Geological society honors local geologist Posted in: Columns Ted Flanigan, a professional petroleum geologist for nearly 40 years who has retired in Bandera, is one of two geologists named honorary members of the South Texas Geological Society this year, the society announced this month in a news release. The society said an honorary member designation is reserved for a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!