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It’s okay to get loud at UHS basketball games

Tuesday night, the Uvalde Lobos will finish the pre-Christmas portion of their basketball schedule when they travel to Somerset to play the Somerset Bulldogs. Tip-off time for the varsity game is set for 6:30 p.m. and it will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest. Coach Fortino Patiño’s Lobos, 3-14 for the season, will enter the District 29-4A […]

Coyotes take on Buffaloes Tuesday afternoon

Two games remain on the pre-district part of the 2022-23 basketball schedule for the Uvalde Coyotes. Tuesday afternoon in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes will take on the San Antonio Fox Tech Buffaloes. Thursday afternoon, the Coyotes will travel to Poteet to go up against the Poteet Aggies. Tip-off time for the varsity game in Kinchlow Gym […]

Children traumatized by gun violence belong to all of us

They saw things that would have left trained combat soldiers with PTSD. Of the 27 children in Robb Elementary classrooms 111 and 112, ten would survive, but only after watching 19 of their classmates and two teachers mortally wounded before their very eyes. The odds of living were better for U.S. soldiers during D-Day’s murderous assault on Omaha Beach. The […]

District 3 seat goes to Medina

New Uvalde City Council member Eloisa R. Medina was sworn in to the District 3 council seat and took her place on the dais on Dec. 13, when she became the fourth woman to serve on the council. Medina is a member of Fierce Madres, a non-profit advocacy group, and a 1985 graduate of Uvalde High School. She also attended […]

Leo G. Ramos Jr.

Leo Gonzales Ramos Jr., 91, of San Antonio died on Dec. 7, 2022, at his residence in San Antonio. He was born on July 5, 1931, in Uvalde to Carmen (Gonzales) and Leobardo Ramos. During his career, he served as a social worker for Texas Health and Human Services; community organizer for the Office of the Texas Governor and City […]

Pastor’s Column: How do we help our wolf and lamb live together

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” That’s the familiar cry of John the Baptist during Season of Advent. But it’s Isaiah who gives us a glimpse of that kingdom. “The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child […]

UHS wrestlers compete at Buda Wednesday

Uvalde High School wrestlers face their final competition prior to the Christmas break when they participate in dual-team action at Buda Hays. Action is scheduled to get underway at 4 p.m. Coach Michael Liarakos’ Uvaldeans were at San Antonio yesterday to vie in the MacArthur Winter Classic tournament. Results from the meet will be reported in a future edition of […]

Louis M. Acosta

Louis Manuel Acosta, 74, of Uvalde died on Dec. 13 at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Visitation will begin Dec. 20 at 3 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at Hillcrest […]

Mena recalls Robb shooting

Johnny Joe “JJ” Mena III, then a fourth-grader in Room 106, directly across the hall from the classroom of Irma Garcia and Eva Mireles at Robb Elementary, remembers the gunfire sounding like a loud banging noise when Uvalde High School dropout Salvador Ramos, armed with an assault- style rifle, began a killing spree.  On Tuesday, Dec. 13, one day before […]