UHS powerlifters advance to regional meet

Uvalde High School will be well represented at the girls’ regional powerlifting meet at Edinburg this week. Tomorrow and Tuesday, members of Coach AJ Martinez’s Lobos will be on hand to participate in regional competition. Three athletes will vie in the 97-pound weight class, including Joshlyn Cardenas, Aracely Torres, and Natalee Rangel.Akira Siaz will compete in the 114-pound class, while […]

Medina Electric distributes project grants

Medina Electric Cooperative Inc. is seeking applications for its community empowerment program, which will provide up to $5,500 in grants during 2022.The deadline for applications is April 1. Grants will be awarded for capital projects that support community and economic development in any of the 17 counties served by Medina EC, which, in addition to Uvalde, includes Atascosa, Brooks, Dimmit, […]

Juanita V. Ramos

Juanita Valenzuela Ramos, 72, of La Pryor died on Feb. 22, 2022, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation is scheduled today beginning at 2 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in La Pryor, and interment will follow […]

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Jose Polanco

Jose Polanco, 85, of Uvalde died on Feb. 23, 2022, at Heart to Heart Hospice in Pearsall. He was born in Knippa on March 25, 1936, to Virginia Garcia-Polanco and Sotero Polanco. He is survived by two daughters, Sulema Torres of Uvalde and Maricela P. Lynch of Austin; five grandchildren, Ashley Torres, Cristian Torres, Roy Torres, and Natalie Fernandez, all […]

Some city, school races crowded

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

Challengers have filed for the District 1 and 3 spots on the Uvalde City Council while only incumbents are seeking positions on the Sabinal City Council. There are three positions on the Uvalde City Council up for election on May 7, with two incumbents, in District 1 and District 5, having filed for reelection. Former appliance repair technician Otilio Carranza […]

Lobos play at Del Rio Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will journey to Del Rio Tuesday to play the Del Rio Queens in softball competition. Varsity action is set to begin at 6 p.m. and that contest will be preceded by a 4:30 p.m junior varsity ball game. Coach EJ McNamara’s Lobos, 5-3 for the season, will enter the Del Rio game coming off of a 5-2 […]

Pendleton named teacher of the year

Sofia Lara
UHS Journalism

Uvalde High School teacher and coach Keith Pendleton has been earned the title of UHS Teacher of the Year. He has found himself meeting the challenges of both teaching and coaching at the high school level. Pendleton started teaching at UHS ten years ago, during which time he has taught several subjects including U.S. History, psychology, sociology, world geography, world […]

Nohemi L. Tristan

Nohemi Lechler Tristan, 65, of Sabinal died on Feb. 16, 2022, at her residence.   Visitation is set Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and a memorial service will begin at 4:30 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal. She was born on Oct. 10, 1956, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Angelita De La Garza and Guillermo Lechler.  She […]

Jessie McFarlen

Jessie McFarlen, 83, of Sabinal died on Feb. 16, 2022, at her residence. The family is planning a private memorial for a later date. She was born on June 30, 1938, in San Antonio to Jesse (Nickels) and Claud Krause. She is survived by sister, Claudia Wotpika of Houston; two sons, Buddy McFarlen and wife, Brandi, and James Goodall and […]