Doris M. Reynolds

Doris Marie Graves Reynolds, 96, of Uvalde died on Dec. 5, 2021, at her residence.  A private graveside service will be held for immediate family members tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Montel Cemetery. She was born on April 19, 1925, in Uvalde to Clara and Lee Graves.  She grew up in Uvalde, and graduated from Uvalde High School in […]

Refugio M. Perez Jr.

Refugio M. Perez Jr., 53, of Uvalde died on Dec. 3, 2021, in Uvalde. He was born on April 21, 1968, in Uvalde to Elvira G. Menchaca and Refugio M. Perez Sr.   He is survived by his mother; brother, Jaime M. Perez and wife, Maria; sister, Rosemary Bustamante and husband, Ernesto; four nephews, Rene Borrego III, Ernesto Bustamante Jr., Lt. […]

UHS wrestlers win at Roosevelt

Several Uvalde High School wrestlers won in meet competition at San Antonio Roosevelt last weekend. Dom Quiroz claimed top honors in the 152-pound weight division and George Rodriguez placed first overall in the 120-pound weight division in varsity action last Saturday morning. Emily Diaz, Diego Rangel, and Jose Rodriguez each lost their two matches Saturday. In junior varsity action last […]

Belia L. Servantes

Belia “Betty” Luna Servantes, 94, of Caldwell, formerly of Uvalde, died on Nov. 30, 2021, at Burleson St. Joseph Manor nursing home in Caldwell. A visitation will begin at noon, and a rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by […]

Community funds 534 veterans’ wreaths

After an estimated 16 days of fundraising, which spanned through the Thanksgiving holiday, the Uvalde community rallied to sponsor 534 wreaths in honor of the veterans at Hillcrest Cemetery as part of Wreaths Across America.  There are more than 600 veterans buried at Hillcrest Cemetery and, with the support of the Uvalde County 4-H junior and senior clubs, who organized […]

Lisa G.  LaMascus

Lisa Gayle LaMascus, 59, of Uvalde died on Nov. 30, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. She was born on March 28, 1962, in Seymour to Sylvia and Kenneth LaMascus. The family says she was well known for her singing voice, and she grew up singing with her mother […]

Mercedes R. Guzman

Mercedes R. Guzman, 79, of Uvalde died on Dec. 5, 2021, in Uvalde. A visitation was held Tuesday and yesterday from 1-9 p.m., and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m., at the Chapel of Serenity at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment […]

Margarita F. Rios

Margarita Flores Rios, 94, of Uvalde died on Dec. 5 in Uvalde. A visitation will be held today from noon to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Tranquility at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m., also at the Chapel of Tranquility at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. […]

Everette E. Boyce 

Everette Elmo Boyce, 93, of Utopia, died on Dec. 1, 2021, at his residence. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jones Cemetery in Utopia. He was born Sept. 21, 1928, at home in Utopia to Ruth (Haby) and Everette M. Boyce. He grew up in Utopia, graduating salutatorian of his high school class. He farmed, […]

Cowgirls, Rockcrushers win SWTJC tourney

James Volz
Sports Editor

D’Hanis and Knippa won first-place honors in the 61st Southwest Texas Junior College Invitational high school basketball tournament last weekend. The D’Hanis Cowgirls topped the Nueces Canyon Panthers, 38-30, in the girls’ championship game, and the Knippa Rockcrushers trounced the Sabinal Yellowjackets, 52-32, in the boys’ championship game. In the first title game Saturday night in SWTJC’s La Forge Hall […]