2023-09-24

Coyotes beat Devine, 24-12

The Uvalde Coyotes junior varsity football team recorded its first win of the season Thursday night in the Honey Bowl. Down 6-0 at halftime, the Coyotes outscored the Devine Warhorses, 24-6, in the second half on the way to a 24-12 victory. Defensive back Isaac Ruiz intercepted a Devine pass to give the Coyotes good field position at the Warhorse […]

Uvalde USBP hosting citizens’ academy

Uvalde’s U.S. Border Patrol station will host a six-week citizens’ academy that starts next month. The academy will verse residents on the duties and trainings of border patrol agents.  The training is designed to give the public a better understanding of what the Border Patrol does and its general procedures, explained special operations supervisor Oscar Reyes.  Attendees will receive presentations […]

Dugal A. Shreve

Dugal Alan Shreve, 68, of Uvalde died on Sept. 2, 2023, at his residence. A funeral service will be held on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Dugal was born on July 30, 1955, to Josephine Esther (Baum) and Dr. Loy William Shreve. He is survived by sister, Marilyn Joy Miller of […]

Pigeon shoot-fundraiser set Oct. 7 in Batesville for charity

The Chubb Corporation will host a pigeon shoot at Thumbtack Ranch on Saturday, Oct. 7, to benefit Trinity Oaks Outdoors. Trinity Oaks Outdoors is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to improve the lives of United States veterans, first responders, children with life-threatening illnesses and their families through hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities. The Pigeon Shoot will include outdoor sporting events, […]

Uvalde CISD

Dalton Erin Robin School is in full swing at Dalton. In the technology classroom with Mary Searcy, pre-K and kindergarten students are learning how to utilize iPads apps like Moosemath and ABC for writing. First- and second-graders are being introduced to Jamboard, a Google app that can be used collaboratively or individually. For most pre-K students, this is the first […]

SWTJC trustees nominate Velos for UCAD board



Southwest Texas Junior College’s board of trustees unanimously adopted a lower tax rate for the coming tax year and nominated Raymond Velos to replace Javier Flores on the Uvalde County Appraisal District’s board.  Trustees met on Thursday, Sept. 21 on the Uvalde campus. The new tax rate, set at 12.03 cents per $100 property valuation, is 1.36 cents less than […]

Bates plans retirement from longtime county post

Uvalde County Precinct 3 Commissioner Jerry W. Bates, a burly, laconic man, tends to be loyal in his pursuits.  He has been married to his wife, Betty Jo, for about 54 years, operated an air conditioning business in Concan for nearly 30, and recently announced he will not seek reelection next year, bringing an end to what will be a […]

Remember When: 10 years ago: Students help rehab parks

10 years ago Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 Million dollar questions: Engineers present possible scenarios for street repair – According to a pavement system assessment and rehabilitation study by CDS Muery, it will cost the city of Uvalde $17 million to fix city streets listed as being in poor condition. Results of the study, which began in April and is 80 […]

Lobos host two home district matches

For the first time this season, the Uvalde Lobos will host two consecutive home volleyball matches. They are set to play Tuesday and Friday in Harvey Kinchlow Gym. First, the UHS girls will take on the Carrizo Springs Lady Wildcats on Tuesday when they will celebrate Parents’ Night during special ceremonies to honor the parents of UHS volleyball players. On […]

Area border cities experience surge of immigrants crossing into U.S.



Eagle Pass mayor Rolando Salinas Jr. on Sept. 20 issued an emergency declaration due to “a severe undocumented immigrant surge,” after thousands of migrants crossed into the city.   Traffic coming in to Eagle Pass from Mexico was reduced to one of two bridges Wednesday. Effective 6 p.m., people moving between the United States and Mexico were required to take […]