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MISD budget stung by House Bill 3

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Medina Independent School District Superintendent Kevin Newsom doesn’t mince words when talking about how the state treated his district under House Bill 3.

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Bandera Bulletin

Bandera Bulletin

tel. 830-796-3718

1110 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003

Since 1945 The Bandera Bulletin has been letting you know what is happening in "The Cowboy Capital of the World," Bandera. We cover Bandera all of Bandera County including Bandera, Medina, Pipe Creek, Lakehills, Tarpley, Utopia and Vanderpool. We find out what is happening by attending local events, contacting local authorities and most importantly, by listening to you tell us what is going on. The Banderabulletin.com website is updated regularly, but is not meant to replace the our weekly newspaper. Our site serves as means of archiving our paper. Archives go back to approximately December 2002. It also allows us update breaking news stories, post obituaries as they come in and provide you sports results in a more immediate fashion than we can with our weekly paper. SEARCH FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES - CLICK HERE!    

Metal Mart

Metal Mart

tel. 830-249-4711

39336 Interstate 10 W, Boerne, TX 78006

Welcome to Metal Mart Whether your project is large or small, we appreciate your business! Our parent company, McElroy Metal, began manufacturing metal building components in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1963. After years of selling materials to large contractors and building manufacturers, the first Metal Mart location was opened in Austin, Texas in 1985 as a retail outlet, open to the public. The plan was (and is today) to cater to the metal component needs of the do-it-yourself homeowner, contractor, farmer/rancher, local industry, municipalities and service businesses. Since then, we have grown to over 40 locations in 5 states. We are proud of our growth and attribute it to the combination of great customers, great products and great employees. No project is too large or small. Whether you are building a carport, roofing your dream home, or constructing a building we welcome all. We offer a variety of product options to fit your budget and application needs. Our sales personnel are experienced, knowledgeable and prepared to help from the start through the project completion. We carry an extensive in stock inventory and receive regular deliveries from our manufacturing plants and suppliers. We manufacture approximately 55% of the products that we sell and partner with a great group of vendors for the balance. We offer high quality, custom in-house trim manufacturing capabilities for all types of trim and flashing regardless of the roofing type or application. Custom trim needs can typically be produced within 24 hours of ordering. We know that we have competition in our marketplace and we consider this a positive. When we began 25+ years ago, there were very few competitors. The value and benefits of steel at the retail consumer level has created an industry that we are proud to be a part of. We are a family owned company, enjoy our industry and look forward to earning your trust and business. Welcome to Metal Mart!

Quality Keepers

Quality Keepers

tel. 830-796-4933

140 Lacey Drive, Bandera, Tx 78003

250 unit complex of storage units for household storage. Sizes range from 5x10 to 10x30. Electronic Gate, Camera, On Site Office, Professional Service.   Owners Artie & Bunny Erfurts started this business in 1993 and has been voted two years running as the Best Storage Facility by the Bandera Bulletin.

McMullan Insurance Agency

McMullan Insurance Agency

tel. 830-796-3725

285 State Highway 16 S, Bandera, TX 78003

As an independent insurance agency, our goal is to assist you in all your insurance needs. We will help you manage and plan for all your potential risks. As professionals, we assess your needs and offer you a variety of insurance products to choose from. Service, whether it is in response to an insurance claim or general question, is the most important value we offer you. We work hard to build a trusted relationship with our customers. We strive to make you feel both comfortable with and confident in our abilities by acting as your consultant. We want you to have the confidence in us that your parents may have had and that your children will have. We are an organization dedicated to our customers. We seek out the best companies that offer the appropriate coverages at a fair price.

Texas Hill Country Bank

Texas Hill Country Bank

tel. 830-796-3100

800 State Highway 173 N, Bandera, TX 78003

WHO IS TEXAS HILL COUNTRY BANK? Texas Hill Country Bank is a state-chartered community bank that began operations in April 2009 as Bandera First State Bank. In June 2014, we changed our name to Texas Hill Country Bank to better recognize where we do business. We are the same employees, directors and shareholders; with a great new name. Give us a chance to serve your business and personal needs! ATM Located in 3rd Lane of Drive Thru Report Lost/StolenMasterCard Debit Card866-546-8273 (24 Hour Hotline) Lobby Hours Mon –Thurs 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Drive Thru Mon –Fri 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Saturday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm  

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  • Two charged in child pornography cases

    Two charged in child pornography cases

    A Bandera County man has been arrested on 20 indictments in Kendall County for possession of child pornography; and a second Bandera County man who was indicted in April on eight state charges of sexual misconduct with a child has been accused by federal authorities with production of child pornography, authorities said.

  • Former treasurer faces sentence for wire fraud

    A former treasurer of the Medina Lake Betterment Association is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty earlier this year to one of seven wire fraud counts filed against him for an eight-year scheme that allowed him to steal approximately $220,000 from the association, authorities said.

  • SHERIFF’S ARRESTS

    Editor’s note ­– Readers are reminded that an arrest is not an indication of guilt. People are presumed innocent after an arrest until convicted.

