Texas also boasts nearly one million acres of public land, mostly in east Texas with a few others scattered around the state, but hunting pressure and species limitations often discourage hunters. Del Rio is unique in many ways. As a non-native of the...
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“I was in the military, stationed in Savannah, Ga., at the First Ranger Battalion, and I came here on block leave, and my brother John Duffy was part of the Texas Narcotics Control Program (TNCP), and he ran it from the Texas state side, like the Texas...
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Blanks, who now resides in Houston, and his sons Sid Jr. and Lance, joined Texas Rep. Poncho Nevarez, city and county elected officials, city and county employees who worked on the park, members of the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce...
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Fernando Chapa, who opened a meat market in Del Rio in 2005, said that when it comes down to processing wild game there are several options hunters can choose from. Some hunters, he said, choose to field dress their deer, leaving the skinning and...
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From Amistad to Africa, hunting has taken Del Rio's Tino Pruneda all across the world. Pruneda, a preserve manager for the Nature Conservancy of Texas , has served as hunting guide for 14 years. It's more than just a job for the 26-year-old. It's a...
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I have painted numerous murals throughout Del Rio . • I frequent San Antonio, as my daughter is finishing her child psychology master's degree internship with the University of Texas at San Antonio. I know numerous well-known artists in San Antonio and...
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A noticeable difference between Del Rio's unique corner of Texas and the state's other regions, Hatten said, is the welcoming disposition of the hunters and fishermen she encounters on a daily basis. “What I love about west Texas , most people I come...
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When he returned to Del Rio , he spent the next 33 years in the Texas Department of Public Safety. After he retired from the DPS, he worked for more than a decade as a bailiff at the federal courthouse in Del Rio and six years as the chief deputy for...
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Bunch, originally from San Antonio, was raised along the Texas -Mexico border in Del Rio . Her watercolors have been described by peers as outstanding, but boundaries are not for her, and Bunch also enjoys working with oils as much as she can. Bunch...
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