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Welcome home, Clare

By Bev Barr BCC Editor

On Friday, Nov. 17, long-time Medina and Hill Country resident Clare Barnett Alvarado took the oath

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn files bill on background checks

By Claire Allbright, The Texas Tribune

Sen. Cornyn announced bipartisan legislation aimed at strengthening federal background checks following the recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs.

6th Annual Thanksgiving Meal


The Quesada family will once again provide a free meal on Thanksgiving

Comic of the Week

by Dennis Allyn


A brief history ... the Bandera Chamber of Commerce

By Raymond V Carter Research Historian ©2017

As reported in the “Bandera New Era,” on Feb. 8, 1928, a group of business people met

Gardeners continue a 50-year tradition


With glue guns and greenery in hand

A child demonstrates genuine respect on Veterans Day


“Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” Daniel Mifsud, a third grader from Lakehills

How to become a US citizen


Generally you must be a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR)

Arrest Report



The Courier wishes you a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Day!

BCC Staff

Here are some holiday recipes we hope you enjoy.

A Thought for the Week

by John M Grimes

One of the most knowledgeable and successful men we know

Sunday Worship Opportunities

Public Announcement

A Service of the Bandera County Courier

Area blood drives:

Public Announcement

Give someone the gift of another holiday