News Notes

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.


guest commentary

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

Dear editor, I always enjoy your guest columnist offerings. Steve Lang’s words about mathematics caught my attention and really brought some chuckles.

Texas U.S.


Antonio “Tony” A. Covarrubias, 63, of Marfa passed away February 10, 2019 in El Paso after a brief illness.

Once upon a time there was a princess, Abigail Elizabeth Keller, a little girl with a big name, and her birth on July 25, 2007 was one of the happiest days of her parents’ lives.

Cora Newton Machuca entered into the hands of the Lord surrounded by her loved ones on January 16, 2019 at the age of 81.

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