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News

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Shooters line up for the Castle Lake Ranch Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser and Market. Held on the first Saturday of the month to celebrate the start of hunting season, 15 shooters at a time fire at paper targets, with the best score winning a frozen turkey. In all, 60 turkeys were given away at the event. BULLETIN PHOTO/Chuck McCollough

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Justin Kreft shows off the buck he shot on the morning of November 13 on Langford Ranch in Bandera, Texas. Congratulations, Justin! Have an animal to show off? Send it to editor@banderabulletin.com. Courtesy Photo

Thanksgiving is one day away, and Christmas lights at the park and Bandera County Courthouse get flipped on this Friday, but before that, there’s plenty of food to be enjoyed. Here are some places offering just that.

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Moms and their sons enjoy time together at the Mother/Son Dinner and Date Night, which was held earlier this month and benefitted Silver Sage. ““The event was an overwhelming success. Our community event exceeded our expectations,” said organizer Epi Quigora, adding the event drew just under 100 people. See next week’s paper for the full story. BULLETIN PHOTO/ Chuck McCollough

Sports

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

The Bandera Bulldogs trounced the Harper Longhorns on Tuesday, November 16. The Bulldogs struggled during the first quarter with only four points against the Longhorns’ seven. During the second quarter, Coach Keane lit a fire and the Bulldogs made up a lot of ground.

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

The Lady Bulldogs slipped past the Fox Tech Lady Buffs 39 to 38 on Tuesday. While the Lady Bulldogs led throughout the game, the Lady Buffs gave them a run for their money which required a strong team effort and heads up play to win the game.

Nov 10, 2021 - 05:00

The Medina girls cross country team pose after concluding their 2021 season by finishing at the state meet. “They have truly trusted the system this year,” said Coach Missy Pump. “They went from being an unranked team to being a ranked team and becoming state qualifiers.” Joe Preston also concluded his junior cross country season at the state meet, finishing 44th overall. “Future is bright in both girls and boys cross country!” said Pump. Courtesy Photo

Nov 10, 2021 - 05:00

The Bandera Bulldog boys cross country team finished sixth place at last Saturday’s state meet. The team was led by Braden Cox, who finished ninth overall with a time of 16:34.3. The girls team finished tenth overall, led by Raelynn Butler, who finished tenth overall with a time of 11:52.9. Courtesy Photo

Opinions

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

So, who decides if you are innocent or guilty when charged with a crime?

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Where is Governor Abbott when you really need him? True, he has to spend a lot of time at the border. Priorities are priorities, however, and when you have as many as he does some are going to slip through the cracks. In this case the Governor and his posse thought they had suppressed the notion that the Alamo had something to do with white guys wanting slaves to do the hard work.

The state’s power grid could still be at risk under extreme winter conditions, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), but should operate fine under normal conditions.

Nov 17, 2021 - 05:00

Good morning and welcome to the Bandera County socialist retaining camp for citizens. I will be training you for the next two weeks on what will be expected of you from your new socialist party formerly called the United States of America now referred to as the citizens united country.

Obituaries

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

James Roland McKay of Lake Hills Texas passed away at 6 p.m. on October 22, 2021.

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Paul Richard Langston, 80, of Lakehills, Texas, passed away on November 4, 2021. He was born June 27, 1941, in Springfield, Illinois to James and Eleanor June Langston.

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Frank Monroe Hall of Bandera, Texas passed away on October 20, 2021, at his residence at the age of 73. He was born on December 27, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas to Arthur Hall and Irene Strike.

Nov 24, 2021 - 05:00

Nancy Overton Thompson, 85, of Utopia, Texas passed away on November 16, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Spearman, Hansford County, Texas to Everett and Rhoda Tower Overton on December 20, 1935.