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Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

Certain bills passed by the Texas Legislature earlier this year have left Bandera Mayor Suzanne Schauman somewhat alarmed. “I think (the legislature) is doing the best it can to shut

Wreaths will be laid at the gravesites of 175 veterans buried in Oak Rest Cemetery in Medina as part of Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 14, thanks to

Eight painstakingly recreated scenes of Christmases long past are on display in Bandera County for the first time in almost a decade thanks to the owner’s desire to let a

Sports

On Dec. 3, the Bandera High Lady Bulldogs took on a talented Devine team at home after a layoff of more than a week. In the first quarter, the Lady

Medina High School had six varsity football players selected to All-District teams in the University Interscholastic League’s D-1 District 16 for the 2019 season. First-year Bobcat football coach Kurt Nichols

Eight Medina volleyball players have made the All-District teams for District 29 AA, Medina Head Volleyball Coach Chelcey Faglie said last week. “These girls have worked hard this volleyball season

Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

The AT&T Center in San Antonio will host a double-header basketball game on Dec. 21 that will give some Medina fans a chance to watch their favorite teams live on

Opinions

The Trump cult, formerly known as the Republican Party, has announced a campaign strategy for 2020. Call every Democrat and all of their policy ideas “socialist.” The cult thinks this

Before voter-approved amendments to the Texas Constitution are set in stone, it is the governor’s duty to publicly proclaim the results of the election that produced or rejected those amendments.

Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

On Saturday, Nov. 23, at one point, we had 22 people – all volunteers – helping to set up the Christmas display on the courthouse lawn. It was (cheerfully) a

Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

Thursday, Dec. 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day will be held on the grounds of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bandera and in St. Joseph’s Hall at Cedar and

Obituaries

Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

Steven E. Chappell, who was born on Jan. 16, 1951 at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, California, passed on Nov. 28, 2019 at his home with his family in

Dec 4, 2019 - 05:00

Mrs. Virgie Viola “Gamaw”

(Crist) McHaney was born Dec. 4, 1934 in Frankston, Texas to Lawrence and Gertrude (Adkins) Crist.

She graduated from Cayuga High School in 1952 and went on to receive her bachelor’s and master’s degree in education from North Texas State University.

Dec 4, 2019 - 05:00

On Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, the heavens began to shine a little brighter as Carra “Cookie” Wendt Standard was welcomed into Jesus’ loving arms.

Nov 20, 2019 - 00:00

Marlene Yvonne Ne-dry Suarez, age 58, of Pipe Creek, Texas passed away on Oct. 27, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas to Bill Nedry