County names Watson Pct. 4 Constable, hires new delinquent tax collection firm

Malcolm Watson was named Pct. 4 Constable at the March 27 meeting of the Medina County Commissioners Court.

Tax Assessor Collector Melissa Lutz hopes a new delinquent tax collection firm will help the growing needs of the County. The County is the tax collection entity for all taxing units in Medina County, i.e., cities, schools, ESDs. Continue reading “County names Watson Pct. 4 Constable, hires new delinquent tax collection firm”

First Baptist Church excited about land purchase, future youth facility

The First Baptist Church has purchased the vacant lots next door previously occupied by the Whitfield and Briscoe homes.

First Baptist Church Devine (FBCD) is excited about all the possibilities their new purchase of land will bring to not only their church membership but the community of Devine as well. Continue reading “First Baptist Church excited about land purchase, future youth facility”

Garza wins State powerlifting title

First-year lifter Regina Garza won the title at the State powerlifting meet. Visit our online gallery for more photos!
JuJu Morales took 3rd place in the 132 lb. weight class.

A record breaking year for the Natalia Lady Mustang Powerlifting program came to a close in Waco this past Saturday at the State Meet. Continue reading “Garza wins State powerlifting title”

Natalia ISD Board approves nearly $400k in expenditures

NHS teacher Olga Contreras was recognized as February’s Teacher of the Month. She is pictured with Superintendent Dr. Hensley Cone and Principal Dr. Jane Harris.

In their regular monthly board meeting, the Natalia ISD board of trustees approved expenditures for school buses and band instruments as well as the school calendar for next school year.
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Championship cowboy Rob Smets on bull fighting: “The wildest game of tag you’re ever gonna see”

National Champion Bullfighter Rob Smets jumps over a bull. Photo courtesy Andy Watson.

The SA Rodeo Extreme Bulls show featured not only bull riding, but Bull Fighting, for the first time in many, many years. Continue reading “Championship cowboy Rob Smets on bull fighting: “The wildest game of tag you’re ever gonna see””

“Makin Bacon” wins Travis Spielman Memorial Hog Dog Contest

Mark and Leslie Spielman with Team Travis and friends.

Winners of the 4th Annual Travis Spielman Memorial Hog Dog Competition hosted on the weekend of March 10-12, 2017 were Teams Makin Bacon, Shep Dawgs, and Outlaws out of 16 teams. Continue reading ““Makin Bacon” wins Travis Spielman Memorial Hog Dog Contest”