Photos & Memories

Dancing With Her Dream Boy

We received this photo, not from the writer Lynn Wright, but from another source asking if anyone can identify who’s in the photo and also if anyone remembers this dance at the Laughlin Base officers club
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Marcy Martin Field & Cody Wardlaw Gym

Raymond Elledge, Class of 1963 asked a question under the thread titled “Teen Hangout’s”: How and when did Marcy Martin Field and Cody Wardlaw Gym get their names and why? Does anyone have memories they would like to share of Marcy Martin or Cody Wardlaw?
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Teen Hangout’s

Share some of your memories of where teen hangouts were when you were in school, be it the 1940's, 50's, 60's and early 70's, along with any incidents that may have occured or taken place at a teen hangout....and photos if you have them. Please use the 'Website Contact' button.
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1940’s Teachers Remembered

t’s been a long time since the early 1940's when I was attending Junior High School and Del Rio High School, but I still remember some of the dedicated faculty members who guided me through those years. One person who made an indelible impression on me (several of those impressions were on my rear end) was the Junior High principal, Mr. Brown...known to us as "Willie B." He meted out justice with his paddle indiscriminately but always fairly. In later years at a class reunion I asked him if he remembered me. His joking comment was that he never forgot the backsides that he paddled. The system dictated that male students could choose between detention hall or a lick from his paddle. The girls had only one choice: detention hall.
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When DR Schools Consolidated

"We consolidated in 1971-72 school year, however we played football under the Wildcat name, later the consolidated school board changed the name during the spring of 1972 to take effect in 1972-1973 school year. So I consider my senior year 71-72 to be the last year of the Wildcats."
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Necktie Joe

In reading many of the letters sent in about our memories of Del Rio, and enjoying them, I saw that someone mentioned our dear "Juan” or better known as "Necktie Joe”, who walked the streets of south Del Rio, greeting folks at H.E.B., directing traffic along Pecan St or South Main Street, doing odd jobs for anyone who would hire him. He had special needs and a very special heart.
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The Arranaga’s

Someone stated that the Arranaga’s stores were located down on Main Street and that also one of the Arranaga’s owned Mr. 15Ë that was on Ave. F and 10th Street. We would like to add more of a story line to this photo and ask for Alumni input. Please use the ‘Website Contact’ button at the top of the page
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The Path of Jay Kerr

Jay graduated in 1966 and has had an interesting, every changing path in life
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Villa Acuna Zombies

No not the ‘Zombie’ characters seen in movies, but rather the drink concoction that contains a little bit of every whiskey, rum, gin and vodka available, along with some kind of sweetener that makes it taste good…..well really good the first time you indulge. A Zombie, can and will turn you into a Zombie, or at the very least make you feel bullet proof, in that you can do no wrong!
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The Wolf Man of Comstock

The wolf man was discovered around 1924 near Comstock, Texas on the McNutt Ranch. Maudie McNutt about 10 years of age was riding horse back with her Grandfather Peter McNutt and several hands of the McNutt Ranch. North east of the ranch headquarters near a dirt tank, the group rode upon a lamb that had just been killed. Immediately Pete McNutt said, “look straight ahead and keep riding”. They rode by the slaughtered lamb not looking down. In the past they had found other stock dead as if they had been slaughtered. And Items have turned up missing out of the tool shed. Riding straight ahead and going over a hill Pete instructed little Maudie along with one of the hands to return the Ranch Headquarters.
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