David Rupkalvis

David Rupkalvis is the publisher of the Del Rio News-Herald.

For the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, it felt like the problems were really someone else’s to deal with.

We all heard the stories about destruction in places like New York City and even San Antonio and Houston, but there were relatively few issues here. For the first couple of months, we had 13 total cases and every one of those people recovered.

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