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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Natalia robotics team places at State

The 4th place trophy was brought home by Natalia’s Invention Team Hydrotech, consisting of Andrew Walsh, Priscilla Seaton, Sean Schroeder, and Anastasia Rodriguez. Their entry was a robotic low-water crossing system to provide safety for drivers in flooding conditions.

The Natalia High School Robotics team competed in the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) State Robotics Contest this weekend. Continue reading “Natalia robotics team places at State”

One airlifted, 1 DOA, three transported in wreck on FM 1343

This Saturday, there were multiple ambulances and Air Life needed to transport patients in a serious wreck on FM 1343 involving three Devine residents, Krystal Stehle and her two children, and two men from San Antonio. Continue reading “One airlifted, 1 DOA, three transported in wreck on FM 1343”

Natalia City Council tables East Medina emergency interconnect agreement

Pictured is a concept plan of the City of Natalia’s possible emergency interconnect with the EMCSUD.

The Natalia City Council voted to table consideration of an emergency interconnect agreement with the East Medina County Special Utility District (EMCSUD) at the Regular meeting on Monday, May 15.
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Natalia ISD approves interlocal agreement with Medina County, purchases AVID curriculum set

Natalia ISD Board members approved an interlocal agreement with Medina County for the collection of delinquent taxes and agreed to bring the AVID program back to the district in the Regular meeting held May 8.
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