Susan Junker: An industrious woman making an incredible mark in Bandera County
It’s easy to sit back, relax and simply enjoy the serene Hill Country, especially Bandera County. But this is far from the path Susan Junker has chosen for herself. With military experience, nonprofit management, speechwriting, public speaking, serving on various boards, and a run for county judge under her belt (to only name a few), there isn’t much the American Legion commander hasn’t attempted and accomplished with great success.
Bandera American Legion celebrates 10 years of free community breakfasts
On Saturday, Feb. 17, the volunteer cooks and prep cooks converged on the Bandera American Legion kitchen early at about 5:30 a.m., to begin preparing their free quarterly “God Bless America” Community Breakfast.
Lakehills Community Center establishes endowment fund with Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country
The Lakehills Community Center has entered into a partnership with the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country.
Apache Corporation donates native trees to Texas Master Naturalists
The Texas Master Naturalist – Hill Country Chapter (HCTMN) is busy planting trees, after receiving a grant from the Apache Corporation in Houston for native trees that will be planted in Bandera, Kerr, Kendall and Gillespie counties. Trees improve the air we breathe, provide food, shelter, and help reduce soil erosion.
‘Riders of the Storm: The True Story of the the Eye Reckon Freedom Ride’ author commemorates 20th anniversary of historic trailride
Honoring the 20th anniversary of her historic trailride from Bandera to Canada, author Mary Schenk recently regaled her memories of the once-in-a-lifetime experience that gained international attention.
What is going on at The Silver Sage
In an exciting development, The Silver Sage is embarking on a transformative journey towards establishing a new 60-acre campus. Reflecting this change and the organization's expanded scope of services, it will be partially rebranded as The Hill Country Resource Center.
Lakehills Little Free Library a community-wide effort; books in Braille available
Becoming part of a movement that has brought their family enjoyment all over the country, Simon and Brandy Gonzales are the latest to install a Little Free Library in Bandera County.