Lobos, Mustangs vie in hoops action Tuesday

Following a long weekend of basketball tournament competition, the Uvalde Lobos will be back on the road Tuesday morning to take on the Natalia Mustangs. The varsity teams will play at 11:30 a.m., while the junior varsity teams will play at 10 a.m. The Natalia girls are off to a 1-3 start this season, but the Mustangs have played a […]

Suarez plans run for county commissioner

Jose “Joe” F. Suarez Sr. plans to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for Uvalde County Pct. 4 Commissioner in the March 1, 2022, primary election. Suarez, a member of the city of Uvalde Planning and Zoning Commission and U.S. military veteran, has resided in Uvalde for 63 years, moving here from Del Rio. He attended school in Uvalde from his […]

Holiday Cup classic scheduled Dec. 8

Entry fee is two non-perishable food items. The Uvalde Lobos and the Uvalde Coyotes will play in an exhibition soccer match scheduled for Dec. 8 in the Honey Bowl. Kick-off time for the match is set for 7 p.m. Admission to the match will cost two cans of food items per person. Items collected will be donated to the First […]

Curiosity not always in cat’s best interest

Roberta Walden
Staff Writer

Aquestioning “Meow?” can lead to pleasant conversation between a kitten and a human.  Sadly, sometimes the “meow?” comes from under the hood of a car when the human is driving down the road. Fortunately for some kittens who seek the warmth, comfort, and “security” in the engine compartment of an automobile, things can work out fine. Sometimes the kitten finds […]

Luv Ya Uvalde to-go dinner set Wednesday

Volunteers are working to be sure that Luv Ya Uvalde Thanksgiving meals will be ready to be picked up by noon on Wednesday at the Fairplex for those who have signed up for a plate. Luv Ya Uvalde coordinator Leticia Hernandez said that because of COVID-19 precautions there will not be an indoor gathering again this year, but the Luv […]

Some students must be vaccinated for COVID-19

Melissa Federspill
Staff Writer

A COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District students attempting to earn certifications in the health care field has raised a red flag for at least one local resident. Some UCISD students enrolled in Southwest Texas Junior College programs complete coursework off-site in clinical settings to obtain industry certifications.  Off-site examples include doctor’s offices, nursing homes, and the […]

Uvalde High School, Eagle Pass split a pair of sub-varsity games

Uvalde and Eagle Pass split a pair of high school sub-varsity basketball games last Tuesday night. The Lobos topped Eagle Pass, 51-16, in junior varsity action, while the Eagles downed the Uvaldeans 19-13 in freshman competition. In the junior varsity game, the Lobos got off to a 16-5 lead in the first period and never looked back as they rolled […]

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A wreath for fallen veterans

Wreaths Across America is an ambitious project that aims to place wreaths on the graves of every veteran in the country during the holiday season. The organization was founded in 2007 and today there are over 1,600 locations that participate, many of them state and national cemeteries. Some, like the United States Virgin Islands Cemetery, are located abroad.  Cemeteries in […]

Jesus C. Lopez

Jesus Contreras Lopez, 47, of Crystal City died on Nov. 11, 2021, at his residence. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-9 p.m. and Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. The holy rosary will be recited both days at 7 p.m. He was born on Nov. 13, 1973, to Mariana (Contreras) and Isabel A. Lopez.   He […]