Eaton and grandson in accident that releases 42 snakes

Forty-two snake, including 10 that were venomous, and one alligator were inside Blaine Eaton’s vehicle when it flipped.

Devine’s well known herpetologist Blaine Eaton and his 9-year-old grandson Curtis Kuykendall, are recuperating after being involved in a serious roll over caused by a blowout on IH 35 North near Kinney Road last Thursday, June 29, 2017. Continue reading “Eaton and grandson in accident that releases 42 snakes”

Devine City Council approves Appraisal District’s estimated property values, proposed budget in split vote


Recently elected District 5 Councilman Cory Thompson cast the sole dissenting votes when the Devine City Council approved the Medina County Appraisal District’s estimated taxable value of properties and proposed 2018 budget at the meeting held last Tuesday, June 20.
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County conservation partners host local work group meeting July 11

Hondo, Texas —The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Medina County and the Medina Valley Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their Fiscal Year 2018 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting July 11, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the USDA Service Center in Hondo.
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Neel addresses concerns over Devine’s drinking water

Dr. Richard Neel, standing, answered residents’ questions about an asbestos spike in Devine’s water supply at the City Council meeting June 20.

Dr. Richard Neel expressed confidence in the quality of the City of Devine’s drinking water at the Regular City Council meeting last Tuesday, June 20.
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Man trapped by guard rail stuck through window

Volunteer fireman Roy Reyes and Bryan Graham work hard to cut through a tough guard rail at a wreck that occurred near Biry.

A young man in his twenties is alive miraculously after surviving a wreck in which a guard rail pierced through the driver’s side window of his truck and across the entire cab, pinning him in, according to volunteers on scene. Continue reading “Man trapped by guard rail stuck through window”