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Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library open used bookshop

June 22nd, 2017

FORT DAVIS — There are hundreds of books to choose from in the new used bookstore found inside the Jeff Davis County Library in Fort Davis.

Scheduled to officially open during library hours, from 10am-2pm, on Saturday, July 1, Second Hand Prose has a fresh selection of children’s books and popular fiction as well as non-fiction …

$3,000 raised for MHS scholarships

$3,000 raised for MHS scholarships

June 22nd, 2017

Marfa Rotary Club Golf Tournament participants.

MARFA – The Marfa Rotary Club Golf Tournament raised $3,000 for Marfa High School Scholarships!

First Place Team: Johnny Lujan, Preston Fowlkes, John Fowlkes

Second Place Team: Rene Ybarra, Alonzo Adame, Albert Vargas

Third Place Team: Felipe Fierro, Bennie Molsbee, Chris Martinez

Marfa Rotary Club would like to extend much appreciation to the …

Nussbaum ordained as Assembly of God minister

Nussbaum ordained as Assembly of God minister

June 22nd, 2017

(photo by GABBY NUSSBAUM DENHAM)Newly Ordain Reverend Clark S. Nussbaum. Rev. Nussbaum is pictured with his wife Lora Nussbaum.

ALPINE — Rev. Clark S. Nussbaum of Alpine First Assembly of God, was Ordained on Monday, June 12, as a First Assembly of God Minister by Rev. Glenn R. Beaver, West Texas District Superintendent First Assembly …

Take off to Fort Davis for July 4 fun run, 5K

June 22nd, 2017

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY — The Coolest 5K in Texas and 1K fun run/walk blasts off on Tuesday, July 4.

Participants in the 1K start at 8:15am, followed by the 5K runners at 8:30am.

Don’t worry; you won’t miss the parade. The parade is on July 2 this year, so there will be no conflict.

Both runs start and …

Next Heart of Alpine open house August 12

June 22nd, 2017

By JIM STREET

ALPINE – The Alpine Downtown Association has decided the next Heart of Alpine downtown business open house promotion will be Saturday, August 12, along with the annual Big Bend Ranch Rodeo the same weekend. That comes after a successful event around Valentine’s Day in February and another a month later.

Russ Quiett, owner of …

Amateur radio ‘field day’ is June 24-25

June 22nd, 2017

ALPINE — Members of the Big Bend Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24–25 at the pavilion on the Double Diamond Ranch eight miles south of Alpine on Highway 118.

Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during …

Adopt your own wild mustang or burro at BLM event

June 22nd, 2017

SILVER CITY, NM  -The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption event in Silver City, New Mexico, June 23-24.  The two-day event at the Southwest Horsemen’s Association Rodeo Grounds will feature dozens of outstanding animals.

The event will take place from noon – 6pm on Friday, June 23, and 8am …

Rodeo, dance, cutting contest and more: Cowboys compete in wild and wooly Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

Rodeo, dance, cutting contest and more: Cowboys compete in wild and wooly Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

June 22nd, 2017

(photo by DANA C. JONES)Emilee Charlesworth, local trick rider, awed the crowd at last year’s Big Bend Ranch Rodeo.

ALPINE — The 2017 Big Bend Ranch Rodeo is just around the corner, August 11-12, and we anticipate this year’s event to be bigger and better than ever. We will continue the “two-go” format to make …

Energy Report: 

June 15th, 2017

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas fell 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.15 per gallon yesterday, according to fuel analysis website GasBuddy. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.33 per gallon, which some news outlets are reporting as the …

Lessons offered at the Marfa City Pool

June 15th, 2017

MARFA – Youth swimming lessons will be offered at the Marfa city pool for two weeks beginning Tuesday, June 20.

Wayne Schroeder will be teaching the lessons. Schroeder is a swimming instructor with over forty years of teaching experience. He has been a city pool director in Taylor and Alpine and is currently a lecturer at …

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