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Coyotes, Lobos dominate Pearsall Mavericks in soccer

Uvalde dominated Pearsall in District 29-4A high school soccer competition last Friday night at the Uvalde High School soccer field. The Coyotes blanked the Pearsall Mavericks, 4-0, in the first match of the evening at the Uvalde High School soccer field, while the Lobos recorded an 11-0 shutout over the Pearsall Lady Mavericks. In the first match of the district […]

Tomasini earns place on dean’s list

Northland College junior Lenisa Tomasini, a Uvalde High School class of 2020 graduate, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester. Tomasini, who ranked sixth in the top 10 of her graduating class, played softball for the Uvalde Lobos and has continued in that sport, playing for the Northland College LumberJills since 2020. To be recognized […]

Uvalde author honors father with book

Rosemarie de Launay Carr, Uvalde historian, is honoring her father with the publication of a 560-page hard-cover book entitled “An Old World American: Paul Louis de Launay – Artist, Musician, Educator.” Released on Oct. 19, 2022, the book chronicles de Launay’s life as a choir director for Trinity Church from 1907-1918, to being an American recipient of France’s two highest […]

James H. Lloyd

James Harold Lloyd, 85, of New Braunfels died on Feb. 20, 2023, at his residence.   A funeral service will be held on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.  A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Arredondo wins appeal by default

Former school district police chief Pete Arredondo’s state employment record has improved by default because the district did not respond to an official state appeal process regarding his firing. Arredondo appealed his less-than-honorable discharge from the UCISD police department with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement via a formal F-5 appeal. As first published by Texas 2036, a non-profit, nonpartisan […]

Coyotes fall to Pirates in bi-district competition

For the second year in a row, the Uvalde Coyotes ended their basketball season in the Poteet High School Gym as they lost a 76-44 bi-district decision against the Sinton Pirates Tuesday night. Ahead 18-13 at the end of the first period, the Pirates began the second period with a 7-2 scoring run to open a 10-point lead over the […]

Anthony F. Anizan

Anthony Frank Anizan, 84, of Pearsall died on Feb. 16, 2023, at his residence, after a lengthy illness. Visitation is scheduled Feb. 26 from 4-6 p.m. at Primrose Funeral Services, 608 E Trinity St. in Pearsall. A graveside service will take place Feb. 27 at 9 a.m. at Sabinal Cemetery, with a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. at […]

Alberta S. Wagner

Alberta Shannon Wagner, 85, of Uvalde, died on Feb. 8, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Uvalde. She was born on April 28, 1937, in Sabinal, to Maxine (Whitlock) and Robert Shannon. In 1955, she graduated from Sabinal High School, where she met the […]

Sabinal school board, city meet

In Sabinal, the city council meeting had to be changed to Tuesday, Feb. 21, due to sickness, a report will follow next week.  The Sabinal Independent School District board meeting was held Jan. 9, 2023. Pre-K teacher Amanda Tyk’s students opened the meeting by performing “You are my sunshine.”  Superintendent Richard Grill reported on the groundbreaking of the new event […]