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May, 2012

Marfa High School class of 2012 graduation images

May 31st, 2012

MARFA – The Marfa High School class of 2012’s commencement was Friday, May 25 at Martin Field. A total 29 classmates received their diplomas. Guest speaker was Graydon Hicks III, Fort Davis High School principal, and the former Marfa Junior Senior High School Principal.
Congratulations MHS class of 2012.

Presidio High School class of 2012 images

May 31st, 2012

PRESIDIO – The Presidio High School class of 2012 made school history on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27: all 102 class members received diplomas, the first time in school history that the graduate rate was 100 percent. Keynote speaker was former state Senator Eloit Shapleigh of El Paso. Inclement weather during Saturday’s commencement …

Photo: Gospel show

Photo: Gospel show

May 31st, 2012

Caretta Bell and April Sloan-Hubert sing a spiritual during the gospel show celebrating Padre's third anniversary. (photo by ALBERTO TOMAS HALPERN)

Thomasson graduates from Permian

Thomasson graduates from Permian

May 31st, 2012

ODESSA – Tanner Thomasson will graduate with honors from Permian High School in Odessa during commencement ceremonies to be held on Friday, June 1, 2012 or Saturday.

Tanner Thomasson

During her time at Permian, Tanner was a varsity swimmer, three-year member of National Honor Society, four years of varsity band serving as a …

Robinson graduates with honors from Texas Tech

Robinson graduates with honors from Texas Tech

May 31st, 2012

LUBBOCK, MIDLAND, MARFA – Carl Price “Trey” Robinson III of Midland received a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree with cum laude honors from the Texas Tech School of Law on May 19. He was among 200 Tech law school graduates who also took part in the hooding ceremony.

Carl Price “Trey” Robinson III, right, …

Rio Grande by moonlight Saturday

May 31st, 2012

SOUTH PRESIDIO, BREWSTER counties – To celebrate the 20th annual National Trails Day, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Fort Leaton State Historic Site, and the Barton Warnock Visitor Center will host the last full moon hike until this fall.

Enjoy a guided, two-hour hike along the Rio Grande. Interpretive Rangers will guide visitors on a one-mile …

TransPecos Banks looking for new Alpine branch president

May 31st, 2012

ALPINE, SAN ANTONIO – TransPecos Banks announced that it is seeking a new Alpine market president.

The announcement came after Ben Russell announced his resignation and intention to return to his native Abilene so that he and his wife can be closer to family.

Patrick J. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the Board and principal shareholder …

Marfa Lights Festival on tap for Labor Day weekend

May 31st, 2012

MARFA – The Marfa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the annual Marfa Lights Festival will take place on Labor Day Weekend, August 31 through September 2nd around the historic Presidio County Courthouse. The festival will begin at 5 PM on Friday when food and craft vendors open their booths for business. The fun …

City-wide garage sale June 23

May 31st, 2012

MARFA – It’s time to reap the benefits of all that spring cleaning – and we can help!

The Marfa Chamber of Commerce is organizing the annual Community Wide Yard Sale, scheduled for Saturday, June 23rd.

Registration forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 207 N Highland Ave. and online at http://business.marfacc.com/Events/details/community-wide-yard-sale-90.  For …

School board seeks public input in superintendent search tonight

May 31st, 2012

MARFA – What do you want in a new Marfa Independent School District superintendent?

School board members will meet in special session at 6pm Thursday, May 31 to seek the public’s input. Trustees will meet in the central office boardroom, 401 N. Gonzales Street, the white house/building across the street from the high school.

Trustee Katie Price …

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