2021-11-18

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Gary M. Hart

Gary Myles Hart, 79, of Sabinal died on Nov. 14, 2021 at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. Paul Stephens will officiate the graveside service, set Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Sabinal Cemetery.  He was born in Sabinal on May 29, 1942, to Kathryn Ruth (Murphy) and Samuel Alton Hart on May 29, 1942. He married Betty McQuatters […]

Josephine E. Shreve

Josephine Esther Shreve, 90, of Uvalde died on Nov. 2, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.  She was born on April 19, 1931, in Susank, Kansas, to Katherine Elizabeth (Schmidt) and Andrew Baum. She married Dr. Loy William Schreve on […]

Growers ready for whatever season brings

Melissa Federspill
Staff Writer

It’s the middle of November, and harvesting of spinach, lettuce and broccoli is underway, cabbage is planted or will be soon, and winter is coming. Some area producers, with wounds still healing from Winter Storm Uri, say they’re ready for whatever may come. Local farmer and owner of Winter Garden Produce J Allen Carnes said conditions right now are dry […]

Silvestre L. Orona

Silvestre Lopez Orona, 89, of Uvalde died on Nov. 13, 2021, at Uvalde Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. A funeral Mass will be celebrated today at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation began yesterday at 4 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles in Uvalde. He was […]

Maria A. Salazar

Maria Alicia Salazar, 81, of La Pryor died on Nov. 13, 2021, at her residence. A visitation will be held Sunday at 4 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.  A funeral service will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in La Pryor. Interment will follow at La […]

County angling for $30K fishing grant

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

With their hopes set on receiving a $30,000 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department grant, Uvalde County Commissioners plan to make Wes Cooksey Park, located about half an hour north of Uvalde, more accessible for anglers of all ages and abilities. Addressing the commissioners’ court on Monday, Nov. 8, Uvalde County grant writer Carl Esser said a proposed park upgrade was […]

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Josephine L. Lumsden

Josephine “Jo” Lorraine Sparks Lumsden, 89, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 13, 2021.  She was born Feb. 3, 1932, in Brackettville to John Allen Sparks and Cora Minnie Kuykendall Sparks. Graduating from Uvalde High School at age 16, Josephine worked her whole life. Her early jobs included White’s Mines, as well as Southwestern Bell as a telephone […]

Yorktown tops Sabinal in football

The Yorktown Wildcats defeated the Sabinal Yellowjackets, 62-20, last Thursday night in Class 2A Division II bi-district football playoff action at Floresville. Down 21-0, the Jackets scored near the midway point of the second period when quarterback Noah Rodriguez connected with tight end Joseph Davis for a 51-yard touchdown pass. Yorktown scored twice more in the period to take a […]