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Golliver – sequester scapegoats

Golliver – sequester scapegoats

February 28th, 2013

Correspondence

Correspondence

February 28th, 2013

During the last couple of issues of the paper, I’ve really paid attention to all the great community activities that are happening. We are a lucky community to have many people who work tirelessly to support and help others.

So here’s a big THANKS to all those people that I’ve seen just in the last couple …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

February 21st, 2013

The whooping cranes of Aransas Pass, part II

By LONN TAYLOR

In last week’s column I mentioned that my wife, Dedie, and I had recently taken a boat tour of the Aransas Wildlife Refuge, looking at the gigantic whooping cranes that spend the winter there. The whooping crane is one of our most severely endangered birds. There …

Guest commentary

Guest commentary

February 21st, 2013

Marfa ISD planning for the future

By ANDREW PETERS
Three challenges have impacted the perceptions of Marfa’s public school system over the last few years. First, the state decreased funding in 2011 for all of Texas’ Independent School Districts to the tune of $5.4 billion. The impact on Marfa ISD has been about $300,000 per year or …

Golliver – our new US senator

Golliver – our new US senator

February 21st, 2013

Library talk

Library talk

February 21st, 2013

Old & rare book sale report

By RENEE MICK, Marfa Public Library director

MARFA – The Marfa Library Old & Rare Book Sale was great fun, and a great success. Thank you to all of the generous shoppers who came to our sale and helped support the Community Room/Courtyard Project. We had a crew of excellent volunteers …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

February 14th, 2013

The whooping cranes of Aransas Pass

By LONN TAYLOR

Last week my wife, Dedie, and I found ourselves in the middle of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on a boat, looking for the whooping cranes that winter there each year. Marshes stretched as far as we could see, pierced by narrow serpentine waterways with birds of all …

Dick Decent – the filmista

Dick Decent – the filmista

February 14th, 2013

Library Talk

Library Talk

February 14th, 2013

Thanks to Jett’s, capital campaign progress, book sale, GED

By RENEE MICK

the Marfa Public Library Director

I’d like to thank Jett’s Grill once more for their support of our Community Room & Courtyard Project. This Thursday, February 14, Jett’s will once again contribute a percentage of their proceeds to the project. Treat your sweetie to dinner and …

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