Update for October 16, 2014 

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Next update will be available on Thursday,
October 23, 2014. 


A preliminary design of the cityís proposed new library was rendered by architect Debra J. Dockery.

Libraryís estimate grows to $3 million.... 
Hondo City Council on Monday had one question after holding a workshop of funding construction of a new Hondo Public Library for an estimated $3 million.    Read More




Jay Bragg advises a large crowd interested in water rights.


Landowners gather to oppose CWA rules... Around 150 ranchers, farmers, and landowners packed into Hermann Sons Lodge last Thursday, Oct. 9, to hear the Texas Farm Bureauís Jay Bragg discuss how to oppose the Environmental Protection Agencyís proposed Clean Water Act Interpretive Rules.    Read More


Important Dates to Remember:

Early Voting begins Oct. 20 
and continues until Oct. 31.

Election Day is Nov. 4.

Early voting starts Monday  at three county locations....

Early voting for the November 4 general election begins this coming Monday, Oct. 20, at three locations in Medina County.

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HISD pregame tailgate is Friday....  The Hondo Independent School District is hosting a tailgate party this Friday, before the Hondo Owls take on Navarro in the District 13-AAAA-II opener.  Read More



Honored... DíHanis Homecoming royalty selected Saturday night were King Joaquin Soto and Queen Mallory McCollum.




UIL Region XI band Contest Saturday at Barry Field.....  Click here for more details



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16oct14HFBStoner.jpg (34196 bytes)Tough challenge on the way as district opens with Navarro.... The Hondo Owls got the most out of a week with little contact, allowing bumps and bruises to heal, and getting in some conditioning and work in the weight room.    Read More

16oct14HVB.jpg (46589 bytes)Hondo records first district volleyball win.....  

Hondo earned its first win in the District 29-AAAA schedule Friday, Oct. 10, recording a straight-set win at Lytle. The Owls took the match from the Lady Pirates, 25-11, 25-16, 25-18.       

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Owls splash through meet in Seguin....  Seguin -- The Hondo cross country teams got out into the elements Saturday, Oct. 11, running in the rain and the wind at the Navarro Panther Invitational at Starke Park in Seguin.   Read More

16oct14DfBZinsmeyer.jpg (34257 bytes)DíHanis rips Charlotte up in district win....  The DíHanis Cowboys knew how to do Homecoming up right last Saturday, Oct. 11.     Read More

Cowgirls keep pace near top of league race....  The first half of the District 28-AA volleyball race wrapped up on Friday, Oct. 10, with the DíHanis Cowgirls earning a dominating win over La Pryor.       Read More

16oct14SFBGonzales.jpg (36417 bytes)Jackets grab early 21-0 lead, beat Harper for first league win...  Sabinal scored on its first three possessions of the night, then played solid defense the rest of the way, to record a 28-17 win over Harper in District 14-AA-I action last Friday, Oct. 10, at Yellowjacket Stadium.      Read More

Sabinal splits two matches to stay in 3rd....

Sabinal broke its tie for third place, moving one game ahead of Knippa in the standings Friday, Oct. 10, with a three-set win over the Crushers, 25-14, 25-10, 25-18.

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MV cruises to blanking of Nixon....   Credit Medina Valley. In successive weeks, the Panthers have found significantly different ways to win and by doing so turned a four-game losing skid into a two-game win streak.       Read More

MV, Somerset to battle for league lead Friday.... With two more match wins in the books, the stage has been set for a Friday, Oct. 17, showdown between Medina Valley and Somerset for the District 29-5A volleyball lead.  Read More

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