Bernardo Duran

Bernardo Duran, 86, of Uvalde died on Dec. 19, 2022, at Texas Vista Medical Center in San Antonio. A Mass will be celebrated on Jan. 8 at 7:30 a.m. and on Feb. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Both will be in Spanish. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Olivarez of Uvalde. A complete obituary will […]

Mary Isaiz

Mary Isaiz, 59, of New Braunfels, formerly of Uvalde, died on Dec. 23, 2022, at her residence. She was born on June 6, 1963, in Eagle Pass to Maria (Hernandez) and Enrique Velasquez Sr. She is survived by her husband, Antonio “Tony” Isaiz of New Braunfels; three daughters, Amanda Isaiz and husband, Bill Wayne Furlow, of Converse, and Lissette Isaiz […]

‘Robb-ed’ documentary slated for Feb. 3 showing

The documentary “Robb-ed,” filmed in the aftermath of the Robb Elementary mass shooting, is scheduled to be shown at the Forum 6 Theatres beginning Feb. 3. Produced and directed by Charlie Minn, the nearly two-hour film focuses on interviews with victims’ families and others impacted by the May 24 tragedy that killed 19 fourth-graders and two of their teachers. Minn […]

Lobos host Lady Mavericks Friday in district contest

The Uvalde Lobos will resume their basketball schedule tomorrow as they host the Pearsall Lady Mavericks. Tip-off time for the District 29-4A varsity game tomorrow is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Preceding that game will be a junior varsity contest at 11 a.m. The Pearsall girls lost a 43-24 decision against the Floresville Jaguars in their district […]

Flight crew finds meaning in work

San Antonio AirLIFE 5 Uvalde crew members might not be overly superstitious, but they forbid anyone from saying a couple of specific adjectives that start with “Q” and “S” while on shift. “Quiet or slow,”  laughed Dan Oakes, a flight paramedic and area manager for Air Methods, owner of AirLIFE. “There are EMS gods. You definitely don’t test them.” Lead […]

Elected officials to be sworn in Jan. 1

Uvalde County will host a public ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, beginning at 12:01 a.m., to swear in newly-elected officials. The ceremony will take place in the district courtroom located on the second floor of the Uvalde County Courthouse. Notary public Helly Moncada will administer the oath of office for Uvalde County Judge Bill Mitchell, who was elected to […]

Uvalde Yotes finish 2022 season, 7-2

With an overall 7-2 record for the fall 2022 season, the Uvalde Yotes are looking forward to an award ceremony set in June of 2023.  The all-around player award will be presented to Timothy Trevino (No. 17); best offensive player, Ruben Aguilar (No. 2); best defensive player, Orlando Moreno (No. 77); honey badger award, Jesse James Machuca (No. 1); and […]

Births: It’s a Girl!

Elisa Luna and Daniel Almeida of Uvalde announce the birth of their daughter, Ezmae Nevaeh Almeida, on Dec. 9, 2022, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.  Ezmae weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length.  Maternal grandparents are Carina Esparza, Lee Esparza III and Elias Luna, all of Uvalde. Paternal grandparents are Emma Ramos, and Lora and Daniel […]

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UCISD seeking police officers

Nearly three months after the suspension of the school police force, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District interim police chief Joshua Gutierrez is searching for candidates to rebuild the police department while the district is also planning to create a security operations center, interim superintendent Gary Patterson said on Dec. 19. Speaking to the board of trustees, Patterson said Gutierrez, whom […]