2008-10-02

By Stephanie Parker’

Vincent’s Automotive at 574 Highway 16 in Bandera Village, caught on fire after business hours on Saturday, Sept. 27. The call went into the Bandera Volunteer Fire Department at 8:50 pm.

2008-10-02

By Judith Pannebaker

During two consecutive meetings, Bandera County Commissioners listened to complaints from residents less than thrilled with situations surrounding animal control and pet adoptions.

2008-10-02

By Stephanie Parker’

After the Bandera County Courier made calls on Monday, Sept. 29, to the Bandera Police Department and to the Bandera City Hall concerning the unorthodox parking signage posted at El Jacalito,

2008-10-02

By Judith Pannebaker

Residents and elected and appointed officials of the City of Bandera recently took a second look at the city’s proposed comprehensive land use master plan.

2008-10-02

JD and Karla Nix

Once, or maybe twice, in your life will you find a person who makes an everlasting impression on you. A person, who lives their life with such a sense of purpose, they stand out from the rest of the crowd.

2008-10-02

By Judith Pannebaker

“I’m just trying to plan for the future,” said City of Bandera Mayor Horst Pallaske, discussing his attempt to have the city purchase a parking lot at the corner of 11th and Cedar streets.

2008-10-09

By Judith Pannebaker

As everyone is probably aware, the City of Bandera now owns four, as opposed to three, tracts of land within its limits.

2008-10-09

By Judith Pannebaker

Ruth Ann Eledge of the Austin branch of the Waters Consulting Group brought Bandera County Commissioners some news on Thursday, Sept. 25 - bad for the court, but relatively good for county employees.

2008-10-09

Contributed

Bandera County Farm Bureau named the following winners in their annual contest:

2008-10-09

By Stephanie Parker’

The Bandera County Public Library turned 75 years old in 2008, celebrating diamond anniversary status.

2008-10-09

By Judith Pannebaker

“I know there’s a way to do this legally,” said Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker, regarding officers who use patrol cars while working as private security guards at events within the county.

2008-10-09

The Bandera Grand Jury met on Monday, Sept. 29, and handed down 14 true bills and zero no bills.

2008-10-09

By Stephanie Parker’

Volunteers, friends and professionals came together after the Saturday, Sept. 27 fire at Vincent’s Automotive in the Bandera Village Shopping Center

2008-10-16

By Judith Pannebaker

“It was a dangerous situation,” commented Precinct 2 Commissioner Bobby Harris about a vehicular extraction that occurred on Oct. 5 and 6 at Medina Lake. However, three tow trucks, five divers and 18 hours later, the job was completed - and without injuries.

2008-10-16

By Stephanie Parker’

The State’s case against John Ivan Heinen on the charge of intoxication manslaughter in the April 1, 2007 death of his brother Joe Heinen began in Fredericksburg on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

2008-10-16

Contributed

Thank you for contacting me regarding the “Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.” I appreciate hearing from you.

2008-10-16

By Judith Pannebaker

During a special called meeting of Bandera County Commissioners Court, elected officials will address and most likely take action on animal issues that have become increasingly controversial during previous court sessions.

2008-10-16

By Judith Pannebaker

Last June, a local youth killed what turned out to be a record breaking black-tailed rattlesnake on his family’s ranch, which is located eight miles from Big Bend National Park.

2008-10-16

Contributed

Nix Memorial Bull Riding at the Twin Elm Guest Ranch. Proceeds from the fundraiser are earmarked for a Kerrville youth who has been diagnosed with a rare and extremely aggressive strai

2008-10-16

By Stephanie Parker’

Lack of water - rather than water - frothed up issues at the Thursday, Oct. 9 Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District (BCRAGD) meeting.

2008-10-16

By Judith Pannebaker

Responding to previous commissioners' court testimony reported in the Oct. 2 edition of the Bandera County Courier, Roger Sullivan defended the animal rescue organization’s actions recently.

2008-10-16

Contributed

Local businessman Finn Rasmussen, a native of Denmark and owner of DANTEX, LLC Custom Homes and Finn-Can-Fix-IT, LLC, became an American citizen on Sept. 18 at a group naturalization ceremony in San Antonio.

