NOLANVILLE — During a brief ceremony filled with smiles and tears, about 30 friends and family members gathered at Cavazos Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon to dedicate a playground bench in honor of a boy who lost his life in a drowning incident earlier this year.

The idea for the bench, dedicated to the memory of 11-year-old Matthew Natal, was conceived by Johnily Considine, a close friend of Matthew’s.

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All this rain we have been getting recently- the city of Nolanville should take the steps to make it safe-to prevent another tragedy like this. Condolences to the family.

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