Lobos face Lady Bulldogs at Somerset on Friday

Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Lobos will be on the road to play the Somerset Bulldogs in District 29-4A softball. The varsity game is set for 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest. Somerset’s Bulldogs, 0-2 in district, lost on the road against the Floresville Jaguars, 16-0, Tuesday. The Bulldogs suffered a 23-12 loss against […]

Texas RioGrande legal clinic open

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid opened an office in Uvalde on Oct. 18 at 200 S. Evans St., in the Community Health Development Inc. building.  Hours run from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Per Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, there will be two permanent staff members, a legal assistant and paralegal, in the Uvalde office.  Legal services […]

UCISD hopes to contain police review

The Texas Police Chiefs Association’s third-party review of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department is complete and in the hands of the board of trustees. UCISD interim superintendent Gary Patterson said during the school board meeting held Feb. 13 the report may not be released to the public due to pending litigation. “The attorneys will have to submit […]

Leonard presents on genealogy for DAR

The Uvalde de las Encinas Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, led by Kathrynn Wendlandt, met on Feb. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at El Progreso Memorial Library. Fourteen members were in attendance, with each member voting to accept Glenda Wade as the new committee representative to select the Good Citizen Award for Knippa.  Lesley Jones read the treasurer’s […]

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Gutierrez proposes ‘Uziyah’s law’

Uvalde families joined State Sen. Roland Gutierrez in Austin on March 7 when he proposed five new gun safety bills in the aftermath of the Robb Elementary School shooting. Brett Cross, who along with his wife, Nicki, was raising 10-year-old Uziyah Garcia who was killed at Robb on May 24, spoke on Senate Bill 1738, “Uziyah’s Law.”  The bill calls […]


To submit an event for publication in the Uvalde Leader-News community calendar, please call Meghann Garcia at 830-278-3335 or email her at mgarcia@ulnnow.com. Saturday, March 11 The Hondo Public Library will host a free writers’ workshop starting at 1 p.m. The event is open to the public. FMI, 830-426-5333. El Progreso Memorial Library will host Jim Gardner as he presents […]

Beatrice Hernandez

Beatrice Hernandez, 91, of Sabinal died on Feb. 26, 2023, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde.   A memorial Mass will be celebrated March 9 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sabinal, with interment of ashes to follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, and a complete obituary […]

Uvalde Soaring Association asks city council for $135K

The process involved in allocating city hotel occupancy tax funds was a hot topic at the Feb. 28 city council meeting, when Victoria Dühring of Victoria Communications requested $135,000 on behalf of the Uvalde Soaring Association. Dühring said $35,000 is needed for a soaring event slated for August and $100,000 is needed for the 2024 World Gliding Championships scheduled to […]

Little League celebrates opening day

Last Saturday was a big day for Uvalde Little League as special opening day ceremonies kicked off the start of the 2023 baseball and softball season. Hundreds of Uvaldeans were on hand at the City of Uvalde sports complex for the activities, which included a grand march of Little League players, a special opening day ceremony, and an exhibition baseball […]