  • E. coli count in river no longer hazardous

    Potentially harmful E. coli bacterial levels in the Medina River at the bridge where Highway 173 crosses it fell well below the concentration considered hazardous by state regulators in a retest of the E. coli count earlier this week, clearing the way for the water activities held as part of RiverFest festivities to stay afloat.

  • LESLIE “RUSTY” MYERS SR.

    Born Nov. 10, 1955, in Dallas Texas to Eldon Earl Myers, deceased, and Diana Parker Myers, Leslie Russell “Rusty” Myers Sr. went home to the Lord on Aug. 2, 2019, in Pipe Creek, Texas.

  • Water quality warnings issued locally

    The Bandera County River Authority & Groundwater District has issued a warning declaring that recreational contact with the Medina and Sabinal rivers “may be hazardous to your health” because of the possibility of contamination related to how hot and still the waterways have become.

  • Bandera philanthropist’s book claims award

    Bandera philanthropist’s book claims award

    A Bandera woman already recognized for the work she has done to aid burn survivors has picked up another honor as the author of a book that won first place in the biography category at the IndieReader Discovery Awards this year.

  • Sexual abuse conviction draws 50-year sentence

    A Pipe Creek man convicted in June for continuous sexual abuse of a child involving his adopted daughter was sentenced by state District Judge Rex Emerson last week to a 50-years in prison, officials said.

  • Area schools start year Monday

    Area schools start year Monday

    Summer break comes to an end on Monday, Aug. 19, for students in the Bandera and Utopia independent school districts as school bells ring for the start of a new school year.

  • Man convicted of sexually abusing child

    A Bandera County jury last week convicted a Pipe Creek man of continuous sexual abuse of a child involving an adopted daughter who was 12 when the abuse started, authorities said.

Sexual abuse conviction draws 50-year sentence

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A Pipe Creek man convicted in June for continuous sexual abuse of a child involving his adopted daughter was sentenced by state District Judge…

Meeting on wastewater permit Monday

Meeting on wastewater permit Monday

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About 120 people jammed into the Old Tarpley Schoolhouse on Sunday, Aug. 18, to make final preparations for a public meeting on a Christian yo…

Water quality warnings issued locally

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The Bandera County River Authority & Groundwater District has issued a warning declaring that recreational contact with the Medina and Sab…

Burn ban returns to county

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The rains have disappeared in Bandera County and blistering temperatures have returned, drying out grasses and brushy undergrowth to such a de…

Area schools start year Monday

Area schools start year Monday

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Summer break comes to an end on Monday, Aug. 19, for students in the Bandera and Utopia independent school districts as school bells ring for …

Former treasurer faces sentence for wire fraud

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A former treasurer of the Medina Lake Betterment Association is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty earlier this year to one of seven wi…

Appraisal district budget draws criticism

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The board of directors of the Bandera County Central Appraisal District is expected to take another look at its 2020 budget after it drew stro…

Council, BISD filing periods continue

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Both the City of Bandera and the Bandera Independent School District are in the middle of the filing period for candidates wanting to run in N…

Former treasurer faces sentencing for wire fraud

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A former treasurer of the Medina Lake Betterment Association is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty earlier this year to one of seven wi…

Meeting on proposed wastewater plant set

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A public meeting has been scheduled for Aug. 26 in Bandera on an application for a wastewater treatment permit for a Christian youth camp plan…

Governor enjoys enthusiastic Bandera welcome

Governor enjoys enthusiastic Bandera welcome

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blew into Bandera on Friday, Aug. 2, to thank supporters, report on recent legislative successes and to rally the local…

Back-to-School Bash changes locations

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An annual celebration designed to help youngsters and their families get ready to start school with a bang will be held by the Bandera Indepen…

Cowboy culture captures imaginations

Cowboy culture captures imaginations

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The cowboy culture is a global favorite, celebrated as a Western version of the Knights of Round Table in leather and blue jeans.

Bulletin publisher excited by possibilities

Bulletin publisher excited by possibilities

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A publisher is the most important position at a newspaper, but the Bandera Bulletin has operated without one for about a year after its prior …

Search continues for man who fell in lake

Search continues for man who fell in lake

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A 56-year-old Crystal City man was still missing on Monday, July 29, more than a day after falling out of a boat on Medina Lake and disappeari…

Bandera philanthropist’s book claims award

Bandera philanthropist’s book claims award

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A Bandera woman already recognized for the work she has done to aid burn survivors has picked up another honor as the author of a book that wo…

Hall of Honor to induct three

Hall of Honor to induct three

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The Frontier Times Museum kicks off Bandera’s National Day of the American Cowboy celebration by inducting three, great Texans into its Texas …

Council filing period starts

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The City of Bandera is taking applications from resident who want to run for a place on the Bandera City Council through Aug. 22.

Medina Lake court case not relocating

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A nearly six-year-old court case between two regional water regulatory entities over jurisdictional rights at Medina Lake will remain in Bande…