Permit request worries water watchdogs

The Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District will meet today, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m. to consider two applications to pump water from the Middle Trinity Aquifer. Members of the Bandera Canyonlands Alliance, a non-profit organization, are urging Utopia and Tarpley area residents to attend the meeting in opposition of the applications, stating the volume of water involved in […]

UHS wrestlers place in SA meet

Ten Uvalde High School wrestlers took part in the San Antonio L.E.E. Wrestling tournament last Friday, but only four wrestlers placed among the top three in their respective weight divisions of the meet. George Rodriguez won first place in the boys 120-pound division and Carlos Rodriguez placed first in the boys 113-pound division. Devon Brown claimed third place in the […]

Robert Nolasco

Robert Nolasco, 61, of Uvalde died on Jan. 10, 2023, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Visitation is scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. on Jan. 22-23 at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, where a rosary will be recited on Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. A Mass will be celebrated Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will […]

Sabinal churches hosting multiple activities, events

At First Baptist, the study on the Book of Hebrews will resume on Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. youth group for grades 7-12 meets at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. It includes food, fellowship, games, and Bible study.  At Grace Community Fellowship, praise night begins today, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. It is open to all. New Life Fellowship Trinity Temple […]

Norma T. Diaz

Norma Treviño Diaz, 59, of Hondo, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 10, 2023, at her residence. Visitation is scheduled Jan. 19 at 1 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow at Hillcrest […]

Flores notches 1,000 points as Coyotes top Warhorses

It was a big night for the Uvalde Coyotes in Harvey Kinchlow Gym when they recorded a 66-44 district basketball victory over the Devine Warhorses Tuesday night. At the 6:27 mark of the fourth period, Uvalde High School senior guard Joseph Flores hit on a lay-up shot. Those two points lifted Flores’ high school career scoring total to 1,000 points. […]

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Medina EC’s Operation Round Up makes donations

Medina Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program recently awarded $6,500 to residents throughout its service area, including Sabinal residents Patricia and Ben Valdez Jr. The Valdez family received $2,500 to help purchase a prosthetic leg for their daughter, Sunny, after her amputation in November. Fifteen recipients were part of the Operation Grocery Give program and received a $150 gift card […]

Lobos win soccer tournament championship

The Uvalde Lobos are the champions of West Columbia High School’s Highway 36 Classic soccer tournament. They beat the Beeville Jones Trojans, 1-0, in the title game played Saturday afternoon. With eight minutes left in a defensive contest, Ahlaynah Barrientos scored the game-winning goal off of an assist by Faith Baker. “The championship match topped off a great weekend for […]

Lobos begin the second half of district play tomorrow

The Uvalde Lobos will play three of their last five District 29-4A basketball games at home, beginning with a matchup against the district-leading Somerset Bulldogs tomorrow. Varsity action in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest. Somerset’s girls, 7-0 in district and 20-10 […]