New Devine VFD Board and Officers are: Sitting (l to r): Deputy Cheif Robert Scott, Fire Chief Michael Walker, Assistant Chief Christian Jones. Standing middle: Alex Rodriguez, Daniel Ehlinger, Heather Meeks, Austin Ehlinger, Vice President Nicholas Hughan, Treasurer Carla Walker, Stephanie Schroeder, Secretary Justine Hruzek, Emmalee Franz, Jessica Meeks, Charles Meeks Sr. Standing Back: Byron Hruzek, Cledith Ventura, Victor Chavez and Charles Meeks Jr. Not pictured President Mark Leach, Member at Large Daniel Thomas, Dana Francies and Hank Henrichson.
Devine Volunteer Fire Department elected new officers after the resignation of several top officers in August including Fire Chief Jason Johnson, Deputy Chief Steve Taichman and two others.
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1966-67 Devine High School FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (FFA) BOTTOM ROW: Mark Mitchell, Danny Wallace, George Crouch, Mike Dooley, John Kierum, Scott Irwin, Eddie Hagen, George Schott, Arnold Kierum, Wayne Kinard, Paul Irwin, Carl Lorentzon, Ramiro Garza, Jon Russel, Claude Morgan, Butch Campsey, Gene Bendele, Mike Carr. SECOND ROW: Rickie Savage, Clifford Ortiz, Jesse Benavides, George Compa, Louis Lopez, Roger Navarro, Louis Ehlinger, Monty Herring, (Officers in FFA jackets: Y.N. Strait, Rickie Campsey, Denny Moore, Sweetheart-Sherry Calame, Luke Mitchell, Mike Coyne), John Vance, Jimmy Wilkinson, Mark Schott, Frank White, John St. Ledger, Roger Patteson. THIRD ROW: Sponsor-Mr. Henry Moss, Byron Downing, Raul Salinas, Mike Mikes, Albert Mendoza, Mercedes Buentello, Benny Navarro, Felix Stone, Jimmy Lyles, James Rotramel, Russel Roberson, Rickie Smith, Lupe Valesquez, Ruben Pompa, Mike Schneider, Charles Hanson, Tom Beck, Jimmy Briscoe, Jimmy Potter Steve Irwin, Edward Whitwell, Sponsor-Mr. Leo Bohl. FOURTH ROW: Ramon Billalobos, Simon Campa, Saul Perez, Alfred Duncan, Gilbert Hernandez, Eddie Centilli, Peter De La Rosa, J.B. Pompa, Larry Smith, Lupe Jaramillo, Harris Harrell, Clarence Thomas, Heinze Mobley, George DuBose, Charles Schweitzer, Jimmy Centilli, Larry Park, Jimmy Capps, George Bendele, John Bain. FIFTH ROW: Danny Cruz, Raul Tijerina, Domingo Esparza, Gilbert Martin, tilford Davis, Xavier Silva, Corky Sadler, Mike Franks, Brian Long, Bob Woerndell, Joe Ricks, Jeffery Goslin, Shelton DuBose, Kenneth Rogers, Gary Stevens, David White, Fred Woerndell, Russell Ehlinger. SIXTH ROW: Fred Gallegos, Ronnie Savage, Lupe Benavides, Vincent Stehle, Dale Stehle, Arthur Pfeiffer, Andrew Morales, Chuck Bywaters, Chris Petri, Larry Freeman, Kenneth Wells, Brian Polk, Joe Ciavarra, Jerry Howard, Everett Moore.
All former students and teachers who attended school in Devine are invited to this year’s 2017 HOMECOMING EVENTS to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 20 & 21!
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Hostesses Mary Howard (l) and Carol Crouch (r) are shown with guest speaker Shannon Terry at the September Current Events Club meeting.
The “Wineing Artist,“ Shannon Terry, was the guest speaker at the Current Events Club on September 12 in the home of Carol Crouch.
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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.
3 rd Annual Fit for Christ 5K Run/Walk October 7 th 2017
rd Annual St. Joseph Fit for Christ 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 7 th beginning at 6:30 pm at 108 S. Washington in Devine.
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Beau Carroll of Circle C Services is collecting donations to aid Hurricane Harvey relief.
Circle C Services is taking donations to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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The Bust N Burn fundraiser is scheduled for Sept. 9.
The Annual Memorial hosted each year in memory of DJ Carlson will be hosted on Saturday, September 9, 2017 with an IBCA BBQ Cook-off and Clay Shoot, washer tournament and Dance.
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Gasoline prices are poised to rise across wide portions of the United States as Hurricane Harvey shuts down refineries in the nation’s largest refining hub in Texas. Continue reading “Harvey pushes gas prices up”
Several people in nearby LaSalle County have already been affected by credit card skimmers installed in an area gas pump by crooks. It was found at the Max-E-Mart Exxon station at the intersection of IH-35 and FM 468.