News

PRESIDIO, BREWSTER counties – The candidate filing window opened Wednesday for the Saturday, May 4 city council and school board elections in the area.

ALPINE - Sul Ross State University’s Museum of the Big Bend will present The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family beginning Friday, January 18.

FAR WEST TEXAS – Today is the 26th day of Trump’s government shutdown - the longest in the nation’s history – and Marfa residents and some of her shops and restaurant owners have stepped

Sports & Education

MARFA - Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) is actively seeking dynamic businesses to take part in the 2019 New Frontiers JobCon, slated to take place on February 27 at the Marfa Activity Center w

FORT DAVIS - An exciting year ahead is planned for the Jeff Davis County Library in Fort Davis this year, and you can be part of it by attending the Friends of the Library annual public meeting at

SAN ANGELO - Angelo State University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the 2018 Fall semester.

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Angel Iram Marquez and Kevin Scott Pippen.

Opinions

Dear editor: Gentlepeople, The sage tells us that those who have the gold make the rules. And Republicans and the Head Rich Pig in Charge certainly know this rule.

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Here in South and West Texas, border security is not an abstract issue.

Dear editor, I am taking the liberty to relay comments made by members of the Ex-Marfa Shorthorns of El Paso and Friends during the Appreciation Luncheon held on December 19, 2018 at the Lunch Box

Obituaries

Funeral services for Corina “Jera” Peña Brito, 45, of Redford will be at 11am Friday, January 18 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Redford with Fr. Mike Alcuino officiating.

Pablo Luis Alvarado III, 62, passed away on December 22, 2018 in Dallas.

Phillip Anthony Buren, 59, of Alpine, died Sunday, December 23, 2018.

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