2018-01-28

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Reynaldo Canales

Reynaldo Canales Reynaldo Canales, 79, of Uvalde died on Jan. 25, 2018, in Uvalde. He was born on Sept. 7, 1938, in Blewett to Jesusa (Moreno) and Francisco Canales. He is survived by his wife, Elida Canales; one stepdaughter, Adela Ayala; and one stepson, Benito Navarro, all of Uvalde; one sister, Belia Polanco of Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews and […]

Billy J. Fenley

Billy J. Fenley Billy Joe Fenley, 86, of El Paso died on Dec. 14, 2017, at his residence. He was born Nov. 9, 1931, in Del Rio, and lived in Texas all his life, except for two years in the U.S. Army. He attended school in Uvalde through the fourth grade before moving to Austin when his mother was elected […]

Robert T. Gonzalez

Robert T. Gonzalez Robert T. Gonzalez, 86, of Uvalde died on Jan. 23, 2018, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. […]

Floyd O. Harrison Jr.

Floyd O. Harrison Jr. Floyd O. Harrison Jr., 90, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Georgia Harrison Sr.; wife, Dorothy Harrison; sons, Chris Harrison and Robert E. Kneisley; and sisters, Marie Graves, Jessie Connors, and Etta Lee Youngblood. Floyd is survived by his sons, Floyd Harrison III and wife, Lisa, […]

Anne B. Kleckner

Anne B. Kleckner Anne Woods Baylor Kleckner, 85, of Granbury, formerly of Montell, died Jan. 15, 2018, in Granbury. She was born on Aug. 21, 1932, in Carrizo Springs to Blanche (Woods) and Tom Perry Baylor. She married William Howard Kleckner on June 1, 1954, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister, Virginia […]

Life with Lupus: Licea awaiting kidney transplant

Kimberly Rubio Assistant editor Samantha Licea was diagnosed with Lupus when she was 9 years old; now, at 22, she is in need of kidney. While she had no control over the illness, her actions in adulthood have caused complications and she is sharing her story to warn others with chronic diseases. At age 9, Licea weighed only 40 pounds […]

Hospital negotiating insurance

Delay affecting 600-plus people The decision by the Employee Retirement System of Texas to award a six-year contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas will affect health insurance coverage for more than 600 locals, including employees of Southwest Texas Junior College and Texas Department of Transportation. At least 170 of the locally affected individuals received health care services […]

Grissom’s steers are grandest of them all

Meghann Garcia Managing editor Baylee Grissom brought two show-stealing steers to the ring Friday during the second day of the Uvalde County Junior Livestock Show. The home-schooled sixth-grader presented the grand champion steer last year, but she doubled her success this year by showing the grand champion and reserve grand champion. Grissom’s winning exhibits were both heavyweight exotics, with the […]