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Cattle pen reveals steps to Uvalde County’s past

Imagine Knippa resident Bob Reagan’s surprise when, while digging a pipeline in a cattle pen, the digger suddenly uncovered rock steps presumably leading to a cellar. The Reagans have long been aware that a man by the name of Jasper Wish once lived on their land as three Wish tombstones, enclosed by a small fence, are nearby, but only recently […]

Adriana Benavides

Adriana Benavides Adriana Benavides, 62, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 9, 2020, in San Antonio. She was born on Sept. 8, 1957, in Jourdanton, to Beatrice (Morales) and Oscar Benavides. The family said Benavides was a beautiful mother, who was full of kindness and compassion for people and animals. They said she had warm words for […]

Pedro “Pete” S. Cruz

Pedro “Pete” S. Cruz Pedro “Pete” Cruz, 61, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died on Jan. 14, 2020, in San Antonio. A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was […]

Johnny A. Elizondo

Johnny A. Elizondo Johnny A. Elizondo, 58, of Uvalde died on Jan. 14, 2020, in Uvalde. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will be included in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Victoria Samarripa

Victoria Samarripa Victoria Samarripa, 83, of Lake Elsinore, California, formerly of Uvalde, died in Mission Viejo, California. Visitation will take place from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.  […]

Cornelius J. Scanlan

Cornelius J. Scanlan The Rev. Cornelius Joseph Scanlan of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, 90, died on Jan. 7, 2020, in San Antonio. He was born on Oct. 24, 1929, in Dallas to Helena (Miller) and Cornelius Scanlan. Scanlan entered St. Peter’s Novitiate on May 23, 1952, in Mission and professed vows as a member of the Congregation of […]

Milton Woolf

Milton Woolf, 93, of Uvalde died on Jan. 13, 2020, at home with his wife, family and treasured pet dogs by his side after months of failing health. A funeral service will be held today at 10 a.m. at Baptist Temple Church, 620 E. Main St., with a graveside service following at the Masonic Cemetery on West Second Street in […]

Search still ongoing for local oncologist

Julye Keeble Staff writer Uvalde Memorial Hospital’s search for a medical oncologist remains ongoing, hospital CEO Tom Nordwick told Uvalde County Commissioners Jerry Bates and Ronald Garza, and county judge Bill Mitchell on Monday. Commissioners Mariano Pargas Jr. and Randy Scheide, along with county attorney John Dodson, were absent from the meeting held at 10 a.m. at the county courthouse. […]