Go Medina County schedules workforce forums, approves online marketing budget

The Board and other members of county-wide non-profit economic development group Go Medina County met in the George S. Woods Community Center for their bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, July 13, approving additional funds for online marketing and scheduling workforce forums in Devine and Hondo on August 15.
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Natalia grad Emley part of HPU mission trip in Slovakia

A group from HPU completed a short-term mission immersion experience in Slovakia at the beginning of the summer. They are pictured at the High Tatra Mountains as they traveled from Slovakia to Poland. Left to right: Caitlin Vincent, Kara Strange, Kindell Hill, Keith Platte, Erin McCleer, Tom Kyle, Natalia graduate Zoe Emley, Anthony McCarson, Tara Carroll, Daniel Harris and Dr. Melody Maxwell.

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Devine aims for park upgrades

An aerial view of Briscoe Park shows existing structures and trees. Possible locations of a splash pad and other additions including a pavilion, gazebo, horseshoe court, half-basketball court, and increased parking are outlined in yellow. Existing water and sewer lines are also shown.

The short but intense debate over whether to seek a grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW) to add a splash pad and other amenities to Briscoe Park was put to rest on July 24 when the Devine City Council voted 4-1 to move ahead in its pursuit.
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County files lawsuit to remove Clerk, opposes bill raising property taxes

County Commissioners filed suit to remove County Clerk Lisa J. Wernette from office. Wernette was elected in 2007 and is in the midst of her third term.

A lawsuit was filed on Friday, July 21, 2017 by the County to have Lisa Wernette removed from her County Clerk’s position.
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