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Quiroba was German prisoner of war during WWII

Former prisoner of war Julian Morales Quiroba Jr., born in Uvalde on Nov. 28, 1924, was a contributing member of the Greatest Generation. That's the term for the age group that survived the Great Depression and fought World War II. Quiroba was just 19 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, but l


DRT welcomes new members during holiday luncheon

Riverhill Country Club was the setting for the 2017 Christmas Luncheon attended by members of the Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas on Dec. 5. Three new members were welcomed into the organization: Donna North, Bridget Blankenship and Barbara Woodman, a transfer memb


Uvalde Memorial Hospital earns two state awards

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Uvalde Memorial Hospital health information management department clerk Erica Trevino, birth registrar Norma Castro, and health information management department analyst Grace Gonzales display the state awards their department won for 2017. The following was submitted by Kar


UPD: No one-way at post office

After surveying surrounding business owners, conducting a traffic count, and monitoring traffic complaints and motor vehicle wrecks, the Uvalde Police Department said data did not support the conversion of the two-way traffic flow of the U.S. Post Office square to a one-way street. The department co


Uvalde's first baby of 2018, a girl, makes debut on Jan. 2

Kimberly Rubio|Leader-News Matthew Rodriguez (left) and Drayvin Rodriguez hold on to their newborn sister, Melodie Brielle Rodriguez, who was the first baby to arrive at Uvalde Memorial Hospital in 2018. Melodie Brielle Rodriguez was the first baby born at Uvalde Memorial Hospital in 2018. Melodie's


Law enforcement gift drives generate 1,200-plus gifts

Children in Uvalde County benefitted from more than 1,200 Christmas gifts generated from separate efforts launched by the Uvalde Police Department and Uvalde County Sheriff's Office. The Uvalde Police Officers' Association, which comprises the Uvalde Police Department employees and their families, o


Bass club schedules first 2018 tourney

The first Uvalde Bass Club fishing tournament of the 2018 season will be conducted next Saturday and Saturday at Falcon Lake. Anyone who would like to join the Uvalde Bass Club should contact Mark Leinweber at 830-591-3931. Jon Jones and James Best were the first-place winners in the final Uvalde Ba


Aunt killed in dispute over child

Deputy shoots woman who fired gun Assistant editor Thirty-year-old Shana Musquiz of Harper died Tuesday after being shot by a Real County Sheriff's Office deputy whom she fired upon during a dispute in Camp Wood. Deputy Jonathan Ortiz, who was previously employed at the Uvalde County Jail, was dispa


Hyde Park man accused of stealing more than $30,000 from business

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> A Hyde Park man is accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a business where he was employed as the controller, town of Poughkeepsie police said Wednesday. Dennis C. Morgan, age unavailable, of 5 Watson Place, was arrested Jan. 11 and charged with grand larceny, a fel

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Police: Hyde Park man stole more than $30,000 while controller

A Hyde Park man remained in Dutchess County Jail without bail Wednesday night following his arrest on charges linked to his alleged theft of more than $30,000 while controller of a Town of Poughkeepsie business, police said. Dennis C. Morgan allegedly stole the money over a five-month period in 2017

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 00:57:33

City approves contracts, purchases at meeting

Infrastructure matters, equipment purchases and other fiscal business were among items approved by the Common Council during a meeting Tuesday night, the mayor said. Also at the meeting in City Hall downtown, Police Chief Douglas Brenner and Fire Chief Patrick Pidgeon gave public safety reports for

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-18 01:46:16

Cruisin' Connecticut - Snowshoeing at Sportsmen's in Bantam

BANTAM, Conn. (WTNH)- Today we're Cruisin' Connecticut to Bantam, home of Sportsmen's of Litchfield. The sporting goods and outdoor supplies store, offers up snow shoe rentals and classes. Store owner, Jenn Cherosnick explains the experience: It's just being one with nature and we have a lot of tech

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 20:32:44

Community service keeps this teen's plate full

In high school, the journey to graduation is like one long to-do list. Essays written? Check. Tests taken? Check. Extracurriculars joined? Check. Community service completed? Check. For Samantha Karchmer of Rhinebeck, however, community service was more than just a stepping stone on her way to gradu

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 19:20:09

Dozens of greater New Milford residents make UConn Dean's List

NEW MILFORD - The University of Connecticut recently released its fall semester dean's list, and several students from greater New Milford were high achievers, according to the university. To make the list, students must be registered for at least 12 credits, receive no grade below "C", and be in at

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2018-01-17 21:11:20

One mile-long ice jam plagues Kent

KENT, Conn. (WTNH) - Mother nature is dealing the town of Kent an uncertain hand. You can hear the water running underneath a massive one mile-long ice jam along the Housatonic River. With another 10 inches of snow possibly on the way overnight, it's anyone's guess as to when the jam will break. 22

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 23:04:35

Caffeine and Carburetors eyeing four events in 2018

Published 1:11 pm, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Caffeine and Carburetors eyeing four events in 2018 NEW CANAAN - Doug Zumbach, owner of the coffee shop bearing his last name on Pine Street, has applied to the Parks and Recreation Commission for permission to host four Caffeine and Carburetors event

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-17 18:38:33

Woman killed after exiting MARTA bus

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - A woman was struck by two vehicles after leaving a MARTA bus in the minutes before dawn Jan. 11, police said. Police said the woman attempted to cross North Point Parkway, south of Kimball Bridge Road shortly before 7 a.m. when she was struck by both a pickup truck and an SUV. It

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Cumming Council proposes disbanding Fair Authority

CUMMING, Ga. - During its inaugural 2018 work session, the Cumming City Council discussed a multitude of topics, but spent much of its time on the Cumming Fair Authority. At the Jan. 9 meeting, the mayor and City Council directed the city attorney to draft an ordinance to dissolve the Cumming Fair A

FORSYTHHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Gainesville Police warning of jury duty scams

With a new year comes a new crop of scammers trying to get personal information over the telephone. Gainesville Police are warning of a scam involving someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, sometimes called "Deputy Shoemaker," about an outstanding warrant for missing jury duty. The scamme

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:30:00

Man helps those stranded on icy South Hall roads

David Talpes' Wednesday morning joyride on his RZR 1000 UTV turned into a daylong mission to get people home and get cars off the road. Having moved to the Flowery Branch area six months ago,Talpes said he loved the friendly neighborhood feeling and wanted to get involved. "(My wife Alina) goes,'Wel

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 03:43:00