2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

"I didn't know who those people were. They were just standing there while I was trying to help voters,"

2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

The afternoon of Friday, Oct. 26, myriad area first responders converged at City Park to help rescue a vehicle and its erstwhile driver from the drink.

2012-11-01

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Lady Bulldog Karla Presa won the individual girls' cross champion title of the UIL 27AAA district meet

2012-11-01

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Since 1962, the community of Bandera County has demonstrated its appreciation to the thousands of hunters who call Bandera "home"

2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Bandera County moved another step closer to the construction of a new, improved animal control facility during a Thursday, Oct. 25, meeting

2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

As a child, I eschewed listening to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday nights with assorted aunts and uncles at my Grandma Heck's house

2012-11-01

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The Bandera ISD Education Foundation held its Lead Donor Reception in the newly expanded Bandera High School Cafeteria

2012-11-01

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The Texas Department of Transportation is installing additional "Left Lane for Passing Only" signs on all highways

2012-11-01

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Christian country performer Clifton Jansky will attend Tarpley Baptist Church in Tarpley, on Sunday, Nov. 4

2012-11-01

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Bandera's old-fashioned small town observation of Veterans Day, sponsored by Bandera Honors Veterans, will take place Saturday, Nov. 10,

2012-11-01

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Schreiner University is putting a call out to young women, sixth through eighth grade, who are interested in math or science

2012-11-01

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Retired Lt. Col. Stephen Harris of the US Marine Corps will serve as distinguished guest speaker for the 2012 Bandera Honors Vets celebration

2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Bandera City Marshal James "Charlie" Hicks is warning city and county residents about a new carjacking scam that is currently operating throughout Texas.

2012-11-01

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The Schreiner Mansion Historic Site and Education Center in downtown Kerrville will host the Women of the Corps Collection exhibit,

2012-11-01

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Migrating and resident birds that depend on Texas Hill Country habitat will be studied during upcoming programs sponsored by the nonprofit Cibolo Nature Center

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Residents of the Bandera County and City of Bandera have spoken - and how! In the countywide election, sheriff's candidate Republican Daniel "Dan" Butts

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

A two-month investigation by local law enforcement authorities has led to the arrest of a Medina resident. According to a report, he had in his home an undisclosed quantity of illegal drugs,

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker & Carolyn B. Edwards

A convoluted set of curious circumstances - that have yet to be completely unraveled - led to the evacuation of three county buildings

2012-11-08

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Like most young American men in the early 1940s, Carl Scott joined up. "I was attending the University of Tampa when the war broke out,"

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Although everyone has been mum about the incident, a passel of gridironers from the Bandera High School Bulldog varsity team - and perhaps other sports teams

2012-11-08

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Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Lynn Holt was recently inducted as a Scholar Member into the Texas Justice Court Judges Association College of Justice Court Judges

2012-11-08

Contributed

A dark night sky full of big bright stars is important in the Hill Country, just like clean rivers, scenic vistas and natural landscapes.

2012-11-08

Contributed

The Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) board of directors recently selected Richard "Dick" Earnest, of Concan, to fill the District 6 position left vacant

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an armistice treaty signed in a drizzling rain in France's Compiègne Forest signaled the end

2012-11-08

By Charles Prokop BCC Contributor

The first Flying L Open was held on Oct. 27 - 28. This was a 36-hole tournament with prizes awarded in gross and net categories. Flying L Director of Golf

2012-11-08

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Commuters and business people eased through Central Texas this week as the Texas Department of Transportation and the State Highway 130 Concession Company, LLC

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

A federal judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed against Bandera County by a Lakehills resident. In a summary judgment rendered Thursday, Nov. 8, Senior District Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Pending a plea bargain, the long-awaited trial of alleged sexual predator Michael Paul Odom of Lakehills will eventually take place - but

2012-11-15

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

For the ninth year, Bandera American Legion Post 157 hosted Bandera Honors Veterans in Bandera. Every year, the celebration, which gives residents and visitors a chance to meet with and thank local veterans, continues to grow.

