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Texas & Southwest Cattle Raisers Association

Texas & Southwest Cattle Raisers Association

March 7th, 2013

Water for all Texans

By JOE LEATHERS

It’s not news that more people are moving to Texas at a rapid pace. And why wouldn’t they? For starters, the low cost of living, genuine people, beautiful landscapes and old-fashioned common sense make Texas a great place to live. And our state’s relatively strong economy and ample business opportunities …

Correspondence

Correspondence

March 7th, 2013

Dear Marfa,

John Klusek is a human being just like you, just like me. I implore you, please do not vent your rage on this individual. I am aware that this horrible discovery was made at the most tragic time in this man’s life. His companion of many years has sadly passed away after battling cancer. …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

February 28th, 2013

Ballroom Marfa revives the drive-in theater

By LONN TAYLOR

Marfa is about to become the site of the world’s most expensive drive-in movie theater. The theater will be built by Ballroom Marfa on 8.35 acres of land in Vizcaino Park, which has been leased by the Ballroom from Presidio County. According to Melissa McDonnell, the Ballroom’s project …

Dick Decent – meteor umbrella

Dick Decent – meteor umbrella

February 28th, 2013

Border business

Border business

February 28th, 2013

As sequestration nears, urgency rises for innovative border solutions

By NELSON BALIDO

We’re only days away from sequestration, the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that were supposed to have been so awful, so distasteful to lawmakers and the president that there was no chance we’d ever reach this point. And yet here we are.

Don’t get me wrong: I …

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 …

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