Boys & Girls Clubs planned for Uvalde
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bandera County will soon introduce Boys & Girls Clubs of Uvalde as a new addition to its organization, expanding its total Club sites from three to four Clubs early next year. Working closely with the city of Uvalde and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Boys &uvaldeleadernews.com
These boil water notices have been lifted in the San Antonio area
Boil water notice issued as city of Kerrville experiences ‘unprecedented strain’ on water systemSAN ANTONIO – Millions of residents across the state and in the San Antonio region have had to undergo a boil water notice following this week’s winter storm. The Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Enchanted River Estates water system , Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the River Bend Estates water system , Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Lake Medina Shores water system, Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Woodhaven Mobile Home Park water system , Public Water System ID No.
Here are the boil water notices in the San Antonio area
A Boil Water Notice means residents should boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc). 1, located in Bandera, PWS#0100011Bexar CountySAWS has rescinded its boil water notice for all of San Antonio. **NO LONGER IN EFFECT** Monarch Utilities has issued a “Boil Water Notice” for customers in the Coolcrest water system , Public Water System ID No. Gillespie County**NO LONGER IN EFFECT** Monarch Utilities has issued a “Boil Water Notice” for customers in the Oakview water system, Public Water System ID No. **NO LONGER IN EFFECT** Monarch Utilities has issued a “Boil Water Notice” for customers in the Rocky Creek Subdivision water system, Public Water System ID No.
Medina Co. Justice of the Peace arrested by TX Attorney General’s office, sheriff says
MEDINA COUNTY, Texas – The Texas Attorney General’s Office is investigating election complaints involving Medina County Justice of the Peace Judge Tomas “Tommy” Ramirez III and several others, Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown confirmed Saturday. Brown said he was contacted by the AG’s office in case they needed help making arrests on four warrants out of Bandera County. Ramirez and two others turned themselves in to Bandera County authorities, Brown said. A fourth wanted person may be out of town, the sheriff said. Brown said he didn’t have details on the warrants but said that officials with the AG’s office said the investigation involved “election complaints.”This is a developing story.
She answered honestly about mental health. Then the state revoked her driver’s license.
LEON VALLEY, Texas – Kathy Francis said her troubles with the Department of Public Safety started in March 2019, while applying to renew her driver’s license. The couple lives in rural Bandera County, meaning it made sense during a trip to town to stop by the driver’s license mega center on Huebner Road, in Leon Valley. Francis disclosed a bipolar disorder diagnosis on her March 2019 application to renew her driver's license. AdIt is unclear whether writing down PTSD on the application would have caused the state to flag Francis’ application. Francis' wife Kari has been forced to become her driver, after the state revoked Francis' license in September.
These San Antonio-area stores were the luckiest for Texas Lottery payouts in 2020
SAN ANTONIO – The chance to win the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot has passed, but lottery fans have recently struck gold at several San Antonio-area stores. The data analyzed and visualized by KSAT below includes stores in Bexar, Comal, Kendall, Bandera, Medina, Atascosa, Wilson and Guadalupe counties that sold winning Texas Lottery tickets worth $600 or more last year. Records showed that three $5 million scratch-off tickets were sold in the last eight months. In June 2020 alone, NYS Food Mart at 4927 Rigsby Ave. and Roadster #18 at 8630 W. U.S. Highway 90 each sold scratch-off tickets worth that amount. It appears the NYS Food Mart is among the luckier stores in San Antonio, too: the store sold 17 winning scratch-off tickets total last year.
Bexar County bars must close; restaurants, businesses decrease to 50% capacity per Gov. Abbott’s executive order
SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County officials announced Monday that the county’s businesses now operating at 75% capacity will have to cut back to 50% capacity and all bars must close due to a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the region. County officials said that threshold was met on Sunday. Bexar County is located in Trauma Service Area P.The order states that 50% occupancy limits are now in effect for most businesses. Earlier on Monday, Comal County officials announced the same restrictions there. The following counties are in Trauma Service Area P and are affected by this order:AtascosaBanderaBexarComalDimmitEdwardsFrioGillespieGonzalesGuadalupeKarnesKendallMore on KSAT:
Face coverings now mandated in Bandera County as COVID-19 cases surge
SAN ANTONIO – Face coverings will now be implemented in Bandera County due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases. Greg Abbott’s mask orders, will require people to wear face coverings inside commercial buildings or in spaces open to the public when social distancing is not possible, with some exceptions. “Bandera County will be eligible to reapply for this exemption in 14 days if the County maintains 30 or less new COVID-19 cases during that timeframe,” he added. Greg Abbott has issued a statewide mandate on face coverings with these exceptions. (KSAT) (KSAT)The city of Bandera on Monday reported 42 active cases, 322 recoveries and three deaths related to the virus in the county.
