2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Although the final tallies are not in yet, by all accounts, the Melissa Benge Turquoise Ball, a benefit for the Arthur Nagel Community Clinic, was an unprecedented success.

2012-11-01

BC Courier

Pictured with giant scissors, Lisa and Steve Castor, new owners of Old West Imports, 206 Main Street, celebrated a grand opening

2012-11-01

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Last month, media, event planners and owners of entertainment venues, along with members of the Bandera - and beyond - business community, got an up-close-and-personal look

2012-11-01

Special to the Courier

For some time, there has been speculation that a predator was on the prowl in north central Bandera County.

2012-11-01

BC Courier

A story from The Bandera New Era January 4, 1934 Newspaper copy courtesy Waverly Lewis

2012-11-01

By Carolyn B. Edwards

Bandera County historian Peggy Tobin, right, received congratulations on her 90th birthday from another doyenne of local history

2012-11-01

Lauren Langford, MD

Melanoma, the most serious and potentially deadly form of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin

2012-11-01

Special to the Courier

On Saturday, Nov. 10, a historic and lifesaving public health initiative - The American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) -will be held in communities throughout the nation

2012-11-01

By Julie Whitmore Library contributor

Planning for Christmas always takes me by surprise, but our donors have made it clear that the time is now.

2012-11-08

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

While hanging out at the annual Hunters Bar-B-Q & Outdoor Expo, sponsored by the Bandera County Chamber of Commerce, Saturday, Nov. 3, I ran into an old friend

2012-11-08

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Most auto mechanics finish a job by tossing the old parts in the dumpster out back. Dave Chandler of Medina used to do that. But one day,

2012-11-08

Contributed

On Monday, Oct. 22, Cub Scout Pack 416 was given a tour of the Department of Public Safety facilities that was both entertaining and educational.

2012-11-15

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

In 1955, Chuck Felton, a 17-year-old senior in Towanda, Pennsylvania, came down with a cold. It didn't go away and soon turned into what the family thought was pneumonia.

2012-11-15

Carolyn B Edwards, BCC Staff Wroter

The scientific name of the State Grass of Texas since 1971 is quite a mouthful - Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. Var. curtipendula. Better we should just call it by its well-known moniker, Sideoats Grama,

2012-11-15

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

I hate to come late to a party - especially one with fabulous food, but late I was. It seems Micki McClelland - aka "The Tickled Palate" of the Kerrville Daily Times - arrived first and wrote a wonderful article

2012-11-15

Contributed

The regular monthly meeting of the Utopia Lions Club was held on Nov. 8, at 7 pm in the Utopia School cafeteria. A delicious meal of smoked pork chops,

2012-11-15

Special to the Courier

Jonathan Deppe was the first place winner of the James F. Pearson Post 410's oratorical contest held Nov. 3

2012-11-15

Special to the Courier

Nov. 6 marked the founding of the oldest women's patriotic organization in Texas, The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT).

2012-11-22

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff writer

The ninth annual Bandera Honors Veterans celebration held Saturday, Nov. 10, honored veterans from all branches of the service and from all wars and duty stations. Most of the veterans were hale and hearty,

2012-11-22

Special to the Courier

Over $1,400 dollars in college scholarships, provided by Wells Fargo Bank, Hondo National Bank, Bandera First State Bank and TexHillCo Credit Union, were awarded at the annual

2012-11-22

Contributed

Deborah Admire is serving as a tutor for the 2012-13 school year at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. Admire is a junior majoring in writing

2012-11-22

Courtesy BISD

Joining a school support organization like the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) or a booster club (Fine Arts, Athletic, Cheer) provides an opportunity for families to participate

2012-11-22

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. In addition,

2012-11-22

Contributed

Barbara Blair, director of the Lakehills nonprofit organization, The Door In The Wall, Inc., has announced the opening of a new "store" to benefit the organization.

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

The RiskBusters Program, managed by EMT Susan Broa, at Bandera's Arthur Nagel Community Clinic recently received the Texas Rural Health

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

The RiskBusters Program, managed by EMT Susan Broa, at Bandera's Arthur Nagel Community Clinic recently received the Texas Rural Health Association (TRHA) Award for Outstanding

2012-11-29

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Isabella Holt, a sixth grader at Bandera Middle School, isn't letting her lack of years keep her from becoming a successful businesswoman.

2012-11-29

Contributed

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is returning to ABC for this holiday season. On Monday, Dec. 17, the team will visit the Harris family

2012-11-29

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

The magical portal that leads to Christmas cracked open the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, during the annual Gift and Fashion Show, sponsored by