PRESIDIO – The City of Presidio Aquatic Center is open for summer fun.

Through Sunday, June 2 swim times are Monday-Friday 4:30-8:30pm; Saturday, 11am-8:30pm; and Sunday, 2-8:30pm.

MARFA - Due to the success of our track and field athletes this spring, we have created a youth track club in Marfa, said Marfa track coach Craig Jex Hawker.

MARFA - Marfa Cleanup will be accepting bulky waste for disposal free of charge until six roll-off containers are packed full on two Saturdays in June, according to the City of Marfa recycling prog

Sports & Education

FAR WEST TEXAS - Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, is pleased to announce that the following area students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester.

PRESIDIO - Two outstanding Presidio High School students were awarded cash scholarships for bringing local history to life.


Dear editor, On Friday, May 10th, the Marfa ISD Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a Disney-themed luncheon to honor the entire MISD staff for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Border Network for Human Rights of El Paso Executive Director Fernando Garcia, upon learning that a sixth migrant child had died in federal custody:

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“South and West Texans shouldn’t have to decide whether to put

food on the table or fi ll their prescription.”


Marfa native Lupe Doporto Nuñez, 75, passed away peacefully at her residence in Odessa on May 18, 2019.


Alta Bell Bilbo Kay, 96, of Alpine and Waco, passed so peacefully to her heavenly home with her children by her side, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, just two weeks short of her 97th birthday.

Elida Alvarez Garcia, 55, of Presidio, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 in Odessa, Texas.

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