News

FAR WEST TEXAS – Justices of the Peace normally perform marriages, or preside over small claims court, but in communities along the Mexico-US border, they are tasked with identifying deceased undoc

VALENTINE – A two-vehicle accident on Highway 90 the evening of August 1 at the Prada Marfa tourist attraction near Valentine has prompted the need to increase safety on that stretch of road.

MARFA – The City of Marfa’s proposed budget of $7.6 million for fiscal 2018-2019 includes new management positions and a new department.

Sports & Education

From chasing flag football belts at the age of 4, through Pop Warner tackles, and especially as a two-way star on Van Horn’s middle school and high school teams, Fabian Baeza played football hard,

FORT DAVIS - Some great prizes await the winners of the 2018 Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration Photo and Art Contest, which will be judged at the close of the entry submissions at noon on Aug

MARFA – Supporters of Marfa Shorthorns athletics will host a two-man golf tournament benefit on Saturday August 18.

Opinions

The City of Marfa purchased a full-page ad in last week’s issue of this newspaper, publishing a budget summary.

We’ve been complacent.

Dear editor, I am very concerned about the proposed combining of county election Precincts 1, 2, and 3 in Jeff Davis County into a single voting location in Precinct 1 for the November election wit

Obituaries

Russell F. White, age 71, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Brackettville, Texas.

He was born on August 19, 1946 in Del Rio, Texas.

Bob Allen Posey, age 80, of Rochelle, Texas passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 in Brady.

Leticia Juarez, known by all as “Lety,” passed on July 26, 2018 in her home in Presidio at the age of 77, surrounded by her children and family.