Update for April 24, 2014 

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“Aren’t they funny?” Kadian Hunt seems to be saying to her little sister, Kinley (left) as Majik Theater actors bring the storybook, “Splat the Cat,” to life at Hondo Public Library Wednesday. Splat (right, in black) and his best friend, Seymour, a mouse, demonstrate one of Splat’s fears (zombies) as he tries to avoid his first day of school.   


About four dozen preschoolers and toddlers enjoyed the presentation by Majik Theater actors, made possible by the City of Hondo and Hondo Public Library. The show lasted about an hour, but kids were still wound up after the performance, and a group of assorted youngsters posed for pictures with the cast.

One of Splat’s new classmates (above) runs crazily through the library as the troupe tries to catch Seymour the mouse.

Softball playoffs begin Friday.... The bi-district softball playoffs are set to begin this weekend for the Hondo Owls.       
     The Owls, who finished third in the District 29-AAA race, will enter the playoffs against 30-AAA runner-up Rockport-Fulton in a best-of-three series. Read More

Warrant Roundup deemed a success; city’s share will total more than $18K.....  As part of his report to council, City Manager Jeff Litchfield last week presented the results of a recent warrant roundup conducted by the city on March 22. The roundup was an effort to clear a backlog of warrants issued by Hondo Municipal Court for code and traffic violations.     READ MORE


Photo / Jeromy Kusch

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church members were shocked to find that sometime Sunday night their new parking lot had been ruined.

Church lot damaged Easter weekend

Sunday evening, one or more vandals marred the new, freshly-paved parking lot on the north side of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.   Full Story

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Devine claims title; Hondo 3rd in district....  Devine needed only two hits to score three runs Tuesday, April 22, at Bridges Field, but that was enough to close out the District 29-AAA schedule with a league championship.      Read More

Softball playoff series begins Friday...  The bi-district softball playoffs are set to begin this weekend for the Hondo Owls.        Read More


The District 29-AAA champion Hondo boys’ golf team placed 7th at region last week. Pictured with Coach Clarke Wells are (from left) Cole Rosenbaum, Mitchell Long, Oscar Torres, Daulton Griffin, and Danny Miranda.

The District 29-AAA champion Hondo girls’ golf team placed 12th at region last week. Pictured with Coach Clarke Wells are (from left) Emma Long, Lauren Long, Rachel La Porte, Taylor Winkler and Ashlie English. Story, page 2C of The Hondo Anvil Herald.

24April14HTMarquisM.jpg (133895 bytes)37-year old record falls in 200, as 13 Owls head to regionals....  Devine -- The oldest Hondo Owl track record finally toppled last Thursday, April 17, after it had stood for 37 years.     Read More

24April14HTenRochats.jpg (50062 bytes)Rochats win region crown; head to state in boys doubles....  Corpus Christi -- Brothers Jack and Pete Rochat escaped tough challenges in both the semifinals and the finals to emerge as the Region IV champions in boys’ doubles last Thursday, April 17, at the H-E-B Tennis Center in Corpus Christi.  Read More

Cowboys win twice to stay in baseball race....  Entering the last week of the season facing four must-win situations, the D’Hanis Cowboys have delivered twice.   READ MORE

D’Hanis opens playoff bid against CP... The playoffs begin this coming Tuesday, April 29, for the D’Hanis Cowgirl softball team. The runners-up in District 30-A will take on Center Point in the bi-district round.    Read More

D’Hanis pair stopped just short of state.....  College Station -- Two D’Hanis entries in the Region IV-1A tennis tournament, held last week at A&M Consolidated High School, advanced into the winners’ bracket, with one almost earning a trip to state.       READ MORE

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