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A $25,000 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority (LRCA) and Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) will help the Bandera Natural History Museum complete a New Spain art wing to showcase paintings, sculptures, pottery, furniture and other works created by artists working centuries ago in Spanish colonies.

On Monday, Bandera County Emergency Management reported four new cases of COVID-19 in the county, brining the total active case count to 31. The total amount of cases classified as having recovered has risen to 250. No new deaths have been reported. Over the course of the pandemic, 284 cases have been reported.

“Sweet Jane” author Joanne Easley has been nominated for Indie Author Project’s Author of the Year award following her selection as a winner in the Texas regional contest, which fielded thousands of submissions from authors of all types.

With Medicare Open Enrollment closing on Dec. 7, the Alamo Area Council of Governments Area (AACOG) Agencies on Aging is assisting seniors by connecting them with trained, state-certified benefits counselors who can help explain the various options available for prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare supplements.

Sports

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

The Bulldog varsity basketball team took on a powerful opponent to start the 2020 season at home on Tuesday, Nov. 17, and gave the Medina Valley Panthers everything they could handle for three and a half quarters before running out of gas down the stretch to lose the game 65-46.

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

Medina Cross Country runners Joe Preston (left) and Didi Aguilar, both sophomores, pose for a group photo before competing at the 2020 UIL State Cross Country Championship on Monday. Preston placed 36th, Aguilar 35th.

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

Lady Bulldog midfielder Halle Rios was nominated for the Varsity Hype (VYPE) San Antonio Preseason Girls Soccer Player of the Year.

The Region 4 District 28 All District Volleyball honors were announced on November 21, and eight Bandera High School players were named to All District teams.

Opinions

The Bandera City Park and Bandera County Courthouse are once again shining with Christmas lights and Yuletide displays thanks to the work of community volunteers over the weekend.

Last year’s free Community Thanksgiving Meal fed more than 350 people at the Lakehills Civic Center (LHCC), serving as a mirror of the close-knit Lakehills and Medina Lake area community and its friendly, neighborly spirit.

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

On behalf of the staff and the Board of the Bandera Public Library, we wish you a very happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving.

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

It seems like not too long ago I was a barefooted kid running along the banks of the Medina River without a care in the world, just me and my friends living life in our very own God-given paradise.

Obituaries

Nov 25, 2020 - 05:00

Anna Lee Landolt, born April 12, 1965, in Malaysia, died peacefully in her sleep November 17, 2020, on the ranch in Pipe Creek, TX where she and her husband, Gary Salmon, have lived since 1994.

Nov 11, 2020 - 05:00

On Saturday. November 7, John Towers went to a better place at the age of 71 after a long battle with Cancer.

Nov 4, 2020 - 00:00

William Scott Anderson passed away at the home of his parents, Gene and Debbie Wehmeyer. He was 48 years old.

Oct 28, 2020 - 05:00

Bruce Clarke Alanis, age 68, passed away peacefully at his home in Hondo, Texas on Oct. 6, 2020 after a short battle with cancer.