Opinion

LETTERS

Body
Editor: The high desert is a fragile and beautiful place that is easily disturbed. There is no amount of money, exposure or fame that is worth this sacrifice. Nothing. C3

THIS WEEK IN TEXAS HISTORY

Body
CONNALLY CAME SO CLOSE TO VICE-PRESIDENCY Rather than go to prison, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned on Oct. 10, 1973 and gave Richard Nixon a second chance to replace him

Progress continues on local agricultural barn

Body
FORT DAVIS - Progress continues on the new Jan and James Dyer Agricultural Building and Bob Dillard Memorial Show arena, in preparation for the December 7 Jeff Davis County Stock

Switchin'Flies

Body
It’s picnic weather, time to drive the Scenic Loop. I persuaded one of my little ole lady buddies to ride shotgun and help watch for cattle trucks and 100-foot horse

TUMBLEWEED SMITH

Body
Pat Neff was governor of Texas from 1921 to 1925. His accomplishments include establishing Texas Tech and the Texas State Parks System (the first park is Mother Neff State Park).

BAXTER BLACK

Body
Noah’s Dispersal Sale To: Residents of Mt.Ararat School District Ref: Noah, visionary and livestock hauler recently returned from an exotic cruise, will be holding his first apré cruise yard sale.

THIS WEEK IN TEXAS HISTORY

Body
The cold-blooded murder of an unarmed man on Oct. 1, 1875 was Johnny Ringo’s contribution to a Texas feud and the only confirmed kill of his mostly make-believe career. John

Switchin'Flies

Body
Dance Drama Native Americans might originally be from Japan according to arrow heads found in Idaho. A team of anthropologists and archaeologists from Oregon, Texas, Idaho, Nevada, UK, and Japan

Tumbleweed Smith

Body
There are more things happening in Cranfils Gap, Texas than in most major cities. It was settled by Norwegians and four families from Norway maintain homes in Cranfils Gap. “They