Downing duo headlines showmanship superlatives

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 Division.

Website in place to pre-register for COVID vaccine

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,, allows those wanting to pre-register the ability to fill out a four part questionnaire that will send the information to the state and register residents in the region in which you live.

County officials finding new homes this week in a series of office moves

FORT DAVIS - There’s a fruit basket turnover of sorts going on at the Jeff Davis County Courthouse, as a number of county officials will be moving to new offices this week. The Jeff Davis County Treasurer’s office will be moving from the county courthouse to the John Robert Prude Building, while newly elected constable, Mike Wright will move in upstairs at the courthouse to his new office.