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The Bandera ISD Board of Trustees met on Monday, March 20, to conduct their monthly business meeting.

Mar 29, 2023 - 00:00

Editor’s note – Readers are reminded that an arrest is not an indication of guilt. People are presumed innocent after an arrest until convicted. In the section where those individuals who are arrested and booked are listed, law enforcement entities are denoted by the following abbreviations: SO – Sheriff’s Office; BTM – Bandera Town Marshal; DPS – Texas Department of Public Safety; PCT – Precinct/Constable; TPW – Texas Parks and Wildlife

Mar 27, 2023 - 17:16

A head-on collision between two cars which occured south of the intersection of Highway 16 N and FM 2828 just before 7:30 a.m. March 27 resulted in a vehicle fire and one death. 

Bandera County Chief Deputy Matt King said a 55-year-old male driver of a truck struck another car, causing the two vehicles' front left bumpers to collide. 

Following a late-night closed session that lasted roughly three hours on March 21, the Bandera City Council finally reconvened in open session and promptly approved the appointment of Nancy De Foster as new City Marshal.


Mar 29, 2023 - 00:00

A youngster enjoys Extreme Dwafanator Wrestling last Saturday, March 25, in the Bandera Brewery Beer Garden. The sold-out event brought over 2.5 hours of entertainment to the Cowboy Capital of the World, after which attendees could pay to pose with the athletes. In fact, many paid the premium fee to pose while picking one of the wrestlers up.

Marking their first district win since April 2, 2019, the Bulldogs defeated the Wimberly Texans 10-5 in their first home game of the year.

Mar 22, 2023 - 00:00

Bandera senior guard Kayden Brown, who was recently named to the TABC Class 4A Region IV All-Region Team, will represent the Bulldogs’ one final time on the court as a member of the South squad in the 7th Annual Chicken Express Basketball Classic on Saturday, March 25, at Fredericksburg High School.

The Medina track team took multiple accolades in the a Bobcat Relays tournament hosted earlie this month by Medina High School.


Mar 22, 2023 - 00:00

Your television blares out the warning: “A lion is loose in the neighborhood. Watch out, he is a killer.” Immediately posses are organized, guns are passed out, and the neighborhoods are searched for the killer. Then others, opposing the TV warning, try to defuse the incident: “That cat is just a little pussy cat. Feed him some milk and he is just a little kitten”.

Big Tech lawyers are riding high. A Delaware judge recently delivered a lengthy memo trampling the American justice system and supporting Big Tech’s longstanding efforts to crush smaller entrepreneurs.

There were more homicides in the U.S. in 2021 than in the previous 20 years, according to an article in The Washington Post by two prominent professors of criminology, Dr. Aaron Chalfin and Dr. John MacDonald.

Because critical race theory is the most divisive doctrine ever to threaten America's schools, it has spawned a great parent revolt, which has turned ordinary moms and dads into extraordinary heroes.


Mar 23, 2023 - 14:17

Janice Lynette Standard (Niecy), 60 of Medina, Texas, passed away on March 16th, 2023, in Midland, Texas. She was born in San Antonio, Texas to Frederick Wylie Standard and Carra Janice Wendt Standard (Cookie) on January 29, 1963.

Mar 22, 2023 - 00:00

Vernon Randloph Lamb of Pipe Creek, Texas, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 27, at 5:55 p.m at Bandera Nursing Home and Rehab. He was 89.

Mar 22, 2023 - 00:00

James F. “Heavy” Boyd age 89 of Bandera, Texas, passed away on March 9, 2023, as a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Boyd; his beloved daughter, Debbie Stahmann and son-in-law, Robert Stahmann; grandson, Allen Torans, Jr., wife Kelly and great granddaughter, Karter; granddaughter, Nicole Dominguez, husband Cez, great grandsons, Ethan and Greyson; plus sister-inlaw, Mary Ellen Joiner. The grandchildren and especially great grandchildren always brought so much joy, laughter, love and smiles to him. He is further survived by one brother, Wayne Boyd and a host of loving nieces and nephews, including several friends. Jim was born January 19, 1934, in Lubbock, Texas, to William and Josephine Boyd. He had ten brothers and one sister. He is preceded in death by nine brothers and his only sister.

Elizabeth “Dale” Riedale West Eubank of Bandera, Texas went to be with the Lord in Heaven at 3:03am on Friday, March 3, 2023. She peacefully crossed over taking the hand of Gene, her husband of 58 years, and went with him into Heaven. Dale is finally at rest in the arms of our loving Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a hard and courageous battle against numerous health issues.