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Golliver – so much for VAWA

Golliver – so much for VAWA

February 14th, 2013

Presidio County Review: the state of the county

Presidio County Review: the state of the county

February 14th, 2013

By Presidio County Judge PAUL HUNT

To the citizens of Presidio County:

During the two years that I’ve served as Presidio County Judge I have become particularly fond of the old Spanish name for our area: “La Junta de los Ríos”. Of course this refers to the confluence of the Río Grande and the Río Conchos near …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

February 7th, 2013

Out in the West Texas town of El Paso

By LONN TAYLOR

A few months back I wrote a snide column about El Paso’s horrendous traffic, violent weather, and the difficulties I always encounter in finding my way around that city. This column is also about El Paso, but it is about what a cosmopolitan and sophisticated …

Dick Decent – Monopoly!

Dick Decent – Monopoly!

February 7th, 2013

Border business

Border business

February 7th, 2013

New legislation for border infrastructure, staffing

By NELSON BALIDO

The Border Trade Alliance today announced its support of the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013, legislation introduced by Texas Sen. John Cornyn.

The bill, which builds upon a concept first broached by the senator in the last Congress, seeks to allow private sector entities and cities, counties and …

Golliver – innocent, sort of

Golliver – innocent, sort of

February 7th, 2013

Correspondence

Correspondence

February 7th, 2013

After submitting the final report on the Jeff Davis County Library Terrace Project construction, the Friends of the Jeff Davis County Library received the following from the Texas Historical Commission:

“I received your report today. I hope that you and your colleagues feel really good about the outcomes of your project, you deserve it. I know …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

January 31st, 2013

SECEDE (all caps) is Larry Kilgore’s middle name

By LONN TAYLOR

New Year’s Day has come and gone, the Texas Legislature went into its eighty-third 140-day session on January 8, and 125,746 Texans have signed a petition to the White House urging that Texas be permitted to secede from the Union.

The White House has rejected the petition, …

Border business

Border business

January 31st, 2013

Rethinking outbound inspections on the border

By Nelson Balido

President Obama’s second term is officially underway, but one of his top priorities for his second term was made apparent well before he took the oath of office. Because of a confluence of tragic events, the president made clear that guns and gun ownership would be in the …

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