Coyotes win first game of the season

  The Uvalde Coyotes won their first football game of the season Saturday night. Down 14-13, the Coyotes scored 25 unanswered points on the way to a 38-20 victory over the Hondo Owls in the Honey Bowl. They took the scoring lead for good at the 8:21 mark of the second period when wide receiver Jarrett Hernandez scored on a […]

Ruby A. Andrews

Ruby Ann Andrews, 87, of North Zulch died on Sept. 6, 2021, at her residence. She was born Oct. 1, 1933, to Ethyl Ruby Howard and George Guy Turner. She married Donald Leslie Andrews on Sept. 3, 1953. She grew up in Carrizo Springs in the midst of the Great Depression, the youngest daughter in a family with seven siblings. […]

Calendar 091221

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16 The Uvalde County Historical Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. at El Progreso Memorial Library. Betty Lawrence, vice-regent of the Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Susan Anderson, director of planning and development for the city of Uvalde, will present a program on “Remembering Sansom.” The public is invited to […]

Football poster nets funds for UHS

The Uvalde High School athletic dept. received a check for $992.25 from the Uvalde Leader-News last Thursday. Leader-News graphic design specialist Gloria Resma presented the check to Uvalde High School athletic director and head football coach Wade Miller. The revenue was the athletic department’s share of the advertisement money raised through the 2021 Uvalde Coyotes football poster. On hand for […]

Joe M. Torres

Joe M. Torres Joe Melendez Torres, 65, died on Sept. 9, 2021, at his home in Uvalde. Funeral services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Uvaldeans roll over Devine in team tennis

Last month, Uvalde topped Devine, 13-6, in non-district high school team tennis competition. The Uvaldeans played even better in their rematch Thursday afternoon at the Uvalde High School’s Terri Rambie Tennis Complex. They recorded their second District 29-4A victory of the season as the Coyotes and the Lobos bested Devine’s Warhorses and Arabians, 15-4, in dual-team match. “Our kids played […]

It’s hard getting rid of old hat that fits like a glove

It was hard as the dickens, but I finally let go of something very important in my life. Before you even ask, it is not my wife of 45 years. She’s a keeper for at least the next 45 years despite her ever-expanding list of projects. No, I am lamenting the trashing of my work hat that has toiled alongside […]

Sports briefs 091221

Uvaldeans run at Ingram Saturday As members of the Uvalde High School cross-country team prepare for District 30-4A competition set for Oct. 13 at Crystal City, they will be at Ingram next Saturday for meet action. The competition will get underway at 9 a.m. Young Coyotes lose to Southside in football The Coyotes lost a 38-14 decision to the Southside […]

Mariachi, art festival slated here

Main Street Uvalde is making plans for a “MariARTchi Madness” festival, set Oct. 9, incorporating music, art, vendors and other family-friendly activities at the Rotary Club of Uvalde Amphitheater at Uvalde Memorial Park. The event, which was postponed last year due to the ongoing pandemic, is being held during National Hispanic Heritage month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. […]

Dale F. Davis

Dale F. Davis Dale Floyd Davis, 79, of Uvalde died on Aug. 21, 2021, at Kindred Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on March 26, 1942, in Pontiac, Michigan, to Russel Davis and Vera Terbush. Davis served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years. He was a member of Trinity Fellowship Church and owned his own trucking company. […]