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Man arrested for drug possession and providing false information

A 20-year-old man was arrested for a felony drug possession and giving false information after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a controlled substance. Diego Hernan Marquez Medina was arrested by Del Rio Police Department Officer Jesus Vargas at 4:15 a.m. March 16 when Marquez was travelling i

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Border Bass Battle gets bigger

Nearly 300 anglers from around Texas, and a neighboring state or two, ventured onto the water at Lake Amistad for a chance to bag a big one or one very small one. Saturday marked the second annual Border Bass Battle on Lake Amistad. A brainchild of the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce, the fishing tourna

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 21:34:00

Alleged threats to post intimate materials result in arrest

A local man was recently arrested for allegedly threatening to post photographs of a known woman without her consent. after the female victim filed multiple harassment complaints. Luis Erick Meza, 20, was arrested for threatening to public intimate visual material, a Class A misdemeanor, on March 15

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Main line failure causes one-hour city wide blackout in Del Rio

A city wide power outage affecting Del Rio for over an hour yesterday afternoon sent traffic into chaos and caused severe delays during the school pickup hour. The power outage started at 2:36 p.m. and in most of the city power was restored by 3:40 p.m. AEP Texas said that a problem in a main line h

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Enjoy wine, beer and queso Saturday at Memorial Park

The Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its second-annual Corks and Kegs Queso Fest, set Saturday from noon until 7 p.m. at Uvalde Memorial Park. The event will feature Texas Hill Country wine and beer, food and retail vendors, a queso competition, and live music. The event is child- a

THE UVALDE LEADER-NEWS - 2018-03-22 10:00:54

Councilmember's candidacy spurs a heated controversy

Contestant questions legitimacy of Reno Luna's bid for office; councilmember states he is not seeking re-election The candidacy of a City of Del Rio Councilmember who is running for a third term in the city's governing body has sparked a heated controversy. While another contestant to the seat claim

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Border Patrol apprehensions leveling off from an odd year

After Del Rio Border Patrol agents experienced unusually less activity in 2017, apprehensions of illegal immigrants throughout the southwest border have leveled off to reflect historical trends. Southwest border-wide activity during Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) 2017 fiscal year started high

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Welcoming new businesses - delrionewsherald.com: News

That was the message of Michelle Brown, chair of the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Ambassadors and her vice president Abram Rodriguez who made a presentation about the organization during the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon March 13. "Our mission with the chamber and the comm

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Previously Deported MS-13 Gang Member

DEL RIO, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs Station arrested a Salvadoran national who had been convicted of assault. "Our agents have thwarted another convicted felon and MS-13 gang member from further entry into the United States," said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Ag

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-03-21 02:00:39

Successful Living with Dot: Dare to dream again

When we are young, we are dreamers. Nothing seem too big for us to accomplish, nothing seems to be impossible. Then "life happens," voices spoke words of discouragement and doubt, voices from others or within communicated: "You can't do that," "You are too old," "You do not have enough money," and t

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

City approves change order to Qualia Relief Route

Construction on a long-planned south Del Rio relief route may begin by early fall, city officials said. Members of the Del Rio City Council on March 13 unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing a change order in the amount of $55,498 to the firm of Bain Medina Bain for "designs, plans, specifica


Porkers hog spotlight at fundraiser

The 16th Annual Wild Hog Explosion - the Bandera County Library's major fundraiser for the year - mixed with St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, March 17, to bring a big, green-tinted crowd to Mansfield Park for swine-themed festivities. The wild hog event was started by retired Bandera lawyer Billy Walk

BANDERA BULLETIN - 2018-03-21 19:00:00

Excavator on trailer hits pedestrian bridge on US 54, portion collapses onto vehicles

An excavator being hauled by a semitrailer hit a pedestrian bridge across U.S. Highway 54 between Hercules Avenue and Hondo Pass on Tuesday, causing portions of the bridge to collapse onto vehicles below. Chunks of concrete fell onto the southbound roadway and cars that possibly were hit by the debr


BEC names winners of youth tour

Four area high school students will get the chance to see democracy in action in June at the 2018 National Electric Cooperative Government-in-Action Youth Tour in Washington, D.C., after being chosen by the Bandera Electric Cooperative. Delany Boyd and Calsey Kay - both Utopia High School sophomores

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-21 18:03:00

Concan visitor injured in 200-foot plunge in ATV

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office Rescuers make their way to and from an ATV crash scene on Cat Claw Mountain. Four people were involved. Three refused treatment, but one passenger was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in San Antonio with head trauma. Thomas Garcia of Woodsboro sustained seriou


Round two: Jury to be selected

More than 1,000 potential jurors have been summoned to appear in district court Thursday when the state makes a second attempt at jury selection in the capital murder case against Sabrina Vielma. Vielma faces the death penalty for the Dec. 11, 2011, death of her 4-year-old son Davaughn Rodriguez. Ju


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


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


Army buddies reunited after 62 years apart

A friendship that started back in 1953 in Straubing, Germany, was revitalized last November when Isabel Contreras of Sabinal visited Josue Cabrera in College Station. They had not seen each other in 62 years. The two U.S. Army veterans served together in Germany patrolling the Czechoslovakian border


My Teacher Rocks nominations underway

Deyanira Salazar My Teacher Rocks award ambassadors show off their enthuasiasm for the annual nomination period by waving signs in downtown Uvalde. Ambassadors include (back, left to right) fifth-grader George Rodriguez, third-grader Ryan Ramirez, fifth-grader Katherine Ramirez, third-grader Lizette