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Hurd on health care

By KIM EAGLE
 
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Can reindeer food help children fly?

by Kim Eagle, lifestyles editor

How reindeer fly – and if that same process can be applied to humans – was the big question on children’s minds this year as they wrote to Santa Claus.

Hennley Fulcher of Sabinal asked Santa, “How are you doing? I would love the recipe for your reindeer food for Christmas. Then I could fly to North Dakota to see my friend Kylee every day. I would love it to snow. I wonder if there is another special kind of food to make me fly, because I really don’t want to eat reindeer food. It might be disgusting. However, if it is all you got. I’ll eat it.”

“Does it really snow in the North Pole?” asked Devin Zamora of Sabinal. “How many inches do you get? Do you think you could share some with us? It never snows here. I would love some reindeer food for Christmas, so I could fly to see my dad in the Army. I could tell him hello and give him a great big hug each day...”

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Garcia announces candidacy for county sheriff’s office

THE FOLLOWING was submitted by Armando M. Garcia.
 
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Open carry in effect next month

By KIMBERLY RUBIO
 
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Four Uvalde men sentenced to life in federal prison

 

 

In Del Rio over the past two weeks, a federal judge sentenced 29 Uvalde/Hondo-area Texas Syndicate members to federal prison, including four defendants to life imprisonment, for various racketeering and drug trafficking offenses committed in Uvalde, San Antonio and the surrounding areas.

That announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and special agent in charge Christopher Combs of the FBI’s San Antonio Division.

United States District Judge Alia Moses sentenced TS members and Uvalde residents George “Curious” Sanchez, age 40; Raul “Fatboy” Rodriquez, age 42; Mike “Big Mike” Cassiano, age 39; and, Cristobal “Little Cris” Velasquez, age 37, to life in federal prison for conspiracy to violate the Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) statute.

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