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Alpine Food Pantry distribution Saturday

April 4th, 2013

ALPINE – This Saturday, April 6, the Alpine Food Pantry will distribute food to Brewster County residents from 9-11 am at the West Texas Food Bank facility, located in Alpine at 2101 FM 1703, near the intersection of FM 1703 and West US HWY 90.
New recipients must provide proof of Brewster County residence and may fill out …

Alpine’s Gerri Davis awarded Volunteer of the Year

Alpine’s Gerri Davis awarded Volunteer of the Year

April 4th, 2013

ALPINE – The Western District of the Texas Federated Women’s Clubs awarded Gerri Davis Outstanding Club Woman Volunteer of the Year.

Gerri Davis, left, and GFWC President Cathy Lammons.

As treasurer of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Alpine for four years, Gerri Davis restructured fundraising and pushed for even more fundraising as well …

Marfa Public Library near funding goal

Marfa Public Library near funding goal

April 4th, 2013

MARFA – The Marfa Public Library Community Room & Courtyard Project is within striking distance of its $250,000 funding goal and construction could begin as early as this year. With a starting stake of over $70,000 from the estate of Dr. Cecilia Thompson, the library’s capital campaign has raised over $190,000 in less than a …

MRI is now available at Alpine hospital

April 4th, 2013

ALPINE – MRI services are now available on Mondays at Big Bend Regional Medical Center.

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Images are created using a strong magnet and radio waves; there is no radiation involved. The images produced are different from traditional X-rays or CT Scans in that they show more soft tissue detail.

MRIs are …

Ag mechanics and art part of county fair, April 13

April 4th, 2013

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Nifty ag mechanics projects, art, photography and more will be featured at the Presidio County Fair, held April 13 at the big red barn in Marfa.

The fair, sponsored by the Presidio County 4H Parent Leaders Association, is open to any resident of Presidio County and includes youth and adult divisions in several …

Edmundo Nieto celebrates 94th birthday

Edmundo Nieto celebrates 94th birthday

April 4th, 2013

PRESIDIO – Edmundo Nieto celebrated his 94th birthday with family and friends at the PAC building on Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Many guests in attendance gave  special tributes of well wishes and appreciation of gratitude and affection for Mr. Nieto for everything he has contributed throughout his life.  Special stories were shared about how so many people have been …

St. James’ Alpine Holy Week and Easter Schedule

March 29th, 2013

ALPINE – St. James’ Alpine welcomes the Rev. Ron Smith of Austin as its priest for Holy Week and Easter services.

Fr. Smith will celebrate the Holy Eucharist at 5:30pm on Maundy Thursday, March 28. The service commemorates the Passover supper that Jesus had with his disciples the evening before his death.

On March 29, Good Friday …

Holy Week at St. Paul’s

March 29th, 2013

MARFA – This year, Holy Week at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marfa will include a Maundy Thursday, commemorating Jesus’ command to his disciples to “love one another as I have loved you.”

The 7:30pm observance today includes foot washing, in remembrance of Jesus’ display of humility and service in washing the feet of his disciples, …

Holy Week services

March 29th, 2013

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Marfa

Holy Thursday Last Supper 8pm

Good Friday Service & Stations of the Cross 8 pm

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 8 pm

Easter Sunday Mass 10 am

Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Alpine

Holy Thursday Last Supper 7pm

Good Friday Service & Stations of the Cross 3 pm

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 8 pm

Easter Sunday Service 10 am

St. …

Squash the litterbugs, volunteer for the Texas Trash-Off April 6

March 29th, 2013

ALPINE – Make plans now to be a part of the 2013 Texas Trash-Off on Saturday, April 6. The Trash-Off encourages Texans across the state to join forces and clean Texas roadways, streets, parks, and neighborhoods of trash. Millions of pieces of letter accumulate in our communities each year, and we need your help to …

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