2012-12-06

Special to the Courier

The Bandera Library Board invites everyone to celebrate Christmas Jubilee with a prestigious group of area writers and illustrators for a book signing fandango. The event will be held

2012-12-06

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Those searching for a theatrical production to usher in the holidays are advised to dash - not walk - to The Point Theatre in Ingram for the current Christmas pr

2012-12-06

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

So you gave in to the advertising hype, or the kids' encouragement, and bought an iPad, an iPhone, a laptop, or some other mobile form of the newest technology. Your 3-year-old grandchild can

2012-12-06

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A host of parents and students attended the Math Night sponsored by Bandera Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The night began with a free spaghetti supper

2012-12-06

Special to the Courier

Two popular Hill Country acts will combine efforts for a special "Christmas Spectacular" Concert at the Cailloux Theater

2012-12-06

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Join Dusty Britches and the Rhythm Ranch Hands Band in celebration of the 26th annual Gifts of Love Christmas Charity Ball on Wednesday,

2012-12-06

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Marlene Heavner, executive director and founder of the Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League, recently announced that the nonprofit animal rescue organization has received a $20,000 grant

2012-12-13

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Luke Williams, son of Ralph and Linda Williams of Bandera, recently earned his Parachutist Badge - aka "Jump Wings" - at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs,

2012-12-13

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The US Small Business Administration continues to build on its successful programs for America's military veterans, helping tens of thousands of veterans each year with small business

2012-12-13

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Kerrville's Playhouse 2000 will launch its 15th anniversary season with a funny production from the playwright who wrote the book for the musical "The Wiz." William F. Brown created

2012-12-13

Courtesy of British Columbia SPCA Special to the

The holidays are a time for festive decorations and special treats, but some of these seasonal items can be hazardous for your pets. Lorie Chortyk, the British Columbia Society for the Prevention

2012-12-13

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One of the official starts of the holiday season in South Texas is the San Antonio Jingle Bell Run-Walk for Arthritis. This year, the festive family-fun event is set

2012-12-13

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Texas country gospel singer Becki Mayes of Marble Falls will release a new solo CD, Into The Light, at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Joppa Church,

2012-12-20

By Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

Over 2000 people participated in the Dec. 8 Gladiator Rock'N Run in Floresville, south of San Antonio, including a group from Bandera. Competing in the challenging race

2012-12-20

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

For their exemplary work with Bandera's Cowboy Capital Pet Assistance League (CCPAL), several Girl Scouts from Helotes Troop 396 recently earned junior girl scouting's highest honor

2012-12-20

Carolyn B. Edwards BCC Staff Writer

The gift giving is just around the corner, and, unless you're one of those people who delight in doing all of their shopping on Christmas Eve, you've got most of your gifts purchased

2012-12-20

Special to the Courier

Consumer Action recently released a brief guide to help consumers understand new and potentially higher costs when they use a credit card at some retailers. As a result

2012-12-20

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Winter is the best season for Texas beachcombers to find something unique and beautiful along the coast. Ever encountered a weird sea creature that defies description? Caught a saltwater fish

2012-12-20

By Marilyn Chalmers Special to the Courier

Retired United States Army Capt. Paul Marable was guest speaker for the Dec. 13 meeting of the Utopia Lions Club. In World War II, he served as a forward observer

2012-12-20

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Law enforcement personnel with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from Dec. 21 through Jan. 1

2012-12-20

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The 2013 Junior Naturalist program at the Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville has shifted into high gear - just in time

2012-12-20

Special to the Courier

Starting the year off right, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, Cowboy Capital Opry at the Silver Sage Corral features the swingin' Cajun-style music

2012-12-27

Special to the Courier

Margarget Paradee, owner of Bandera's The Gingerbread House, has been selected as December's Marketer of the Month by My Telefloral News. She received the honor

2012-12-27

By Judith Pannebaker BCC Editor

Sam Womble of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented an overview of the county's "Take a Stand" program to Bandera County Commissioners during a special meeting

2012-12-27

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College may be costly but it tends to pay off in the end. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says workers with a bachelor's degree earn an average of 65 percent more

2012-12-27

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Lifelong Learners can get an early start on signing up for Spring 2013 Club Ed classes by going online at www.clubed.net. Learners can access the site

2012-12-27

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The Cibolo Nature Center will offer a workshop for volunteers interested in assisting to monitor heron nesting sites on Cibolo Creek this spring as well as a workshop

2012-12-27

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Members of the IL Chapter of PEO, Kerrville, will present Tablescapes, their annual fundraiser, from 2 pm to 4 pm, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, in Ryan Hall at

2012-12-27

StatePoint Special to the Courier

If eating healthier and getting more exercise tops your New Year's resolution list, consider extending these worthwhile goals to the whole family.