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24-hour vigil commemorates Peace Officer’s Memorial Day

May 24, 2023 - 00:00
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In honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day, a 24-hour vigil was held on the Bandera County Courthouse steps beginning on May 14 at 6:00 a.m., lasting through May 15 at 6:00 a.m..Hosted by the Bandera American Legion Post 157, its Auxiliary and the American Legion Riders, the vigil’s volunteers stood onehour shifts for a total of 24 hours to honor fallen peace officers from Bandera, the Hill Country and the U.S.The post featured a round table covered in a white cloth, topped with a Bible, a rose and a candle.According to tradition, the round table is emblematic of their continuous ...

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