Two Coyotes, guests enjoy Super Bowl LVII

Two members of the 2022 Uvalde Coyotes varsity football team were among the crowd of nearly 68,000 fans on hand Sunday, Feb. 12, for Super Bowl LVII. Coyotes team captain Justyn Rendon and Uvalde High School head football coach Wade Miller were in State Farm Stadium at Glendale, Ariz.  They were there, along with Justyn’s dad, Nano, and Coach Miller’s […]

Santos G. Flores 

Santos G. Flores of Sabinal, Texas, was born on April 19, 1946, and departed this world on Feb. 12, 2023, to meet her Lord and Savior in his kingdom of heaven.  She was a beautiful and wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be sorely missed by all.  She is survived by her husband, Manuel Flores, whom she was married […]


Uvalde Elementary Nora Pollard Tuesday was Valentine’s Day and it was a great day to recognize friends, teachers and staff at Uvalde Elementary.  Uvalde Elementary loves how staff always makes sure the school is clean and ready for the students and teachers, the admins for making sure materials are prepared for classes, teachers for creating fun ways to learn and […]

Building trust is a journey best taken together

Last week I interviewed Adam Martinez after he was removed from Monday’s school board meeting and issued a one-year ban from school property. His punishment stemmed from a conversation with interim police chief Joshua Gutierrez about the hiring process for new school officer Pedro Huizar. Gutierrez also made Martinez’s wife and infant leave, though they never made a peep. In […]

Private Schools

Classical Academy Gracee Olson The fifth- and sixth-grade classes of Uvalde Classical Academy spent their Friday putting together Valentine grams for their fellow student body in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  The grams are purchased by students and families of the school and consist of snacks, candy, balloons, and small stuffed animals, and a note which are delivered to the students […]

Pastor’s Column: Repentance may be trading this life for a larger one

How’s that working for you? Have you repented today? What about over the weekend? No? How about over the past week? Are you thinking about repenting? And what does it mean for you and me to repent? What is Jesus is asking for? My sense is that most of us don’t really understand repentance. I suspect that most of us […]

Engagement: Cruz, Almaraz

Monica and Reinaldo Cruz Jr. of Uvalde announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mya Robles Cruz, to Jacob Ryan Almaraz, son of Michelle Almaraz and Jose Almaraz Jr., both of Uvalde. The bride elect graduated from Uvalde High School in 2017 and is presently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University. She is a patient service specialist in […]

Nancy E. Thurmond

Nancy Ellen Gregorcyk Thurmond, 71, of Missouri City passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, Feb. 10 after a courageous year-long battle with breast cancer.  Nancy was born March 27, 1951, in Refugio, Texas, to Arthur Joseph Gregorcyk and Margaret Hannah Rea Gregorcyk. She was the oldest of five siblings. She attended Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School through the […]