’ Coyotes and Lobos will enter the Bandera event following action in […]

Sergio Torres

Sergio Torres Sergio Torres, 52, of Uvalde died Sept. 2, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born July 27, 1969, to Herminia Arizmendi-Torres and Enrique Torres in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. He is survived by his parents, of Eagle Pass; wife, Martha D. Torres, of Uvalde; son, Sergio Gabriel Torres, of Uvalde; three daughters, Katherine Torres, Jennifer Torres, and […]

UHS, Devine vie in district tennis

Uvalde and Devine will vie in District 29-4A dual-team tennis competition today at Uvalde High School’s Terri Rambie Tennis Complex. Action will begin at 4:30 p.m. There is no charge for admission. Last month, the Coyotes and the Lobos bested the Warhorses and the Arabians, 13-6, in a non-district matchup. Following today’s match, the Uvaldeans, 1-0 in district play and […]

New cash flow flying into Garner Field for upgrades

Congressman Tony Gonzales announced on Thursday that Garner Field Airport in Uvalde would receive $630,594 as part of more than $1 million in federal funding for airport improvements in District 23. Assistant city manager Joe Cardenas said he submitted a letter of intent to the Texas Department of Public Safety requesting the funding as a capital improvement project earlier this […]

Coyotes lose hard-fought battle against Winn

Up by three points, the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks scored two touchdowns during the final six minutes of the third period . They went on to post a 34-18 football victory over the Uvalde Coyotes in Cozel Foster Veterans Memorial Stadium at Eagle Pass last Friday. “Our kids played hard from start to finish,” said Uvalde High School head football […]

Virus hobbles classes at Sabinal ISD

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the area has created a debilitating staffing shortage at Sabinal Independent School District, causing the district to close its secondary campus for the week. The elementary campus remains open. Students affected by the closure were directed to continue instruction virtually. Sabinal ISD Superintendent Richard Grill said 12 people, or approximately 32 percent of the […]