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March, 2011

Don’t mess with Marathon this Saturday

Don’t mess with Marathon this Saturday

March 31st, 2011

The town of Marathon is having its first organized street cleanup this Saturday, April 2. It’s being done in conjunction with the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off,” the largest one-day cleanup event in the state.

Marathon’s cleanup is being led by Kathy Wallace, who moved here last fall and works …

Blue Devils top Pecos to remain undefeated in District 3-3A

Blue Devils top Pecos to remain undefeated in District 3-3A

March 31st, 2011

By Coach CESAR BARRIGA

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Blue Devils were victorious against the Pecos Eagles on Tuesday night in a wonderful afternoon for Baseball.

Both teams came undefeated with the winner taking sole possession of first place.

Juan Carlos Palomo took the mound for the Blue Devils and he was able to keep the eagle bats in …

Lady Blue Devils bedevil Wildcats 19-0

Lady Blue Devils bedevil Wildcats 19-0

March 31st, 2011

By Coach JOEL PARDO

PRESIDIO – The Lady Presidio Blue Devils varsity softball team had a win and loss in the latest round of play, but oh what a win it was, shutting out the Anthony Wildcats 19-0. Lady Blue fell to the Pecos Eagles 8-4.

The Wildcats had come to Presidio on Friday looking for their …

El día de la carrera en el Cañón del Cobre

El día de la carrera en el Cañón del Cobre

March 31st, 2011

El 6 de marzo amaneció calido y sin nubes en Urique, un pueblo de unos 1,000 habitantes en la profundidad de la cordillera de la Sierra Madre en Chihuahua, y en el lugar donde se celebró la anual Ultra Maratón del Cañón del Cobre. El Cañón Urique (con una profundidad de 4,265 pies) es uno …

Proyectos solares en desarrollo en Presidio y Marfa

March 31st, 2011

Por STERRY BUTCHER

CONDADO DE PRESIDIO – Dos proyectos solares en desarrollo han salieron a la luz la semana pasada: uno propuesto para un sitio formado por 150 acres al norte de Presidio y otro es un proyecto resucitado en 600 acres justo al este de Marfa.

Angelos Angelous es consultor de proyectos de energía con oficinas …

Perdidos, encontrados, perdidos de nuevo, encontrados de nuevo y luego arrestados

March 31st, 2011

Por TOM HAINES

PRESIDIO – Agentes del Sheriff del Condado de Presidio y agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza  unieron sus fuerzas el pasado viernes por la noche para ayudar a rescatar a una familia de tres miembros que se había perdido mientras acampaban en una pradera al norte de Presidio.

Ellos fueron identificados como Charles Smith, 69, …

Byrne recibe una oferta para ser administradora de la cárcel del Condado

March 31st, 2011

Por STERRY BUTCHER

CONDADO DE PRESIDIO – En caso de que acepte, Mary Byrne será la nueva administradora de la cárcel del Condado de Presidio.

Byrne fue recomendada por los comisionados como la mejor candidata para el puesto y, tras considerarlo, el sheriff Danny Domínguez estuvo de acuerdo con su elección.

“La seleccioné y la contrataré,” dijo Domínguez …

Marfa’s One Act Play advances in competition

Marfa’s One Act Play advances in competition

March 31st, 2011

MARFA – “The Last Sherlock Holmes,” Marfa High School’s One Act Play, advanced last week from zone to district competition.

The district contest was Wednesday in Big Lake.

Marfa outdistanced Van Horn and Fort Hancock at Zone competition last week in Wink and in doing so took the following honors:

Daniel Martinez, Best Actor.

Jarett Lujan, All-Star Cast

Jasmin Pineda, …

Alpine student athlete is all state basketball academic

Alpine student athlete is all state basketball academic

March 31st, 2011

ALPINE – Alpine student athlete Alyssa Fields has been named to the Class 2A 2010-11 Basketball Academic All-State Team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Alyssa is having a good senior year.

In volleyball she was 1st Team All-District, Academic All-District, and named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State team.

Alyssa Fields

In varsity …

Marfa girls take 3rd at Wink Wildcat Relays

March 31st, 2011

WINK – Marfa Varsity Boys place 2nd with 118 points at the Wink meet. Results:

Jarett Lujan – 800m run, 1st, 2:03.98; 300m intermediate hurdles, 3rd, 43.98

George Salgado – 800m run, 3rd, 2:22.18; 1600m run, 2nd, 5:07.88

Roger Alvarez – 800m run, 4th, 2:23.57

Tim Flores – 110m hurdles, 3rd, 18.93; 300m intermediate hurdles, 4th, 44.35

Jerram Rojo – 100 …

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