Devine’s Chain Gang: the best seat in the house

The Chain Gang: Jerry Beck, Bill Bain, Phil Montgomery, Zack Badle, Phil McAnelly, and Rick Stewart (not pictured).

Sam Cooke’s 1960 hit song about a group of men who frown and moan as they work their lives away on highways and byways as the sun goes down has few similarities to a different type of chain gang that walks the visitor’s sideline at Warhorse Stadium on Friday nights. Continue reading “Devine’s Chain Gang: the best seat in the house”

Market from Littlefield, Texas named 2017 Texas Large Family Business of the Year

Shown at the awards banquet (left to right) are: Dr. Terry Maness (Dean—Baylor School of Business), Tatum Lowe, Alan Buxkemper, Tim Cotton, Julie Lowe, Shawn Pickrell, Roger Lowe Jr. (V.P/C.E.O.), Randy Arceneaux, Roger Lowe Sr. (President), Joel Griffith, Lezlie Lowe (V.P./General Counsel), David Atkison, Keaton Harlan, Reece Atkinson, & Cade Tumlinson.

LITTLEFIELD, TX—The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation of Baylor University announced the winners of the annual Texas Family Business of the Year at an awards banquet held on the campus of Baylor University this past Friday, November 3, 2017. Continue reading “Market from Littlefield, Texas named 2017 Texas Large Family Business of the Year”

Hondo native one of the producers for country song in CMA awards

Tonight at 7 pm, The CMA Awards will air on ABC.
“For anyone watching, our son Bart is nominated as one of the producers of'”Dirt On My Boots,’ sung and co-produced by Jon Pardi, which us up for Single of the Year. Keep your fingers crossed for him, Linda and I! We couldn’t be more proud! Jon is also nominated for Song of the Year and New Artist of the Year and is an amazing young man,” said Hondo man Bill Buter, Bart’s father.

Bart is a native of Hondo,TX. He now lives in Nashville,TN where he is a successful songwriter and producer.

Driscoll Public Library celebrates Dia de los Muertos

The Driscoll Public Library celebrated Dia de los Muertos the week of Oct. 30.

The community altar in the Driscoll Public Library.

Library aide Stacy Pyron decorated and set up a community altar on Monday, Oct. 30. Patrons brought pictures and mementos of loved ones who have passed away to place on the altar.

Former Library Director enthralled children during a special Dia de los Muertos Preschool Storytime.

Recently retired Library Director Barbara Moore entertained little ones during Preschool Storytime on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The children wore their Halloween costumes to the library for the special occasion.

Kiddoes wore their Halloween costumes during Preschool Storytime on Oct. 31.

A special screening of “The Book of Life,” an animated feature about a bullfighter who embarks on an adventure in the afterlife on the Day of the Dead, was shown Wednesday, Nov. 1.