2016-11-09 / Front Page

City manager and commissioner recovering


Two city officials experienced health issues last week and were taken to a hospital where they are being treated and are expected to have full recoveries.

City Manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia Jr. had what appeared to be an infection on one of his feet and was taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center on Friday.

City Commission Zeke Cavazos said Garcia had a procedure done at the hospital where is doing well.

A few days earlier, City Commissioner Yolanda Alexandre suffered a stroke and was taken to the intensive care unit at VBMC on Wednesday night.

Cavazos said he went to the hospital on Monday and was told both Garcia and Alexandre are doing well.

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