3 Veteran’s Day Events going on this week in Devine and Natalia

This week, three Veteran’s Day events will celebrate the sacrifices made by our armed forces.

Thursday, November 9
The fourth graders at Devine Intermediate will have a Veterans’ Day concert this Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Devine Intermediate gym at 6:00 pm. All are invited to attend.

Friday, November 10
Ciavarra Elementary School would like to invite all active military personnel and veterans to its Veterans Day Program Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 9:30 am in the elementary/intermediate school gym.
Everyone is invited to come take part in this program. Check in at the office by 9:15.

Saturday November 11
The Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Natalia Texas will be held on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 11:00 am in front of the Veterans Memorial Monument.

More about each event in separate article on our website.


DPS unit collides with vehicle driven by 81-year-old Devine resident, who loses life

DPS troopers worked the scene of the accident until 2:00 AM.

A somber tone fell upon the Fall Festival this past Saturday, as the community watched the streets of downtown Devine fill with sirens and emergency responders rushing to the scene of a fatal accident just down the road from the festival grounds. Continue reading “DPS unit collides with vehicle driven by 81-year-old Devine resident, who loses life”

Mustangs trample Wolves to clinch playoff spot

Mustang defenders (left to right) Caden Fregia, Michael Martinez, Kameron Frias, Oscar Ramirez, and Matthew Manka line up against the Dilley Wolves. Photo by Brigid Howard.

Two long droughts came to end at Mustang Stadium last Friday night when Natalia beat Dilley 20-17. Continue reading “Mustangs trample Wolves to clinch playoff spot”

Fallen soldier’s story comes full circle

Airing on national TV this Friday and Sunday… A CBS TV news crew from “On the Road with Steve Hartman traveled to Devine/Moore to interview and record Justin Rozier’s birthday surprise- his fallen soldier dad Johnathon’s old convertible and how the sodier’s story came full circle!. Justin Rozier stands in front with his the 1999 Toyota Celica Convertible. Surrounding him are (l to r): Art Maxwell (Pleasant Grove, UT) Follow the Flag, Brighton Maxwell (Art’s son), Kyle Fox (Pleasant Grove, UT) Follow the Flag, Cole Fox (Kyle’s son), David Rozier (Justin’s grandfather) Katy, TX, Jessica Johns (Justin’s mother), Steve Hartman (On the Road with Steve Hartman), Sarah Krifka (Justin’s aunt) New Orleans, LA, Grady Johns (Justin’s brother), Benjamin Rozier (Justin’s uncle) Katy, TX, Elizabeth Rozier (Justin’s aunt) Katy, TX, Annie Blakely (family friend) San Antonio, TX, Shannon Rangel (family friend), Danny Rangel (family friend), Hollis Belle Johns (Justin’s sister), PJ Johns (Justin’s stepdad), and Justin Rozier (in front of the car). Photo by K.K. Calame.

Dreams can come true as a Gold Star wife found out when she began searching for the 1999 Toyota Celica convertible her husband Johnathan Rozier drove that she had to sell after he was killed in action to make ends meet during that devastating time of life. Continue reading “Fallen soldier’s story comes full circle”

Arabians gobble up Cuero; face Rockport-Fullton in Area on Thursday

The Devine Arabians Back-to-Back Volleyball District Champs and are now Bi-District Champs and will play Rockport-Fullton on Thursday, Nov. 2 in Beeville at 7:00 pm for the Area title. They are #8 Addie Trojanowski, #13 Elizabeth Stacy Puente, #5 Makenna Morales, #3 Sydney Rendon, #7 Chesney Friesenhahn, # 11 Amanda Richardson, #9 Caimee Fowler, #12 Sara Moreno, #6 Julie Ortiz, #4 Alissa Stehle, #1 Sierra Pompa, #2 Dana Aaron, and #10 Megan Runyan. Coaches: Mark Mangold, Kim Lane, and Leigh Anne McIver. Managers: Saily Sanchez, Lexi Shields, and Lily Stricker. Photo by K. K. Calame.

The Arabians defeated Cuero Monday night to claim the Bi-District champion title. Continue reading “Arabians gobble up Cuero; face Rockport-Fullton in Area on Thursday”