The town commemorated its centennial by opening Max Starcke Park, with a golf course, a pavilion, picnic tables and BBQ pits along a scenic river drive, and a curving dam that created one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Texas. The post-war era saw industrial development, including a mini-mill that turned scrap metal into construction products.To preserve some of the historic character of the town, Seguin became one of the state's first Main Street cities, and the downtown district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. A plant was built by Motorola in 1972 to produce car electronics. On the northern edge of the South Texas Plains, Seguin enjoys a mild winter.If you can't locate an obituary online, try contacting a library in the area you are searching.
The City of Alice was known for its large cattle industry until the discovery of oil and petroleum beneath Alice in the 1940s which caused a slight population boom. Alice has long been recognized as "The Birthplace of Tejano" dating back to the mid-1940s when Armando Marroquin, Sr.
Anthony Shelton, 19, Nigel Garrett, 21, Chancler Encalade, 20, and Cameron Ajiduah, 18, face charges including hate crimes and could face a sentence of life in prison if found guilty in the attacks carried out in Dallas suburbs.
The group allegedly used the Grindr app and pretended to be a lone gay man, who arranged to meet at the victims' homes.
But four men showed up at victims' homes and assaulted them, restrained them with tape, and made derogatory comments about their sexuality, court documents said.
The accused were armed during each home invasion and stole property including a car, according to court documents.
The townspeople were not amenable to selling their land to the railroad company; consequently, the railroad site was moved three miles west, and in 1883 a depot called Bandana was established at its junction with the Corpus Christi, San Diego and Rio Grande Railway.