PRESIDIO COUNTY – The Presidio County Appraisal District has mailed new property exemption forms to ensure that all Presidio County property owners take advantage of the exemptions.

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AUSTIN - The National Hispanic Institute, which will commemorate 40 years of developing leaders for the global Latino community in 2019, is announcing a Far West Texas recruiting initiative for its

ALPINE- Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, will speak at Sul Ross State University on Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. in Marshall Auditorium.

EL PASO – On Thursday, September 14, 2018 the Marfa high school art class went to the TransBorder Biennial at the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA).


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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso, have agreed to three debates before Election Day.

FORT DAVIS — Jeanine Bishop has been appointed as the party chairwoman for Jeff Davis County by Gilberto Hinojosa, Chair of the Texas Democratic Party.


Charles W. Mertz, 82, of Richmond, passed away September 12, 2018.

Long-time Terlingua (and formerly Alpine) resident Bill Bourbon passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his home.

Ismael “Mike” Juarez, 80, a resident of Marfa, entered his heavenly reward on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving and beloved family.