Republican Chip Roy defending his Congressional seat against former state Sen. Wendy Davis in District 21
The race for U.S. Congressional District 21 has been one to watch since the primaries when election officials announced Wendy Davis won the Democratic nomination and would challenge Republican incumbent Chip Roy on Election Day. Davis is a former state senator for State District 10 who led a 13-hour filibuster to block a bill restricting abortion rights in Texas. The AreaU.S. District 21 covers a vast area north of San Antonio and many communities along the I-35 North and I-10 West corridors, including parts of Bexar, Hays Travis, and Comal counties. Texas Congressional District 21 (ESRI/Chip Roy, U.S. House)Campaign FundsAs of June 30, Davis has raised more than $4.4. Voters will decide who they want as their next congressional district representative in less than one month.
County park, boat ramps at Medina Lake closed for July 4th weekend
SAN ANTONIO – Medina Lake Park in Bandera County will be closed this Fourth of July weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic. The park, which is operated by the county, will stay closed until Wednesday, July 8, due to the virus, according to officials. The boat ramp at the park will also be closed to the public. Medina Lake Park is just one of the dozens of recreational areas in Central and South Texas that will not be open during the biggest holiday of the summer due to the virus. Cameron County, which includes South Padre Island, has also announced all county parks and county beaches will be closed over the weekend.
Bandera County confirms fourth COVID-19 case is nursing home patient
UPDATE 4/16/20: Bandera County is reporting its fourth case of COVID-19 is a patient of a nursing home. Bandera County confirms 4th case of COVID-19 Posted by Bandera County Emergency Management on Thursday, April 16, 2020Click here to read more about other cases in Bandera County. (Previously)The first COVID-19 case has been detected in Bandera County, hospital officials announced Wednesday. In a news release, Peterson Health officials said a Bandera County man is being treated for the virus in its hospital in Kerrville. The case marks the first for Bandera County.
Small plane makes emergency landing, collides with road sign
BANDERA COUNTY – A small plane made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in Bandera County. Officials say the plane landed on Highway 16 S at Bear Creek Road around 5:30 p.m.It’s unknown what caused the emergency landing. However, officials say the plane’s wing did collide with a road sign as it landed. A Piper plane made an emergency landing near Highway 16 and Bear Creek Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The aircraft is a Piper plane, registered to a San Antonio charter service, per the FAA website.
Neighbors: Surveillance video captured someone cleaning blood at home where missing SA man was last seen
Wilfred Cabello, 37, was last seen at a home in the 1200 block of West French Place on Nov. 15. Neighbors said surveillance footage captured someone cleaning blood from the driveway of the home with a pressure washer. “This is the first time me or my wife have ever heard anything like this,” said Maurice Trevino, who lives on West French Plance. On Saturday, Trevino said Cabello’s family knocked on his door, searching for Cabello. He said he hopes justice is served for Cabello's family as soon as possible.
Body of San Antonio man believed to be in danger found in Bandera County
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: The body of Wilfredo Cabello was found in Bandera County Monday. Police are asking anyone with information to contact SAPD’s Homicide Unit at (210) 207-7635. ORIGINAL STORY: A man police believe to be in danger disappeared Friday and the San Antonio Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding him. Cabello is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs around 220 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes, police said. Pursuit of suspected carjacker ends outside New Braunfels elementary schoolAnyone with information is asked to call the San Antonio Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at 210-207-7660.
West Side family seeks answers after missing loved one found dead in Bandera County
SAN ANTONIO - A West Side family is hopeful the community can provide information to bring closure to two young children whose father was found dead in Bandera County over the weekend. The body of Frank Lara, 26, was found in a field in Bandera County. Bandera County Sheriff's Office investigators said the body, which was found by a farmer, was badly decomposed and scattered Saturday. The Sheriff's Office said San Antonio police and the Texas Rangers are taking over the investigation. The San Antonio Police Department issued the following statement about the case:"We can confirm that the body of Frank Lara was located over the weekend in Bandera County.