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August, 2012

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

August 30th, 2012

The importance of comic books

By LONN TAYLOR

Some years ago a Unitarian minister named Robert Fulghum wrote a best-selling book called All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. I could write a book about what I learned from the comic strips. Between the ages of five and twelve I devoured hundreds of thousands …

Dick Decent

Dick Decent

August 30th, 2012

Dick Decent

Golliver

Golliver

August 30th, 2012

Golliver

Correspondence

Correspondence

August 30th, 2012

Editor:

All of us owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Robert Silva who recently resigned as Public Works Director for the city. I can’t say that I have ever known anyone as dedicated, honest, hard working, loyal, (the list of positive attributes just goes on and on), as Mr. Silva.

He is an extraordinary man and …

Twelve Presidio Migrant Program students visit Washington, D.C.

Twelve Presidio Migrant Program students visit Washington, D.C.

August 30th, 2012

By ALONSO HERNANDEZ

The 2011-2012 school year culminated in Washington D.C. for the Presidio Migrant Program. On August 4, 2012 The Presidio Migrant Program took twelve students to Washington D.C. to be part of the BCLI (Bert Corona Leadership Institute) leadership retreat which focuses on civic duty, leadership and career exploration.  The Partnership between the Presidio …

Marfa Montessori launches third year of service

August 30th, 2012

MARFA – Marfa Montessori began its third year of service to the Marfa community on Monday, August 27.

It is the only preschool in the community welcoming children as young as 2 years old.

This year the school has enrolled 24 students, marking another “full classroom.” The head instructor is Emily Steriti, who is also in her …

Classes begin Tuesday at Marfa private school

August 30th, 2012

MARFA – Marfa International School is excited to welcome its first students and to start the school year Tuesday, September 4, at 9am.

MIS is a new not-for-profit private school serving grades 1-8 and open to all students of our area.

MIS will incorporate an international curriculum and educational methodologies from around the world through the use …

Sul Ross students receive Bechtel book grants

August 30th, 2012

BREWSTER, JEFF DAVIS, PRESIDIO counties – Twelve Sul Ross State University students from Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties are recipients of a Bechtel Fund book grant in the amount of $350 each for the fall 2012 semester. This semester award totals $4,200.

The students and their hometowns are:

MARFA – Jacqueline Hernandez Gallegos, Crystal Lynn Garcia, …

Lady Horns gain confidence as season progresses, beat McCamey

August 30th, 2012

MARFA – The Marfa Shorthorn varsity volleyball team will compete in the Pecos tournament this Friday and Saturday.

Last week the team traveled to the Crane tournament, and played a dual match on Tuesday against Fort Hancock and McCamey.

Jennifer Conners blocks a spike against a McCamey player. (photo by TERRY NORMAN)

It Tuesday …

Lady Devils begin school year with a win against the Kermit Yellowjackets

August 30th, 2012

PRESIDIO – The Presidio Lady Blue Devils varsity volleyball team defeated the Kermit Yellowjackets before a hometown crowd on Tuesday.

Lady Blue took three of the four games in the match by scores of 25-22, The 2012 team includes, Viviana Guerrero, Ashley Armendariz, Kyara Rohana, Sarahi Meneses, Giselle Valenzuela, Brenda Gomez, Jessica Bustamante, Mayra Levario, Aimee …

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