2021-10-24

Mental toughness on display at a recent football game

That’s what I am talking about. In this space last Sunday, I spoke of the need for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District athletes to get stronger and to play stronger, both physically and mentally. Last Tuesday night at the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyote eighth-grade football team provided a good example of mental toughness. The Morales Junior High School eighth-graders […]

Ermis, Mill Creek receive Yard of the Month honors

The following information was submitted by Shirley Grigg, of the Green Thumb Garden Club. The Green Thumb Garden Club of Uvalde has selected the home of Lisa and Dr. Kevin Ermis at 6 Walnut Circle and Mill Creek Amish Furniture/Open Range Bakery and Cafe at 2211 E. Main St. as its yards of the month for October. The Ermis home […]

Rough going for Uvalde Bass Club anglers at Brady Creek

It was a rough weekend for members of the Uvalde Bass Club who competed in the UBC’s two-day October fishing tournament conducted at the Brady Creek Reservoir last weekend. Of the 29 fishermen who took part in the tourney, 20 did not hook a fish, while those who did net a fish did not meet a three-fish limit. Mark Zerr […]

Humberto H. Cuellar

Humberto H. Cuellar Humberto Hernandez Cuellar, 54, of Batesville died on Oct. 18, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Dec. 26, 1966, in Uvalde to Gloria (Hernandez) and Nieves Cuellar. He is survived by his mother of Batesville; two sisters, San Juana Sanchez of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and Rosabel Rios and husband, Jose Luis Jr., of […]

UCISD loses another teacher to COVID-19

A fourth Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District teacher has died from complications of COVID-19. Dalton Early Childhood Center special education teacher Lisa Mae Garcia died Oct. 13 at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. She was 49. “She was an amazing educator who most recently worked at Dalton Elementary,” said UCISD Superintendent Hal Harrell. “Lisa had worked for Uvalde CISD […]

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Lisa M. Garcia

Lisa M. Garcia Lisa Mae Garcia, 49, of Uvalde died Oct. 13, 2021, in San Antonio at Methodist Hospital. She was born on Jan. 16, 1972, in Uvalde to Mary (Bejaran) and Samuel Garcia Jr. She is survived by her mother, of Uvalde; companion, Domingo Ledesma of Uvalde; son, Ryan Garcia of Uvalde; daughter, Joshlyn Renea Garcia of Uvalde; two […]

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Sandra N. Massey

Sandra N. Massey Sandra Neil “Sandy” Massey, 79, died on Oct. 17, 2021, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. She was born Nov. 27, 1941, in Bandera to June (Adams) and Clint Chenault. Her family said that she stayed active after her retirement from the Uvalde County Appraisal District, participating in exercise classes, such as Zumba, and chasing […]

Benito C. Hidalgo Jr.

Benito C. Hidalgo Jr. Benito Chapoy Hidalgo Jr., 84, of Uvalde died on Oct. 18, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on April 16, 1937, in Uvalde to Leonor (Chapoy) and Benito Hidalgo. Visitation will begin tomorrow at noon at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a rosary will be recited at 7 […]