ALPINE - Combining for close to a clean sweep of the 77th Annual Big Bend Livestocks Show in Alpine last weekend, Fort Davis exhibitors took home four of the best in show awards during the three day show with the Grand Champion Market Lamb, Grand Champion Market Goat, Grand Champion Market Swine…
MARFA - A low cost spay and neuter clinic for pets has been planned in Marfa next month on February 6 from 9 am to 5 pm. The event is open to pet owners throughout the tri-county area. Call 432-837-2532 to register, discuss financial support and obtain directions. The cost for the spay or neuter…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - The Texas Department of State Health Services now has a website for those wanting to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccination. The website, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LXX7S6V, allows those wanting to pre-register the ability to fill out a four part questionnaire that will…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - As the coronavirus surge continues in areas throughout the United States, and as the roll out of vaccinations remains relatively slow, Jeff Davis County numbers of confirmed cases of the virus have grown by six in the last seven days. The total number of cases confirmed in the…
ALPINE - Fort Davis exhibitors represented well across the board at the 77th Annual Big Bend Livestock Show and even walked away with a number of the coveted showmanship awards handed out. Brenna and Henry Downing were named Junior Showmanship and Senior Showmanship, respectively, in the Steer…
ALPINE - WW II Heroes featuring 31 portraits of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces during World War II premiers at the Museum of the Big Bend, January 18-March 25. WW II Heroes opens on January 18, 10 am-4 pm. . The Museum of the Big Bend is located on the campus of Sul Ross State…
With a grand and joyous entrance into Heaven to see her beloved Jesus, Frances Evangeline Cotton (fondly known as Miss Evan) entered eternal life on December 22, 2020 at Big Bend Regional Hospital in Alpine, TX. Mrs. Cotten had been a resident of Jeff Davis County since 1992. Mrs. Cotten was 96.…
One of the lessons I hope we have learned from the virus crisis is that human hands can’t be replaced by computers. When it comes down to life’s real necessities, we need human hands: hands on steering wheels, hands on wrenches and tools, hands restocking grocery shelves, hands administering all…
Dr. Fosse, once of Pretori, told me about Martha and Arthur, two star crossed rare white rhinos. In a governmental gesture of goodwill, South Africa agreed to ship Arthur to Tanzania to mate with Martha. Brilliant veterinarians, competent game management officials, long winded reproductive…
There must be a strong pull for people who grew up in Merkel, left to have successful careers, then returned to their hometown. I met a bunch of them recently. They are confident, poised and happy to be back home. One is a former NASA scientist who is now writing poetry. Another was a real estate…
The people of Big Spring mourned the passing on Jan. 13, 1885 of the English earl who had been their boozy benefactor for the past year and a half. Thirty-six years earlier, Joseph Heneage Finch was born into the good life of the English aristocracy. His father was the sixth Earl of Aylesford,…
MARFA - A low cost spay and neuter clinic for pets has been planned in Marfa next month on February…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - The Texas Department of State Health Services now has a website for those…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - As the process of vaccinating Texans against the coronavirus continues to…
ALPINE - Combining for close to a clean sweep of the 77th Annual Big Bend Livestocks Show in Alpine last weekend, Fort Davis exhibitors took home four of the best in show awards during the three day show with the Grand Champion Market Lamb, Grand Champion Market Goat, Grand Champion Market Swine and Grand Champion Poultry. Sisters Faith and Gracie Boultinghouse got the weekend started off with a bang, with the elder Boultinghouse exhibiting the Grand Champion Market Lamb. Gracie Boultinghouse would not be outdone, as she received a Grand…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - As the coronavirus surge continues in areas throughout the United States, and as the roll out of vaccinations remains relatively slow, Jeff…
ALPINE - Fort Davis exhibitors represented well across the board at the 77th Annual Big Bend Livestock Show and even walked away with a number of the coveted…
ALPINE - WW II Heroes featuring 31 portraits of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces during World War II premiers at the Museum of the Big Bend,…
FORT DAVIS - The Indian boys basketball teams moved to 4-1 on the season with two big wins over Grandfalls and Sanderson this past week. Against the Cowboys…
IMPERIAL - The Fort Davis Indian girls basketball team moved to 2-1 with a pair of wins over the last two weeks, with Grandfalls and Buena Vista. Sanderson…
IMPERIAL - The Fort Davis Indians dropped a heartbreaker to Buena Vista last week, moving their record to 2-1 on the season. Taking on the Longhorns, a second…
Editor: Shock. Outrage. Sadness. These were the emotions that came to mind when I saw the events unfold in Washington, D. C. on January 6, 2021. As a native…
The people of Big Spring mourned the passing on Jan. 13, 1885 of the English earl who had been their boozy benefactor for the past year and a half. Thirty-six…
There must be a strong pull for people who grew up in Merkel, left to have successful careers, then returned to their hometown. I met a bunch of them recently…