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December, 2011

Blanton

December 15th, 2011

Jean Lucille Berggren Blanton died at her Alpine home on Friday, December 9, 2011.

She was born June 26, 1921 to John Arthur Berggren and Olga Berggren in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Jean attended McKeesport, Pennsylvania public schools and, later, Bethany College in West Virginia.

She became a stewardess with American Airlines in the early 1940s, and it was …

Caldwell

December 15th, 2011

Marilyn Ann Caldwell, daughter of Shirley and Clifton Caldwell, was born August 10, 1968 in Abilene, Texas.  She died at Home Hospice in Odessa on December 9, 2011, after suffering a massive stroke on December 4 at her family’s Mitre Peak Ranch near Alpine.

Marilyn grew up on a ranch near Albany, Texas and in the …

De Los Santos

December 15th, 2011

Cristina Morales De Los Santos, 31, of Redford and Presidio, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011 in Alpine. She had cancer.

Cristina Morales De Los Santos

She was born April 23, 1980 in Alpine to Hector Morales and Rosa Maria Cano Morales of Redford.

She was a Presidio High School and Sul Ross State University …

Fine in the ‘Pine – A parent’s Christmas rite of passage

Fine in the ‘Pine – A parent’s Christmas rite of passage

December 15th, 2011

By ROXANN CHAVEZ

I woke up the other morning and realized that my boys are grown and I no longer have to plot hiding Christmas gifts and planning Christmas dinner because they have their own agendas, and Jacob’s list is no longer this long list that ran for miles. This year he listed three things and …

Slideshow: Santa visits Marfa

Slideshow: Santa visits Marfa

December 15th, 2011

Santa visited Marfa last Thursday. Riding through town atop a firetruck and then listening to children’s Christmas wishes, Santa brought much cheer to town.

Golliver – Burro Christmas

Golliver – Burro Christmas

December 15th, 2011

Rambling Boy – Feast of Saint Nicholas

Rambling Boy – Feast of Saint Nicholas

December 15th, 2011

By LONN TAYLOR

I am writing this column on December 6, the Feast of Saint Nicholas. This is the day on which, in Germany and the Nordic countries, Saint Nicholas and his servant, Black Peter, go from house to house and leave small presents for good children and lumps of coal for bad children. If Saint …

Dick Decent – Santa Inc.

Dick Decent – Santa Inc.

December 15th, 2011

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