Genoveva V. Bustamante

Genoveva V. Bustamante

Genoveva V. Bustamante Genoveva V. “Geneva” Bustamante, 50, of Uvalde died Oct. 24, 2021, in San Antonio at Methodist Hospital Texsan. Visitation is set for Monday from 1 to 9 p.m. , with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will […]


THURSDAY, OCT. 28 A community farmers market will be held in the downtown plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with homegrown vegetables and baked goods. FMI: 830-591-2711. Rotary Club of Uvalde will meet at noon at the Uvalde Country Club. Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Regina Santos-Aviles will be the guest speaker. Lunch is $15. FMI: 830-591-3372. […]

Margaret B. Thayer

Margaret B. Thayer Margaret Beare Thayer, 70, of Sabinal died Oct. 22, 2021, at the Santa Rosa Northwest Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial is scheduled for 2 p.m., Nov. 4, 2021, at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, Uvalde. She was born on Aug. 30, 1951, in San Antonio to Virgina (Harris) and Hubert William Beare. She was a teacher in Carrizo Springs […]

Filimon H. Rodriguez

Filimon H. Rodriguez Filimon Huerga Rodriguez, 74, of Uvalde died on Oct. 22, 2021, at his residence. The funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday and Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. He was born in Mathis on March […]

Dora M. Lacey Duff

Dora M. Lacey Duff Dora Mae Lacey Duff, 71, of Greenville, formerly of Uvalde and Barksdale, died Oct. 14, 2021, at Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. There will be two memorial services, one in Greenville and one in Barksdale. In Greenville, visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, with a memorial scheduled to follow at 11 a.m. at Creekside Church […]

County taps Bates to lead in case of judge’s absence

Uvalde County Commissioners appointed Pct. 3 Commissioner Jerry W. Bates to preside over future meetings in the event of Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell’s absence. Mitchell has presided over the Uvalde County Commissioners Court for nearly 35 years, since Jan. 1, 1987. Through his unprecedented nine elected terms, he has rarely missed any of the twice-monthly county meetings but, after […]

James B. Borders

James B. Borders James Bryan “Jim” Borders, 84, of Sabinal died on Oct. 23, 2021, at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in San Antonio. There will be a celebration of life tomorrow at 4 p.m. at his 1015 El Paso St. home in Sabinal. The family will receive visitors outside, and they recommend friends bring along their own chairs so everyone […]

Lydia H. Velasquez

Lydia H. Velasquez Lydia H. Velasquez, 66, of Uvalde died Oct. 22, 2021,  at Uvalde Health Care and Rehabilitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation was yesterday from 2 to 9 p.m., and the holy rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at […]

Search for unique plane falls short but not over

In May of 1941 a test pilot flying a Grumman XP-50 over Long Island Sound experienced a catastrophic engine failure when the airplane’s turbo-supercharger exploded. Robert Hall bailed out of the stricken aircraft, which plunged into Smithtown Bay and sank in 50 feet of water. At the time of the crash, the XP-50 was entered in a United States Army […]

Kone, Sandoval are UHS homecoming royalty

Uvalde High School seniors Abigail Kone and Claudio Sandoval won homecoming queen and king honors Friday night, during halftime ceremonies held at the Uvalde Honey Bowl. Sandoval’s win breaks tradition, helping him make history as UHS’s first-ever homecoming king. Sandoval, a member of the Health Occupations Students of America, was accompanied by Sofia White. He is the son of Juanita […]