Devine to discuss “taking back the Swimming Pool” soon

AUGUST 11–Story updated at 6:07 pm–The City of Devine will discuss a variety of issues at their upcoming meeting, and perhaps the hottest topic will be a discussion about reopening the swimming pool. In an interview today, Fred Morales has verified that he and the other owners of the pool are ready and willing to give the pool to the city if they are willing to re-open it as a public pool. Continue reading “Devine to discuss “taking back the Swimming Pool” soon”

Splash pad anchors grant proposal to improve Briscoe Park

This illustration of a splash pad was one of several examples provided at the Special meeting of the Devine City Council on July 24.

Ten new amenities will be installed at Briscoe Park if the City is awarded a Local Parks Grant by Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPW).
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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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Devine City Council renames alley, rejects variance request

The Devine City Council approved a request by Bonnie Mendoza to name the alley behind her house Mendoza Alley, and rejected Gabriel Hausauer’s request to replat 406 Monticello Circle and 1505 Libold Drive into two lots at the Special meeting held last Tuesday, July 11.
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Eaton and grandson in accident that releases 42 snakes

Forty-two snake, including 10 that were venomous, and one alligator were inside Blaine Eaton’s vehicle when it flipped.

Devine’s well known herpetologist Blaine Eaton and his 9-year-old grandson Curtis Kuykendall, are recuperating after being involved in a serious roll over caused by a blowout on IH 35 North near Kinney Road last Thursday, June 29, 2017. Continue reading “Eaton and grandson in accident that releases 42 snakes”