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The first Bandera High School students were accepted into the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps, or NNDCC, program in August, a news release about the program said.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Bandera County increased by 42 on Monday but the spike mainly reflected a glitch in the state’s case reporting system and none of the new cases were listed as “active,” meaning they no longer were believed to be capable of spreading the virus, emergency management officials said.

Jose Manuel Cantu, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Sept. 19, 2020, and is now at peace with God.

Bandera County commissioners will vote on adopting a new budget of about $23.8 million and on a property tax rate of 67.69 cents per $100 valuation that has not changed in a decade after holding a public hearing on the 2020-2021 budget at their regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Sports

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

What a difference a week can make!

The Bandera Bulldogs traveled to Blanco Friday night, Sept. 18, for their first away game of the 2020 season and fell to the Panthers after getting off to a slow start in the first half of a 61-6 final.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

All former Bandera High School cross country runners are invited to take part in the school’s first Cross Country Reunion Weekend, which is planned for Oct. 3 in Bandera City Park.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Bandera High School’s Maci Morrison spikes the ball as Cami Chesler and Shaely Rogers look on during the Lady Bulldogs’ Sept. 15 match against Ingram Tom Moore. Ingram won the match in five sets, 3 games to 2.

Opinions

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Americans this month heard President Trump’s own voice acknowledging during a recorded interview back in February that he knew then that COVID-19 was contagious and much deadlier than the seasonal flu.

While scientists race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging everyone to get a flu shot.

As a reader of the editorial page, I note a pattern in the Democratic columns: The president is: (favorite derogatory epithet). They also resort to pop psychiatry to impugn his supporters.

I am a former Army Ranger. After two tours of Vietnam, I can attest to all that we sacrificed.

Obituaries

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Larry Keith Scott of Bandera, Texas, passed away on Sept. 11, 2020. He was 69 years old.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

“Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Allen Boyd Reed of Medina, Texas departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at 89 years of age. Services honoring his life were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at Grimes Funeral Home in Bandera, Texas.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Ruth Denice Teich, 59, of Bandera, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 10, 2020.