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golliver – pipeline trucks

golliver – pipeline trucks

September 17th, 2015

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

September 17th, 2015

(Sentinel archive photo)The Chilean soaring team arrives by military transport at Marfa Army Air Field.

The 1970 World Soaring Championship in Marfa

By LONN TAYLOR

The Fourth of July, 1970, carried an extra punch for Marfa. The Fourth was the final day of the 12th World Soaring Championships, 14 days of sailplane …

correspondence

correspondence

September 17th, 2015

Editor:

You gotta love Cindy Ott-Jones, Superintendent of Big Bend National Park.

In her powerful letter of September 4 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), she spelled out the concerns of BBNP, and of the National Park Service, regarding the Trans Pecos Pipeline.

Those concerns are the same for many of us throughout …

dick decent – holy guacamole

dick decent – holy guacamole

September 10th, 2015

golliver – tanked

golliver – tanked

September 10th, 2015

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

September 10th, 2015

The Madeline book that takes place in Texas

By LONN TAYLOR

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines / Lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.” This was the opening couplet of Ludwig Bemelmans’s classic children’s book Madeline, first published in 1939, and the rhyme was repeated …

hurd on the hill

hurd on the hill

September 10th, 2015

(SRSU photo by STEVE LANG)U.S. Congressman Will Hurd, San Antonio, representing Texas’ 23rd District, discussed life before and during elected service during a visit to Sul Ross State University Department of Business Administration students Friday. Hurd is a Texas A&M graduate, former A&M student body president, then worked for the Central Intelligence …

correspondence

correspondence

September 10th, 2015

Editor:

When we took on the Marfa Lights Festival earlier this year, we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. A few months later, we had managed to pull together vendors, entertainment and enough volunteers to get us through the weekend and host the 29th annual Marfa Lights Festival. There were so …

golliver – Cheney on Iran

golliver – Cheney on Iran

September 3rd, 2015

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