Speculation about the 2022 football season has begun

James Volz
Sports Editor

Though the 2021 Texas high school football season for the Uvalde Coyotes only recently ended, many fans already are thinking about next season. As the Coyotes begin off-season work, the focus for many fans right now is on the biennial reclassification and realignment of schools to be made by the University Interscholastic League. Every two years, the UIL divides schools […]

Letter to the Editor: Honesty best course

Deyanira Salazar

In this letter, I would like to dive into the importance of telling the truth. Many times, during my tutorials, I speak to my students about the importance of being truthful. Sadly, our society is far from perfect, and as we grow older, we come to realize that there are people who make false claims in order to get ahead […]

Who is Jesus to individual Christians?

Chris Potter
Minister for the Concan Church of Christ

If you took a survey of Christians and asked them who their favorite character is in the New Testament, who they most closely relate to, I believe that most would probably say: “Peter.”  Uneducated, spontaneous, and probably just a bit hot-headed, this fisherman by trade was apparently the first disciple chosen by Jesus to follow Him, along with his brother […]

Olan’s lawsuit against UCISD on agenda for settlement talk

When they meet tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District trustees will convene in a closed session to consider accepting a settlement agreement to conclude the discrimination lawsuit filed by former Uvalde High School Academic Dean Joseph Olan. On Nov. 9, the two parties participated in mediation and have entered into a mediated settlement agreement, contingent upon approval […]

Antonio A. Estrada

Antonio Aguirre Estrada, 87, of Uvalde died Nov. 9, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born in Cline on June 13, 1934, to Gumecinda Estrada and Juan Aguirre Sanchez. He is survived by two sons, Juan Antonio Aguirre of Houston and Jose Manuel Figueroa of Uvalde; two daughters, Maria Gumecinda Gardea and Teresa Aguirre, both of Uvalde; 11 grandchildren; […]

Lobos begin tournament with a victory

Playing in their opening game of the Brush Country Classic, the Uvalde Lobos racked up their first basketball victory of the season Thursday as they downed the Poteet Aggies, 42-25, at Pleasanton. The Lobos put together their best offensive showing of the young season as they scored 24 points in the fourth period to blow the Poteet girls out of […]

Harrell visits dual language campus when dress code calls for blue

Roberta Walden
Staff Writer

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Hal Harrell tries to visit the district’s new dual language academy on days when everyone on campus is wearing blue. “I try to make it on blue shirt days,” Harrell shared with Rotary Club of Uvalde members at its Nov. 4 lunch meeting. “Blue shirts are worn on English days and red shirts are […]

Wildlife event set Thursday

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service will present a free wildlife and Axis program on Thursday in Uvalde. The event, slated to start at 1 p.m. with registration, will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1619 Garner Field Road. The program will conclude at 4 p.m. Topics include Axis research and recovery from winter storms […]

Meyers wins Uvalde Bass Club November fishing tournament

Matt Meyers claimed first-place honors on both days of the Uvalde Bass Club’s November fishing tournament. Meyers won first place on Nov. 6 at Choke Canyon Reservoir with his two fish that weighed a total of 8.12 pounds. One of his fish was the big bass of the day, a 4.77-pounder. Meyers topped the field of UBC anglers on Nov. […]

Eugenio E. Arellano

Eugenio Esquivel Arellano, 89, of Uvalde died Nov. 9, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation is today from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. The holy rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. both days. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred […]