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Driving while intoxicated man lands second offense

A Del Rio man was arrested Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated, his second offense. Porfirio Rodriguez, 46, was arrested at 7:47 a.m. on March 11 by Del Rio Police Department Officer Trevor Snyder for driving while intoxicated, second offense. A Del Rio man was arrested Sunday morning for d


Del Rio Police Department conducting dispatchers' pay study

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:00 am The Del Rio Police Department is initiating a pay study to help determine the reasoning behind high turnover rates for 911 communication operators. Police Chief Fred Knoll said he requested funding last month from City Manager Henry Arredondo for the study


Man arrested for second offense DWI

A local man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and driving with an invalid license. Del Rio Police Department Cpl. Valentin Martinez arrested Carlos Castorena, 44, for driving while intoxicated, his second offense. According to Senior Officer Dulce Gonzalez, Martinez res


City officials, Rotarians, kids enjoy new splash pad

City officials, Rotary Club members and youngsters who just couldn't wait for summer gathered in Del Rio Rotary Park near the San Felipe Creek in south Del Rio Sunday for the dedication of the park's newest feature - a splash pad offering water fun for kids of all ages. Sunday's dedication ceremony


Abroad in Del Rio: A spring symphony along the San Felipe Creek

The Rincon Del Diablo rang with bird song when I arrived there on Saturday morning. One of the things I do at the start of my bird watching rambles is to listen quietly for a few minutes, sometimes while I'm still sitting in the car with the door open.


Time to get reel: Border Bass Battle arrives Saturday

Anglers looking to compete in this weekend's Border Bass Battle only have two days left to register for the event. Pre-registration continues today at the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce offices, 1915 Veterans Blvd., from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., as well as Friday. Friday evening pre-registration moves t


Hernandez handcuffs Wolves: Rams hurler tosses 3-hitter, gets 2 RBIs in win

Allen Hernandez had himself quite the game for the Rams Wednesday night. The Rams hurler held the Laredo LBJ Wolves (0-3) to just three hits and drove in a pair of runs as well as Del Rio (4-7, 1-2) picked up its first district win of the season, 5-0. Thank You For Reading! Please log in, or sign

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Threat causes low attendance across district

Attendance numbers across the local school district took a hit after the threat of an alleged shooting was recently discovered in a campus bathroom. San Felipe Del Rio CISD Superintendent Carlos Rios said the school will seek an attendance waiver from the Texas Education Agency to request that the p