Soaring numbers expected for dove season in Uvalde County

Thanks to a cool and rainy spring, despite above-average summer temperatures, Texas hunters could encounter significantly increased dove populations. The season opened on Sept. 1. Uvalde hunters have two zones – central, which is north of Highway 90, and south, which is south of Highway 90. In the central zone, the regular season run Sept. 1 through Oct. 29 and […]

Silvas wins top prize in ULN football contest

The tie-breaker game factored into every contest win in this week’s Uvalde Leader-News Pigskin Football Contest, and winners, from first to third place, are Ysidro Silvas, Ernest Hinojosa, and Nano Tafolla. All three missed on two games, but Silvas’ tie-breaker score of Texas, 35, Rice, 14, was closest to the actual game score of Texas, 37, and Rice, 10. Silvas […]

Region needs child fosters, adopters

Training offered on supporting youth There will be an information session for those interesting in becoming  foster or adoptive parents on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Templo Cristiano Church, 231 N. Park St. The event will be hosted by Belong, a division of SJRC Texas, a non profit organization that handles foster and adoption placement services […]

Flores honors daughter’s memory with advocacy

At 21 months old, Adalynn Claire Flores was a fearless child.  “The daycare would tell me, ‘she keeps climbing bookshelves, she keeps climbing on chairs!’” her mother, Jennifer Flores, said. And now, about a year after a drowning incident took her daughter’s life, Flores can’t help but wonder how that courage would have followed Adalynn into adulthood.  On Aug. 29, […]

Ameliana Treviño presented with certificate

Boy Scouts in pursuit of merit badge

ULN launches ‘Daily Update’

The Uvalde Leader-News has launched a free “Daily Update” that will provide email subscribers with a synopsis of breaking news and other useful information. The email will be delivered each morning to the newspaper’s entire customer list. In addition to breaking news, the letter contains community activities, sports, area deaths and other timely events. The letter also has space for […]

Coyotes host Aggies in home opener

Tomorrow night in the Honey Bowl, the Uvalde Coyotes will face the Poteet Aggies in their football home opener. Kick-off time is scheduled for 7 p.m. “We are excited and extremely fired up to play our first home game of the season,” said head coach Wade Miller. “After two weeks on the road, our players and the coaching staff are […]

College focusing on program completion rates

Southwest Texas Junior College President Hector Gonzales told trustees that the college is continuing to shift its focus from student enrollment to program completion. Restructuring within the institution stems from recent state legislation that changes the way some colleges will receive funding from the state. Now, community colleges will receive state dollars based on whether students complete the programs they’re […]

Frances L. Lombrana  

Frances Leal Lombrana, 63, of Uvalde died on Sept. 4, 2023, at her residence. Visitation is set Sept. 10-11 from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited each day at 7 p.m., at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home.  A Mass will be celebrated on Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment will follow […]