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April, 2014

Retired teacher loses home in Monday blaze

Retired teacher loses home in Monday blaze

April 29th, 2014

(photo by BRAD NEWTON)Onlookers watch as Presidio firefighters battle the Monday blaze at the home of retired teacher Jesus Torres.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

PRESIDIO – The home of retired Presidio teacher and former Marfa resident Jesus “Chuy” Torres was destroyed Monday evening in a devastating house fire.

Torres, 77, was in the dwelling and on the …

Garcia pitches no-hitter in bi-district title victory

April 25th, 2014

Marfa HS Lady Shorthorns

Ladyhorns head to area playoff next week

MARFA – The Marfa High School softball team are heading to the area playoff game on May 1 after defeating the Winters Blizzards in Midland on Thursday. The Lady Shorthorns won 11-1 in six innings becoming 2014 bi-district champions.

This is the team’s first …

This week in pictures

This week in pictures

April 25th, 2014

DEA holds Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

April 25th, 2014

FAR WEST TEXAS – Residents can turn in expired, unwanted prescription medications to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this Saturday from 10am to 2pm in Presidio, Alpine, Van Horn and Fort Davis.

After collecting more than 1,700 tons of expired, unwanted prescription medications over the past three-and-a-half years, DEA and more than 4,200 national, tribal, and …

State rep. seeks to bring Sriracha firm to Texas

State rep. seeks to bring Sriracha firm to Texas

April 24th, 2014

DALLAS – – Today Rep. Jason Villalba (District 114) officially announced plans to lead a delegation from Texas to California to meet with David Tran, Chief Executive Officer of Huy Fong Foods, Inc., and to tour the facility where the iconic hot sauce, Sriracha, is created. The tour and meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. …

Una quema de arbustos tarajes en México se propaga a la carretera de Candelaria

April 24th, 2014

El fuego que empezo el lunes.

CANDELARIA – Un incendio en la orilla del Río Grande y la FM 170, la carretera fluvial cerca de la comunidad fronteriza de Candelaria, lleva ardiendo desde el lunes, según dijo el jefe de bomberos de Presidio Miguel “Magu” Gonzáles.

Se cree que el incendio se propagó desde …

Concluye el segundo Ojinaga Reencuentro 2014

April 24th, 2014

(fotos de DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ)Victor Sotelo, a la izquierda, uno de los organizadores del Reencuentro, con Brad Newton, en lo que un tiempo fue neveria La Regis.

Por DIANA AGUIRRE ARMENDARIZ

OJINAGA, CHIHUAHUA- De manera exitosa concluye el titulado Ojinaga Reencuentro 2014 con cientos de asistentes que se dieron cita en su ciudad natal Ojinaga …

Las votaciones anticipadas comienzan el lunes para las elecciones del 10 de mayo

April 24th, 2014

Por SARAH M. VASQUEZ

LEJANO OESTE DE TEXAS – Las votaciones anticipadas comienzan el lunes, 28 de abril, para las elecciones del 10 de mayo, que incluyen escaños en el consejo municipal y el distrito hospitalario. No debe confundirse con las elecciones primarias de partido que tendrán lugar el 27 de mayo y que determinarán los …

Aduana de Ojinaga reporta el cruce de 9,900 vehículos en semana santa

April 24th, 2014

Cortesía de AUDEN LOPEZ

Ojinaga.- Una cantidad considerable de vehículos cruzaron por la Aduana de Ojinaga, para internarse a territorio nacional sea de paso, de negocios o de visita, alcanzando una cifra de 9,900 unidades.

El administrador de la Aduana Fronteriza de Ojinaga, Dr. Bernardo González, informó a BM radio que dentro del Programa Paisano, la Semana …

Cast + Crew is new Marfa business

April 24th, 2014

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Cody Barber and Jennifer Creager

By SARAH M. VASQUEZ

MARFA – Co-owners Jennifer Creager and Cody Barber have fluctuating hours for their business, Cast + Crew, but if there are bright red lounge chairs outside the door, the store is open for business.

Cast + Crew is a new retail …

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