With the entire month dedicated to the topic, May is a time to discuss mental health awareness. And the folks at NAMI Guadalupe County aren’t afraid to start the conversation and dish out support for those who need it.

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We live in a time of uncertainty. Nobody knows when the COVID-19 changes to our lives and patterns will end. We don’t know how many people will flood hospitals across the country and we don’t know how many people we will ultimately lay to rest because of this disease.

The World Health Organization is calling it a pandemic. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading globally. And while it’s mortality rate remains low, government agencies, universities, organizations and groups are making the call to cancel or postpone events.

This presidential election cycle is one for the books. With a couple of hotly contested local races, plus the presidential election, voters have come out in hordes to cast their ballots.

Come Tuesday, residents wishing to cast ballots in the March joint primary will have the chance to put democracy to work — at least those who registered to vote.

On Friday, it was announced that Seguin ISD Superintendent Matthew Gutierrez would be stepping down at the end of the school year to make the move to Madison, Wisconsin to fill the same role for the district there.

Each January, thousands of people across the country gather in hamlets, towns and cities to honor a man and continue fighting to see his dream realized. Seguin, its residents and visitors are no different.

Youngsters who take part in the Guadalupe County Youth Livestock and Homemakers Show take away much more from the event than ribbons and cash — they learn something that can last forever.

It’s the start of a new year, and inevitably, community members will want to toast to new beginnings with a glass of bubbly and late night pyrotechnics display.

Over the next few days, families all over the country will load up SUVs, cars and trucks and head over the river and through the woods to various holiday destinations.

Earning the rank of Eagle Scout is no east feat. It is the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn. It takes commitment, time, effort and responsibility.

The art of coding is a valuable skill in a job market. And it is showing no signs of letting up. More and more children are becoming adept at computer-based skills, and it is likely the future holds endless opportunities for those who learn to code.

Seguin Magazine