2007-06-07

By Judith Pannebaker

Small business owners in Bandera County were recently dealt a blow by the Texas Department of Transportation, when they became unwitting casualties in a campaign to keep rural travelways free from obtrusive commercial signage.

2007-06-07

By Judith Pannebaker

In 1984, Bandera County resident Gerald Rodger Sorensen was sentenced to life in prison for rape and murder.

2007-06-07

By Judith Pannebaker

A county resident has filed a formal complaint with the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District after learning a 2002 rule designed to require tract sizes of five acres or more for a domestic water well is apparently being circumvented.

2007-06-07

By Judith Pannebaker

An investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has cleared Bandera County Road and Bridge personnel of any wrong-doing in the now-infamous hazardous waste dump.

2007-06-07

Contributed

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) began construction of Highway 173 from the Medina River Bridge south to the Medina County Line on Monday, June 4.

2007-06-14

By Judith Pannebaker

The court-ordered mediation in a civil suit against Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker stemming from his 1999 shooting of an unarmed suspect in Real County has failed to produce an out-of-court settlement.

2007-06-14

By Judith Pannebaker

The City of Bandera wants a monitoring well, and directors with the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District

2007-06-14

Contributed

Newly-elected BISD School Board members Greg Hicks and Rick Groomer, as well as reelected trustee Genevieve Modarelli, were administered the oath of office by Judge Richard Evans

2007-06-21

By David Arny

A Lakehills man arrested by deputies with the Bandera County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, May 21, was indicted on one count of aggravated sexual assault and four counts of possession of child pornography.

2007-06-21

By David Arny

At a June 12 appearance before Bandera County Judge Richard Evans, Bandera resident Robert Cox was told by county attorney Kerry Schneider that his pre-trial hearing was being postponed until July10.

2007-06-21

By Judith Pannebaker

New subdivisions slated for the Hill Country are coming under fire due to fears that rapid development will lead to a depletion of already fragile water and ecosystems.

2007-06-21

Contributed

To celebrate the grand opening of the Longhorn Saloon, 1407 Main Street, international recording artist Clint Black will join other musical family members as headliner for the Longhorn Music Fest on Saturday, July 7.

2007-06-21

Contributed

Theresa M. Keel, an educator and administrator for 20 years, has been named new principal of Bandera High School effective July 1.

2007-06-28

By Judith Pannebaker

After a protracted - and at times, acrimonious - discussion, Bandera City Council upheld a previous decision not to extend utility lines under the Medina River to serve a planned nursing home facility.

2007-06-28

Contributed

The Frontier Times Museum recently received a $16,500 grant from the Hal and Charlie Peterson Foundation of Kerrville, according to Museum President Jim McLean

2007-06-28

By Hana Manal

Patriotic parades take center stage in Bandera County this Independence Day, featuring everything from patriotic floats and decorated lawn mowers to costumed canines and kitties.

2007-06-28

By Judith Pannebaker

Although Saturday, June 23, began with ominous skies, forecast rain held off, allowing RiverFest revelers to take advantage of moderate temps and a soothing cloud cover.