Volleyball set Friday

The Uvalde Lobos will kick off their District 30-4A volleyball schedule next Friday when they host the Crystal City Javelinas. Tripleheader play in Harvey Kinchlow Gym will start at 4:30 p.m. The varsity match is set to start at 6:30 p.m. Coach Debbie Martinez’s Lobos, 4-16 for the season, will host the Medina Bobcats Tuesday in Kinchlow Gym. The Lobos […]

Lutherans’ 98th-annual chicken supper set Saturday

The following column was written by Eva Marie Adams on behalf of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa. Organizers of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Knippa chicken supper and country store look forward to hosting the 98th-annual event next Saturday. After last year’s cancellation, they feel they have plenty to catch up on with old friends and new friends. The […]

City OKs $25 million budget

The Uvalde City Council has adopted a $25 million budget based on the new city property tax rate of 66.55 cents per $100 valuation. The approval came Tuesday during a regularly-scheduled meeting at city hall. The 2021-2022 general fund budget projects revenue of $11,508,996 and expenses of $11,500,629, with an expected surplus of $8,367. Combined with the city utility, sanitation, […]

Troxclair returning to Uvalde for Extension post

Uvalde County Commissioners hired Noel Troxclair as the new county AgriLife Extension agent. The position has been vacant since the March 1 resignation of former Extension agent Samantha Shannon, who left Uvalde after 4.5 years to take a position as the Wilson County Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources. Due to illness, Troxclair did not attend the commissioners’ meeting, […]

Uvaldeans host Hondo Wednesday

The Uvalde High School tennis team will wrap up District 29-4A dual-team-tennis competition with a match against the Hondo Owls Wednesday. Action at the Rambie Tennis Complex will get underway at 4:30 p.m. Coach Terri Rambie’s Uvaldeans, 3-0 in district and 10-4 for the season, go into the Hondo match following action at Kerrville yesterday. They were slated to go […]

Carlos Trinidad Jr.

Carlos Trinidad Jr. Carlos Trinidad Jr., 66, of Uvalde died on Sept. 16, 2021, at his residence in Uvalde. Arrangements are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Editorial: Marmion foundation making a difference

The latest gift from the Kate Marmion Charitable Foundation exemplifies what a difference the organization is making in the lives of Uvaldeans and others residing in Southwest Texas. The foundation donated $40,000 to Kate Marmion Rides to Radiation, which operates two vans that transport cancer patients to Uvalde for treatment at the Clear Springs Center for Cancer Care. Absent the […]

Young Coyotes win and lose against Del Rio

Uvalde won one game and lost three games in junior high football action last Wednesday. At Del Rio, the Uvalde Maroon team beat Del Rio, 14-12, while the Uvalde White team lost a 12-6 decision in eighth-grade football games. Jett Flores and Jared Balbuena each scored a touchdown for the Maroon eighth-graders, while Skylar Foster scored a touchdown for the […]

Jackson: Troubles, like bananas, come in bunches

The Book of Job is full of the wisdom of the ages including laments like this, “Man, who is born of woman, is short of days and full of trouble.” (Job 14:1, ESV) Life is short and our days are anything but simple. Troubles are like bananas, they come in bunches. Is it possible to turn troubles into triumphs? Of […]

Fifty years ago: Obscene calls arrest made

10 years ago Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 Trustees opt to resolve MALDEF issue: Abatement in lawsuit could result in out-of-court settlement for Uvalde school district – After referring to their counsel in executive session, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees agreed Tuesday evening to enter into an abatement regarding a lawsuit previously brought against them. The suit, […]