2021-09-23

Coyotes in Castroville tomorrow

Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road to take on the Medina Valley Panthers. Kick-off time at Castroville’s Panther Stadium is set for 7 p.m.“We anticipate a tough ball game as the Coyotes are facing an old district opponent,” said Uvalde High School head football coach Wade Miller.

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 23 The Rotary Club of Uvalde will meet at noon at the Uvalde Country Club. Robert Muñoz, vice-president of Sul Ross University’s Rio Grande College, will be the guest speaker. Lunch is $15. FMI, 830-591-3372. A community farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FMI, 830-591-2711. A book-signing featuring seven […]

Jeremy Atkinson

Jeremy Atkinson Jeremy Atkinson, 40, of Hondo, formerly of Uvalde, died on Sept. 19, 2021, at Methodist Metropolitan Hospital in San Antonio. The funeral will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Uvalde. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will appear in a […]

Sabinal city alderman fears big cat will hurt children, pets



City of Sabinal Alderman Billie Franklin is warning area residents to keep an eye on their children and pets after she and several others say they have spotted a mountain lion in the city. Franklin says she believes one or more big cats are making their home near the river areas, and Sabinal Elementary School is nearby. “I’m just mostly […]

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Young Coyotes take on MV

Uvalde and Medina Valley will clash tonight in high school sub-varsity football action. The freshmen teams will play at Castroville, while the junior varsity teams will battle in the Uvalde Honey Bowl. Both games are set for a 6 p.m. kickoff. The freshmen, 0-4 for the season, will be looking to bounce back from a 42-0 loss against the Laredo […]

Roberto L. Rodriguez

Roberto L. Rodriguez Roberto Luna Rodriguez, 70, of Uvalde died on Sept. 16, 2021, in Abbott. Visitation will begin today at 2 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. The funeral service will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Feb. 22, 1951, […]

Marcelino Hernandez

Marcelino Hernandez Marcelino Hernandez, 72, of Uvalde died Sept. 20, 2021, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be held today from 5 to 9 p.m. and the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. He was born Feb. 16, 1949, in Mexico, Texas, to Herlinda Montoya and Jose Hernandez. He is survived by […]

Alta S. Day

Alta S. Day Alta S. Day, 75, of Uvalde died on Sept. 21, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Antonio ‘Tony’ Briseño

Antonio ‘Tony’ Briseño Antonio “Tony” Briseño, 56, of Uvalde died on Sept. 16, 2021, at University Hospital in San Antonio. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Briseño was born on Feb.  2, 1965, in Uvalde to Juanita Ramos and Carlos De La Cruz Briseño. […]