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December, 2016

Presidio Recycling Center closed for two weeks

December 21st, 2016

By CAMERON DODD

Cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Presidio recyclers will have to hang on to their plastic, aluminum and paper waste through the holiday season. The Presidio Recycling Center is shut down until at least January 3 after the center’s processing service provider brought a dirty dumpster.

Texas Disposal Systems, a statewide waste management company, last week sent …

CBP reparte regalos navideños a los niños de Candelaria

December 21st, 2016

PRESIDIO, CANDELARIA – Los agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de los Estados Unidos en el Puerto de Entrada de Presidio participaron en su anual acontecimiento navideño con los niños de Candelaria.

El 14 de diciembre, los agentes de CBP viajaron del puerto de Presidio a Candelaria para entregar los regalos a los 65 niños …

La ciudad busca hacerse con un plan maestro histórico

December 21st, 2016

(foto de CAMERON DODD)El Cementerio Apache Lipan en la calle Market es uno de los importantes pero abandonados emplazamientos históricos de Presidio. El Consejo Municipal de Presidio ha tomado un primer paso para conseguir un plan maestro histórico financiado por una subvención.

Por CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Desde La Junta de los Ríos hasta el …

El Distrito para el Desarrollo Municipal de Presidio quiere pintar la ciudad

December 21st, 2016

Por CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — El Distrito para el Desarrollo Municipal de Presidio (PMDD) está afinando los detalles de un nuevo programa de ayuda para las renovaciones que reembolsaría a los propietarios de negocios por los gastos por pintar fachadas.

El PMDD aprobó durante su reunión de noviembre el lanzamiento de un programa piloto de ayuda …

Pot-smuggling suspects scamper away, but leave 1,200 pounds

December 21st, 2016

BREWSTER COUNTY – Brewster County Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet pickup at about 8:35am on December 14 and before they could, the pickup, it’s occupants and 1,200 pounds of marijuana fled, according to the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

Once the vehicle was stopped but before deputies could ascend, …

Christmas Eve Service at St. Paul’s

December 21st, 2016

MARFA – A Christmas Eve service will begin at 6pm Saturday, December 24th at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 101 E. Washington St., behind the courthouse in Marfa.

Everyone is welcome to join the service in recalling the story of Christ’s birth, singing carols, and reciting poems.

A reception will follow religions services.

It also will be the last …

Christmas Eve services planned at Methodist Church

December 21st, 2016

MARFA – The First United Methodist Church in Marfa will hold Christmas Eve services at 5pm on Saturday, December 24.

Pastor Josh Stueve will lead the service. The church is located at 108 W. Washington Street.

Tejano dance to Joe Davila and the Jetliners

December 21st, 2016

Bandleader and singer Joe Davila, front and center, with the Jetliners, back row from left, Joe Davila Jr., trumpet; Fred Morales, tenor saxophone; and Mike Soto, accordion; front row from left, Paul Campos, guitar; and Amos Brito, bass guitar.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Odessa-based Tejano group Joe Davila and the Jetliners will be making …

Butch Hancock, Jimmie Dale Gilmore & sons headline 7th New Year’s Eve show

December 21st, 2016

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

MARFA – Texas alt-country music legends Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore are coming back to Marfa for their seventh New Year’s Eve concert with special guests The Mastersons and The Cactus Blossoms.

This year’s concert will be the duo’s first event at the Saint George Hall, switching venues for the first time …

Marfa airport re-opens to larger jets

Marfa airport re-opens to larger jets

December 21st, 2016

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Multiple jets landed at the Marfa Municipal Airport for the opening of Chinati’s Robert Irwin installation this summer. Marfa’s tourism relies heavily on the airport, which sees many planes land during peak tourist season as well as throughout the year.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO COUNTY — The Federal Aviation Administration …

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