FAR WEST TEXAS - The final round of public meetings to gather feedback on the future of US 67 is scheduled next week in Presidio, Marfa, Fort Davis, and Alpine.

MARFA –The idea of possibly expanding the Montessori program was the hot topic at the Marfa ISD school board meeting.

VALENTINE - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marfa Station apprehend a subject that was previously convicted of injur y to a child, according to an agency news release.

Sports & Education

ALPINE – This week’s opening of “Our Lady of the Tortilla” by the Sul Ross Theatre of the Big Bend will be the final outdoor performance to be directed by iconic Professor of Theatre Dona Roman bef

MARFA - Join the Marfa Public Library on Wednesday, June 26 at 10am for a special performance by bilingual storyteller, singer, and songwriter Sue Young.

MARFA - The Texas Girls Coaches Association selects All-State teams in softball in conferences 1A through 6A. Athletes may be any grade from 9-12.


Dear editor,

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As my readers may or may not know, I have a team of intelligent ne’er-do-wells who assist me in the writing of this column.

Terri Burke, executive director for the ACLU of Texas, reacting happily to Gov. Abbott signing House Bill 2048:


On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family, Domingo M.

Services are pending for Presidio native Arturo Hernandez Brito, 65, who passed away at his residence Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Delpha Aurora Nieto Spencer, age 94, of Rockwall, TX, passed away June 5, 2019.

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