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Thursday Jul 10 | The Bandera County Courier

'Star-Spangled' pooch looking for home

These two pooches placed first in the "Star-Spangled" category during the July 4 CCPAL Pet Parade at City Park and Asha can still be yours.

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Related Topix: Boerne, TX

Thursday Jul 10 | The Bandera County Courier

In the know... Pipe Creek/Lakehills

Courtesy photo Mykel Hawke from the Travel Channel's Lost Survivor talked with youth about survival at the Lakehills Area Library recently.

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Related Topix: Lakehills, TX, Pipe Creek, TX, Family, Kids

Thursday Jul 10 | The Bandera County Courier

Cardenas back on city agenda?

Bandera Director of Public Works Mike Cardenas City watchers are advised to attend the special meeting of Bandera City Council slated for 6 pm, Thursday, July 10, as it looks like beleaguered Director of Public Works Mike Cardenas will be the subject of an executive session.

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Thursday Jul 10 | The Bandera County Courier

Backyard Basics - food preservation workshops set

Bandera County residents who are interested in learning the basics of food preservation and how to can or jam fruits and vegetables are invited to attend a pair of Backyard Basics workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office of Bandera County.

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Thursday Jul 10 | The Bandera County Courier

Cabaret construction currently on hold

Photo by Judith Pannebaker The former Cabaret Dance Hall in its present incarnation For some time now, the Bandera County Courier has fielded calls from readers asked what's going on with the restoration efforts at the former Cabaret Dance Hall on Main Street.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

EMS changes directors; Martin to retire

Before Bandera County EMS Director Cindy Martin seriously contemplated retiring, she wanted to make sure the agency that she had spent so much building would be left in capable hands.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Spring Branch, TX, Bulverde, TX, Hondo, TX

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Countywide

Goliad 4-H'ers win at Cowboy Blast

Cody Park, Sarah Rayburn, Braden Mayfield and Garrett Coles, members of the Goliad 4-H Shotgun Hot Shots, all competed in the 2014 Bandera County 4-H Cowboy Blast on June 20-22.

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The Bandera County Courier

Reading of Declaration of Independence

As part of a statewide initiative, Bandera County will join in the reading of the United States Declaration of Independence at noon on the front lawn of Bandera Courthouse lawn, Thursday, June 3. Over 70 cities across the state will participate in the initiative.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX

The Bandera County Courier

Reservations service finds the perfect 'Place to Stay'

Natalie Barnard comes from an entrepreneurial family. Her parents, Dave and Sharon Koehler, started the Beverage Barn, Bandera's first drive-through convenience store, coupled with a riverside park for RVs before the term "winter Texans" was coined.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX

The Bandera County Courier

Did You Know ?

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bandera County really enjoy partnering with other organizations for success in our future.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

Reserve tickets go on sale

Get ready for another season of Bandera High School football beginning with the first home game on Friday, August 29, against the Sam Houston Hurricanes at Bulldog Stadium at 7:30 pm.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

Local 4H photographs win at district

Bandera County 4H had a record number of participants in the district 4H photography contest this spring with 28 students sending in entries.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

The Bandera County Courier

City's alleged open meetings violations

During an investigation into wrongdoing by ex-Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker, a BCSO deputy asked a veteran law enforcement officer, "What do I tell them if they interview me?" The law enforcement officer replied, "I suggest you tell the truth.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX, Boerne, TX

The Bandera County Courier

Barker selected for range workshop

Pictured: Courtesy Photo Bandera High School senior and 4-H member, Rachel Barker, at registration for 2014 Youth Range Workshop located at Texas Tech University Junction meets Dandy Kothmann, Director, Co-coordinator Dr. Barron Rector.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX, Junction, TX

The Bandera County Courier

Pebble Beach public water supply gets funding

This month, the Texas Water Development Board approved financial assistance in the amount of $785,000 to the Bandera County Fresh Water Supply District No.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Bandera County Courier

Fireworks & a safe Independence Day

Pictured: BCC archives Children enjoy a fireworks display at Pebble Beach. Bandera County Fire Marshal John Stith wants all residents to have a happy - and safe - Independence Day on Friday, July 4. "Since the county is no longer under a burn ban, all types of fireworks will be permitted this year," he said during a recent interview.

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

Fresh farm produce

Eileen Rogers sells fresh vegetables at the Bandera Farmers Market, 8 am -11 am in front of Sid's Bar B Que, 702 Main Street.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Bandera, TX

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

BCSO monthly report, driving simulation

Bandera County Sheriff Daniel "Dan" Butts delivered his department's monthly report to county commissioners on Thursday, June 12. During May BCSO deputies and investigators drove 34,812 miles and answered 686 calls for service, with 10 of the calls coming from the City of Bandera.

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The Bandera County Courier

First State Bank expands with new name

Pictured: Courtesy photo Bank officers Tom Gould, Roy Thompson and Chri Teague, seated, join Texas Hill Country Bank staffers to celebrate its expansion and name change.

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Related Topix: Bandera, TX, Kerrville, TX, Legion, TX

The Bandera County Courier

More ??? about not-so-public hearing

The Bandera County Courier recently published an article on the City of Bandera's not-so-public hearing, held Wednesday, May 28, to discuss three substandard houses located within the city limits.

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