In 1917, life in America was about to change dramatically. Continue reading “Memorial Day reflections”
Many of the Briscoes in America are descended from Robert Brisko, a lineal descendant of the Normans who arrived in England with William the Conqueror in the year 1066. Continue reading “The Briscoe family of Medina County traces its heritage to William the Conqueror”
“If you have ever walked into Triple C Steakhouse in Devine and wondered about the beautiful mural on the wall, this is a depiction of the original homestead of the Redus family,” says Mary Ruth Allison of the Redus family. Continue reading “The descendants of John and Sallie McLemore Redus”
“When I think about growing up in Devine, all I ever wanted to do was leave,” says Scott Dougherty, DHS 1991 graduate. Continue reading “Scott Dougherty will honeymoon in Dublin, Ireland”
Todd Herring graduated from DHS in 1986 and went directly to Tarleton State University – known then as “the better part of the Texas A&M system” – when Tarleton was a school boasting only some 4500 students. Continue reading “Todd Herring: Ag teacher turned rancher”
Paul Gomez was born on August 29, 1946, and attended school in Bruni – population 379 – a community near Hebbronville. Continue reading “Paul Gomez has retired his fast-pitch softball coaching hat”
Noble Wesley Ward was born in 1853 in Mississippi.
Eleven children were born to David Spencer Griffin, Sr., (born in 1796 in Kentucky) and Cynthia Burch (born in 1805 in NC). Continue reading “Arnold Griffin: Excerpts from a rich family history”