2008-03-06

By Judith Pannebaker

Perhaps the biggest surprise in Bandera County’s 2008 Primary Election was that 1,767 voters cast ballots in the Democratic Primary.

2008-03-06

By Judith Pannebaker

A 10-2 decision by a San Antonio jury has exonerated Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker for violating the civil rights of a fleeing suspect.

2008-03-06

By David Arny

An early morning collision between two Chevy pickup trucks on Tuesday, March 4, caused major headaches for law enforcement officers, as well as motorists attempting to get to work on time.

2008-03-06

By Judith Pannebaker

The saying “a day late and a dollar short” can be applied to many situations. However, if used to describe the Bandera County Jail and Justice Center,

2008-03-06

By Judith Pannebaker

SSgt. Christopher J. Garcia, son of Bandera’s Domingo and Evita Garcia of Quail Drive, was recently awarded the Bronze Star Medal by United States Army Major General Joseph F. Fil Jr.

2008-03-06

By Judith Pannebaker

Unable to resist the lure of Bandera, CNN anchor Ali Velshi and his crew rolled back into the Cowboy Capital on the CNN “Election Express” to broadcast Texas election results from the 11th Street Cowboy Bar.

2008-03-06

By David Arny

Bandera High School Principal Theresa Keel may be feeling some heat from a segment of parents dissatisfied with recent administrative changes brought about during her first year at BHS

2008-03-12

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera County is suing Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to stop the release of information about a lawsuit filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the Bandera County Sheriff’s Office.

2008-03-12

By David Arny

A Medina man, taken into custody Friday, Feb. 29, by FBI and other federal agents, faces extradition to Florida on charges of knowingly and willfully engaging in a child exploitation enterprise

2008-03-12

By Judith Pannebaker

After his recent exoneration in a civil rights trial in federal court, Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker expressed relief that the nine-year litigation had come to an end.

2008-03-12

By Judith Pannebaker

The 2008 primaries are a week and two days old, and political considerations will be put on the backburner until November - maybe.

2008-03-12

By David Arny

A house fire near FM 1283 and Bumpgate Road on Thursday, March 7 caused serious damage to a residence at that location.

2008-03-20

By David Arny

A one-car rollover at 1050 Highway 16 South that produced a flurry of first responders Monday, March 17, apparently resulted in no serious injuries to the lone occupant of the vehicle.

2008-03-20

By David Arny

After a protracted closed-door session during a Thursday, March 13, meeting of the Bandera County Commissioners Court, commissioners approved a lawsuit against the Texas Attorney General’s Office - after the fact.

2008-03-20

By Judith Pannebaker

While it wasn’t powerful enough to pluck Dorothy from the Cowboy Capital of the World and deposit her in Oz, nevertheless, there’s no doubt a Big Wind blew through the Medina

2008-03-20

Contributed

A whole lot of hog catching went on at Mansfield Park Saturday March 16. Bandera's Library annual fundraiser was a hugh success with more than 35 contestants

2008-03-20

Contributed

The four candidates seeking seats on the Bandera Independent School District Board of Trustees were introduced at the Tuesday, March 11 board meeting.

2008-03-20

By Judith Pannebaker

Fearing her clients will be unable to get a fair and impartial trial in Bandera County, Carole Boyd, attorney for the Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League and its Executive Director Marlene Heavner

2008-03-20

By Judith Pannebaker

For the second consecutive year, an area dry cleaning business has received a prestigious international award from Clothing Care Council has awarded.

2008-03-27

By David Arny

Con artists have devised a clever twist on the old “Nigerian Prince” scam

2008-03-27

By Judith Pannebaker

This should come as no surprise to residents, but in the current issue of American Cowboy magazine, Bandera has been designated as one of the “20 Best Places to Live the West.”

2008-03-27

By Judith Pannebaker

Only 29 votes separates incumbent Nathan Macias from a second term as representative for Texas District 73, comprised of Bandera, Comal, Gillespie and Kendall counties.

2008-03-27

Contributed

Grand opening ceremonies for the new Peterson Regional Medical Center are slated for Sunday, April 6, with a ribbon cutting at 2:15 pm. Tours of the state-of-the-art hospital will be available until 5 pm.

2008-03-27

By Judith Pannebaker

The name of Bandera’s Hy O Silver will soon be on everyone’s lips - and not just as the answer to a cultural quiz question,

2008-03-27

By David Arny

Bandera County Fire Marshal Ralph Dresser recently offered a detailed description of the 2007 volunteer fire fighting and EMS efforts throughout the county.