News

 

ALPINE - Theatre of the Big Bend spreads baseball fever with the opening of the 53rd season this Friday, June 22.

ALPINE – The Alpine Downtown Association has announced the next in its series of Heart of Alpine downtown promotions will be the Fiesta del Sol from 5-10pm Saturday, June 23.

Sports & Education

ALPINE - A fresh coat of paint brightens any room, and this summer Alpine Middle School will refresh its learning environment with donated paint from Morrison True Value.

EL PASO - Join the staff of Franklin Mountains State Park as they break ground on the new park visitor’s center at noon, Friday June 15, 2018.

MARFA - The City of Marfa Parks and Recreation Board is considering options for new playground equipment at Coffield Park.

Opinions

I couldn’t make myself listen to the audio this week of immigrant children crying for their parents in a detention center.

Editor: La proxima vez que vea a mi Papa’, digale gracias por la lluvia! What wonderful rain we had!

Texas Senate District 19 candidate and former State Representative and U.S. Congressman Pete Gallego released a statement on the recent resignation of Carlos Uresti.

Obituaries

Rita Kay Hendryx, former longtime Alpine resident, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 in a Osborne, Kansas nursing home following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. She was 71 years of age.

Alicia Aguilar de Rohana, 93, passed away last week.

Sylvia Roman Griffin, 54 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away June 8, 2018.

She was born in Alpine, Texas to the late Salvador and Irene Roman.