There was a gathering of Old Del Rio High School grads on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Gruene Door Restaurant in Gruene Texas. The group is increasing in number and in diverse graduating dates from previous luncheons. Those present Wednesday included Max Stool, Gracie Lou (Daniels) Roberts, Carolyn (Wease) Brown, Yvonne (Reppeto) Ratliff, Dixie Dee (Harrison) Wallace and John Nyfeler, variously from New Braunfels, San Antonio, and Austin.
Click to enlargePhoto locations Top L-R1) Amistad Dam2) Black Brush Ramp3) Box Canyon Ramp4) Cow Creek5) Diego's fishing camp in Mexico below the mouth of the Pecos.6) Governor's Landing7) Hwy 90 Bridge8) Marker 289) Pecos High Bridge Ramp10) Salem's Point11) Submergered pickupCurrently Amistad is at 1,129.7 ft, preferred level 1,117, full 1,140 ftYou tube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1LojXqoWKo
My little sister, Mackie, was my first companion, my first intimate peer relationship. I was two and a half years old when she was born. From each other we learned "sharing", the process of give and take that makes human relationships work. I still remember when it dawned on me that of all the family I have, my closest kin is my sister. We have no other siblings.
Uniqueness defines who Del Rio Wildcats are and Barbara (Winn) Mangum, Class of 1959 exemplifies this definition.
In October 2008 my husband of 67 years Harold Thompson had by-pass surgery on his left leg. He has done very well, for which we are very thankful.
I recall another October in our lives when we were in our twenties. We were married on June 15, 1942 and the following October he enlisted in the Coast Guard during WWII.
Ah ha~! Since it took less than a week to identify classmates in Mrs. Ellis Kindergarten Class of 1955 – we have received another one: Mrs. Ellis Class of 1956.
The below photo came from the kid who flunke
“There’s a big difference between being a combat person and a non-combat person,” explains Pat Dugan during his LIVE! interview. “I’m a marine, and I’m proud to be a marine, but I’m even more proud to be a combat marine.”
Jimmy F. Bradley, an Eagle Scout of 1960, a Del Rio High Alumni (Wildcats) of 1961 and Southwest Texas State University (Texas State University) Class of 1967, will be inducted into the Bobcat Hall of Fame.
Bradley will join former resident Richard Castro into the Hall.
Several Alumni have asked that we post the “she/he said comments” on the site that were generated from ‘your’ Wildcat site as email, prior to the Reunion.
Oh, by the way some, well probably all of the below comments are adlibbed.