Body Found in Ozona Connected to Grandfather Missing from Bandera
BANDERA, TX — Robert “Bob” Isaacks, an 88-year-old Air Force veteran, Texas A&M grad, and retired manufacturing engineer, lived an active life marked by dedication and affection for his family and passions. An avid hunter and Houston Astros fan, Isaacks moved to Bandera to live with his daughter after his wife of 66 years passed away in March. This move, intended for safety compared to the crowded Energy Corridor in west Houston, tragically led to unforeseen events. Learn More Here.
'It's senseless' | Search for woman wanted for murder continues after Bandera man's body is found
BANDERA COUNTY, Texas — According to the Bandera County Sheriff's Office, a body found on Nov. 17 has been identified as an elderly man who went missing two days earlier. Officials are now searching for the woman investigators say he was last seen with. An autopsy confirmed the body...
The Divine Avocado Festival: A Celebration of Carpinteria's Green Gold
Amidst the picturesque landscape of Carpinteria, California, the Divine Avocado Festival stands as a vibrant celebration of the region's 'green gold.' With over three decades of tradition since its inception in 1986, the festival has grown into a significant cultural and economic event, drawing in more than 100,000 visitors annually. This community-centric extravaganza, held on the first weekend of October, highlights the avocado's vital role in local agriculture and the broader economy of Santa Barbara County, the third-largest avocado producer in North America.
'We don't know this person' | Bandera co. investigators searching for person of interest in missing elderly man case
BANDERA COUNTY, Texas — The Bandera County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing elderly man and a person of interest. Investigators said 88-year-old Robert Isaacks disappeared on Wednesday, November 15. They are searching for Freda Thomas who was the last person seen with Isaacks, according to family.
Castroville, Texas: The Little Alsace of the Lone Star State
Nestled 25 miles west of San Antonio, the town of Castroville, Texas, proudly bears the nickname 'Little Alsace of Texas.' Founded in 1844 by Henri Castro, a French-Portuguese nobleman and former soldier under Napoleon, this enclave harbors a rich blend of French and Texan cultures. The town's European-inspired architecture and town planning are testaments to the Alsatian settlers who overcame disease and threats to thrive in this new land, bringing with them traditions that continue to echo through the streets of Castroville today.
Mysterious woman last seen with missing Bandera grandfather, possible blood traces found in garage
BANDERA, Texas - A man goes missing, a mysterious woman wearing gloves seen leaving the home and blood was found on the garage floor. Those are just a few of the pieces that authorities are investigating as family members are wanting to know what happened to their grandfather. Stephanie Holan,...
Thanksgiving Weather Forecast and Murder Investigation Update on KSAT 12 News Nightbeat
Catch up on the latest weather updates for Thanksgiving and a chilling murder case in Bandera County on KSAT 12 News Nightbeat. The family of a missing man seeks answers, while investigators hunt for a woman believed to be the killer.
Atascosa: Unveiling the Marshy Heritage of a Texan Town
Atascosa, a name that echoes the natural tapestry of a county and town in Texas, has its roots deeply embedded in the marshy landscapes of the region. From the Spanish 'Atascosa,' meaning 'boggy,' the nomenclature is a direct tribute to the Atascosa River, a waterway characterized by its lush and soggy banks, which significantly influenced the surrounding ecology. As the river courses through Atascosa County, it carries a history that dates back to 1788, when Spanish settlers first encountered its wetland bounty, a fact that piques the curiosity of locals about the etymology of their homeland's name.
Devine ISD awarded safety grant
Devine ISD has been awarded a $1.1 million safety grant from the state of Texas. “We are excited to receive this grant. It will allow the district to implement and enhance some safety measures at our campuses,” Dr. Todd Grandjean, DISD Superintendent, said. The grant parameters…. TO CONTINUE READING…CLICK...
Four San Antonio-area farms where you can cut down your own Christmas tree
Fortunately, the farms offer saws to patrons, so there's no need to worry about uprooting the entire tree like The Griswolds.
Horses hoofin’ it on the hardwood
Devine took on two formidable foes the week before Thanksgiving break as Corpus Christi Ray and Lytle made their way to the DSAC November 14 and November 17. The Horses were not able to secure a victory in either contest, but the players have shown the ability to get up and down the floor at times offensively and…
Remember * Honor * Teach National Wreaths Across America Day is Saturday, December 16, only 3 weeks away
Contact Linda Kreinhop @713-746-7504 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Martha Wall @ 210-213-5620 or email@example.com; or Glenda Allen @ 210-630-2763 or firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer and/or sponsor wreaths for the 2023 ceremony at Devine Evergreen and St. Joseph’s cemeteries. We especially need volunteers from 9:30 until around noon (or as long…
Cork & Fork gala celebrates veterans, nets $130K
In years past, the Arthur Nagel Community Clinic has roamed the western landscape for its fall Cork & Fork theme, at various times conjuring up classic cowboys, a country music song title, and a traditional barn dance. But for this year’s edition of Bandera County’s most annually anticipated gala, organizers...
8th Colts blister Bandera
The 8th Grade Devine Colts put the clamps down early on the visiting Bulldogs as the Maroon team defeated Bandera 45-12 while the…. TO CONTINUE READING…CLICK HERE or go to www.devinenewsmembers.com.
Arabians Consolation Champs at Southside Tourney as they go 5-1
What a terrific Southside Tournament for the Devine Arabian basketball team as they went 5-1 over a three-day span finishing as Consolation Champions. Head Coach Jim Sessions is extremely…. TO CONTINUE READING…CLICK HERE or go to www.devinenewsmembers.com.
7th Colts disband Bulldogs
Devine Middle School Colt 7th graders got their feet wet on the hardwood floors for the first time in this season as both the Maroon and Gold teams put the Bandera Bulldogs out on the porch with convincing…. TO CONTINUE READING…CLICK HERE or go to www.devinenewsmembers.com.
Atascosa Livestock Exchange sales report, Nov. 14
NOTE: In this report, the first set of numbers in each line represents the weight range. The second set represents the price range per cwt. For more info visit www.atascosalivestockexchange.com.
Tigers wear down Hondo in 41-21 area playoff victory
The Goliad Tigers took a 41-21 Class 3A Division I area playoff victory over the Hondo Owls on Friday night at Bulldog Stadium in Marion. The Tigers (10-2) will face the Blanco Panthers (10-2) in the regional quarterfinals. Blanco beat Corpus Christi London 55-24 on Friday night. Hondo finished the...
A HILL COUNTRY CHRISTMAS – BOOK SIGNING AND AUTHOR’S TALK
It’s that time of year and what better way to enjoy the holiday spirit than to find a comfortable spot with a great book and a glass of wine. The Frontier Times Museum in Bandera has got you covered in all those areas with the much anticipated return of renowned Texas author Lynn Dean to a book signing event at the museum on Thursday, November 30. The program will take place in the museum’s cozy Doane Gallery room and will start at 5:30pm.
THANKSGIVING FEAST BROUGHT TO YOU BY TEXAS FARMERS
Farmers and ranchers continue to provide the essentials for Texans to gobble up at the dinner table. “As you celebrate with a good, hearty Thanksgiving dinner, know that those foods got their start on farms and ranches,” Booker Young, Bandera County Farm Bureau president, said. Many of the ingredients...