Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on August 27, 1982 · Page 28
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Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas · Page 28

Del Rio, Texas
Issue Date:
Friday, August 27, 1982
Page 28
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Del Rfe, (Texas) NEWS-HERALD, Friday, 27. 1MB-7B Rock bock as Devlin on CBS-TV Eight months ago, heart bypass surgery to correct a defective valve halted not only Rock Hudson's new acting project but also threatened to end his 33- year career. "You always think it could never happen to you," the 56-year-old star of stage and screen said in an interview. "Even when I went under, I kept thinking, 'This can't be happening tome.'" That was November, and for some, the road to recovery is a long, tedious one. Not so, though, for Hudson, whose size and stature prompted his first talent agent to name him after the Rock of Gibraltar. Declaring the operation a success, the heart throb of the '60s returned to the studios in Aprfl to pick up where he left off with work on the upcoming NRC television series "The Devlin Connection." The comedy-action caper stars Hudson as Brian Devlin, a former CIA man who built, then sold one of the world's largest detective agencies for millions of dollars and is forced back into investigation to help a son (Jack Scalia) with his faltering private eye business. "After 'McMillan,' I thought I would never undertake another series." said Hudson. Cowboy hosts Poag f est _ ____ BAD NEWS — Tony Curtis (at bat) plays a fast-moving press agent who arranges for a sandlot team to take on some Tokyo __ hotshots in 'The Bad News Bears Go to Japan.' The film, which also stars Jeffrey Louis Starr (catcher), airs on ABC Sunday. Christian programs air over XERF daytime Radio station XERF, 1570 am, introduced Christian radio programming to Del Rio for the first time on Wednesday. The station, broadcasting during daytime hours for the first time in over 20 years, will air "middle-of-the-road" variety music with Christian lyrics from 7 a.m to 7 p.m. CDT (6 a.m. to 6 p.m Mexico time). "All of the local church organizations have really backed us up on this," said Sergio Gonzalez, sales manager of the popular station. "What I'd like to do is introduce LOVE 16 (the sponsor of the innovative programming) to the people of Del Rio." Pending FCC approval, the Paul Harvey commentary and ABC sports wffl be broadcast over the new daytime station Gonzalez said. noting that Harvey is only contracted to one other station in the area, and that is in San An- The daytime program manager for XERF daytime is Atmer Lester. A benefit, sponsored by The Paid Poag Theatre for the Performing Arts Committee to support the theatre renovation, win be held Thursday Aug. 31 from 4 until 10p.m. at the Electric Cowboy on Garner Drive. Cover charge for the evening wffl be three dollars with an proceeds going toward the remodeling and refurbishing of the Rita Theatre on Sooth Main St downtown. To date. The Committee has raised 129,015.23 of their fZ5,OU goal in gifts from local funds win help provide new heating and air conditioning, a new stage complete with workshop, dressing rooms, storage a lighting and sound system and additional improvements such as reupholstered seats and restroom facilities. Renovations are expected to begin sometime after Nov. 1st Recent contributors to the Paul Poag Theatre Fund are Ross Drug Store and Eagle Pass Drug Co. in memory of Juan Riojas, Mrs. Stephen ML Ross in memory of Stephen ML Ross and UlricE. Beverly Ta Mrs. Wffl P. The Del Rio Now available in Dei Rio? CaO Today! L&LSa*»anls 103 Center Dr. 774-2728 INTRODUCTORY OFFER AND SOLAR as K Reducing uWHy bins by 24% or mom. 1 Adding boauty along with protection 1 Qualifies lor onotgy tax crodH And more. J.W: Harrison CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES... 775-6283 ENHANCERS rOorWo,-Texa» Presents The Watering Hole Lounge Ladies First! •9.95

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