2017-09-03

CHDI earns national nod

Clinic recognized for patient-centered care Community Health Development Inc. in Uvalde has received recognition as a patient-centered medical home from the National Committee on Quality Assurance. “As an organization, one of our strategic goals was to secure PCMH recognition again and the board is very pleased to know that our commitment to provide the community the best health care is […]

Heroes among us

Houston flood victim grateful for Uvalde man Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor It didn’t take more than watching The Weather Channel for Russell Furnace of Uvalde to launch a two-man rescue mission. Between last Sunday and Wednesday Furnace and his brother, Justin Furnace, rescued more than 1,000 Houston area residents, many who were elderly or disabled. On Thursday, 83-year-old Minjo McKinny […]

Carmichael recalls 44 years as pharmacy owner

At peak, business filled 250 prescriptions daily For forty-four years Alan Carmichael’s Uvalde Rexall Drug Company occupied the corner of North Getty and West Nopal streets. Now, only the sign remains. And for those 44 years, a group of local men showed up every morning at the side door for their morning coffee 30 minutes before Carmichael officially opened the […]

Ralph F. Boyce

Ralph F. Boyce Ralph Frank Boyce, 86, of Utopia died on Aug. 29, 2017, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born on Sept. 30, 1930, in Utopia to Ruth (Haby) and Everette Boyce Sr. A resident of Utopia since 1930, Boyce was co-owner of Boyce & Davenport Store. In 1994, he sold the business to Morris Killough […]

Bea Carmichael

Bea Carmichael Late in the evening of August 29, on the birthday of her late sister Mary Louise, Bertha Elizabeth Anderson Carmichael, known as Bea to all, left us and joined her parents, sister and brothers. Born in Houston on July 8, 1935, as a 5th generation Texan, as the youngest child of Mary “Lois” Nelson Anderson and engineer James […]

Lamar Hicks

Lamar Hicks Lamar Hicks, 79, of Uvalde died on Aug. 25, 2017, in Colorado. A graveside burial of ashes will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the family ranch Cemetery north of Batesville. The family requests that friends gather in the parking lot of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary at 9 a.m. to follow the family to the […]

Paul E. McCracken

Paul E. McCracken Paul E. McCracken, 93, of Farson, Wyoming, died on Aug. 25, 2017, in Wyoming. He was born on March 24, 1924, in Cuba, Kansas, to Mabel L. (Kinney) and John E. McCracken. McCracken attended schools in Greenville, Iowa, and Paton, Iowa, and graduated from Paton High School in 1941. He attended William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa. […]

Darlene H. Zeigel

Darlene H. Zeigel Darlene Hackley Zeigel, 88, of Uvalde, died on Aug. 26, 2017 at The Veranda assisted living facility in Uvalde. She was born on June 17, 1929, in Hayden, Colorado, to Jesse LaVern (Hahn) and Charles M. Hackley. She attended college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The family says she was a homemaker, an adventurer, and […]

Uvaldeans begin district tennis Saturday

Uvalde High School’s tennis team will play its first District 29-5A dual-team tennis match of the season next Saturday when the Uvaldeans host the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks. Play in the Uvalde-Winn match will begin at the UHS Tennis Complex beginning at 1 p.m. Earlier next Saturday, the Uvaldeans will host the Laredo United Longhorns in a non-district match. The […]

Coyotes fall in season opener

The Uvalde Coyotes got behind early, trailed all the way, but never gave up the fight in their football game Friday night. Quarterback Michael Mata connected with wide receiver D’Andre Carroll for a pair of 73-yard touchdown passes in the fourth quarter. But it was not enough as the Coyotes lost a 44-15 decision to the PrepaTec Borregos of Monterrey, […]