We found a copy of this City Budget from the year 1939-1940 in our old files, and thought you’d enjoy! Compare it to more recent financial trends in 2016.
A lot changes in 60 years….Administrative expenses, for example, went from $300 in 1940 to over $319,000 in 2016.
Here is the 1939-1940 City of Devine Budget
Here is a summary of some of the City’s expenses over the past 5 years, from one of their Financial Trends reports:
Take a trip back in time to the days of Loggins & Lily and Schott’s Model Market in downtown Devine. Here is a collection of humorous advertisements published in The Devine News in the 1947 and some from 1978.
The St. Joseph Catholic Church Octoberfest is coming up soon!
Here’s an interesting piece of history about the beautiful church so many love. This is a picture of The Devine News front page in October of 1922.
A day Devine will never forget…
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Train Wreck Story Continued on page 6 (below ad)