2007-10-04

By Judith Pannebaker

If Susan Combs runs her state office half as efficiently as she took charge of a recent meeting of the Kendall County Republican Women, Texas taxpayers have nothing to worry about.

2007-10-04

By David Arny & Judith Pa

In the continuing battle against the trafficking of dangerous drugs, Bandera County law enforcement personnel recently apprehended a young woman at what was later determined to be a substantial methamphetamine laboratory.

2007-10-04

By David Arny

Wearing a motorcycle helmet may have saved the life of a San Antonio man when he collided with a pickup truck the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 30, on FM 337.

2007-10-04

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera County’s new tax rate, 68.69 cents per $100 valuation, and budget for fiscal year 2007-2008 is finally official, but not without cost.

2007-10-04

by Judith Pannebaker

Bandera County may get a new road and bridge facility sooner rather than later, according to County Judge Richard Evans.

2007-10-04

By Judith Pannebaker

By a vote of 3-1, Bandera City Council recently adopted an ad valorem tax rate of 45.2596 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2007-2008.

2007-10-11

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera City Council received discouraging news on all fronts recently - from the cost of the proposed study of the wastewater treatment plant to the daunting prospect of untangling water lines within the city limits.

2007-10-11

By David Arny

A recent burglary, which targeted a local business popular with visitors to the Cowboy Capital, has prompted the owner to offer a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.

2007-10-11

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera City Council availed themselves of another opportunity to demonstrate their purportedly cordial relationship with the city planning and zoning commission during last week’s regular council meeting.

2007-10-11

By Judith Pannebaker

Attorney George Hyde, an associate with the law firm of Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal of San Antonio, recently discussed with Bandera County Commissioners Court

2007-10-18

By Judith Pannebake

Stray animals in Bandera County and their rescue agency, Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League, have found it a rough go lately.

2007-10-18

By Judith Pannebaker

Not content to plug a so-called “loophole” in a taxing entity’s rules, a Bandera County citizen fired yet another salvo at the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District directors during their Thursday, Oct. 11, regular meeting.

2007-10-18

By Judith Pannebaker

Gina Parker Ford, Waco attorney and former candidate for Texas Republican Party Chairman came out swingin’ during her stint as guest speaker at the Bandera County Republican Women’s Friday, Oct. 12, luncheon.

2007-10-18

By David Arny

Like an episode from CSI Bandera, a shoe print led to an arrest in the break-in and burglary of the 11th Street Cowboy Bar, 307 11th Street, the night of Friday, Sept. 20.

2007-10-18

By Judith Pannebaker

A thousand South Texas stars glittered down on “A Taste of San Miguel,” the final local “fun-raiser” of the year for the Arthur Nagel Community Clinic, located at the Helping Hand complex, 1116 12th Street.

2007-10-18

Contributed

“H20: The Science of Water Issues,” the second in a series of Texas water symposia, will take place Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 pm, in the Admiral Nimitz Ballroom in the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg.

2007-10-18

Contributed

The Hill Country Democratic Coalition, comprised of Bandera, Gillespie, Kendall and Kerr counties, will hold a public political forum from 2 pm to 4 pm, Sunday, Oct. 28, at Lady Bird Johnson Park in Fredericksburg.

2007-10-18

Contributed

During the General Election on Nov. 6, Texans will be asked to vote on 16 Constitutional amendments that, as written, remain nearly undecipherable to the average voter.

2007-10-18

Contributed

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society (ACS) continues to recommend annual mammograms for women age 40 and older to help with early detection of breast cancer.

2007-10-25

By Judith Pannebaker

When Carey Reed, president of the Hill Country State Natural Area Partners (HC-SNAP), found out realtor Gay Guilott, owner of Guilott Realty, Inc., wanted to donate her current office building to a nonprofit organization, Reed literally “snapped up” the offer.

2007-10-25

By Judith Pannebaker

Van Os clarifies need for amending constitution

2007-10-25

By Judith Pannebaker

Attorney cites ‘appearance of conflict of interest’

2007-10-25

By Judith Pannebaker

Once again, Bandera County Commissioners Court became the scene of a little backpedaling.

2007-10-25

By David Arny

BThe following are the 16 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution, written in plain English for plain-thinking people.

2007-10-25

Contributed

Heavy summer rains have delayed the opening of the 2,150 square-foot Arthur Nagel Community Clinic, following its May groundbreaking.

2007-10-25

Contributed

The Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital Board of Directors announced recently that it has signed a letter of intent with Wender & Hall, LLP, of San Antonio for the proposed sale of the downtown hospital properties in Kerrville.

2007-10-25

Contributed

The Schreiner University fall Harry Crate Lecture is scheduled for 7 pm, Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center on the Kerrville university campus.