When Jacob Campsey – the sixth child and youngest son of Butch and Sherry Campsey – went to MHB, it was with the intention of playing baseball. Continue reading “Jacob Campsey”
Major General Sarah Zabel will be retiring from the Air Force in December of this year, after having completed 31 years of service. Continue reading “DHS graduate Sarah Zabel is a 2-star Major General”
As a family, the children of Debi Crouch Campsey – Carol, Mary, Charles, and William – gathered together and wrote a tribute to their mom.
Continue reading “A tribute to Debi Campsey”
Around 2010, a reporter from The San Antonio Express News contacted Mrs. Frank (Jency) Runnels, (my mother-in-law), requesting an interview in the hopes of writing a story about old South San Antonio. Continue reading “South San Antonio, Tx – A story almost unwritten”
In honor of our Fourth of July celebration, it seems fitting to recognize a couple of young men who have chosen to serve in our military. Brothers John Michael and Jason Eiland, both DHS graduates, proudly serve in the US Navy and US Army, respectively.
Continue reading “John and Jason Eiland”
When Melissa Trott Hall graduated from DHS in 1998, she was not clear about what she wanted to do next; and, for the next few years, she remained uncertain. Continue reading “Melissa Hall”
Born on October 9, 1909, in Stamford, TX, Hubert Van Treese, my daddy, was just 72 when he passed away of heart failure. Continue reading “Hubert Matthew Van Treese”
Willie Mae and Aubrey Driscoll are renowned Devine benefactors. Continue reading “Willie Mae and Aubrey Driscoll”
The community of Von Ormy is named for Count Norbert von Ormay, an Austrian nobleman who arrived in the area in 1886 “with twenty servants,” according to the TSHA (Texas State Historical Association), and purchased what became known as the “Castle on the Medina.” Continue reading “Von Ormy, TX should have been named Von Ormay”
On May 13, 1945, just days after V Day, May 8, a ten-year-old boy, Frans Kestemont, was playing outside his home near Huizingen, a town near Brussels, Belgium, when he noticed two bombers flying low. Continue reading “A Memorial Day remembrance”