2011-03-03

BCC Staff

Get ready! It's time for "squeals and spills" at the ninth annual Wild Hog Explosion

2011-03-03

BCC Staff

Bandera Optimists honored three Bandera High School students

2011-03-03

By Mary Allyce Exclusive to the Courier

Before he passed away on Feb. 21, Rudy Robbins turned over his extensive collection of cowboy and western songbooks

2011-03-03

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff writer

Petite June Scobee Rodgers spoke to a standing-room-only crowd

2011-03-03

BCC Staff

Top students from Bandera High School will be attending the Business Professionals of America

2011-03-03

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

I've been hanging onto a particular vintage cookbook for years, hoping to find just the right time to feature it.

2011-03-03

Contributed

Bandera High School qualified four students for the 2010-2011 UIL State Cross-Examination Debate Meet to be

2011-03-03

By Lauren A. Langford, MD

According to self-report surveys, energy drinks are consumed by 30 percent to 50 percent of adolescents and young adults.

2011-03-03

By Cheryl Hanna

A bill sponsored by Del. Robert A Costa, an Anne Arundel Republican, to increase the penalty for "inflicting unnecessary suffering or pain on an animal"

2011-03-03

Contributed

Most of us sadly will outlive our pets, but for many of us,

2011-03-03

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

As the following images attest, a little rain and gray skies failed to

2011-03-10

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

While Texas' centennial and sesquicentennial, in 1936 and 1986, respectively, were celebrated across the state,

2011-03-10

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

The various battle fronts in the Middle East move and twist like ripples of sand across a desert dune.

2011-03-10

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff writer

Right now, the Gym is a no frills affair. The walls are covered with plastic and the floor is unadorned

2011-03-10

Contributed

The artwork of George Boutwell, 2006 official Texas State Artist,

2011-03-10

Contributed

Building international understanding and leadership skills is the goal

2011-03-10

Contributed

Eileen Toloza, MD, emergency department physician and medical director

2011-03-10

Submitted by Laurie Van Dyne

Watt's going on? Or rather going off ? lights!

2011-03-10

By Mikie Baker BCC Contributor

Anna Maria Chavez, award-winning community leader, motivational speaker and recently hired chief

2011-03-10

By Vicki L. George BCC Contributor

The Feinstein Foundation has issued their annual Hunger Fighting Challenge

2011-03-10

By Lyn Odom www.DogTLC.com

When I first began my business of pet and livestock sitting five years back,

2011-03-10

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Tim Callahan, CEO of WellPet, makers of Wellness® natural pet food, recently issued a voluntary recall

2011-03-10

Contributed

Municipality designates April 30 as 'Willie Day'

2011-03-17

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC

When swarms of angry Pakistani and Iranian students attacked and set fire to the American Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan in November of 1979,

2011-03-17

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC

And a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all! The Irish - and anyone wishing to be Irish for a day - celebrate this international salute to the

2011-03-17

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC

Ron “Dakotah” McGilvery and Teri Freeman escaped Montana for warmer climes and ended up managing Jeanie Parker’s Cadillac Ranch on

2011-03-17

By Judith Pannebaker BCC

Perhaps the most interesting revelation at the 2011 Frontier Times Museum Spring Gala came during Museum Director Rebecca Norton’s

2011-03-17

Building international understanding and leadership skills is what the People to People Student Ambassador program is

2011-03-17

Texas Foundation of Hope (TXFH) has just opened a new location inside Faith Tabernacle at 7789 FM 1283 in Lakehills. TXFH is a

2011-03-17

Texas Foundation of Hope (TXFH) is partnering with the Regional Food Bank to distribute food to the Lakehills community. Food will continue to b

2011-03-17

Closing out the 2010-2011 season of the Kerrville Performing Arts Society (KPAS) will be the legendary Johnny Carson-era Tonight Show bandleader

2011-03-17

Toni Lee Moore of Bandera recently completed requirements for a degree from Wayland Baptist University’s San Antonio

2011-03-17

For those who live in the Texas Hill Country, it’s not a matter of if, but when, oak wilt will impact their property.

