Growing up in Bandera August 07, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Columns I really do feel sorry for the folks who had to grow up in a big city environment. While I’m sure they had their friends, it was a far cry from the lifestyle I enjoyed being a part of a small community. An absence of traffic lights to stop vehicles and a lack of traffic noise, other than a few teens dragging Main late in the evening, are some highlights of an earlier Bandera. The local law enforcement was able to have late coffee breaks at the OST without interruptions on most nights during the week. Of course, there was always a chance ...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!