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December 20th, 2012

“SEASON’S READINGS” FROM THE MARFA PUBLIC LIBRARY!

By RENEE MICK

The Marfa Public Library would like to wish everyone a very happy holiday season.

Hurry in for your holiday reading as we will be closed Saturday, December 22nd through Wednesday, December 26th.  In addition, we’ll be closed Saturday, December 29th and Tuesday, January 1st.

We hope everybody’s wishes come …

Golliver – good gun

Golliver – good gun

December 20th, 2012

Correspondence

Correspondence

December 20th, 2012

I thank everyone who took time out of their busy schedule last Wednesday to meet on the Courthouse lawn for the Marfa Chamber of Commerce Tree Lighting Ceremony. The success of the event was directly due to the support of this community, and I hope the event brought some holiday cheer to all in attendance. …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

December 13th, 2012

Andrew Carnegie and his 2,500 libraries

By LONN TAYLOR

I am a religious reader of Garrison Keillor’s “The Writer’s Almanac”, which I consult every morning on the Internet. It is a great way to start the morning; with a poem and several paragraphs about writers whose birthdays or other anniversaries occur on that day. Sometimes Keillor will …

Rio Grande water

Rio Grande water

December 13th, 2012

The next opportunity for the U.S. and Mexico: Rio Grande cooperation

By MARY E. KELLY

Last week, the United States and Mexico signed an historic cooperative agreement regarding management of the bi-national Colorado River Basin. The agreement is known as Minute 319, and it will operate under the 1944 U.S./Mexico treaty that governs both the Colorado River …

Correspondence

Correspondence

December 13th, 2012

The congregation of the Unitarian Universalists of the Big Bend (UUBB), in one of its Social Action donations, gave a check for $350 to the Family Crisis Center of the Big Bend in December.

We deeply appreciate everything their organization does for members of families in crisis.

Thank you,

Dorothy Zelazny Angrist

Alpine

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On behalf of Marfa Live …

Sul Ross should remain in the TSUS family

Sul Ross should remain in the TSUS family

December 6th, 2012

By Congressman-elect PETE GALLEGO

There’s been a lot of buzz in Alpine recently about the future of Sul Ross and its place in a university system. I love Sul Ross. It is the university where my parents first met as students during the Fall semester of 1946. It is where I got my college degree. It …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

December 6th, 2012

An order of squirrel, please, and hold the mayo

By LONN TAYLOR

I ate my first squirrel when I was eleven. I was spending part of the summer with my cousins in Wharton County, and one weekend we decided to go camping at a place my cousins’ family referred to as “the prairie,” a grove of oak …

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