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Library Talk

January 19th, 2013

Community room, courtyard projects moving forward

By RENEE MICK

The capital campaign for the Marfa Public Library Community Room/Courtyard Project is moving forward!
To date there is just under $152,000 in the bank. To satisfy requirements of grant pledges from the Abell-Hanger Foundation and the Permian Basin Foundation we must raise another $63,000 by mid-May. Many generous donations …

Correspondence

Correspondence

January 19th, 2013

Marfa and the Big Bend Region certainly are a wonderful community of supportive art lovers! I experienced this Friday, January 11 at my opening for Wayfarer presented by the Greasewood Gallery at The Hotel Paisano in Marfa.

Thank you for all who attended and for generously becoming Wayfarers! Without you there would not have been an …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

January 10th, 2013

Snowstorms present and past

By LONN TAYLOR

I spent last Thursday sitting in front of my living room fireplace watching the snow fall. I did not venture outdoors once, not even to get the mail. I wasn’t expecting any checks, and no bill needs to be paid the day it arrives. I occupied myself by putting all …

Border business

Border business

January 10th, 2013

New homeland security committee chairman to bring fresh perspective

By NELSON BALIDO

WASHINGTON – There will be a new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee beginning in 2013, when Austin-area Rep. Michael McCaul takes the gavel of a panel with incredible influence over border security policy. With the departure of soon-to-be-former chairman Rep. Peter King …

Golliver – magic coin

Golliver – magic coin

January 10th, 2013

Correspondence

Correspondence

January 10th, 2013

The Presidio County Child Welfare Board and Child Protective Services wish to thank those who assisted with the 2012 Giving Tree Project:  Marfa National Bank and The Big Bend Sentinel, as well as all those generous persons who took gift tags or made donations.  Because of your Christmas Spirit, many Presidio County children had a …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

December 20th, 2012

Trees kindle remembrances of past Christmases

By LONN TAYLOR

For most of us older folks, Christmas is not only a joyful season but a time for remembering past Christmases. Most of my Christmas memories are associated with Christmas trees. My family was not the type who trudged through the snow on Christmas Eve with axes to cut …

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