2007-05-03

By Judith Pannebaker

A civil suit against Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker has resurfaced in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas with a trial date set for early next year.

2007-05-03

By Judith Pannebaker

After the agreement gets a once over by a local attorney, Bandera County Judge Richard Evans will affix his John Hancock on a contract and commence the ball rolling on the new Bandera County Jail

2007-05-03

By Judith Pannebaker

Newly minted Bandera Police Officer Brian Chmylak began his law enforcement career in the Cowboy Capital of the World on a high note.

2007-05-03

By Judith Pannebaker

Forewarned is forearmed, and owners of South Central Texas’ favorite vehicles might do well to heed this adage.

2007-05-10

by David Arny

A phone call from the Phoenix Arizona Police Department to the Bandera County Sheriff’s Office began a chain of events which culminated in the bust of yet another local methamphetamine lab

2007-05-10

BCC Staff

Complaints stemming from the 2005 Precinct 3 election for director of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District have been forwarded to the Attorney General’s office, according to Ann McGeehan, state director of elections.

2007-05-10

By David Arny

As Lake Medina Shores resident Luis Medina can attest, the distinction between a tornado and the phenomenon called “straight-line winds” might seem purely academic when, during a violent thunderstorm, the roof of your home is being ripped away.

2007-05-10

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera Mayor Denise Griffin’s proactive approach to potentially problematic residential fencing was unceremoniously shot down by city council members at a Thursday, May 3, meeting.

2007-05-10

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera County’s Convention and Visitors Bureau has finally found a permanent home.

2007-05-17

By David Arny

Pipe Creek resident Tara Robben, 32, was arrested by Bandera Sheriff’s deputies Friday, May 11, on two charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

2007-05-17

By Judith Pannebaker

The election on Saturday, May 12, produced a mixed bag of results.

2007-05-17

By Judith Pannebaker

The Federal Emergency Management Agency finally coughed up funds for the Bandera County Road and Bridge complex destroyed in the 2002 flood.

2007-05-17

By Judith Pannebaker

Malice or mistake? The criminal justice system is designed to recognize the distinction, yet two similar local occurrences in Bandera County have yielded very different results.

2007-05-17

By Judith Pannebaker

According to Rev. Richard Dunham of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, a “serendipitous” encounter that occurred a year and a half ago paved the way for a free and low cost medical care for uninsured residents of Bandera County.

2007-05-17

The April 2007 grand jury passed down the following indictments

2007-05-24

By David Arny

Francis Martin, 67, a resident of Pipe Creek and owner of the Pipe Creek Feed Store, was arrested by investigators with the Bandera County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, May 16, on a felony arrest warrant

2007-05-24

By Judith Pannebaker

Water - or the lack of it - continues to define the challenges facing the Hill Country.

2007-05-24

By David Arny

In the May 10 edition, The Courier published an article entitled, “AG to investigate election complaint.”

2007-05-24

By Judith Pannebaker

In elections, it ain’t over till the last vote is counted or - in the case of the May 12 Bandera City Council election - recounted.

2007-05-31

By Judith Pannebaker

“Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor dark of night …” - whatever.

2007-05-31

By David Arny

A collapsed section of the main sewer line serving the City of Bandera threatened to wreak havoc with city businesses and residences Tuesday, May 22. Heavy rains over the Hill Country that evening compounded the problem for repair crews.

2007-05-31

By Judith Pannebaker

It wasn’t a case of fighting city hall and winning, but rather convincing Bandera County Commissioners Court - and winning. During the Thursday, May 24, meeting, a Bandera County resident received an answer he had long sought.