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

A recent traffic stop not only led to arrests for possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia, but also apparently solved a series of copper thefts in the municipality

2012-11-15

By Rod Chalmers Precinct 4 Constable

When we, as responsible American citizens, go to the polls to elect our respective parties' national, state and county officials, one of the items you will occasionally see on the ballot

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Bandera County Commissioners will canvass the results of the countywide election during a special meeting, beginning at 10 am, Tuesday, Nov. 15.

2012-11-15

Contributed

Effective Monday, Nov. 19, Texas Social Security offices will be open to the public from 9 am until 3 pm, Monday through Friday - a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday.

2012-11-15

Contributed

Do your favorite memories of childhood include wearing the familiar green uniform of the Girl Scouts and earning your badges? Do you look forward to Girl Scout cookie time each year?

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

During a relatively short session on Thursday, Nov. 8, Bandera County Commissioners took care of the nuts and bolts of running the county. One portion of a three-part agenda item

2012-11-15

Contributed

The reward for Josue M. Reyna, 22, a Texas 10 Most Wanted and this month's featured fugitive, has increased to $17,500 for information leading to his capture

2012-11-15

By Jon Woestendiek Courtesy of Ohmidog.com

The first national monument paying tribute to military dogs will be unveiled in California in two months before going on tour on the way to its final destination - Lackland Air Force Base

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

An eagle-eyed trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety assigned to Bandera County has been responsible for several drug busts on county roadways.

2012-11-15

Contributed

Bandera Electric Cooperative, in conjunction with Texas Co-op Power magazine, announces the launch of the 2013 Co-op Teens Power Texas video contest.

2012-11-15

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Seventh grade Science classes at Bandera Middle School were treated to a presentation about rainwater runoff through a combined effort

2012-11-22

By Mikie Baker BCC Contributor

Eventually, everything changes - even in Medina. As of Monday, Nov. 12, The Old Timer convenience store and filling station has a new owner. Now, don't get all riled up.

2012-11-22

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

As a part of its mandate to support education of the public on water issues, the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District (BCRAGD) recently presented a grant

2012-11-22

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

The Bandera Country River Authority and Groundwater District (BCRAGD) played host to a meeting of the Plateau Water Planning Group Thursday,

2012-11-22

By Rod Chalmers Precinct 4 Constable

So much for history, now let's talk about today. The Texas constitution provides for the election of constables - and that's one of the offices you voted for

2012-11-22

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Bandera ISD Superintendent Regina Howell and Board President Dr. Barbara Skipper saluted board member Lee Haile for his service on the board

2012-11-22

Contributed

Hondo National Bank proudly announces the addition of Charles "Buddy" Byrd and Sidney Gibson as advisory directors

2012-11-22

Contributed

Medical personnel with the Texas Department of State Health Services have launched their "Someday Starts Now" campaign. Aimed at reducing the number of infant deaths

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Going through the myriad documents collected by Beverly Hays and Brenda Briggs chronicling the steps that led to the seemingly inexorable incarceration of Jesse Ray Moore

2012-11-29

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Bandera County Fire Marshal John Stith was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon

2012-11-29

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

When you love your pet, it's not easy to watch one die. That's a hard lesson that animal lover Pat Godkin of Pipe Creek is having to learn. Her dog, a blue-eyed boxer named Pablo, is dying of Chagas disease.

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Bandera City Marshal Charlie Hicks is warning homeowners of a possible scam reported locally that involves paving driveways with asphalt.

2012-11-29

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Milan J. Michalec was born Dec. 12, 1956 in Torrance, California. In 1969, he moved with his family ...

2012-11-29

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As a result of an order from a US District Court and as required by the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act of 2000,

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

In conjunction with Helping Hand, Spirits of Christmas presents its second annual Christmas Festival

2012-11-29

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The Lakehills Area Library will host a special event from 10 am until 2 pm, Saturday, Dec. 1. In addition to the regular First Saturday Book Sale, a large assortment of baked goods will be offered for sale along with a gift bazaar and flea market.

2012-11-29

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Schreiner University choirs and the chamber ensemble will perform

2012-11-29

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The Bandera Education Foundation's Prize Posse delivered Christmas a little early for a lot of Bandera ISD teachers.

2012-11-29

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

The Medina Lake Preservation Society hosted their fourth annual Buoy Awards banquet at the Medina Lake RV Resort on the historic