Thick smoke, thought to be moving east from the raging wildfires in California, rolled into Jeff Davis County at the end of last week. The smoke could be seen throughout Jeff Davis County and reports of smoke have come in from as far away as Abilene.
Valentine educator Nancy Donaldson was recently named WestStar Autoplex and CBS7’s September’s Teacher of the Month! Here, WestStar Autoplex presented her with a $500 check for her classroom.
Love locks — a modern ‘tradition’ whereby sweethearts inscribe their names or initials on a padlock, attach it to a public structure, and throw away the key, permanently sealing their love found at Prada Marfa near Valentine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance…
FORT DAVIS - It is once again time for Fort Davis residents to “Keep Fort Davis Beautiful”, as the Fall cleanup day approaches. Pamela Cook, committee chair for Keep Fort Davis Beautiful, is encouraging community members and families to get outdoors and contribute to the community Fall Sweep Clean…
BIG BEND - Big Bend Conservation Alliance (BBCA) plans to release a groundbreaking research report called “2020: Visions of a New Way Forward”, which features interviews with more than 40 major thought leaders and experts from across Far West Texas. The BBCA report includes perspectives from…
FORT DAVIS - As a number of school districts in the Big Bend and far west Texas region continue to struggle to combat the coronavirus, causing late starts and shutdowns, Fort Davis Independent School District seems to be in the clear for now, with no cases currently confirmed. This week,…
FORT DAVIS - A bit of a fruit basket turnover will take place at the November 9 meeting of the Fort Davis Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting, while two new members will be seated on the board. Three of the four single member district seats were up for election in November, but…
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team at the hit television show American Pickers are excited to return to Texas and are looking for interesting folks with tons of stuff for the “picking”. Crews from the show are currently looking for leads throughout the state, specifically…
MARFA - The Indian cross country teams were on the run in Marfa last week, with the Fort Davis boys finishing third. For the Indians, Henry Downing finished in third, Truett Reagan was eighth and Isaac Ramos ended up 11th. Victoria Alvarado placed second out of all high school girls
PRESIDIO - The Indian sub-varsity team split a pair of matches last weekend in Presidio, beating Fort Hancock in two, but dropping a hard fought game against Presidio. Pressley Huffman, Isabel Najera and Saige Boatright were key in the victory against the Mustangs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue…
FORT DAVIS - As a number of school districts in the Big Bend and far west Texas region continue to…
FORT DAVIS - A bit of a fruit basket turnover will take place at the November 9 meeting of the Fort…
Thick smoke, thought to be moving east from the raging wildfires in California, rolled into Jeff Davis County at the end of last week. The smoke could be seen throughout Jeff Davis County and reports of smoke have come in from as far away as Abilene.
Valentine educator Nancy Donaldson was recently named WestStar Autoplex and CBS7’s September’s Teacher of the Month! Here, WestStar Autoplex presented her with…
Love locks — a modern ‘tradition’ whereby sweethearts inscribe their names or initials on a padlock, attach it to a public structure, and throw away the key,…
FORT DAVIS - It is once again time for Fort Davis residents to “Keep Fort Davis Beautiful”, as the Fall cleanup day approaches. Pamela Cook, committee chair…
BALMORHEA - The Indian junior high netters started off district play with a win Tuesday night. The Indian junior high was victorious in three games behind…
PRESIDIO - The Indian sub-varsity team split a pair of matches last weekend in Presidio, beating Fort Hancock in two, but dropping a hard fought game against…
MARFA - The Indian cross country teams were on the run in Marfa last week, with the Fort Davis boys finishing third. For the Indians, Henry Downing finished…
On Sep. 26, 1866, a special joint committee of the Texas House and Senate submitted its official report on the recent tragedy in Brenham to the governor.…
You were just a dog. But a good dog. Right from the start. Your loyalty was never in question. And what you didn’t know, you didn’t know because I never took…
I met H. Allen Smith at his home in Alpine in 1969. He was a big deal celebrity: Hollywood screen writer, nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, an author…