Does UMH need an $84M campus?

Nordwick: New hospital reflects changes in care Craig Garnett Publisher Plans to build a new $84 million hospital behind the present facility on Garner Field Road reflect the changing face of health care in Uvalde County and across the nation, according to Uvalde Memorial Hospital chief executive officer/administrator Tom Nordwick. “I think what people want in health care is to […]

French veterinary extern working here

Jennifer Fry Staff writer Flora Braissand, 25, a veterinarian student from VetAgro Sup University in Lyon, France, will be in town for the next two weeks. She is an extern at Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center, training under the guidance of owner Tracy Colvin. Braissand is ranked number three in a class of 140. What attracted Braissand to Uvalde, and […]

Downtown Getty: Rockin’ and rollin’ in the 1950s

“My dad Jimmie Hutchison leased the Humble station at the corner of North Getty and Nopal in the mid-40s and operated it until he built his own station on East Main in the early ’60s. My mother, known as Dubba, was the bookkeeper, and every day she would send me to the First State Bank on the square with the […]

Gloria G. Harvey

Gloria G. Harvey Gloria Gayle (Pope) Harvey, 84, of Alaska died on June 22, 2018, at Wickersham House in Wasilla, Alaska. She was born on Aug. 21, 1933, to Louise (Lanman) and A.E. Buddy Pope on the family ranch in Barksdale. She graduated high school in Uvalde and the family says she became an accomplished medical librarian. Harvey was a […]

Elma J. Longoria

Elma J. Longoria Elma Jean Longoria, 63, of San Antonio, formerly of Knippa, died on July 1, 2018, in San Antonio. A celebration of life will be held tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough Ave., San Antonio. She was born on March 16, 1955, in Phoenix, Arizona, to Cruz Amador Longoria and Jose Trinidad Longoria. Longoria […]

N.B. Willey

N.B. Willey N.B. Willey, 98, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on July 5, 2018, in San Antonio. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 6, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Perez promoted to baseball post

Saturnino “Sart” Perez III is the new head baseball coach at Uvalde High School. Perez, who has served as an assistant baseball coach for three seasons, has been promoted to replace Ricky Salazar, who recently accepted a coaching position at Floresville. He was the first assistant coach under Salazar this past season. “I moved up to the first assistant position […]

Athletes need physical exam

With the start of pre-season practice for high school football, volleyball, cross-country and team tennis early next month, young Uvalde athletes are urged to have a physical exam and to complete their pre-season paper work as soon as possible. The exam and paperwork are required by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District for all Uvalde High School and Morales Junior […]

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