2011-03-17

By John Woestendiek www.o

Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, Illinois, is recalling 2,705 boxes of pig ears after random tests found some of the product contaminated

2011-03-17

Want tickets for Cornyation, Oyster Bake, Night in Old San Antonio and many other Fiesta events? For one stop shopping, visit

2011-03-17

A Rainwater Harvesting Workshop will be held from 9 am until noon Saturday, March 19, at the Cibolo Nature Center Library

2011-03-17

SAF Studios, Inc. will sponsor The Education Center at The Wall Celebrity-Charity Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on April 15

2011-03-17

Volunteers at the Hill Country Arts Foundation in Ingram will present a “First Saturday Fun” art workshop for children, ages nine through 12

2011-03-17

Gardening Volunteers of South Texas will host Mike Shoup, founder of Antique Rose Emporium and author of Roses in the Southern Garden

2011-03-17

Scouting changes lives, offering boys a chance to learn skills that will lead them to successful lives. Parents interested in getting their sons

2011-03-17

Looking for an opportunity to better develop your photographic “eye” as well as your understanding of camera technique? Registration is now underway in the Hill Country for

2011-03-17

Olives Ole hosts its third annual International Olive Festival of Texas from 10 am until 4 pm, Saturday, March 26, at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

2011-03-24

Contributed

On Sunday, March 27, Tarpley Baptist Church will celebrate the completion and dedication of their new facility. The church is located

2011-03-24

By Judith Pannebaker BCC

When something’s referred to in 3s, it can go either way - as in “three strikes, yer out!” or “third time’s the charm.” Happily for the Bandera County Public Library,

2011-03-24

By Mikie Baker BCC Contri

With a world filled with computers and electronics, many might consider that the domestic arts are going by the wayside. Not in Medina,

2011-03-24

By Staff of Plateau Land

During migration and the winter months, southern and central Texas is visited by North America’s smallest and arguably most colorful falcon.

2011-03-24

Riparian areas are the critical boundary area between waterways and adjacent upland. A healthy riparian system relies on

2011-03-24

The Riverside Nature Center will present a “Wildscapes Workshop” to instruct Hill Country residents how their gardens and properties can provide

2011-03-24

The best student artists in Bandera Independent School District exhibited their works on Friday, March 4, at a reception

2011-03-24

As part of the Texas Water Symposium series, Schreiner University is will host two community events April 1 and 2. From noon to 3 pm on Friday

2011-03-24

By Penny Eims Originally

Sulphur, OK - There are thousands of Petfinder listings for dogs and puppies, but just one holds an unbelievable story - the story of Wall-E,

2011-03-24

The Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools will celebrate the 12th anniversary of their founding by offering a self-guided tour five historic schools

2011-03-24

Auditions for “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” billed as “the world’s most successful rock and roll musical,” continue

2011-03-24

As numerous “one hit wonders” can attest, it’s no small feat to remain relevant when music fans have become increasingly captivated by style over substance

2011-03-31

Special to the Courier

For the past nine years the Wild Hog Explosion has been the major fundraiser for the Bandera County Public Library,

2011-03-31

By Avril Bogus Special to The Courier

With spring having sprung, city property owners are urged to be on the lookout

2011-03-31

Photo courtesy of Nevin Marr

Doug and Margie Watkins love doing special projects

2011-03-31

By Carol L. Smith Special to the Courier

While Heath Voss doesn't sing like 'Ol Blue Eyes,

2011-03-31

BCC Staff

During April, Curves of Bandera will participate in the 13th annual Curves Food Drive

2011-03-31

Photo Courtesy: FlyHangar13

What a view!

2011-03-31

By Irmagard Pickle BBC Society Editor

"The groom is a popular young bum who hasn't done a lick of work since

2011-03-31

By Erica Larson Special to the Courier

Lasko Products Inc., manufacturer of home appliances such as fans and heaters, is recalling approximately 4.8 million box fans -

2011-03-31

Photo by Avril Bogus

BISD board member Laurie M. Neff

2011-03-31

Special to the Courier

John Michael Montgomery has turned an uncanny ability to relate to fans into one of country music's most

2011-03-31

CNC

Workshops at the nonprofit Cibolo Nature Center in April will focus on Hill Country flowers and birds,

2011-03-31

Announcement

The Fiesta Carnival, presented by the Fiesta San Antonio Commission,

2011-03-31

Announcement

Organizers of the National Finals Chuck Wagon Races, held in Clinton, Arkansas, have announced