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Marfa Meds lands a grant

January 18th, 2011

I am pleased to announce that Marfa Meds has received a $25,000 grant from the Brown Foundation. Thank you, Brown Foundation, for providing our community with funds not only supporting Marfa Meds, but numerous other organizations and events in Marfa.

Marfa Meds opened its doors as a pilot project for the Texas State Board of Pharmacies …

Cartoon: Jim Bridges

Cartoon: Jim Bridges

January 17th, 2011

Majestic madrones

January 17th, 2011

By GARY NORED

When Texans think of beautiful trees, they usually think of the stately live oaks and pecans of Central Texas or the giant pines and blossoming dogwoods of East Texas. Few think of what is surely one of the state’s most beautiful trees—the Texas madrone.

Madrones are usually multi-trunked with tortuously-shaped limbs that feel smooth …

Cartoon: Gary Oliver

Cartoon: Gary Oliver

January 7th, 2011

Cartoon: Jim Bridges

Cartoon: Jim Bridges

January 7th, 2011

82nd Legislature will reveal the heart and soul of Texas

January 7th, 2011

By Texas Sen. CARLOS URESTI

D-San Antonio/Far West Texas

What kind of state will Texas be?

According to new Census figures, our population grew by 20.6 percent over the last ten years, to more than 25 million people. Our economy, our attitude, our way of life, even our weather are the envy of other states. More and more …

Time flies when you’re having fun

January 7th, 2011

By LONN TAYLOR

New Year’s Day not only means black-eyed peas and cornbread at our house, it means that we hang up a new calendar. Actually, we hang up six new calendars, because our calendars seem to proliferate. We keep a big one by the telephone in the kitchen, on which we note the dates of …

Cartoons: Jim Bridges

Cartoons: Jim Bridges

December 14th, 2010

Cartoons: Gary Olliver

Cartoons: Gary Olliver

December 14th, 2010

Stop!

December 14th, 2010

This is to the ignorant fools who don’t think they have to look both ways before crossing the streets or stop at stop signs or yield at all. It’s common sense. Maybe someone needs to stop and teach these fools a lesson.

Or better yet, have someone enforce the laws. What we have now isn’t working.

Robin …

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