Felipe M. Serrato

Felipe De Jesus Medina Serrato, 54, of Uvalde died on May 30, 2022, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation will begin June 8 at 4:30 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated June 9 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at […]

Stroud selected to Hall of Honor

Veteran high school basketball official Lewis Stroud of Devine was recently inducted into the Texas High School Basketball Officials Association Hall of Honor. THSBOA Hall of Honor recipients are recognized for their extraordinary achievements, service, and significant contributions to high school basketball. Stroud, who has officiated basketball for 55 years, has officiated Uvalde High School games and Southwest Texas Junior […]

Governor plans long-term ‘resiliency center’

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

Gov. Greg Abbott announced last week that  $5 million in state funding is being offered to establish a long-term Family Resiliency Center in Uvalde County in the wake of the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School. Christina Mitchell, 38th Judicial District Attorney, said tomorrow – now dubbed the Uvalde Together Resiliency Center –  a community assistance facility is set […]

Marcos Witt at Fairplex tonight

Marcos Witt, a five-time Latin Grammy Award winner who is often referred to as one of the most influential Spanish speaking figures of Christian music, will perform a free concert today, June 5, at 6 p.m. at the Uvalde County Fairplex.  The event is being presented in partnership with the Billy Graham and América Ora Y Adora, and offers a […]

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Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club sets schedule

The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club has designated three dates for points-night competition for the 2022 summer season. Those three dates include June 28, July 12, and July 19 in the Arena at the Fairplex. The UYRC’s 2022 open youth rodeo is scheduled for July 22-23. Those who have yet to join the club for the 2022 season may do so […]

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Media invasion landed with practiced ferocity

Craig Garnett

As Uvalde’s newspaper of record, we’ve never considered ourselves to be part of the “media.” That space is reserved for the big players, newspapers and television stations in glitzy markets like New York, Washington, Los Angeles and San Antonio. Until May 24, they did their thing and we did ours. Last week, our paths converged, and we, along with the […]

Sky M. Jones-Lewey

On May 31, 2022, Sky Marshal Jones-Lewey, a native of Uvalde, Texas, passed on from this life peacefully in her home on the east bank of Nueces River.  Born on May 26, 1958, Sky was the only child and beloved daughter of a true western couple, Elmo and Marge Jones. She grew up in a swimsuit unless she was horseback […]

Class of 1972 reunion set for September

Members of the Uvalde High School class of 1972 are planning to meet Sept. 23-24 for their 50th reunion. There were 219 graduates in the class. The fee to attend the reunion will be $35 per person, and organizers say the fee will help offset dinner costs and event space rental.  The deadline to register is Aug. 27. Checks should […]