DEL RIO, Texas – A Honduran man is facing federal prosecution for assaulting a U.S. Border Patrol agent, following an incident at an immigration checkpoint, Oct. 7. “Acts of violence
Edwards County got to once again experience the monarch migration last week. Marcy Epperson captured a cluster of them out at her house north of town. In past years, the monarch would decorate the pecan trees on the courthouse square while they rested on their way to Mexico.
The world is abuzz with critters migrating south. Our little part of the world is a flyway from as far away as Alaska to Mexico. Last week, the monarch butterflies
RISD Homecoming, Friday, October 11th-Homecoming Royalty were Football Sweetheart Bree Rodriguez and cheerleader’s choice of Sterling Brown for Football Beau. Bree came to RHS during the 2018-2019 school year, and while here she participated in cross country, basketball and track. She was on the LadyAngoras team that qualified for the Regional Basketball Tournament and a bronze medalist in the 400 m dash at the Regional Track Meet. She plans to attend college in Austin and study nursing. She is the daughter of Domingo and Stephanie Rodriquez.
Homecoming, band and cross country photos by Kristen Satterfield
Rocksprings High School was represented well at their District Cross Country Meet held in Medina last Saturday. Competing were (l-r) Christian Montoya-3rd, Bree Rodriquez, Mia Franco-7th, Paige Elliott-2nd and Chris Flores-1st. The four medalists advance as qualifiers in the Regional Meet to be held Monday, October 28th in Corpus Christi.
Former RISD students Sherry Eustace Johnson from Eldorado and Gretchen Whitworth Birck joined friends at the bi-annual RISD All Class Reunion last Saturday. Around 75 people attended the event held in the FBC Fellowship Hall. More photos next week!
Rocksprings ISD will host A SALUTE TO VETERANS on November 11th at 10:00 a.m. at the school auditorium. Special patriotic music and programs will be presented. Lunch will be served
Early voting schedule is set According to the Texas Secretary of State, the 10-day period for early voting will begin on Monday, October 21st, and end on Friday, November 1st.
The volunteers of the Devil’s Sinkhole Society report that the bat tornado is in strong evidence as the last month of bat season ensues. Texas Parks and Wildlife estimates that