Editorial staff pauses Wreaths Across America

Last year, the Uvalde Leader-News editorial staff spearheaded a Wreaths Across America campaign to pay tribute to Uvalde’s veterans. It was our first year to undertake the fundraising and the organizing of a ceremony, so we started with the veterans buried at Hillcrest Cemetery. As with any community project, it was a lot of work and took a tremendous effort. […]

Male incumbents rule returns for local offices

Uvalde County voters reelected incumbents for for county judge, commissioners, and Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace; selected former office holders for JP6 and county clerk; and favored creating a new emergency services district in Concan. Incumbents won both local races that featured write-in candidates. Republican Steven T. Kennedy is set to begin his eighth term as Pct. 1 Justice […]

Collins places among top third at state run

Jack Collins placed 52nd out of a field of 150 runners competing last Saturday in the Class 4A state cross-country running meet at Round Rock’s Old Settler’s Park. The Uvalde High School junior recorded a time of 17 minutes and 31.10 seconds. “Jack ran well,” said Uvalde High School cross country coach Libby Gonzales. “Considering it was raining and his […]

Veterans Day observance set tomorrow

A Veterans Day observance is planned for tomorrow, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Wall located on the grounds of the Uvalde County Fairplex. For those wanting to honor or remember a veteran, American Legion Post 479 Auxiliary is selling memorial bricks to be placed on the wall. The memorial bricks cost $50 each and can be […]

Houston R. Allen

Houston Royce Allen went to be with Jesus on Nov. 2, 2022, at the age of 58. He was born July 20, 1964, in Uvalde, Texas, to Larry Don and Faye Sparks Allen. He is survived by his mother, Faye Sparks Allen of Cline, Texas; brothers, Anthony Don and wife, Cheryl Oliver Allen, John Brent and wife, Laurie Copenhaver Allen, […]

Juan G. Aguilera

Juan Gonzalo “Shike” Aguilera, 61, of Uvalde died on Nov. 3, 2022, at a residence in Marble Falls. He was born on Oct. 17, 1961, in San Angelo, Texas to Benita (Ortiz) and Gonzalo Aguilera. He married Zinna Rodriguez in Uvalde on Feb. 20, 1983. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, of Uvalde;  mother, of Camp Wood; […]

Miller wins $50 contest prize

Jerry E. Miller Jr. is the $50 winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. Miller missed on only one contest game to claim the top contest prize. Five entries missed on two contest games. Using the tie-breaker game, contest judges determined that Michael Moss is the $40 second-place winner with his score of Somerset 42-17 over Uvalde, which was […]

Donna K. Bingham

Donna Kay Bingham, 64, of Montell died on Oct. 23, 2022, at her residence, surrounded by her family, after a battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 12, 2022, at the Aldine Pavilion next to the Aldine Cemetery on RR 1051. She was born in Carrizo Springs on Sept. 18, 1958, to Virginia […]