Devine Boy Scouts complete Eagle Scout project at First Baptist Church

The memorial garden is located in front of the Sadler Youth Annex on W. Benton Ave.
The Ramirez family placed the garden’s first memorial stone, in honor of Alyssa.

While many were attending graduation ceremonies and parties this past weekend, a group of Devine Boy Scouts and their families completed Zachary Richard’s Eagle project, a Memorial Garden at Devine First Baptist Church. Continue reading “Devine Boy Scouts complete Eagle Scout project at First Baptist Church”

Sanchez, Seaton chosen as Natalia ISD Board student representatives

Natalia ISD student representatives Samantha Sanchez and Priscilla Seaton are pictured with Superintendent Dr. Hensley Cone, left, and Board members Andrew Besa and Eric Smith.

Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, Natalia High School students Samantha Sanchez and Priscilla Seaton will be the first student representatives to the NISD School Board.
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Devine ISD Board approves raises; 11 teachers retire or resign


Initially, Devine ISD wasn’t sure if they would be filling all positions of teachers and staff who had retired or resigned this school year, but Superintendent Scott Sostarich and Finance Director Shannon were happy to announce at the board meeting on June 5 that they will be able to fill those positions.
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Devine City Council votes to join Go Medina County

Each city that is part of Go Medina County has its own splash page on the GMC website, www.gomedinacounty.com. Pictured here is Hondo’s page, which features selling points such as proximity to San Antonio, acreage available for development, tax rates, and incentives.

After putting off a decision for months, the Devine City Council voted to join nonprofit economic development group Go Medina County in a Special meeting held last Tuesday, May 23.
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East Medina SUD celebrates 50 years of service

The East Medina Special Utility District’s President of the Board of Directors, Timothy Hildendrand, and EMSUD Superintendent Bruce Alexander, right, chat with guest Lisa Adams at EMSUD’s 50th celebration reception on May 24.

The East Medina Special Utility District (EMSUD) celebrated 50 years of incorporation at a reception held at the District office last Wednesday, May 24.
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Warhorse golf closes season at State between Apple Rock and a hard place

Warhorse golfers Beau Cardenas, Hunter Murphy, Carson Tilley, Brice Champion, and Noah Tumbarello competed in the State golf tournament last week.

Carson Tilley, Hunter Murphy, Noah Tumbarello, Beau Cardenas, and Brice Champion accomplished a feat that no Warhorse golf team has achieved in the past 23 years. Continue reading “Warhorse golf closes season at State between Apple Rock and a hard place”

Devine City Council discusses Municipal Airport compliance issues, postpones Go Medina County decision for third time

City Attorney Tom Cate swears in Cory Thompson as District 5 Councilman in the Devine City Council meeting held May 16.

The Devine City Council discussed Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) compliance issues at the Municipal Airport and agreed to pay Airport Manager Vickie Pumphrey a salary at the Regular meeting held last Tuesday, May 16.
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Brown Chevrolet recognized with 2016 GM Mark of Excellence Award

Brown Chevrolet was recognized with the 2016 GM Mark of Excellence Award. Chevrolet District Sales Manager Hunter Klop presented the award to Parts Manager Charlie Mudd, Used Car Manager Bret Hooper, Service Manager Bill Beeson, General Manager Ronnie Harrell, Director of Sales Jim Bressman, Finance Manager Priscella Lopez, Finance Director Joe Fodero, and Body Shop Manager Steve Bell. Not pictured is General Sales Manager L.J. Mross.

General Motors and Chevrolet recognized and presented Brown Chevrolet with the 2016 Mark of Excellence Award on May 18th.
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