JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - Country music star William Clark Green has been making noise in the ever-popular Texas Country music scene for over a decade and recently used a Jeff Davis County ranch as a backdrop for his latest music video, She Loves Horses. Green, a native of Flint, Texas, has consistently…
BREWSTER COUNTY - A reclusive billionaire has set the stage for one of the largest single ownership land sales in United States history. Kentucky discount cigarette magnate, Brad Kelley, who’s 420,000 acre Brewster Ranches stretches from just south of Marathon to parts of the Texas-Mexico border…
GALVESTON - The late Bob Dillard, longtime publisher and editor of Jeff Davis County Mountain Dispatch and Martin County Messenger in Stanton, was inducted into the Texas Newspaper Foundation hall of Fame over the weekend at the Texas Press Association 2020 Convention at Moody Gardens Hotel and…
FORT DAVIS - The topic of “excess local revenue”, as it pertains to Fort Davis Independent School District continues to press on with a special election looms on May 2. Voters will have the ability to pass or fail the election that will decide if the ‘excess funds’ are sent to the state or if the…
FORT DAVIS - A blood drive has been planned in Fort Davis on February 6 at the First Baptist Church from 9 am to 2 pm. Those wishing to donate are register early by logging on to www.vitalant.org. For more information please call (325) 207-6427.
FORT DAVIS - Mr. FDHS, Fred Lara won’t get the chance to pass the crown for the 2020 competition, as organizers were forced to cancel the event to be hosted by the Fort Davis NHS/NJHS Society. In previous years, the school’s manliest students would show off their style to a panel of judges for the…
He Wondered How He’d Tell Her The rancher told his foreman, “Looks like things are gettin’ tough The price of calves is deadly, heck, there may not be enough To pay the note this winter, I’m already overdue What with buyin’ that new tractor, shoot, it wuddn’t even new ‘Course I’d bought the…
ALPINE - The H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy is now accepting applications for basic peace officer training. Cost for the academy is $1,950.00 which includes books, supplies ammunition and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement examination. Application deadline for the 2020 academy is…
Bill Hit a Target 3 Miles Away Bill Poor owns Flatland Forge near Tuscola, Texas. He has won several international awards for his blacksmith work and manufactures tools for blacksmiths. His items go all over the world. “When we’re not doing that we’re shooting in precision rifle competitions,” says…
FORT DAVIS - In what turned out to be the only win of the night for any Indian team against Sierra Blanca, the Fort Davis junior varisty team was remained undefeated with a win against the Vaqueros, 30-26. George Ramon paced the Indians in the win with nine points. Isaac Ramos would add eight…
FORT DAVIS - The rough season for the Fort Davis girls basketball season continued last week against Sierra Blanca, as the Indians dropped the game 63-21. Freshman Kayden Gray led Indian scorers with 11 points, while juniors Miranda Valenzuela and Natalie Gallegos each added four points. The…
GALVESTON - The late Bob Dillard, longtime publisher and editor of Jeff Davis County Mountain…
FORT DAVIS - The topic of “excess local revenue”, as it pertains to Fort Davis Independent School…
FORT DAVIS - A blood drive has been planned in Fort Davis on February 6 at the First Baptist Church…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - Country music star William Clark Green has been making noise in the ever-popular Texas Country music scene for over a decade and recently used a Jeff Davis County ranch as a backdrop for his latest music video, She Loves Horses. Green, a native of Flint, Texas, has consistently been inspired by the towns and landscapes of Texas. His 2012 album, Rose Queen, drew inspiration from the town of Tyler and the town’s local tradition called the Texas Rose Festival. Again in 2015, Green used inspiration from his beloved state in…
ALPINE - Zenayada Lara of Fort Davis recently headlined a list of several Sul Ross State University students from surrounding counties who were recently…
ALPINE - The H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy is now accepting applications for basic peace officer training. Cost for the academy is $1,950.00…
BREWSTER COUNTY - A reclusive billionaire has set the stage for one of the largest single ownership land sales in United States history. Kentucky discount…
High Country Sports FORT DAVIS - Ahead of cancelled games against Dell City early this week and schedule changes to games against Balmorhea this weekend, the…
FORT DAVIS - The rough season for the Fort Davis girls basketball season continued last week against Sierra Blanca, as the Indians dropped the game 63-21.…
FORT DAVIS - In what turned out to be the only win of the night for any Indian team against Sierra Blanca, the Fort Davis junior varisty team was remained…
Texas Scout Key to Victory at Buena Vista The deadly game of cat-and-mouse that culminated in the Battle of Buena Vista began on Jan. 28, 1847, when Gen.…
Scobee Burros I just re-read a hilarious article about burros written by Barry Scobee in 1955. Evidently when he and his wife moved to Fort Davis from San…
Bill Hit a Target 3 Miles Away Bill Poor owns Flatland Forge near Tuscola, Texas. He has won several international awards for his blacksmith work and…