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Kelcy Warren nomination to state parks panel faces opposition

Kelcy Warren nomination to state parks panel faces opposition

April 20th, 2017

Dave Cortez and Eric Borja, both of the Sierra Club, Will Mederski of Forward Action, Lori Glover-Big Bend Defense Coalition, Natasha Nolan of ATXEJ.

AUSTIN – The Texas Senate Nominations Committee heard vehement opposition from the Sierra Club and others on Wednesday, April 12 over the nomination of Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer Partners, …

Keep Alpine Beautiful to sponsor Kokernot Park water tank painting project

April 20th, 2017

ALPINE — Keep Alpine Beautiful is sponsoring a competition for a design to be used on the water tank at Kokernot Park.

This Art Competition is open to anyone or group. More than one entry may be submitted.

Creative ideas may be of images that are park activities, park or area related. These may be individual images …

Former Presidio County resident receives FFA award

April 20th, 2017

DALLAS — On March 21, 2017, former Presidio County resident Kean Roosevelt received the Federal Aviation Agency’s highest award, the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot” Award, at a ceremony at the Love Field Pilots Association in Dallas.

Roosevelt has been a licensed pilot for more than 50 years, getting his start here in Marfa. He grew up …

Ferguson: Presidio can keep growing if we work together

Ferguson: Presidio can keep growing if we work together

April 20th, 2017

Current Presidio mayor John Ferguson

My name is John Ferguson and I am asking for your vote for mayor for the City of Presidio.  I have served two terms as mayor, and during that time the biggest accomplishments were not I did, but rather what we all did—together!

Everyone in Presidio has something “they can bring …

Gabriel H. Acosta to attend U. S. Naval Academy prep school

Gabriel H. Acosta to attend U. S. Naval Academy prep school

April 20th, 2017

Gabriel H. Acosta II

United High School (UHS) senior Gabriel H. Acosta II will attend the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS), located on Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island.

Acosta, who is enrolled in the Science Engineering Magnet School at UHS, is focused on becoming a navy aviator and expert in military law.

Congressman Henry Cuellar will officiate …

Sul Ross Art Club members’ works on display at West Texas National Bank

April 13th, 2017

ALPINE — Works by Sul Ross State University Art Club members are on display through April 28 at West Texas National Bank, Alpine, as part of the Big Bend Arts Council’s monthly rotating exhibitions.

The show will move to Big Bend Regional Medical Center next month.

Participating artists are Andylynn Heckart, Runaway Bay; and Leinora Alimboyoguen, Aaron …

El Cosmico hosts fundraiser for pipeline protesters April 21

April 13th, 2017

MARFA – There will be a TransPecos Pipeline Resistance Benefit at El Cosmico on Friday, April 21 hosted by La Abeja Herbs and El Cosmico with live music from Luke Redfield and Hotel Brotherhood.

Vendors will include Lovecraft Vintage and Fortress.

We’ll have food, we’ll have drinks, we’ll have an epic West Texas sunset – and most …

CDRI Presents “Climate Evangelist” Katharine Hayhoe, “Talking Climate: Why Facts are NOT Enough”

CDRI Presents “Climate Evangelist” Katharine Hayhoe, “Talking Climate: Why Facts are NOT Enough”

April 13th, 2017

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

FORT DAVIS – The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center (www.cdri.org) will present its spring Conant Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20, 2017. This year’s speaker is world-renowned atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe.

Katharine Hayhoe is an associate professor at Texas Tech University, where she is director of the Climate Science Center. She is …

11th annual Fort Davis picnic in the park, Easter egg hunt and live music

April 13th, 2017

FORT DAVIS — The 11th annual picnic in the park, Easter egg hunt and gospel music is this Sunday, April 16 in Fort Davis. Sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance and the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce, the events are family friendly and open to everyone.

Family and friends are invited to the Jeff Davis County Park …

Holy Week services at St. Mary’s in Marfa

April 13th, 2017

MARFA – Holy Week services at St. Mary’s are as follows:

Holy Thursday, the Last Supper Mass at 7pm

Adoration of Blessed Sacrament until 10 pm

 

Holy Friday Adoration of the Cross 3pm

Service at 6pm

Easter Vigil Mass Saturday 7pm

Easter Sunday Mass 10 am

(only one Mass will be celebrated on Sunday)

Horario de Semana Santa en la iglesia Santa María …

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