2017-12-24

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Hospital unveils $83-million campus

Uvalde Memorial Hospital is proceeding with a hospital replacement project that promises to deliver improved health care to residents of Uvalde, Real, Kinney, Zavala and Edwards counties. Construction on the new, two-story facility should be complete in late 2020 at a cost of $83.5-million. The new building will expand the hospital’s current footprint of 170,000 square feet to a 180,000- […]

City, water district fear Edwards Aquifer rule update

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District directors feel that a rule amendment approved Dec. 12 by the Edwards Aquifer Authority will greatly diminish Uvalde County’s economy within 30 years. The amendment leaves three acceptable qualifications for the conversion of base irrigation groundwater rights to unrestricted irrigation groundwater rights. They include conservation, change in land use, or […]

Locals bring joy to 2,050 children overseas

The following was submitted by Sarah Pasche for Operation Christmas Child on behalf of Samaritan’s Purse. Volunteers from the Camino Real Area Team Texas are celebrating the collection of 2,050 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten. The Camino Real Area Team Texas is now thanking the Uvalde area community for their […]

Celia T. Gray-Alvarez

Celia T. Gray-Alvarez Celia T. Gray-Alvarez, 70, of Uvalde died on Dec. 21, 2017, in San Antonio. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the chapel at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home in Uvalde. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, followed by interment at […]

Scott G. Miller

Scott G. Miller Scott George Miller, 55, of Uvalde died on Dec. 19, 2017, in San Antonio. He was born on March 6, 1962, in New York, New York, to Jeanne Claire (Kashel) and George Ernest Miller. He married Laura Carney on March 3, 2001, in Uvalde. Miller is survived by his wife of 16 years; two daughters, Angel Teresa […]

Richard C. Musquiz

Richard C. Musquiz Richard C. Musquiz, 72, of Uvalde died on Dec. 22, 2017, in Kerrville. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Coyotes prepare for Boerne classic

The Uvalde Coyotes will resume their varsity basketball schedule Thursday when they begin play in the two-day Boerne Independent School District Invitational basketball classic. The Coyotes will open play with a noon matchup against the San Antonio Holy Cross Knights in Samuel v. Champion High School Gymnasium. Uvalde’s other tourney game Thursday will be a 6 p.m. contest against the […]

Uvalde High School wrestlers win nine matches at SA

The Uvalde High School wrestling team won nine of their 14 matches in competition at San Antonio Highlands High School Tuesday. They won five of their six matches against San Antonio Highlands wrestlers. Reynaldo Perez beat Carlos Garcia by pin in their men’s 120-pound weight match. Jessie Davila topped Juan Martinez in a 10-7 decision in the men’s 132-pound class. […]

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