2022-01-23

Lobos begin second half of district hoops

Tuesday night at Pearsall High School, the Uvalde Lobos will begin the second half of their District 30-4A basketball schedule when they travel to Pearsall to play the Pearsall Lady Mavericks. Tip-off time for the game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Earlier this month, the Lobos recorded a 42-29 victory over the Pearsall girls in the first district meeting of […]

Norberto Arredondo

Norberto Arredondo, 65, of Uvalde, died Jan. 11, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston. Arredondo was born in Allende, Mexico, on June 3, 1956, to Delfina Cardenas and Rosendo Arredondo.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Mario Arredondo, Rosendo Arredondo Jr. and Antonio Arredondo. He is survived by his wife, Rita Arredondo; two sons; […]

County ponders election changes



Uvalde County Elections administrator Melissa Jones presented new election rules in place for the March primary election, particularly those related to ballots by mail, to county commissioners at their Jan. 10 meeting. “There were a lot of changes that were made at the legislative level with two called special sessions they got extra time to make lots of changes,” Jones […]

REMEMBER WHEN?

10 years ago Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 County eyes new uses for old jail – Now that operations have more or less been completely shifted over to the Uvalde County’s newly-completed Justice Center, officials are weighing options for the fate of the former county jail. Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell said the first step will be for county commissioners to […]

Nancy Caballero

Nancy Caballero, 59, of Uvalde died Jan. 20, 2022 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.   A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

David G. Flores

David Guajardo Flores, 52, of Jacksonville, Florida, died on Dec. 31, 2021, at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Flores was born on Nov. 29, 1969, in Eagle Pass to Bertha and Doroteo Flores.  Flores is survived by his parents, of Uvalde; wife, Melinda (Perez) Flores, of Jacksonville, Florida; three daughters, Hope Seligman of Washington State, Amanda Nichole Flores, of Jacksonville, […]

Coyotes travel to Pearsall Tuesday

Tuesday at Pearsall, the Uvalde Coyotes will close out the first half of their District 30-4A basketball schedule as they face the Pearsall Mavericks. The varsity game is set for a 7:45 p.m. tipoff. Coach Alex Oyola’s Coyotes, 0-2 in district and 6-16 for the season, come into the action at Pearsall Tuesday following a Friday night matchup with the […]

Maria T. Gaitan

Maria Teresa Gaitan, 67, of Uvalde, died Jan. 20, 2022 at her residence. Funeral services are pending with Rushing Estes Knowles Mortuary.  A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Nephew inspires creation of adventure book series



Olga Mae Salinas has written and illustrated two children’s activity books featuring an adorable sea turtle, named Joshua after her beloved nephew, and she hopes to continue the series in future. Salinas is the daughter of Gricelda Salinas, owner of Gree’s Boutique, and also does bookkeeping there. Creating “Joshua’s Underwater Adventures: Learning Colors and Shapes,” and “Joshua’s Underwater Adventures: Exploring […]

Rachel Z. Aguilar 

Rachel Zamora Aguilar, 65, of Uvalde, died Jan.17, 2022, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation will begin tomorrow at noon, followed by a rosary, which will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.   A funeral mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Aguilar was born on Sept. […]