2021-11-11

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Louis D. Bell

Louis Dean Bell, 90, of Brackettville, died Oct. 29, 2021, in Uvalde at Amistad Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center with a daughter by his side  He will be interred at Fort Sam Houston with military honors on Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. He was born in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania, on May 11, 1931, to Maria (Torchio) and Sabino Jiubellino.  His family […]

Uvalde High School girls lose basketball opener against Eagle Pass Winn

The Uvalde Lobos dropped a 45-38 decision to the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks in their 2021-22 basketball season opener last Saturday afternoon at Eagle Pass. Down 29-13 at the end of the first half, the Lobos cut the Winn lead to 37-22 by the end of the third period. The Uvalde girls scored 16 points during the final period, […]

Ramirez wins $50 football contest prize

Lalo Ramirez is the first-place winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. He missed on only one contest game to claim the $50 first-place prize. Four contestants missed on two games. Using the tie-breaker game to break the tie, contest judges determined that Juan Manuel Fuentes III’s score of Kansas City 20, Green Bay 17 was closest to the […]

District 14 plays District 13 in bi-district football

The top four teams from District 14 will face the top four teams from District 13 in Class 4A Division I bi-district football competition this weekend. Tonight at Wimberley, the two-time District 14-4A champion 7-2 Boerne Greyhounds will battle the fourth-seeded team from 13-4A, the 6-4 Fischer Canyon Lake Hawks. Kick-off time for the game is set for 7 p.m. […]

Basketball: Lobos home debut set next Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos dropped a 45-38 decision to the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks in their 2021-22 basketball season opener last Saturday afternoon at Eagle Pass. Down 29-13 at the end of the first half, the Lobos cut the Winn lead to 37-22 by the end of the third period. The Uvalde girls scored 16 points during the final period, […]

Antonio A. Estrada

Antonio A. Estrada Antonio Aguirre Estrada, 87, of Uvalde, died on Nov. 9, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Uvalde. Visitation took place from noon to 9 p.m. yesterday, and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m., at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A […]

Quiroz’s commitment to fellow man didn’t end with military retirement

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

Military veteran Robert F. Quiroz Jr., formerly of Uvalde, retired after three decades of service around the time the pandemic began, but he still serves his fellow man in a new capacity, donating COVID-19 antibodies to aid others. The Class of 1988 Uvalde High School graduate said he, his wife, and two of their children had all contracted COVID-19. “I […]

Colin C. Crockard

Colin C. Crockard Colin Coy Crockard, 58, formerly of Uvalde, died on Oct. 10, 2021, at his home in San Antonio. He was born Feb. 16, 1963, to Kathryn (Taylor) and Ward Crockard. He was an electrician’s helper in Uvalde some years ago, and he was a self-taught mechanic for many years in Lubbock, Hondo, and Uvalde. His family said […]

UCISD, Knippa ‘above standard,’ others earn ‘superior’ financial rating

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s financial integrity rating for the 2020-21 school year is above standard, with a score of 88, according to preliminary data from the Texas Education Agency. This year’s ratings are based on data from the 2019-20 school year. This is the third consecutive year the district has earned a “B” rating. The Financial Integrity Rating System […]