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Golliver – the Marfa 24

Golliver – the Marfa 24

March 21st, 2013

Correspondence

Correspondence

March 21st, 2013

I am crystal am nelson (am as in Audrey Malinda, not am as in Am, and all lower case), and I am one of the 2013 Artists-in-Residence at Fieldwork Marfa, located on E. San Antonio Street near the Lost Horse Saloon. I wanted to say thank you to the townspeople for being so welcoming. Since …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

March 14th, 2013

Alpine photographer Jim Bones publishes eighth book

By LONN TAYLOR

Jim Bones, who has been making photographs for the Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine for the past few years, has just published a new book, A Long View Southwest (Alpine: The Goathead Press, Large format, $ 132.41; small format, $67.55). It is his eighth book. …

Ag Day 2013: tribute to farmers and ranchers

Ag Day 2013: tribute to farmers and ranchers

March 14th, 2013

By JAMES B. DOUGLAS

Acting State Executive Director

USDA – Farm Service Agency

I speak for the people working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We all are proud to be partners with the men and women who farm and ranch in Texas. Agriculture is an honorable profession and we are honored to do our part to help. …

Golliver – drone strike

Golliver – drone strike

March 14th, 2013

Correspondence

Correspondence

March 14th, 2013

Editor:

I thank all those who helped my wife and me through these difficult times and assisted in my wife’s burial, where she wished to be laid to rest, in Merced Cemetery.

I bare no ill will toward those, though meaning well, have rushed to conclusions regarding my character, before knowing all the facts regarding my situation.

Sincerely,

John …

Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

March 7th, 2013

John Lapham Bullis, professional soldier and Indian fighter

By LONN TAYLOR

The name Bullis is liberally sprinkled over the landscape between the Big Bend and San Antonio. There is Bullis Gap Range, a chain of mountains fifty miles south of Marathon in Brewster County. At their southern end there is a ford on the Rio Grande called …

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 …

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