2020-04-26

SWTJC staying online

Plans still in flux for second session, session one to begin June 1 During a virtual town hall held via Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon, Southwest Texas Junior College president Hector Gonzales announced that the first session of summer school, which begins on June 1, will be held online. He said although the college is working to develop a reopening plan, […]

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Raymond B. Whitley

Raymond B. Whitley Raymond B. Whitley of Uvalde, Texas, died peacefully in his home the morning of Friday, April 3rd, after a valiant battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Raymond was a seeker of the truth, a tireless adventurer, and a man of God. Raymond was born on January 20, 1932 in Pearsall, Texas, to Everett and Beth Schahn Whitley, and […]

Mary E. Hernandez

Mary E. Hernandez Mary Elizabeth Hernandez, 66, of Dallas, formerly of Uvalde, died on April 17, 2020, in Uvalde. Hernandez was born on Aug. 2, 1953, in Austin to Louisa (Tijerina) and Victor Hernandez. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University in 1975 and was a long-time resident of Dallas County. According to the family, she had a […]

Darrell R. Hale

Darrell R. Hale Darrell Ray Hale passed peacefully on April 21, 2020, in Seguin, Texas, at the age of 82. His ashes will be interred in the Hale family plot at Edgewood Cemetery, Crystal City, Texas. A memorial service may be announced at a later time. Darrell was born on April 12, 1938, to John Rastus Hale and Arlene Schlenker […]

Elida D. Diaz

Elida D. Diaz Elida DeLeon Diaz, 72, of Uvalde died on April 23, 2020, in Uvalde. Diaz was born on Oct. 26, 1947, to Amanda (DeLeon) and Carlos Diaz Sr. She is survived by son, Vicente G. Diaz of Uvalde; daughter, Ave Maria Diaz of Uvalde; sister-in-law, Rosario Diaz of Uvalde; four nieces, Lydia Diaz Martinez and husband, Elias, of […]

David S. Davis

David S. Davis David “Dave” Salinas Davis, Jr., 80, of Sabinal, Texas went to his eternal home Thursday, April 16, 2020. He is preceded in death by his mother, Antonia Salinas Davis and father, David Arispe Davis of Sabinal; brother, Manuel Davis of Sabinal; sister, America D. Jalomo of Sugarland, Texas; Emma Renteria and Margarita Renteria, both of California. He […]

Medina County caseload increases

Antibody testing underway here Julye Keeble Staff writer With a population roughly double that of Uvalde County, Medina County has now reported its 19th case of COVID-19, while Uvalde County remains stable, with no new known cases since April 8. Uvalde Memorial Hospital has obtained thousands of COVID-19 antibody tests, and 50 patients have already been tested, according to Karla […]