Geological society honors local geologist June 24, 2020 - 05:00 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 voting member of the society who has distinguished himself or herself in their service to the society and the profession. As the highest honor that can be conferred on a member, an honorary membership has been awarded to only 44 society members in the society’s 91-year history, the release said. Only ...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!