2022-02-03

Jo Danna Farr

Jo Danna Farr, 70, of Concan died on Jan. 30, 2022, at her residence. Visitation will take place Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.   A graveside service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Concan Cemetery.   Services are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will follow. 

Rodolfo R. Flores Sr.

Rodolfo R. Flores Sr., 90, of Uvalde died on Jan. 29, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.   Services are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary will follow. 

Severina R. Ontiveros

Severina Rios Ontiveros, 80, of Uvalde died on Jan. 26, 2022, at her residence.  She was born on May 11, 1941, to Angela Hernandez and Marcos Rios in Villa de Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico.  She married Salvador Pablo Ontiveros on Jan. 7, 1961, in Villa de Fuente, Coahuila, Mexico. She is survived by two daughters, Angela Edilia Ontiveros and Ana Maria […]

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Camilo G. Cortez III

Camilo Garcia Cortez III, 46, of Uvalde died on Feb. 1, 2022, at Texas Vista Medical Center in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News

UHS powerlifters heading to Del Rio

Members of the Uvalde High School powerlifting team will be in Del Rio Saturday to compete in meet competition. Action in the Del Rio meet will get underway at 9 a.m. Last Saturday, Coach AJ Martinez’s Coyotes and Lobos hosted the UHS Invitational meet. As a team, the Uvaldeans finished fourth in the team points standings with 24 points. Janel […]

Fernando R. Mendoza

Fernando Reyes Mendoza, 70, of Uvalde died on Jan. 24, 2022, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation will begin today at 4 p.m., and a rosary will be recited 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, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.  He was born on […]

Maria A. Ruiz 

Maria Alicia Cano Ruiz, 66, of Uvalde died on Jan. 29, 2022, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation took place from noon to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, and a prayer service was held at 7 p.m. both days, at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place today at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Serenity at […]

Grissom wins top honors for fifth time

Home-school junior Baylee Grissom is now a five-time grand champion winner of the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show steer show. Grissom clinched her quintuple title on Friday with her exotic medium weight steer, Ford.  She has won every year since 2017, with the exception of 2020, when her brother, Kylen, took home  grand champion honors.  This year, Kylen earned reserve […]

Arctic front harkens last year’s crippling snow event

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

A strong arctic front was expected to hit South Central Texas yesterday evening, ushering in hard freezes and the coldest temperatures for the city this winter. It was a year ago this month that the region was paralyzed by record cold and snowfall. A corridor of heavy ice and freezing rain accumulation is likely from Texas through the Ohio River […]