The group’s self-proclaimed leader, Lolita Lebrón, was prepared to die for Puerto Rico’s independence. She survived, and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin in 1968, died Wednesday. He was 86.
Wendell Grangaard has spent more than 60 years collecting and, if investors can be found to raise at least $5 million, Uvalde has a chance to host a museum housing
By Daniel Tucker at the Bandera Bulletin, November 18, 2020 Last Wednesday, the Rose Garden Club of Medina held a dedication ceremony at Medina Methodist Church for a Monterrey Oak tree that was planted in honor of Sir Norman Riggsby, a longtime Medina resident and D-Day veteran whose career included serving at the Nuremberg Trials […]
A virtual Veterans Day Program will be hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the National Museum of the Pacific War on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Uvalde resident Hollis P. “Red” Williams, a U.S. Army veteran who served during WWII, will attain the milestone of one century of life in about two weeks on Nov. 24, and anyone wishing to congratulate him is welcome to send a card.
By Susan Junker for the Bandera Bulletin, November 4, 2020 The 19th annual Bandera Honors Veterans event is set to take place this Saturday at the Bandera County Courthouse beginning at 9:30 AM, albeit with some notable changes. It will be Bandera’s first parade since Mardi Gras in February. “We are all overdue for a […]
By Bonnie Arnold at the Hill Country Community Journal, October 16, 2020 When a local senior citizen wished for a hot air balloon ride for her 99th birthday and got her celebratory ride in late August, it was one more indication of the spirit of the Kerrville resident at “little Brookdale.” Also, “The Door Closed […]
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