John H. White III

July 24, 1971 – October 11, 2022 John Hansford “Hans” White III passed away Oct. 11, 2022, after a sudden and brief illness. He was 51.  The son of John Hansford White, Jr. and Janet Youens Wolters, Hans was born July 24, 1971, in San Antonio, Texas. Hans grew up in Uvalde and moved back to San Antonio in the […]

Joshi, AgriLife get $1.5M for spinach research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded an approximate $1.5 million grant to Vijay Joshi, Ph.D., a plant systems physiologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde and an associate professor in the Texas A&M Department of Horticultural Sciences. Joshi will lead the three-year research project, which is designed to […]

Uvaldeans beat T-M, advance to regional semifinals

James Volz
Sports Editor

Uvalde High School defeated Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway, 10-3, in regional team tennis action at Pleasanton High School Tuesday. “Our players have been anticipatiang this day. Getting to play Tuloso-Midway and beating them was one of our short-term goals,” said UHS head tennis coach Terri Rambie. “Now, we just want to keep going.” With their victory, the Uvaldeans gained a berth […]

Thomas P. Mitchell

Thomas Patrick Mitchell, age 78, of Boerne, Texas, passed away on Oct. 10, 2022.  His viewing will be on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, at 6 p.m., with a rosary at 7 p.m., at Holt and Holt Funeral Home, at 319 East San Antonio Avenue, Boerne, Texas 78006.  Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. at St. Peter the Apostle […]

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Yellowjackets play tomorrow at home versus D’Hanis

The Sabinal Independent School Disrict Stingers will travel to D’Hanis today, Oct. 20, to face the young Cowboys in a 5 p.m. football game. Tomorrow, the varsity Yellowjackets will host their D’Hanis counterparts in Sabinal, beginning at 7 p.m. Fifth Quarter post-game activities for youth will be held at First Baptist afterward. In volleyball, the junior varsity and varsity teams […]

UHS teen’s threat ends in arrest

UPD says  16-year-old student admitted role The school district says there was a shooting threat against Uvalde High School, made Monday, Oct. 17, via social media. Police say the threat was directed at a specific student.  Officials arrested a 16-year-old Uvalde High School student. Uvalde Police Department said in a press release issued Oct. 18 that UCISD officials reported the […]

Charles L. Ham

Charles Lee Ham, 74, of Uvalde died on Oct. 14, 2022, at Methodist Hospital Texsan in San Antonio. He was born on Oct. 29, 1947, in Uvalde to Alpha (Murray) and Roy Lee Ham.  Ham received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&I-Kingsville before returning to Uvalde and working in accounting. He was an active member of the Uvalde Volunteer Fire […]

Día de los Muertos events set across town

Planning is underway for several Diá de los Muertos celebrations in the Uvalde area. Diá de los Muertos is a multi-day holiday that reunites the living with the dead, according to National Geographic. During the holiday, families and friends create offerings to honor their departed relatives. The altars are often decorated with marigold flowers, photos of the departed, and offerings. […]

Rainfall totals 1.63 inches

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

Overnight rainfall that turned to hours-long drizzle brought 1.63 inches of precipitation to Uvalde on Monday, Oct. 17, as measured by the Texas A&M Uvalde AgriLife Research and Extension Center. Starting Sunday, varying amounts fell in surrounding areas with the highest reported total of nearly 5 inches in Camp Wood. This brings the year-to-date precipitation total to 15.04 inches, about […]