Update for April 23, 2015 

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Next update will be available on Thursday,
April 30, 2015. 
 

News

Going blue… Two-year-old Maddi Clark, daughter of Rodger and Amy Clark, was one of many in the crowd gathered on the courthouse lawn early last Friday morning to mark “Go Blue Day.” One hundred blue balloons were released, symbolizing the 191 reported victims of abuse and neglect in Medina County and to bring attention to Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. It is important to note that this number is only the reported cases in our county, remembering that there are still children who suffer from abuse and neglect yet are undetected. We all have the responsibility to protect our children from harm. If you suspect the abuse or neglect of a child, it is your duty to report it immediately. Call the police, the 24-hour Family Violence Hotline, 800-252-5400 or Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center, 830-426-8848, but for childrens’ sake, call someone and help save a child.

Early voting for HISD bond begins Monday....  Early voting in the Hondo Independent School District’s May 9 bond election will be begin Monday, April 27, with all voting taking place at the Medina County Elections Office, 1202 14th Street in Hondo.    Read More

Second bond info meeting tonight at HHS band hall
The second of two public meetings on the HISD’s bond proposal will take place this evening (Thursday) in the Hondo High School Band Hall. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.   Read More

 

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Blended family… The Heinleins’ momma kitty adopted puppies left motherless after the family dog was hit by a car on Easter Sunday.

 

 

 

Easter brings mixed blessing to local family.... About two days before our dog, Julie, became the proud momma of five puppies on April 1, one of our cats, Kiki, had a litter of four kittens. She has always has been a good momma cat.  Read More

 

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Sublime sunset… Against a beautiful Texas sky, Hondo Owl left-hander Rees Saathoff delivers a pitch against Bandera. First baseman Dalton Graff awaits the result as a Bulldog leads off.

23apr15hbbrogge.jpg (40321 bytes)Owls score in each inning, beat Lytle...  With a playoff spot already clinched, the Hondo Owl baseball team scored in every inning Tuesday, April 21, at Bridges Field to move back into sole possession of third place in the District 29-AAAA race.   Read More

23apr15HSBaleman.jpg (32773 bytes)Bandera’s big inning seals deal....  Bandera -- A six-run third inning was all Bandera needed on Monday, April 20, to put the District 29-AAAA softball game with the Hondo Owls out of reach.    Read More

23apr15ht5.jpg (30820 bytes)Hondo track sends 14 to area meet....  Devine -- Both Hondo varsity track teams placed fifth last weekend in the District 29-AAAA meet, held Wednesday and Thursday at Warhorse Stadium.    Read More

Rochat claims singles crown; heads to state..... Corpus Christi -- An all-Hondo regional final materialized Wednesday morning, April 22, in boys’ singles at the H-E-B Tennis Center.     Read More

D’Hanis splits district games.... The D’Hanis Cowboys split two district baseball games in the past week, with a 17-6 home win over Medina on Monday, April 20, and a 13-8 loss at Sabinal on Tuesday, April 21.      Read More

Cowboys excel at area track meet... Tilden -- D’Hanis will be sending ten athletes to the Region IV-1A track meet next weekend at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville.  Read More

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