January 30th, 2014
ALPINE – George Hernandez’ retirement will complete a total of 81 years of service to Sul Ross State University by the Hernandez brothers.
George, a grounds keeper in the Physical Plant, will retire Jan. 31 after 19 years’ service at Sul Ross. Brothers Salvador (retired 2010) and Danny (retired 2012) worked 29 …
January 23rd, 2014
EL PASO – On January 17th, students traveled to El Paso to participate in the Future Business Leader of America Area Competition and nine of the students qualified to compete at the state level.
The following students advanced to the Future Business Leaders of America State Competition, which will be held in Corpus Christi on March 13-15: …
January 16th, 2014
By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA
PRESIDIO – A comet is hurtling toward planet Earth, sure to devastate its inhabitants. The only hope to save humankind and preserve life as we know it is to either use gravitational force to disrupt the comet’s orbit or destroy the rogue body utilizing powerful lasers.
That’s the scenario faced by the nine …
January 10th, 2014
Ceremonies were held Saturday, Dec. 14 in the Pete P. Gallego Center for Sul Ross-Alpine graduates and in the Uvalde High School Auditorium …
January 10th, 2014
ALPINE – Sul Ross State University Spring 2014 semester classes will begin Thursday, Jan. 16.
Lobo Days orientation will be conducted for new …
January 9th, 2014
Entries aplenty from Presidio County
PRESIDIO, BREWSTER, JEFF DAVIS counties – For the 70th consecutive year, the Big Bend Livestock Show Association (BBLSA) will take center stage in all three Big Bend counties – Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio.
Weigh-in of animals …
December 19th, 2013
MARFA, FORT DAVIS, MIDLAND – The Permian Basin Area Foundation announced $618,300 in grant awards to regional nonprofit organizations during a news conference held Tuesday at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum.
Among the recipients were the Marfa Education Foundation, the Fort Davis Historical Society, and McDonald Observatory
The education foundation received $7,500, which will be awarded to …
December 13th, 2013
ALPINE – Fall commencement exercises are scheduled Saturday, Dec. 14 at Sul Ross State University-Alpine Campus and Rio Grande College.
Sul Ross-Alpine ceremonies will begin at 10am in the Pete P. Gallego Center. State Representative Alfonso “Poncho” Nevárez will deliver the commencement address.
A total of 224 students, 139 at Sul Ross-Alpine are candidates for degrees.
At Alpine, …
December 12th, 2013
By SARAH M. VASQUEZ
MARFA – The Marfa Independent School District will conduct a statewide search for a new assistant principal, allowing district Principal Dr. Ross McGlothlin more time to devote to bolstering academics and curriculum.
The action comes on the heels of instructor and part-time assistant principal Cindy Wimberly’s request to bow out of her assistant …
December 6th, 2013
BREWSTER, JEFF DAVIS, PRESIDIO counties – The George Bechtel Fund now is taking applications for its book grants for the spring 2014 semester at Sul Ross State University in Alpine.
The Book Grant program provides money to qualified Sul Ross students to help them purchase textbooks.
Certain requirements apply. Qualified students must have graduated from a high …