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correspondence

correspondence

March 20th, 2014

I would like to thank the following people for their contributions towards our fish fry that was held on March 7, 2014.  These folks either donated a dessert, helped set up, helped cook and/or serve food or helped clean up.  Some of these folks did all of the above.  Virgie Pallarez, Florcita Zubia, Carolina Catano, …

dispatch from DC

dispatch from DC

March 13th, 2014

Growing farming trend amongst Texan women 

By PETE GALLEGO

During Women’s History Month, we recognize the generations of women who shaped our society through their tireless work and commitment to family and community. Among these women are female farmers who tamed Texas and survived by living off the land.

In South Texas and along the border, Mexican-American women …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

March 13th, 2014

History re-born at state historical association meeting 

By LONN TAYLOR

I have spent the past week in San Antonio, visiting my dentist (no cavities), my eye doctor (no cataracts), and attending the 118th annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Association. The State Historical Association, which describes itself as “Texas’s oldest learned society,” is a private association …

dick decent – 9271977

dick decent – 9271977

March 13th, 2014

golliver – Crimea

golliver – Crimea

March 13th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

March 13th, 2014

Editor:

Sorry I’m so late on a Marfa recycling update but I’ve been busy with the JP election campaign, and also the Marfa recycling news has been changing rapidly over the last month: for the better, I am happy to announce.

The City of Marfa continues to improve its own homegrown city-recycling program by adding cardboard recycling …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

March 6th, 2014

The 54 best books on Texas

By LONN TAYLOR

A.C. Greene was a delightful fellow, a Dallas journalist who for many years was book review editor of the Dallas Times-Herald. A.C. struck it rich in middle age. A Dallas heiress who used to call him every Monday morning to tell him how much she had enjoyed Sunday’s …

library talk

library talk

March 6th, 2014

Reading Tree rehab

By MANDY ROANE

Warmer weather and longer days are right around the corner, which means it’s time to starting enjoying our Reading Tree! The winter months were a bit rough on the flower beds around the tree and they could use some TLC.

If you’ve got a green thumb and some free time, we’d love …

golliver – fracking boom

golliver – fracking boom

March 6th, 2014

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