Thompson wins Devine City Council seat

Cory Thompson handily defeated incumbent Hal Lance and fellow challenger Kevin Hicks in the District 5 election last Saturday.
The official results show that Thompson won by a wide margin.

Challenger Cory Thompson won the election of the District 5 spot on the Devine City Council, defeating incumbent Hal Lance and fellow challenger Kevin Hicks last Saturday, May 6.
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Citizens voice concerns about asbestos levels in City water

The City of Devine has been battling negative perceptions of the water supply since seeing spikes in asbestos levels in 2016.

Refugio Rodriguez, Jr., a representative from the Texas Rural Water Association (TRWA) addressed 14 Devine residents concerned about asbestos levels in the City’s drinking water in a public meeting last Tuesday, May 2.
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Union Pacific closes crossing and road to Gusville RV park

A sign declaring the road closed sits in the entrance to Gusville, forcing residents and school buses to use alternative access with limited visibility on CR 7611.

The entrance to Gusville Mobile Homes/RV Park/Mini Storage, Private Road 7615, was recently blocked off by the Union Pacific Railroad. Continue reading “Union Pacific closes crossing and road to Gusville RV park”

Devine City Council approves UTSA vision plan, amends budget

While Anderson St. is shown on maps as intersecting with Transportation Dr. and running parallel to Corley Dr., in reality, it is a small patch of pavement that dead ends. The City is taking steps to have Anderson St. removed from maps.

The Devine City Council amended and approved UTSA’s Vision of the Future for downtown Devine, and approved spending over the previously-approved amount of $3,000 for Incode software at the Regular meeting on Tuesday, April 18.
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