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golliver – groundhog

golliver – groundhog

February 5th, 2015

dick decent – groundhog day

dick decent – groundhog day

February 5th, 2015

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

February 5th, 2015

The real skinny on an old San Antonio bookstore

By LONN TAYLOR

I discovered Rosengren’s Books when I moved to San Antonio in 1966 because it was on the first floor of the hotel I was living in. The Crockett Hotel, directly behind the Alamo, had two memorable features. One was a parking lot with a sign …

correspondence

correspondence

February 5th, 2015

Editor:

Our aquifers are under siege – every major aquifer in Texas is being overpumped as evidenced by declining water levels.

The situation is at the point where those responsible for conserving our aquifers believe that 300-foot drawdowns are “desired” and claim success if only half of an aquifer’s stored water is left after fifty years.

I have …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

January 29th, 2015

Third Wave coffee shops

By LONN TAYLOR

Back in the Dark Ages of the late 1950s I was the part owner of one of the hippest coffee houses in Fort Worth, a place called the Coffin on Park Hill Drive near TCU. It was the dean of students’ nightmare. We stayed open until 2am. We had a …

correspondence

correspondence

January 29th, 2015

Editor:

Once again the people of Marfa and beyond have responded generously to the Chaplain’s Christmas Card Project.

On behalf of the prisoners and staff at the Presidio County Jail, thank you for your participation, may we all have a blessed 2015.

Chaplain Edward Jennings

Presidio County Sheriff’s Department

Marfa

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Editor:

The Big Bend Sentinel recently reported on …

golliver – the other 50%

golliver – the other 50%

January 22nd, 2015

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