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correspondence

correspondence

July 31st, 2014

This letter is to thank all the wonderful people of Marfa for helping out my friends, Joel and Brenda Bentley, at the Bryanna Bentley Medical Fundraiser this past Sunday.  I was overjoyed with the amazing attendance, and with the generosity of locals.

I want to take this opportunity to thank the following people for their help …

golliver – Governor Oops

golliver – Governor Oops

July 24th, 2014

desert fashion / marfa style

desert fashion / marfa style

July 24th, 2014

The Lou Lou Ghelichkhani style

By ASHLEY ROWE

Lou Lou Ghelichkhani is a singer and songwriter with Thievery Corporation and the Lead Muse to the Den of Thieves. She visited Marfa for the first time during the film festival to DJ and also to take in the films.

The dress, jewelry, and shoes you were wearing …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

July 24th, 2014

Texas eccentrics and mavericks

By LONN TAYLOR

I recently picked up a book that is so good that I was tempted to lift several chapters from it for my columns. Instead I decided to write a column about it. It is Mavericks: A Gallery of Texas Characters, by Gene Fowler, published by the University of Texas Press …

the anti-fan

the anti-fan

July 24th, 2014

Baseball players come up short in brains department

By JIM GORDON

Pro football famously has the Wonderlic, a 50-question quiz it uses to gauge draftees’ intelligence.

From the occasional poor result leaked to the press, you might think that football players, on average, ranked pretty low in the brains department, compared with other athletes.

Not so, according to a …

correspondence

correspondence

July 24th, 2014

Editor:

We want to recognize the difficult work being performed in a highly professional manner by the Presidio County Appraisal District Appraisal Review Board.

Arriving for our hearing, we were met with great courtesy, a very careful review of the data, and a final decision that we believe to be fair now that we understand it better.

Based …

dick decent – border life

dick decent – border life

July 17th, 2014

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