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Church's Chicken® to Open New Restaurant in Del Rio | Markets Insider

DEL RIO, Texas,Oct. 17, 2018/PRNewswire/ --ÂChurch's Chicken®, one of the largest chicken restaurant chains in the world, has announced the latest re-grand opening of its newest fast-food restaurant inDel Rio, Texas. The brand is continuing to fulfill chicken lovers' needs under one of its newest f

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-10-17 16:11:00

Man arrested after reaching for officer’s gun

A man who allegedly attempted to take a gun from a Del Rio police officer after attempting to evade was arrested Sunday at a local grocery store.Carlos Flores, 57, was arrested at HEB, 100 E. Gibbs St., and charged with criminal trespass, a Class B misdemeanor, resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeano

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-17 05:00:00

Elvis impersonator coming to Del Rio

Donny Edwards and Fever bring their world-renowned Elvis Presley tribute show to the Paul Poag Theater, Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-17 05:00:00

Woman charged with stealing $4K in jewelry

A woman was charged with property theft after allegedly stealing more than $4,000 worth of jewelry from another woman’s home.Joanne Reyes Johnson, 48, was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the 600 block of Avenue T and charged with theft of property between $2,500 and $30,000, a state jail felony, a

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-17 05:00:00

New Hispanic chamber leadership to emphasize on ‘buy local’ efforts

Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Antonio “Tony” Faz III, right, administers the oath of office to Sergio Diaz, left, the new president of the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.Karen Gleason

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-17 05:00:00

Del Rioan gets eight years for prohibited sexual contact

A Del Rio man was sentenced to eight years in prison last week, after he pleaded guilty to prohibited sexual contact, a third degree felony.Ricardo Rios, 38, was indicted by a Val Verde County grand jury in Jan. 2017 and arrested in November 2017, according to court documents. Rios entered his plea


Train rams truck in morning wreck

The driver of a tractor-trailer was injured Monday during a collision with a Union Pacific train near Del Rio’s Industrial Park.The driver remained inside the truck’s cab during the collision, but did not sustain any life-threatening injuries, said Union Pacific Corporate Communications Senior Direc


Man arrested with crack cocaine

A man was arrested and after reportedly brandishing a weapon and possessing 19 bags of individually packaged crack cocaine, police say.Ruben Marquez, 27, was arrested at 3:23 p.m. Oct. 9 at the 400 block of North Main Street and charged with delivery of a controlled substance and terrorist threat ca


Disaster relief available for producers

Val Verde County, Schleicher County, and Sutton County farmers and ranchers affected by the recent unseasonal rains may qualify for immediate disaster assistance through state and federal farm program benefits.The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency regional office in Eldorado release

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-17 05:00:00

Liveleak.com - Choo Chooo Go Boom Boom

Del Rio, TX this morning..got hung up on the tracks, driver is fine..video from Daniel Rangel


Rams claim 29-6A title, will be joined by Queens at regional meet

The Del Rio High School boys and girls varsity cross-country teams qualified to compete at the Region IV-6A Cross-Country Meet Oct. 22 in Corpus Christi. The boys team won the District 29-6A championship Friday morning in Laredo while the girls team finished third to earn its spot at the regional me


First annexation public hearing slated for today

The Del Rio City Council will hold the first of two public hearings on five sets of proposed annexations at its regular meeting today.The city council meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 109 W. Broadway St. The hearings will start after the council’s opening


Man sentenced to 7 years for sexual assault

A man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison, according to the 63rd/83rd Judicial District Attorney Mike Bagley.Eric Santos, 22, entered his plea and was sentenced in state district court in Del Rio before 83rd Judicial District Judge Robert E. Cadena, sai


Del Rio travels to Laredo to face LBJ Wolves tonight

Tonight may be Del Rio’s last, best chance for a win this season.The Rams, mired in an eight-game losing streak stretching back to last season, travel to Laredo today to face the Laredo LBJ Wolves at 7:30 p.m. at the SAC. It’ll be a battle between two teams that have combined for one win and nine lo


Nonprofit's chairwoman promoting health events

A Del Rio health organization chairwoman presented at a monthly business meeting, where she shared the nonprofit’s recent efforts and upcoming events.Suzanne Villarreal Lozano, Community Health Improvement Coalition (CHIC) chairwoman, spoke during the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce’s monthly business l


‘BorderTown Brujas’ use their body as canvass

A group of women used their bodies as living canvases during the recent “BorderTown Brujas” art show.The show was held Saturday at Doc Holliday’s bar.“This show is all about women’s empowerment, all sizes, shapes and colors,” said event organizer Abby Esquivel, a hair, makeup and cosmetic tattoo art


Argument over dishes leads to arrest of juvenile

A juvenile who is accused of striking a family member several times in their home was arrested and charged with assault.The 13-year-old girl was arrested at about 1 p.m. Saturday on East 11th Street and charged with assault causes bodily injury family violence, a Class A misdemeanor, according to a


Loss to Lady Wolves puts Del Rio on edge of missing playoffs

Del Rio’s playoffs hopes grew even dimmer this week.The Queens put up a valiant effort, but in the end they couldn’t slow down a determined Laredo LBJ team, falling in four sets Tuesday, 25-20, 25-17, 17-25, 25-17.The loss drops the Queens to 14-16 overall and 2-6 in district play and leaves Del Rio


Democratic candidate campaigns in Del Rio

Democratic candidate Gina Ortiz Jones (second from the left) pictured with rally goers from the left Mary Sue Hernandez, Mia Hernandez, Lino Hernandez, Zenaida Hernandez and Sandra Hernandez.Rubén Cantú


Neighbor finds 2-year old knocking on his door

A woman accused of leaving her toddler unattended in a Del Rio apartment home was arrested Saturday and charged with child endangerment.Jessica Ann Bowes, 25, was arrested at 11 p.m. at her home in the Camino Del Rey Apartments, 111 Kings Way, and charged with abandoning or endangering a child, a st