News

MARFA- Building 98 is proud to present “Sitting Under the Tree”, an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles artist Francie Wong.

MARFA - A Marfa man remains jailed on $500,000 in bonds, charged last week with two counts of continuous sexual abuse of a child. According to the criminal complaint, Carl Robert Poenisch Jr.

MARFA – The International Woman’s Foundation invites the public to a free reception at 5pm today at Building 98 marking the inauguration of the Marfa Collective Photography Gallery, “Todos Juntos/A

Sports & Education

EL PASO – On Thursday, September 14, 2018 the Marfa high school art class went to the TransBorder Biennial at the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA).

Robert “RJ” Myers is the 2018 TAAF Shot Put Champion for the 12-year-old age group.

ALPINE- Sul Ross State University’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences will present two lectures by graduate student Craig “Griz” Adams on Oct.

Opinions

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso, have agreed to three debates before Election Day.

FORT DAVIS — Jeanine Bishop has been appointed as the party chairwoman for Jeff Davis County by Gilberto Hinojosa, Chair of the Texas Democratic Party.

Obituaries

Long-time Terlingua (and formerly Alpine) resident Bill Bourbon passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his home.

Ismael “Mike” Juarez, 80, a resident of Marfa, entered his heavenly reward on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Big Bend Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving and beloved family.

Charles W. Mertz, 82, of Richmond, passed away September 12, 2018.