PRESIDIO COUNTY - Elmer Valentín Castro Baeza, a schoolteacher, grandfather, and Presidio resident, passed away on January 30, 2019 in Presidio.

Border Infrastructure

PRESIDIO - The city of Presidio has long depended on propane for fuel, but a new study is hoping to turn the tide and change the city over to natural gas.

OJIINAGA, Chih., Mex.- A public meeting was held Tuesday to present the technical, social and health attributes of a proposed project to rehabilitate the wastewater collection system in downtown Oj

Sports & Education

MARFA - The Lady Horns golf team recently snagged a first-place finish at the Fort Davis Tournament with Samantha Jimenez leading the way for Marfa with a team best performance.

MARFA, ALPINE - Marfa’s track teams will be in action this week with high school boys and girls competing in Alpine Saturday morning, beginning at 10am.

MARFA - The Lady Horns softball team picked up their first district win of the season with a 5-4 seven-inning nail-biter Tuesday night against Van Horn at Marfa’s Coffield Park.


Dear editor,

There is little doubt that if the proposed C3 festival really happens, it will change the vibe of this small town, and not necessarily in good ways.

the rambling boy

Dear editor, Ah, my Democrat Party presidential candidates: We have a gringo who wants to be a Mexican, and a gringa who wants to be an Indian.


Pedro “Pete” Quintana Cortez, 88, of Marfa, left us on March 7, 2019.

Lorenzo Julio Gonzalez 58 of Burleso, Texas and formerly of Pecos passed away on March 17, 2019 in West Virginia.

Elva Magallanez Alanis, 84, of Odessa and formerly of Presidio and Marfa, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital after a bout with cancer.

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