2022-05-26

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UCISD graduation postponed

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officials will not host the graduation event previously set to take place Friday. As of Wednesday morning, the district had not made a decision yet on whether or not the event will be held at a later time. Anne Marie Espinoza, executive director of marketing and communications for UCISD, said the graduation ceremony will be […]

Linda Molina

Linda Molina, 63, of Del Rio, formerly of Uvalde, died on May 22, 2022, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. She was born on March 24, 1959, in Uvalde to Leonor (Gomez) and Cayetano Flores. She is survived by her husband, Cristobal Molina of Del Rio; four sons, Christopher Molina and wife, Adriana, Jonathan Molina and wife, Patty, Nathan Molina […]

Spring 2022 Dean’s List announced

Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College recently announced the Spring 2022 Dean’s List for the Uvalde, Eagle Pass and Del Rio campuses. Seven Uvaldeans made the list including Ernesto B. Bustamante, Abigail G. Chisum, Juan Gonzales, Felipe A. Martinez, Stephanie Moreno, Leila J. Mosqueda and Ycela O. Ortiz.  Alexa R. Penney of Knippa and Michael R. Landeros of Sabinal […]

Robb shooting claims 19 children, 2 teachers

At least 21 people, including 19 children and two teachers, were killed Tuesday after an 18-year-old armed with a semi-automatic rifle barricaded himself in a fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School and opened fire. Parents were waiting late into Tuesday night for their slain children to be identified, some giving DNA to officials to assist in the identification process. Many […]

Blood drive Saturday at Civic Center

The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is in urgent need of blood donors, particularly those with Type O blood, and a blood drive will be held in Uvalde on Saturday.  The bloodmobile will be parked at the Willie De Leon Civic Center, 300 E. Main St. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Imelda Bernardo-Barclift, donor recruitment consultant for the […]

Robert Copenhaver

Robert “Bob” Copenhaver, 89, of Uvalde died on  May 22, 2022, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. There will be a funeral on June 3 at 10 a.m. at Baptist Temple Church, with the Rev. Tony Gruben officiating. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. He will be interred at Hillcrest Cemetery following the funeral service.  Services are under the direction […]

American Legion hosting Memorial Day observance

The American Legion Post 479 Auxiliary is organizing a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, near the Veterans Memorial Wall at the Uvalde County Fairplex. The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will be held outdoors if weather permits. Uvalde County Veterans Service Officer Everardo “Lalo” Zamora said, in the event of rain, the ceremony would […]

Clay C. Davenport

Clay Calvin Davenport, 59, of Reagan Wells died on May 17, 2022, at his residence. He was born on May 9, 1963, in Uvalde to Carolyn Inez (Smith) and Lyle Calvin Davenport.  He married Belinda Bowen in Giddings on Jan. 3, 1984. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, of Reagan Wells; mother, of Kentucky; daughter, Amber Dawn […]

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