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dick decent – 548

dick decent – 548

August 20th, 2015

golliver – pipeline concert

golliver – pipeline concert

August 20th, 2015

guest commentary

guest commentary

August 20th, 2015

Preserving Our Hunting Heritage in the Wake of CWD

By JENNY SANDERS

We have long known certain deer breeding practices threaten native wildlife and hunting on a number of levels and the movement of captive deer around the state in livestock trailers creates significant risk to our wild deer population.

Texas hunters are still …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

August 20th, 2015

Bringing our Government into the 21st Century

By US Rep. WILL HURD

I recently attended the premier information security conference in the world and I overheard a hacker say that cyber security or defending digital infrastructure is like trying to cure hunger — it’s a prolonged struggle.  I come from an IT background, having studied …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

August 20th, 2015

(photo courtesy of theLibrary of Congress)The Comanche chiefQuanah Parker

Comanche chief Quanah Parker and his quest for peyote in Far West Texas

By LONN TAYLOR

Most Texans know about the Comanche chief Quanah Parker either because of the circumstances of his birth – his mother was the white captive Cynthia Ann Parker – …

correspondence

correspondence

August 20th, 2015

Editor:

Mr. Carlos Nieto,

On behalf of the Presidio County Commissioners’ Court, we extend to you our appreciation for the organization of the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Presidio Welcoming Center held on July 28th, 2015.

It was a creative way to bring everyone together. We commend you as we understand how much time …

golliver – dude diligence

golliver – dude diligence

August 13th, 2015

dick decent – go pokes

dick decent – go pokes

August 13th, 2015

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

August 13th, 2015

The Mimms Ranch windmill

A machine that made life possible in the desert

By LONN TAYLOR

If you look on your left as you drive north out of Marfa on State Highway 17 you will see one of the most evocative symbols of the Western cattle ranching industry. It is a windmill …

correspondence

correspondence

August 13th, 2015

Editor:

In appreciation, re: Marfa Villa Apartments fire;

We want to express our sincere thanks – not only from me and my son – but from all the families who lost all their belongings in the fire.

First, we thank Mark and Elizabeth Rodriguez and all the employees at Mando’s Restaurant for opening a …

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