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Click here to read about how this past Friday, the Bandera varsity football team trailed at the half for just the second time this season, but the Bulldogs responded with a dominant third and fourth quarter effort to fuel a thrilling 42-35 comeback win over Robstown Friday night in the team’s final non-district game. Bandera moved to 5-1 for the second straight year with the victory.
Click here to find out how two traditions informally join each “First Friday” when Fat Boyz Sandwich Shop and a local classic car enthusiast group known as the Bandera Bunch meet on that first Friday of each month at about 4:30 p.m. to enjoy good food, looking at and talking classic cars, and enjoying each other’s company as well as live music at Fat Boys Sandwich shop in Bandera.
The Christian Job Corps has some exciting things going on at CJC in Bandera County. They are in their 9th and last evening session of Jumpstart 2023. On Saturday, Sept. 30, the CJS will celebrate the most recent graduate of the day program Pathways. Christa Popham is ready to volunteer and reach another SMART Goal in her life. Click here for more info on this great program.
Open weekends through Nov. 5, the pumpkin patch features a hay maze and critter corner, pumpkin painting, kids’ activities and games, and gourds of all shapes and sizes. The pumpkins arrived last Friday, and range in price from $3 to $20. Varieties include minis, jack-o-lanterns, fairy tale, Cinderella, and other specialties. The cabin gift shop carries candles, lotions, fall and seasonal home decor, and baked goods.
The Bandera varsity football team bounced back from a mistake-riddled first half to erase a 15-point deficit in a matter of minutes, but ultimately came up just short of completing the dramatic comeback in a 37-25 loss to Hondo Friday night. The Bulldogs (4-1) finished with a season-high 448 yards of offense and got timely defensive stops when they needed them in the second half, but turned the ball over four times and had a poor special teams’ performance that eventually led to the team’s first loss of the season.
On behalf of the Cajun Festival Comittees, the Lakehills Community Center Members and the Board of Directors, as well as all of our clients, neighbors, and friends we would like to thank each and every single volunteer who took a ticket, worked online, stirred a spoon, chopped an onion, manned a BBQ, greeted a guest, or provided First Aid and water, or any one of the thousands of tasks at the Medina Lake Cajun Festival a thousand thanks and a thousand hugs for your support. Without our Volunteers, we couldn't do this every year and we love it! Thank you!
Good news! A Bandera man accused of fatally shooting his partner remains in a San Antonio hospital. According to Bandera County Chief Deputy Matt King, the 34-year-old suspect was shot by a deputy after opening fire on law enforcement in a San Antonio Walmart. King said a call came in at 7:49 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 16, that a woman was shot and lying in her front yard on Lakeshore Lane in Lake Medina Shores.
Click here to read about how Kassandra Guerra first became involved with the Lakehills Community Center as a child entertainer during recitals and Christmas shows for the local center in 2006. What started out as a love of dance and performing has grown into full community service as a volunteer for the Community Center and the Medina Lake Cajun Festival.