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Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries said it is preparing for a dramatic increase in the number of families and individuals who will apply for emergency food and basic resource assistance as a result of economic hardships associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

With social distancing guidelines in effect, Rebekah Douglas, the Bandera County Tax Assessor-Collector’s chief deputy, at the lectern, reviews bids on proposed land purchases during the Thursday, March 26, meeting of Bandera County’s Commissioners’ Court. Extra space is being kept between people in an attempt to make it more difficult for the coronavirus to jump from person to person. BULLETIN PHOTO/Bill Pack

The Bandera Independent School District Board of Trustees met on March 23 to address issues that had arisen during the extended school closure that had been imposed as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Bandera County remained free of any confirmed coronavirus cases for another week and from any additional restrictions on the movement of residents and the operation of businesses other than those imposed almost two weeks ago by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as the caseload of the deadly virus grew.

Sports

Four members of the Bandera High School Girl’s Basketball team won All-District honors in District 28-4A, and seven were named to the Academic All-District team, school officials have reported.

Coaches of Bandera High School’s Boy’s and Girl’s Powerlifting teams praised the performances of their teams at regional competitions earlier in March, as the girl’s team had five members qualify for the state competition, and the boy’s team sent one member to the state contest.

Mar 18, 2020 - 05:00

The Bandera High School Boy’s Basketball team had five players make the All-District teams in District 28-4A, Bandera Independent School District officials have reported.

Mar 18, 2020 - 05:00

Bandera High School’s Tennis team enjoyed a great day at the Canyon Lake tournament on March 6, winning the consolation championship in both the Boy’s and Girl’s Singles play, officials said.

Opinions

Apr 1, 2020 - 05:00

Social distancing may be necessary right now, but it’s taking a toll on small businesses.

President Trump on Wednesday, March 25, issued a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

First let us say thank you. Thank you to the nurses, doctors, hospitals and healthcare providers both locally and around the world who are tirelessly fighting the spread of COVID-19, putting their own health at risk to protect ours.

Mar 18, 2020 - 05:00

The monthly meeting of the Kerrville Genealogical Society will be in the lecture hall of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority’s Guadalupe Basin Natural Resource Center in Kerrville, beginning at 2 p.m. Kerr County Clerk Jackie Dowdy will talk about the records her office maintains and the digitization process involving those records. It like other meetings of the society is free. Anyone with an interest in genealogy is invited to attend. The resource center is at 125 Lehmann Dr.

Obituaries

Apr 1, 2020 - 05:00

William (Bill) Matheny went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2020, at the age of 76 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Apr 1, 2020 - 05:00

Jerry Lynn Miller, 71, of Bandera, passed away on Feb. 20, 2020.

Mar 25, 2020 - 05:00

Lynn Huang Bower, 47, of Medina, Texas, passed away on March 12, 2020, at hospice in San Antonio, Texas.

Mar 18, 2020 - 05:00

Maria de Socorro Medina Ortega, 77, of Bandera, Texas passed away on March 7, 2020 in Bandera County, Texas.