Bowyer bitten by Copperhead in Great Oaks, still in ICU

Mrs. Sandra Bower is recovering in ICU as of this Tuesday (press day) after being bitten by this Copperhead as she was trying to install a snake deterrent by her water faucet.

Sandra Bowyer was bitten by a Copperhead this past Monday evening, July 2 at her home in Great Oaks. Bowyer was bitten around 4 pm Monday evening, and was quickly taken to the ICU at University Hospital, where she remains as of press day.
“They are giving her antivenin and lots of antibiotics right now,” said her son Daniel Bowyer. Continue reading “Bowyer bitten by Copperhead in Great Oaks, still in ICU”

Sheriff: Off-duty Bexar County deputy stops to help driver, shoots woman while threats are made

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An off-duty Bexar County deputy, Brandon Doege, was on his way home this past Thursday night, June 28 when he saw a vehicle parked in the fast lane of Hwy 90 about 5 miles outside of Castroville. Continue reading “Sheriff: Off-duty Bexar County deputy stops to help driver, shoots woman while threats are made”

Over 1,000 people on Devine PD warrant list, dozens arrested Friday

Do you have an outstanding ticket? Devine PD took dozens of subjects into custody last week, clearing 78 warrants.

Do you have an outstanding ticket? Devine PD took dozens of subjects into custody and brought them before a judge this past Friday in one of several warrant roundups they’ll be conducting.
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Utility rate increases on the horizon

The revenue from increased utility rates will be used to pay back two 30-year loans the City received to replace water pipes throughout Devine. 

Devine residents can expect to see their water and sewer bills rise after the Devine City Council passed an Ordinance amendment raising rates at the meeting held last Tuesday, June 19.
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