PRESIDIO COUNTY, PRESIDIO, PECOS – Carlos Eduardo Nieto has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison this morning at Pecos federal court.

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PRESIDIO, BREWSTER counties – The candidate filing deadline is 5pm Friday for folks seeking or retaining office in area school board and city elections.

Over the last year, longtime San Antonio lawmaker Carlos Uresti has lost his political career, his livelihood as a lawyer and his glamorous lifestyle. Now, he’s about to lose his freedom.

Sports & Education

MARFA - Marfa Disc Golf Club presents the 2019 Ice Bowl Tournament at the Marfa Disc Golf Course located at 1st Street and N. Abbot Street.

MARFA - The Marfa Lady Shorthorns varsity basketball team took down the Sierra Blanca Vaqueras on the road Thursday night in Van Horn to secure the number one seed entering the state playoffs with

MARFA - Marfa’s boys’ varsity basketball team defeated Dell City at home on Tuesday evening but narrowly lost a 36-34 game to the Balmorhea Bears in the closing seconds on the game on Friday night.


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“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” –Thomas Jefferson


Mark Andrew Sanders of Alpine, surrounded by his beloved family and friends, closed his eyes to his earthly home and opened them to glorious and joyful homecoming with his Mother and Step-Mother on

Celia P. Brito of Presidio passed in peace on Monday, February 11, 2019, at the age of 86 in Odessa.

Adalberto Calderon passed away January 28, 2019.

He was born July 17, 1932 to Tomasa and Margarito Calderon in Marathon. The family moved to Marfa in the 1930s.

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