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”

Devine City Council approves Appraisal District’s estimated property values, proposed budget in split vote


Recently elected District 5 Councilman Cory Thompson cast the sole dissenting votes when the Devine City Council approved the Medina County Appraisal District’s estimated taxable value of properties and proposed 2018 budget at the meeting held last Tuesday, June 20.
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Neel addresses concerns over Devine’s drinking water

Dr. Richard Neel, standing, answered residents’ questions about an asbestos spike in Devine’s water supply at the City Council meeting June 20.

Dr. Richard Neel expressed confidence in the quality of the City of Devine’s drinking water at the Regular City Council meeting last Tuesday, June 20.
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