2010-01-07

By Carol L. Smith

Ten-year-old Reilly Butler has some big shoes to fill - so far, however, he seems to be doing a pretty good job.

2010-01-07

Contributed

The Bandera County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Breakfast Taco Sale from 6 am until to 10 am, Friday, Jan. 8, in front of the courthouse on Main Street.

2010-01-07

By Carol L. Smith

When you think of catering by a company with a name like Broken Spoke, you might be prone to think of just barbecue.

2010-01-07

By Judith Pannebaker

The slings and arrows of Old Man Winter failed to tamp down the spirits of local gals who came out in force for the second annual Cowgirl Roundup & Showdeo.”

2010-01-07

By Judith Pannebaker

What could be more perfect than to send a letter from the Cowboy Capital of the World graced with the mug of a cinematic western hero? Nuttin’, that’s what!

2010-01-07

Contributed

January 2010 marks the launch of the new School at Majestic Ranch, a nonprofit organization offering premier classes and workshops in a variety of mediums.

2010-01-07

Contributed

The Kerrville Performing Arts Society will ring in 2010 by offering the Hill Country Community a variety of first-rate programs.

2010-01-14

By Carol L. Smith

By any standard, the 74th annual Bandera County Junior Livestock Show and Sale was a rousing success with more than 2,500 people attending the three-day event held last weekend at the Mansfield Park Show Barn.

2010-01-14

By Carol L. Smith

If you ever heard anyone lament about the lack of honesty and reliability in their homebuilders, they certainly weren’t talking about Bandera Builders.

2010-01-14

By Dan Wise,

In a first for the Arthur Nagel Community Clinic, one of its volunteers will be attending medical school in the fall. She applied to and was accepted at both The University of Texas and Texas A&M, but A&M was always her first choice.

2010-01-14

Contributed

Virginia Davis has been the friendly, smiling face at the Wells Fargo bank in Bandera for almost 18 years. Through various bank name changes and various job descriptions, she’s been the constant.

2010-01-14

Contributed

Volunteers with the Bandera Independent School District Education Foundation have just the thing to chase away the après holiday blues - their third annual Baubles and Boots’ fundraiser.

2010-01-14

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The sixth annual Hill Country Cowboy Breakfast and the 66th annual Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show are quickly approaching, which means it’s time to get ready to eat a great breakfast with 700 of your closest friends

2010-01-21

By Judith Pannebaker

Dr. Suzanna Gratia Hupp’s calm recounting of a sequence of events that occurred on Oct. 16, 1991, in a Luby’s restaurant in Killeen, kept the crowd at the Bandera County Public Library riveted.

2010-01-21

By Carol L. Smith

Phil Martin started working as a mechanic at 13, at the Louis Earl garage, his grandfather’s business in San Antonio, which was established in 1919. Martin’s son, Rick, now works at his father’s shop in Pipe Creek, which was established in 1972

2010-01-21

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Descendents of John F. Green, 1840-1873, a former Texas Ranger who lived in Bandera County and Helotes, will participate in a Texas Ranger Memorial Cross ceremony honoring their ancestor at 2 pm, Sunday, Jan. 24.

2010-01-21

By Judith Pannebaker

Every once in a while not only do the good guys win, but a good dog also wins.

2010-01-21

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The 41st annual local ride of the Cowboy Capitol Trail Ride Association (CCTRA) will kick off Friday, Jan. 29, with a night camp at the Twin Elm Guest Ranch on FM 470

2010-01-21

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Bandera County residents are advised to bring their appetites to the Grace Lutheran Church, 451 Highway 173 North, on Saturday, Jan. 30 for the traditional Wild Game Dinner.

2010-01-21

By Debbie Gibson

Due to the effort of the staff and directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Bandera County, the Girl Scouts, students from Schreiner College and volunteers from the Bandera Community Garden

2010-01-21

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Ann Lyneah Curtis & Masquerade Life Casting will present a two- day intensive life-casting workshop at the Hill Country Arts Foundation in Ingram,

2010-01-21

Jack Finger

Hopefully, as you are reading this the will have returned to its usual and rightful place in the Texas Hill Country, home of the Good Old Boys Golf League and it’s venue at the Flying L Guest Ranch course in Bandera.

2010-01-28

By Julie Whitmore

When coming from San Antonio up Bandera’s Main Street, turn left at the public library onto Pecan Street and then make a right at 6th Street crossing the Medina River.

2010-01-28

By Judith Pannebaker

If it’s almost February, it must be time for the “laissez les bons temp rouler" at Cowboy Mardi Gras - sponsored by the 11th Street Cowboy Bar.

2010-01-28

By Carol L Smith

The elderly and infirm residents of Cedar Creek Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center at the corner of Highway 16 North and Montague Street in Bandera are still mourning the loss of their resident pet dog, Murphy.

2010-01-28

By Carol L. Smith

As Bobby Reagan quipped, “I’ve always had a spark of interest in electricity,” - and that’s certainly apparent from the long list of accomplishments in his chosen career field.

2010-01-28

By Judith Pannebaker

Bandera’s Ben Verciglio recently turned in “super star” performances for the Boerne Gymnastics Center (BGC) boys’ team during the Wally Miller Memorial Invitational in Austin, according to Coach Jack McClure.

2010-01-28

Contributed

The Hill Country Arts Foundation’s exhibit “God and Texas,” on display now through Saturday, Feb. 27 in the gallery at the Point, features the photography of Hans Bauer.

2010-01-28

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Artworks by Pamela Gilbreth Watkins of Buffalo Gap will be on display from Saturday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, Feb. 7, at ML Leddy’s, 222 South Oakes, in San Angelo.