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The United Methodist Army sent two church groups of high schoolers from Ganado and Lampasas, Texas to Del Rio. The students helped rebuild current buildings and provide easier access for local citizens with disabilities

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Limited eligibility, closing loopholes and extending the statute of limitation for some immigration-related crimes are some of the highlights of the Asylum Reform Act of 2019, addressed Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-23rd District of Texas) during a conference call from Washington D.C.

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Crossings of cars and trucks over the city’s international bridge have plummeted during April and May, a fact attributed to long wait times to return to the U.S., the city’s bridge superintendent said recently

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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs and Del Rio stations seized two stolen vehicles during separate attempted human smuggling events over the weekend

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A welfare check turned into a drugs arrest for a Del Rio man who was recently spotted in south Del Rio inside a car

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent helped detain a man who was later arrested and charged with criminal trespass at a local retail store

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All nine of the undocumented immigrants who were involved in a rollover Friday night in Kinney County were Mexican nationals, consular authorities said, and confirmed that the one deadly victim had been transported to Del Rio to receive medical attention.

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The National Park Service had new solar lights installed last week in the parking lot at Box Canyon and in the upper lot at Diablo East. There were three new lights installed at Box Canyon and 14 at Diablo East.

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City projects funded through certificates of obligation and still wholly or partially in the planning stages will be reviewed today by city council members and city administrators.

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President Trump, by his own words recently, is again on his way to committing collusion, obstruction and treason.

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The last year or two has seen an unusual number of U.S. natural disasters: major hurricanes, massive Midwest floods, too many deadly tornadoes, severe wildfires, subzero cold spells, some of the hottest years on record, etc.

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Trump willfully and forcibly continues separating children from families/responsible adult(s). They’re kept under intolerable overcrowded conditions, denied appropriate nutrition, medical and emotional care, https://is.gd/DO6dd9, Bare hours in soiled diapers create a painful rash is the least of it!

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One day, Suzy asked her Auntie Libby, named after Lady Liberty, to explain Socialism to her. Suzy looked up to her Auntie Libby, thinking highly of her.

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Parks and recreation advisory board members say they will meet with members of the city’s golf course commission to discuss the use of city property north of the existing golf course.

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The streets of the Barrio San Felipe in south Del Rio were covered in purple and gold this week, the colors of the old San Felipe High School.

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The culture and history of Barrio San Felipe were celebrated Friday during a ceremony to dedicate the Barrio San Felipe Arch over one of the entrances to the old south Del Rio neighborhood.

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Did you know that reading aloud was a common practice in homes before radio and television? Books were scarce and expensive. Therefore, it would be considered downright rude to sit in a room reading to oneself instead of sharing with others in the room.

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ACUÑA, México – La segunda estación de Bomberos y Protección Civil ubicada al sur de la ciudad fue inaugurada el miércoles por el presidente municipal Roberto de los Santos Vázquez, acompañado de la presidenta del DIF Martha Alicia Cisneros, regidores y funcionarios.

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Naya Galindo braved a searing afternoon sun and temperatures hovering near the century mark to attend Thursday’s rededication of an historic area cemetery.

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Though only two months old, the Del Rio Police Department’s bike patrol is already deterring criminal activity on the city’s south side, DRPD officials said.

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Smalltown Weather meteorologist Dan Schreiber, and Alexander Menchaca, owner and operator of Del Rio Weather Alerts, discussed with an audience the basics of weather and the importance of being prepared during a “What’s for Lunch?” discussion held at the Val Verde County Library on Thursday, from noon to 1 p.m.

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So: where does the Texas Legislature go from here, after closing out a session that was pretty widely considered a bipartisan success?

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In Texas, the phrase “It’s not the heat; it’s the humidity” seems like a light-hearted way of saying, “You think it’s bad now? Just you wait.”

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The Del Rio Host Lions Club held its installation of officers on Saturday, June 8, at the Texas Community Bank Community Hall, 401 Pecan St. Del Rio, Texas. Lion President Chris Ryan along with club officers were sworn in by Past Council of Governors Chair Mike Rourke.

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David Torres of Del Rio, will join this summer outstanding elementary school students from across the state to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM. The forum will be taking place in Houston.

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Val Verde County Precinct 4 Commissioner Gustavo “Gus” Flores stopped Tuesday by the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition’s location, at the Chihuahua Neighborhood Facility, to present the nonprofit with six pallets of commodities.

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I’ve been touching upon immigrants and immigration in this column, the humanitarian crisis and how the community of Del Rio has reacted to the unexpected and unannounced increase in the influx of asylum-seekers. They come from the Northern Triangle (Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) and some other countries far and away.

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Lenin, Stalin, and Hitler’s rule was “show me the man, and I will show you the crime.” Only they didn’t need circus hearings to make the innocent guilty as today’s Democrats, they shot them at first light as dictators. We are today a constitutional Republic, inching toward the barbaric villainy of socialism, one step short of communism.

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The recruits will later join other agent trainees as part of the 1,126th session of the United States Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, New Mexico. Recruits will undergo one of the most rigorous law enforcement training programs in the country, according to a press release from U.S. Border Patrol Del Rio Sector.

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Over the past 30 years I have read, researched, many books and articles on health, wellness and nutrition. The market for different diet programs is very daunting, confusing and overwhelming. They all point out the need to eliminate this, take this pill or concoction in order to lose weight, feel better and be more energized. The fact is crash dieting do not work, the frustration of crash dieting is it causes stress and make you sick and tired. Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? If your answer is yes; let’s examine seven possible healthy remedies:

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I was sitting at my desk in the newspaper office, when Maddie Trevino, a member of our front office staff, transferred a call.

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Two minors were cited and one teen was arrested on drug charges recently, after Del Rio Police Department officers stopped a speeding vehicle.

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The call over an unwanted man in a property took a swift spin and became a case of possession of a controlled substance in north Del Rio.

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Damaged plants on a residence resulted in criminal charges for a man who had an active criminal trespass warning on a Del Rio home. Jonas Santillan, 47 years of age, a resident of the 100 block of Gaitan Street, was arrested June 8 at the 800 block of South Main Street.

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Ausberto R. Contreras

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Del Rio Police Dept.

Sergio Leonardo de Hoyos

Evading arrest detention with vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety