Frutoso Ortiz Contreras, 75, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 19, 2021, in Billings, Montana. He was born Jan. 21, 1946, in Pearsall to Celia (Ortiz) and Donaciano Contreras. He married Emma Castaneda on Feb. 24, 1967, in Uvalde. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, of Billings, Montana; two daughters, Eva Contreras Serna and husband, Hector, of […]
The Uvalde Lobos will open their 2021 Texas high school basketball season at Eagle Pass. Coach Fortino Patiño’s Lobos will take on the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks on Saturday. Varsity action is set to begin at 1:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games will start at 11:30 a.m. Originally, the Uvalde-Winn basketball action Saturday was to be conducted in […]
Nueces Canyon High School will celebrate its 2021 homecoming court tomorrow evening, when the Panthers varsity football team is scheduled to take on the Medina Bobcats. Queen candidates are Brenlee Fox, Jayci Karnes, and Genesis Perez. Brenlee Fox is the daughter of Angela Fox of Camp Wood and Kyle Fox of San Antonio. She will be escorted by Roper Wall. […]
Oscar Gonzalez Navejar Jr., 46, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 24, 2021, at home with his parents at his bedside. He was born on May 6, 1975, in Uvalde to Elza (Gonzalez) and Oscar Navejar. His family says that he was their walking miracle. He lived 19 months after a cancer diagnosis which predicted that […]
Pedro Bustamante, 76, of Fort Worth, formerly of Uvalde, died Oct. 24, 2021, at Community Hospice of Texas in Ft. Worth. He was born to Clotilde (Reyes) and Pedro Bustamante on Aug. 15, 1945, in Uvalde. He is survived by two brothers, Rene Bustamante and John Bustamante, both of Oklahoma; and two sisters, Estella Bustamante Villegas, of Ft. Worth and […]
The Uvalde Lobos placed third in the Fredericksburg golf tournament and fourth in the San Antonio Harlan tournament. On Oct. 27, the Uvalde High School girls totaled 382 strokes to capture third place in the Fredericksburg Fall Invitational tournament held at Fredericksburg’s Lady Bird Johnson golf course. UHS’s Sofia White won a scorecard playoff to take runner-up honors in the […]
St. Philip’s Episcopal church continues its three days of remembrance with a movie night Friday at 7 p.m. at the church sports court. Cyndi Marsh, communications director, said that, while snacks and drinks will be provided, movie-goers should bring their own folding chairs andblankets. The animated movie has a Dia de los Muertos theme that Marsh said would be suitable […]
Tanya Villarreal, 43, of Brackettville, died Nov. 2, 2021, in San Antonio at Main Methodist Hospital. Services are under the direction of Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.