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Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 12:00am

Let’s talk trash.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - 12:00am

In the face of the wildfires devastating North Texas, Rancho Colorado Del Norte, a 100-year-old family farming and ranching operation in D’Hanis, is extending a helping hand to the affected farmers through the Panhandle Fire Relief Fund.


The Frontier Times Museum is celebrating a special Texas Heroes Hall of Honor this year by inducting nationally known watercolorist Susie Short as the lone 2024 inductee into the Hall of Honor.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

The Meals on Wheels program at the Silver Sage Community Center received a $25,000 donation last month of $25,000 from The Cowboy Capital Regulators. Head regulator Buck Murray arrived with a large group to present the check to Silver Sage Executive Director Art Crawford. The Regulators host the Red and Black Ball each year in February to support the Silver Sage Community Center. The Silver Sage serves seniors through its Meals on Wheels program, bringing hot lunches daily to those in need. For more information or to volunteer, call the Silver Sage at 830-796 4969.

County Auditor Darryl Sadler presented the annual report of the County’s garbage collection stations at the March 28 Bandera County Commissioners’ Court.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

Bandera County’s A Doggie For You recently announced they are et to receive $2,000 grant from the national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals.


Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

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The Bandera High School track team showcased winning performances at the area track meet on April 10, with both the boys and girls squads securing multiple spots at the upcoming Class 4A Region IV track meet.

Boys Results

Medina Track and Field had a good day at the District 31-A Track Meet on Thursday, April 4th in Leakey, Texas. The top four finishers in the varsity division qualified for the Area Meet to be held in Tilden, Texas, on Thursday, April 11th.


Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

It’s time to be honest with you.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

I remember well my first vote. It was 1972, in Decorah, Iowa. I voted for Nixon for president, and he won the greatest landslide in American presidential history. My, how politics in America have changed.

At the risk of sounding like an “old person”, I must say that the good old days really were better. Not because of what political party controlled the White House or Congress, but because of how “we, the people” handled things.

State agencies and regulators were heavily criticized at a Texas legislative hearing for failing to communicate during the deadly Panhandle wildfires, the Texas Tribune reported.


Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

Patsy Jean Pederson, age 71, of Bandera, was called back to the Lord peacefully in her home with her loving husband and family by her side on April 9, 2024 after a long battle with melanoma skin cancer.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

William (Bill) Cullen Archer, 84, died Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Town and Country Nursing Home in Boerne TX, following a long bout with dementia / Alzheimer’s.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00

Douglas Martin “Doug” Jones, 82, passed away December 8, 2023, with his special love, Kathryn Loeffler and dear friend, Vic Cuppetilli by his side. He was born June 10, 1941 to Rufus and June Jones of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Apr 17, 2024 - 00:00