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  • Grueling Adventure Race tests participants' endurance

    With four legs in a blown up raft and four legs kicking through the cold water of Lake Amistad, near Del Rio Texas, a team of racers struggle to reach the finish line by means of their own feet and paddles alone. This was just one part of a grueling 36-mile race that allowed nearly 60 teams made up of more than 400 determined Airmen, Soldiers, and
  • Law Day to take high school students on tour of legal system

    May 1, 40 Junior ROTC cadets from Del Rio High School will know just how it feels to break the law and wind up in jail. Fortunately, they're learning the easy way. In observance of Law Day 2007, the cadets will take a guided tour following "the misfortune of a young Airman who is caught having used cocaine," said Capt. Lance Smith, 47th Flying
  • What's up Doc: Cough and cold medicine 101

    "Which cold medicine do you recommend for Johnny's cough?" This is a tough question, not because there are so many effective cough and cold medicines on the shelf at the local drug store but rather because there are so many cough and cold medicines that just don't work! Well-designed clinical studies have shown that the usual over-the-counter cold
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage schedule set

    From the early 1800's to the 21st century, Asians and Pacific islanders have played a vital role in the development of the United States and have made long lasting contributions in all elements of American society. To honor the achievements of Asian/Pacific Americans, Congress designated the month of May each year as "Asian/Pacific American
  • Laughlin gears up Eagle Pass relief efforts

    Laughlin members are gearing up to help out nearby Eagle Pass. Tuesday night, the border town was smashed by a tornado that killed 10 people and left hundreds homeless. Wednesday morning, Laughlin members and agencies were preparing to reach out to the ravaged town 60 miles southwest of the base. Laughlin's Airman and Family Readiness Center
  • Accident claims life of Laughlin's Airman

    A motorcycle accident at approximately 8:30 p.m. April 23 in Del Rio claimed the life of a Laughlin member. Senior Airman Juan V. Navarro, 22, 47th Aeromedical Dental Squadron, was traveling north on Bedell Avenue when the accident occurred. Airman Navarro was a member of the base' s Aerospace Physiology Flight. "This is a tragic accident and we
  • Local production features Laughlin members

    The spotlight will be on Laughlin members at the Paul Poag Theater, 746 South Main, the last two weekends in April when they perform in Little Shop of Horrors.The play is presented by Del Rio's own award-winning community theater group The Upstagers. The beloved musical comedy about a down-and-out floral assistant who discovers an exotic plant with