FORT DAVIS - The Overland Trail Museum is now open. Hours are Wednesdays-Sundays from 2-5pm. The museum is located at 511 Fort Street, Fort Davis.

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK – The National Park Service (NPS) cancelled the solicitation for a new concession contract, which provides lodging, food and beverage, automobile fuel, retail, RV park, and o

FAR WEST TEXAS – The Pecos federal grand jury meets today and Teresa Todd, the Jeff Davis County and City of Marfa attorney accused of picking up three undocumented El Salvadoran siblings along the

Sports & Education

The Paisano Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Regent Mary Smith and DAR Good Citizen Chair Kay Houston with Kendra DeHart recognized and presented on Febru

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of State Health Services is now reporting 10 measles cases in the state in 2019, one more than Texas saw all of last year.

ALPINE - The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University is pleased to announce the John B. Poindexter Endowed Fellowship in Quail Research.


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.

Far West Texas U.S. Rep.


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.

Wile Lara Carnero 90 of Presidio went peacefully to be with her Savior on February 19, 2019. She was born May 9, 1928 in Maryneal, Texas to Enrique Lara and Maria Rodriguez.


Rosemary Plumbley Gibbens Cox, 89, formerly of Marfa, passed on to her heavenly home quietly on February 20, 2019 in San Angelo.

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