2008-10-16

Contributed

Mayor Horst Pallaske acknowledged administrators and employees of the City of Bandera for their continued “good work,” telling them, “You have the power to make the city better.”

2008-10-23

By Stephanie Parker’

A jury panel of eight men and four women found John Ivan Heinen not guilty of intoxication manslaughter in the April 1, 2007 traffic accident on King’s Ranch Road that resulted in the death of his brother Joe.

2008-10-23

By Judith Pannebaker

When the protracted Thursday, Oct. 16, special meeting of Bandera County Commissioners Court dealing with animal issues was adjourned at 7:30 pm, the county had terminated its contract with the Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance

2008-10-23

Contributed

Tarpley’s Anton Haner was recently presented with the Texas Farm Bureau Pioneer Award for District 10. This prestigious award is given to a Farm Bureau member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve community and the Farm Bureau.

2008-10-23

by Stephanie Logue

Ninon Truax, 69, of Bandera was hospitalized on Saturday, Oct. 11, after a dog attack.

2008-10-23

By Judith Pannebaker

During his monthly report to Bandera County Commissioners on the jail and justice center on Thursday, Oct. 9, architect Wayne Gondeck described construction progress as moving along

2008-10-23

Staff

Early voting started on Oct. 20 in locations all around the county. Early bird Gene Black is pictured with Bandera County Elections Administrator Toba Perez

2008-10-23

By Judith Pannebaker

In conjunction with his briefing on the Bandera County Jail and Justice Center, architect Wayne Gondeck apprised commissioners about progress on the new road and bridge facility being constructed on the same site on Highway 173 North.

2008-10-23

By Stephanie Parker’

With support from the handful of people present at the Thursday, Oct. 16 Bandera City Council public hearing on the issue, Bandera City Council members voted unanimously in their regular meeting to delete on-site consumption of beer and wine for retail food services uses in B-2 zones of the city

2008-10-23

By Stephanie Parker’

With an eye to keeping more water in the City of Bandera’s public water supply wells, Bandera City Council members voted at their regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 16 to offer up to a $500 incentive to city residents who install a water catchment system for non-potable water.

2008-10-30

By Stephanie Parker

When Jerry Allen, 64, of 1573 Pebble Beach Drive in Lakehills woke up from a nap at 5:40 pm on Thursday, Oct. 23, flames raging outside his front door forced him to jump from a window to escape his two-story home.

2008-10-30

Contributed

Northside ISD in San Antonio will dedicate Peggy Carnahan Elementary School at 2 pm Sat. Nov. 1. Peggy Billings Carnahan grew up in Bandera and has spent more than 40 years improving science education for Texas public school children.

2008-10-30

By Judith Pannebaker

Hang on to yer hats, folks. It’s time for another of Bandera’s iconic celebrations.

2008-10-30

Contributed

A Texas Historic Marker dedication ceremony to honor artist Warren Hunter will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Frontier Times Museum, 510 13th Street.

2008-10-30

By Judith Pannebaker

Unless you’ve been living in a cave or desert somewhere far from the Texas Hill Country, you’re probably aware there’s a General Election coming up - on Tuesday, Nov. 4, to be exact.

2008-10-30

By Stephanie Parker

Bandera County’s Mansfield Park Manager Tim Zradicka brought a rules revision document for the day use of the park to the Bandera County Commissioners Court meeting on Oct. 23

2008-10-30

By Stephanie Parker

Bandera County Commissioners were unimpressed when Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District (BCRAGD) Manager James Chastain told them that if they did not raise septic system inspection permit fees

2008-10-30

By Stephanie Parker

Between now and Nov. 4, voters in the Medina Independent School District will chose between nine candidates for four places on the board of trustees.

2008-10-30

Contributed

Award-winning San Antonio filmmaker William Molina will launch his new sequel in the “Truth Be Tolled” documentary series on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Palladium Theater at the Rim, 17910 West Interstate 10 in San Antonio.