Update for September 11, 2014 

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Next update will be available on Thursday,
September 18, 2014. 



County’s chief appraiser arrested, terminated due to Stalking case.....
  Following a reported escalation of his alleged harassment of a former girlfriend to stalking, James Garcia was arrested while on the job as Medina County Appraisal District’s chief appraiser last week.  Read More



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Learning and living history… All classes of Meyer Elementary gathered at the flagpole (Right)  at 7:46 a.m. (the local time when the first plane struck the World Trade Center) on Sept. 11 to witness Veterans of Foreign Wars members Claude Wengenroth and Sterling Martin (saluting) conduct a flag raising ceremony. All recited the pledges of allegiance to the United States and Texas.


Family fun Saturday, Sunday  at Medina County Fairgrounds.....  Dust off your boots, pack up the kiddoes and head to Hondo for the 35th annual Medina County Fair!      Read More 

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Castroville council opts to repair Koenig Park lift station.....  Castroville City Council on Sept. 9 approved making $63,000 worth of repairs to bring the Koenig Park Lift Station back into full operation. The repairs will involve replacing the station’s two submersible pumps. Council went with the repair option instead of asking residents, who currently depend on the facility, to maintain their own private grinder pump stations.  Read More



Do you see any?… Two-year-old Wyatt (left) and big brother Levi Kohrs, age four of San Antonio scan the skies Saturday in search of doves as their parents, Ryan and Rebecca Kohrs, and grandparents, Johnny and Debbie Whitten of Houston, hunt doves in Quihi.



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Victory salute… The Hondo Owls hoist their helmets high, saluting fans as they sing the school song after coming back from a 14-point deficit Friday night at Panther Stadium to defeat the Medina Valley Panthers 27-21.


Owls pull off unlikeliest of comebacks to beat MV....   Castroville -- For three quarters – on paper at least – it didn’t even appear that it should have been a game.

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18Sept14HVBJustinaG.jpg (118005 bytes)Owls win 2 on home floor.....  The Hondo varsity volleyball team recorded a pair of wins in the past week, winning a five-set marathon over Brackett on Friday, Sept. 12, before edging Poteet in four tough sets on Tuesday, Sept. 16.        Read More Girls 5th, boys 6th in Hondo XC meet...

The Hondo varsity girls placed fifth and the varsity boys took sixth place Saturday, Sept. 13, in the Hondo Invitational Cross Country Meet, held at the Hondo Municipal Golf Course.  Read More

Owls win district dual with Bandera.....  Hondo team tennis hosted Bandera last Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Hondo Tennis Center for a District 29-AAAA dual. The Owls prevailed going away, 18-2.      READ MORE

18Sept14DFBRafaG.jpg (60487 bytes)Cowboys start fast, cruise over Royals.... San Antonio -- Wasting little time getting started, the D’Hanis Cowboys put two quick touchdowns on the board, and coasted to a solid, 33-7 win over St. Gerard Friday evening, Sept. 12.      READ MORE

Cowgirls win 3 matches in 5 sets...  The D’Hanis Cowgirls played ten sets of volleyball last Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Roy Kile Gymnasium, but emerged victorious in both sets.      READ MORE

18Sept14SFBDavidH.jpg (91825 bytes)Jackets put away Cotulla....  The Sabinal Yellowjackets, playing at home for the first time this season, ran their record to 3-0 last Friday, Sept. 12, with a 28-20 win over Cotulla.     READ MORE

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