As temperatures have warmed quite a bit over the last month and restrictions on staying at home have eased, many residents have found new ways to get out of the house and stay active, including courthouse lawn yoga.by Christi Dillard
FORT DAVIS - Faculty and staff of Fort Davis High School will present diplomas tomorrow to the FDHS Class of 2020 with an outdoor ceremony held at 7 pm at Bart Coan Field. The valedictorian for the 2020 class of Indians is Rebekah Hicks. She is the daughter of Graydon and Tammy Hicks and will be…
MARFA - A project was put together recently in Marfa to help restaurants local to the Presidio County town make it through the tough times many businesses are in due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In total, 18 artists in Marfa have created “solidarity bonds” to help raise funds for the local businesses…
FORT DAVIS - The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library selection committee poured over an impressive high quality of essays and letters of recommendation submitted for their sixteenth annual scholarship competition. The Friends said, because there were so many deserving graduates, they expanded…
FORT DAVIS - The Bob Dillard Memorial Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 Bob Dillard Memorial Scholarship. Under the Scholarship Fund, two (2) $1000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors attending schools in Jeff Davis, Brewster or Presidio Counties. Applications…
What does beef have to do with Shakespeare? Well, in “Hamlet,” Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy, the King of Denmark (Hamlet’s father) suddenly died and the Queen (Hamlet’s mother) quickly married her dead husband’s brother (Hamlet’s Uncle). One of the castle guards sees a ghost and tells Hamlet’s…
FORT DAVIS - A blood drive is planned June 18 from 9 am to 2 pm in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. With continued shortages with blood in connection to hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, there is a huge lack of blood available throughout the country. PLEASE Sign up it will help…
Volunteers, cash donations and emergency supplies continued to pour into Sherman on May 22, 1896 a full week after a terrible twister destroyed much of the North Texas town and took dozens of lives. Four years shy of the twentieth century, the community within spitting distance of the Red River…
The sport (passion, or affliction) of team roping experienced a terrific boom in popularity years ago with the creation of an association called United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC). It established a classification system based on the roper’s skill. It is comparable to the handicapping…
My son Kevin is an Emmy award winning television sports director. He broadcasts games the Rangers, Mavericks and Stars play. He occasionally runs the jumbotron for Dallas Cowboys home games. He is also in demand for college games in various sports all over the country. He even directs wrestling…
FORT DAVIS - Faculty and staff of Fort Davis High School will present diplomas tomorrow to the FDHS…
MARFA - A project was put together recently in Marfa to help restaurants local to the Presidio…
FORT DAVIS - The Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library selection committee poured over an…
Thanks to the Texas A&M Forest Service and AEP, new flags fly high above the Fort Davis Fire Hall.by Christi Dillard
FORT DAVIS - A blood drive is planned June 18 from 9 am to 2 pm in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. With continued shortages with blood in connection…
FORT DAVIS - The Bob Dillard Memorial Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 Bob Dillard Memorial Scholarship. Under the Scholarship Fund, two (…
A total of four teams has been recently taking part in the Alpine Youth Basketball League. Over the next two weeks (including this week) the Mountain Dispatch…
A total of four teams has been recently taking part in the Alpine Youth Basketball League. Over the next three weeks (including this week) the Mountain…
FORT DAVIS - With the end of basketball season and the early departure of all district teams from the state playoffs, this week All District teams were…
My son Kevin is an Emmy award winning television sports director. He broadcasts games the Rangers, Mavericks and Stars play. He occasionally runs the jumbotron…
The sport (passion, or affliction) of team roping experienced a terrific boom in popularity years ago with the creation of an association called United States…
Volunteers, cash donations and emergency supplies continued to pour into Sherman on May 22, 1896 a full week after a terrible twister destroyed much of the…