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November, 2011

‘Lost Colony’ gallery talk Tues., Dec. 6

November 29th, 2011


The Museum of the Big Bend will host a gallery talk on its current exhibit, “The Lost Colony: Texas Regionalist Paintings” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. in the Museum Library.

The community is invited to attend an evening discussion led by Art Colony expert and …

Occupy Alpine event is Saturday

November 29th, 2011

ALPINE – Why did thousands of people occupy a park in New York and parks in cities across the country? What were tens of thousands doing recently perched atop bridges all over the country? What is Occupy Wall Street and what does it mean for you?

Whether you’re a small business owner, a community banker, a …

Mule deer season under way

November 29th, 2011

FAR WEST TEXAS – The 2011 Trans-Pecos mule deer season opens at sunrise on Friday and runs through sundown on Sunday, December 11.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists are asking hunters and landowners to bring their harvested mule deer to one of the six voluntary mule deer check stations in the Trans-Pecos region Dec. 3-4 …

Hudspeth County nuclear waste facility nixed

November 29th, 2011

HUDSPETH COUNTY – An Austin company has decided not to build a high-level nuclear material storage site near Fort Hancock after Hudspeth County officials said local residents would oppose the project.

Representatives of AFCI Texas LLC separately met with Hudspeth County Judge Becky Dean-Walker and two county commissioners Nov. 8 to gauge how the public would …


November 29th, 2011

Alpine native Davida Mae Sublett Martin, 79, passed away November 14, 2011 in Amarillo.

A graveside service is at 10am Saturday, November 26 in El Grove Cemetery in Alpine.

She was born May 3, 1932 in Alpine to David Phillip and Elta Rita Coulson Sublett. She graduated from Sul Ross State University in 1954 with a homemaking …


November 29th, 2011

Texas music legend Doyle Bramhall died in his sleep, of natural causes, at his home in Alpine on November 13, 2011.

Doyle Bramhall

Doyle, 62, was born February 17, 1949, in Dallas.

He had a long, successful career as a singer, songwriter, and drummer. He moved to Austin with his young family in the …

Regents for Sul Ross re-elect chairman, chairwoman

November 29th, 2011

The Board of Regents of The Texas State University System re-elected Charlie Amato as chairman of the board and Donna N. Williams as vice chair.

Amato and Williams were re-elected unanimously during the Board of Regents meeting held Nov. 18 on the campus of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

Amato is the chairman and co-founder of …

Marfa school board honors student achievement

November 29th, 2011


MARFA – It was celebration time at the Marfa Independent School District board of trustees meeting Monday night.

The cause for celebration was the Marfa Junior/Senior High School band, the Lady Shorthorn volleyball team, and the varsity cross country team, many of whom were in attendance.

Despite being without a band director, who quit as …

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