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Lucy Rede Franco Middle School band students perform at region concert

January 26th, 2017

Picture from left to right: Back row: Alejandra Valles, Anais Valdivia, Juan Dominguez, Myla Goldston, Nathalia Montemayor, John Arcayan, Michael HernandezFront row: Adriana Sanchez, Loven Omar, Kaycee Valenzuela, Alejandra Armendariz, Emilio Rios, Jamila Tibayan, Miranda Sanchez (Not pictured: Andrea Navarrete)

PRESIDIO — Fifteen students from the Lucy Rede Franco Middle School Band achieved the honor …

Sul Ross theatre offers Broadway trip May 14-20

January 26th, 2017

ALPINE – The Best of Broadway, a seven-day, six-night program exploring New York City’s theatre district, will be offered through the Sul Ross State University Theatre Department, May 14-20.

Dona Roman, professor of Theatre, will lead the tour, featuring two Broadway musicals, a Broadway comedy or drama and a ballet performance in the Lincoln Center. In …

Star party, hot dogs hosted by Marfa ISD science classes

January 26th, 2017

MARFA – Marfa ISD science classes and the Marfa Education Foundation will host a free star party on Friday, January 27. Students, families, and the general public are invited to join and learn about our solar system.

The event kicks off at 5:30pm in Robinson Cafeteria, where hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be served. School …

Marfa robotics teams fare well at competition

January 26th, 2017


Marfa fifth- and sixth-grade robotics team members are, front row from left, Isaac Nuñez, Ummi Chanez, Delia Jones, Zaley Porter, Lesly Torres, Victoria Torres, and Samuel Salgado; back row from left, teacher Rob Crowley, Annalise Marquez, Garrison Nation, Tristan Kelly, Joel Martinez, Jaidan Villa, Francis Benton, Victor Culbertson, Willem Zuniga, and Desiree Campos. Not …

After school program reaches record popularity

January 26th, 2017

FORT DAVIS — Club Fort Davis, the After School Program, is averaging over 50 children a day enjoying playing with their friends or getting help with their homework in a friendly and safe environment.

“The elementary school provides us the wonderful gym space and playground for kids to run off energy after a long day of …

Bechtel awards book grants to Presidio, Marfa, Alpine, Fort Davis, Valentine students

January 19th, 2017

FAR WEST TEXAS – The Bechtel Book Grant board of directors are happy to announce that 13 scholarships of $500 each totaling $6,500 have been awarded to area Sul Ross students for the spring 2017 semester.

The recipients are:


Molly Glenn Ferguson, Guadalupe Licon, Anai Moreno, and Dafne Elvira Rodriguez.


Marissa Nicole Garcia and Lora Lee Leos.


Oscar Ray …

Sully student athlete from Marfa on academic honor roll

January 19th, 2017

ALPINE, MARFA – Twenty-five Sul Ross State University student athletes, including Brittany Serrano of Marfa, have been selected to the 2016 American Southwest Conference Fall Academic honor roll in an announcement on Tuesday.

Serrano played volleyball for the Lady Lobos and is a senior kinesiology major.

To be eligible for ASC All-Academic honors, student-athletes must be classified …

Bechtel Fund book grant deadline Friday

January 12th, 2017

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 …

Meat cut and packed offered by Big Bend Livestock Association Show

January 12th, 2017

BIG BEND – Need to fill that freezer for 2017? How about a goat or a pig, fed out to perfection and cut and wrapped the way you want it?

Or maybe it’s lamb you prefer?

All three are available and possibly even a steer or two from the Big Bend Livestock Association Show, which kicks off …

Livestock association honors supporters

January 12th, 2017

BIG BEND – It is possible additions could be made to the Big Bend Livestock Association Hall of Honor on Saturday night during the awards ceremonies just prior to the auction that begins at 7pm.

The hall is a tribute to volunteers, recognizing those who have contributed their time and energies to the show and sale …

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