Words “bomb threat” on school answering machine prompts evacuation and search

Law enforcement vehicles on scene after a bomb threat at Devine Middle School on April 13.

A message left on an answering machine at the Devine Middle School, with the words “bomb threat” in it, prompted officials to take quick action to secure the safety of the children and staff early last Friday morning, April 14, 2017 right before school was to begin. Continue reading “Words “bomb threat” on school answering machine prompts evacuation and search”

UTSA presents vision plan for IH-35 development, downtown revitalization

The UTSA team presented a number of different 3D renderings of what downtown Devine could look like. This shows the revitalized grain silo, Driscoll Public Library, and train depot.
This rendering features the train depot in the foreground. To the left is a revitalized version of the current City Hall, which the USTA team envisioned as the new location of the Driscoll Public Library and George S. Woods Community Center. Also visible are the rehabbed grain silo, currently-derelict historic buildings, and the Four Corners.

Representatives from UTSA’s Center for Urban and Regional Planning Research and the Rural Business Program presented a vision plan for the future of Devine from IH-35 down Hwy. 173 to the downtown district in a public meeting held in the George S. Woods Community Center on March 30.
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Warhorses run circles around District competition, claim title

Varsity Warhorse Dillon Ricord won the 100M Dash with a time of 11.09. Check out more pictures in our online store!

The major headline for Head Track Coordinator Lynn Cozby’s Warhorse track team’s Devine News articles have been more and more challenging as meets go by. Continue reading “Warhorses run circles around District competition, claim title”

Arabians sprint past Carrizo Springs for District 29-4A title

Varsity Arabian Jenna Sadler finished 2nd in Shot Put behind teammate Paige Cote. Browse more photos in our online gallery!

The Devine Arabian track team won its first District Track Championship since 2009, scoring 215 points to 2nd place finisher Carrizo Springs’ 170. Continue reading “Arabians sprint past Carrizo Springs for District 29-4A title”