Man stung by hundreds of bees at local home; Emergency officials share helpful tips in keeping safe around bees
Posted on 7/20/2018 8:16:00 AM.
(Seguin) -- A local man is said to be recovering in the hospital after being attacked by a swarm of bees earlier this week. Despite being confronted with hundreds of bees, Seguin Fire Chief Dale Skinner says emergency crews were successful in helping the man escape.
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Popular Tejano band Siggno to perform at this weekend's Warehouse Block Party Concert Series; Seguin performance to bring drummer back home
Posted on 7/20/2018 8:13:00 AM.
 
 
(Seguin) -- Tickets are still available for what many say will be the summer concert event of the season. Next on the schedule for The Warehouse is Tejano band Siggno, also known as Grupo Siggno. The band, known for selling out crowds throughout the nation and throughout other parts of the world, will perform Saturday at the downtown tavern. Siggno "Monster Tour 2018" is part of the Warehouse's Block Party Concert Series.
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Mermaid magic to make a splash at Seguin Wave Pool this Sunday
Posted on 7/20/2018 7:46:00 AM.
 
 
(Seguin) -- Get ready to take a splash with Mermaid Nia this Sunday at the Seguin Wave Pool. Local children are invited to join in on the magical swim at Max Starcke Park. Morgan Ash, the public information officer for the city of Seguin, says the city is excited about offering this mid summer treat for local swimmers.
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Seguin to again host annual Texas Lineman's Rodeo this weekend
Posted on 7/20/2018 7:44:00 AM.
 
 
(Seguin) -- Regardless of the weather or other conditions, linemen across Texas stand at the ready 24/7/365, to ensure you have power when you need it. Each year, those linemen come together to showcase their abilities in the Texas Linemen Rodeo. More than 150 Linemen from co-ops, municipals and IOUs come together to show off their talents and compete in events that mirror their daily job duties.

“You will see what electric lineman go through every day. By watching these highly trained individuals at the rodeo, you get glimpse of what it takes to keep the electricity powering our homes and businesses,” said Clarence Smith, director of electric utilities.

The rodeo competition is designed to electrify the audience through dynamic events showcasing their understanding of the task, safety protocols and situational awareness” (TLRA website). This also provides an opportunity for continuing education and networking between utilities.

According to the TLRA website, the rodeo “is the only way for the line worker's family to witness, first-hand what the job is all about.” A lineman's work is dangerous, that's why apprentices must dedicate four years of diligent training before they can be a certified journey lineman. The rodeo allows apprentices and linemen a spotlight to demonstrate their skills in safe environment.

Some of the rodeo events include: Journeyman Pole Transfer, Apprentice Obstacle Pole and Hurt man Rescue where they must “save” a dummy and bring it down safely.

The competition begins around 6:45 a.m. on Saturday and will last until 11 a.m. at Nolte Island Recreation Area. Nolte Island is located at 2220 FM 466.
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TLU Men's Basketball well represented on NABC Honors Court
Posted on 7/20/2018 6:57:00 AM.
 
From left, Shawn Hamilton, Matthew Gilette, Nathan Josephs, Jacob Kouremetis, and Jackson Willoughby. 
 
(Seguin) - Five Texas Lutheran University Men's Basketball student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court Tuesday.
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Friday sportscast & schedule
Posted on 7/20/2018 6:43:00 AM.

Friday

Seguin Senior League All-Stars vs. Texas West, Southwest Regional Tournament (Smokey Joe Williams Field), 5 p.m. 


Seguin set to host Southwest Regional Tournament for Senior League Baseball
Posted on 7/19/2018 7:57:00 AM.
(Seguin) - Seguin Little League will host the Southwest Regional Tournament for Senior League Baseball today through Wednesday at 'Smokey' Joe Williams Field.
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Navarro fills boys basketball, baseball coaching vacancies
Posted on 7/19/2018 7:56:00 AM.
(Geronimo) - The Navarro ISD has new head coaches on board for the 2018-19 school year in two varsity sports after hiring Justin Moore as the new boys basketball coach at NHS, and tabbing Kris Cavazos to lead the baseball program.
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