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UT Medical Branch students to visit Presidio, Candelaria

December 15th, 2016

PRESIDIO — Medical students from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston will be in Presidio and Candelaria next week providing health care information, shadowing doctors and establishing what could be an ongoing relationship between Presidio County and the medical school.

Frontera de Salud is a student-run organization of doctors-in-training at the UTMB in …

“Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on stage at PHS cafeteria

December 8th, 2016

Vivian Salazar and John Valeriano in rehearsal for Beauty and the Beast Jr.

PRESIDIO – Don’t miss the Presidio Independent School District production of “Beauty And the Beast Jr. next week.

Like the classic Disney story, the PISD version shows Belle (played by Viviana Salazar) bored with life in a provincial small town and finding adventure, …

Marfa Studio Arts to host showcase for elementary students on Saturday

December 8th, 2016

Galaxies by 1st grade after-school students

MARFA – Marfa Studio Arts will host its end-of-semester student showcase at the MSA Gallery next to the radio station on Saturday.

Butterfly by Lynna Hinojos

We invite all members of the community to join us in celebrating the hard work of these young Marfa Elementary School artists.

The gallery showcase …

Marfa Live Arts presents Winter Theater Showcase at Crowley Theater Friday

December 8th, 2016

(photo by Jennie Lyn Hamilton)Eighth-grader Dedrick Campos participates in an exercise during the Marfa Live Arts’ Monologue and Scene workshop. Winning works will be presented at the Winter Theater Showcase on Friday at the Crowley Theater. Winning selections will be performed by David Bebee, Michael Camacho, Cory Van Dyke and others on Friday, December …

APD internship turns into career goal for Sul Ross student 

December 8th, 2016

Ty Merriweather and Capt. Darrell Losoya


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ALPINE – Ty Merriweather combined on-line courses with on-the-job training and between the two, has determined his future career in law enforcement.

Merriweather, San Marcos, will graduate from Sul Ross State University Dec. 9 with a Criminal Justice, all through on-line classwork. Since October, …

Sul Ross, RGC fall commencement exercises December 9. 10 at Alpine, Uvalde

December 8th, 2016

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University fall commencement exercises are scheduled Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 for Sul Ross-Alpine and Rio Grande College (RGC) campuses, respectively.

Sul Ross-Alpine ceremonies will begin at 7pm Friday, December 9 in the Pete P. Gallego Center. RGC exercises will be held Saturday, December 10, 7:30pm in the Uvalde …

Bechtel Fund calls for book grant applications

December 8th, 2016

FAR WEST TEXAS – Students in Brewster, Presidio, and Jeff Davis counties who will be attending Sul Ross State University in the spring are encouraged to apply for the semi-annual Bechtel Fund Book Grant.

The deadline to receive applications will be January 13, 2017.

The book grant typically is awarded in the amount of around $200 to …

Lions Club to recognize Peace Contest winners December 13

December 8th, 2016

ALPINE – The Alpine Lions Club will recognize essay and poster winners from its annual Peace Contest for seventh and 11th graders in Alpine ISD on Tuesday, December 13 at the Oriental Express.

Theme of the fourth annual Peace Contest was “A Celebration for Peace,” and students were invited to submit their own original posters or …

Marfa Live Arts to teach monologue/scene workshop at Marfa ISD

December 1st, 2016

MARFA – Marfa Junior High School students will participate in a Marfa Live Arts Monologue/Scene workshop the week of December 5-9, taught during Ms. Lane’s 7th and 8th grade English classes.

The winning scenes and monologues will come to life and be presented by adult and student actors at the Winter Theater Showcase on Friday, December …

AHS, Sul Ross graduate Dr. John Klingemann selected as Fall Commencement speaker

November 23rd, 2016

ALPINE – Alpine High School and Sul Ross State University graduate Dr. John Eusebio Klingemann will deliver the address during Sul Ross-Alpine fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec.9.

Ceremonies will be held at 7 p.m. in the Pete P. Gallego Center, marking a transition to Friday evening ceremonies at the Alpine Campus. Rio Grande College ceremonies will …

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