Photos & Memories

Photo Caption Contest #1

We want to engage alumni to come up with photo captions for a series of photos taken during the October 2009 Reunion. We will post two photos at a time and wait for alumni captions to be sent in, as we receive them they will be posted under each numbered photo.
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Red Sky at Alkali Flats

Wagon trains, settlers, Indians, cowboys, dust, floods, humor, unexpected severe weather and most certainly Chuck Wagons are a part of American history. Chuck Wagons, cooking and Model TT’s are a passion of Wayne Calk, Class of 1964. In fact he has been featured on the Food Channel at the Ruidoso, NM competition Chuck Wagon cook-off!!
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Gruene, Texas Wildcat Luncheon

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.
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Lake Amistad Flooding

      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
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My Little Sister

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.
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Chili for Troops

Uniqueness defines who Del Rio Wildcats are and Barbara (Winn) Mangum, Class of 1959 exemplifies this definition.
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Memories of Two Octobers

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.
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Who is ’56 Kindergarten Class?

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
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The Survival of Pat Dugan

“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.”
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