Jennipher Hernandez and Mario “MJ” Miller were united in marriage on March 26, 2022, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Eduardo Morales officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Veronica Diaz of Asherton. The groom is the son of Anna Rodriguez of Uvalde. Wearing a white dress with lace appliques and […]

YouPOP play set July 22-23 at opera house

This year’s Youth Players on the Plaza production, “Robin Hood and the Heroes of Sherwood Forest,” will take to the stage July 22-23 at the Uvalde Grand Opera House.  Leading roles include Guillermo Mancha as Robin Hood, Avni Punalekar as Alan-A-Dale, and Colton Jackson as Little John. Addison Sanford will play the part of Scarlet, and Aarav Punalekar will act […]

Motoring along with music on highways and byways

There’s nothing like a song to ease stress. Seems like we have been doing a lot of driving lately, including multiple trips to big cities, and I have come to rely on a host of musical friends. Waylon and Willie are always willing to spread some good cheer, but lately my favorite driving distraction has been Hank Williams Jr. He […]

Counseling available at CHDI

Community Health Development Inc. has counseling services available to the Uvalde community. Two locations offer services, including 200 S. Evans and 908 S. Evans, Building B. Providers at the 200 Evans location include Dr. Margaret A. Conolly, Rebecca Villa, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and  Pennie Robertson, LCSW. For more information 830-278-7105.  There are various  volunteers available at the 908 Evans […]

‘Unheard’ march set here today

Melissa Federspill
Staff Writer

The Unheard Voices March and Rally, a display of solidarity for the 21 lives lost on May 24 at Robb Elementary School, will take place Sunday, July 10.  The march will assemble at 5:30 p.m. at Robb Elementary, and continue down Geraldine St., turn left on South Getty and end at the downtown plaza with a rally. The community is […]

Four big home football games scheduled this season

The start of the 2022 football season is just a few weeks away as pre-season workouts will begin early next month. This season, the Uvalde Coyotes will have only four home varsity games, but each will be something special. The season home opener is set for Labor Day weekend as the Coyotes will host the always-tough Eagle Pass CC Winn […]

letters to the editor

A time and place Sunday, May 29, at around 11 a.m. on Main Street, Uvalde, certainly was not the time or place to display banners advocating assault weapons. As a greeter at my church, Baptist Temple, from the foyer that is what we saw. Within a long block area, we could count at least 12 law enforcement vehicles along the […]

Uvalde Youth Rodeo contest set Tuesday

The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club’s second points-night competition of the season is scheduled for Tuesday in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Lead-line action will kick off the events beginning at 5:30 p.m. The night’s competition will include poles, cloverleaf barrels, straight barrels, goat tying, breakaway roping, ribbon roping, tie-down roping, and team roping. On July 19, the final […]

Carolyn Smith

Carolyn Smith, our beloved sister and aunt, passed into eternal peace on July 6, 2022.  She was born July 29, 1958, and was a resident of Uvalde County.  She was predeceased by her brother Byron, a niece, Mariah Linn Smith, and her parents Tom and Mary.  Her brother Glenn survives her along with her nieces Sobrina Maguglin (Landry) and Savannah […]


To submit an event for publication in the Uvalde Leader-News community calendar, please call Meghann Garcia at 830-278-3335 or email her at mgarcia@ulnnow.com. Sunday, July 10 “The Unheard Voices March and Rally” set in honor and memory of the 19 students and two teachers killed May 24, 2022, due to gun violence at Robb Elementary School will begin at the […]