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the rambling boy

the rambling boy

February 23rd, 2017

The celebration and lore of George Washington

By LONN TAYLOR

Monday was Presidents Day, a federal holiday designated by Congress to be celebrated on the third Monday in February by a law passed in 1968 called the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, a law which reshuffled most of our holidays to create three-day weekends. When I was a …

golliver – CPAC and town halls

golliver – CPAC and town halls

February 23rd, 2017

the money man

the money man

February 23rd, 2017

A case of the market nerves

By TOM JACOBS

“The stock market is a device for transferring the money from the impatient to the patient.” – Warren Buffett

Lately, I often hear, “Oh, I don’t think this is a good time to get into the market.” Or, “President Trump makes me nervous. I don’t want to invest now.” …

dick decent – alternate fact

dick decent – alternate fact

February 23rd, 2017

correspondence

correspondence

February 23rd, 2017

Editor:

For the past several years Project Graduation, an all-night, alcohol/drug-free party exclusively for graduating seniors, has been organized traditionally by parents/guardians of Marfa High School seniors, with participation and support from the surrounding community. Our goal is to provide an evening of fun and safety on graduation night. The event is always a huge success. …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

February 16th, 2017

Dr. Paul Will: Big Bend king of sausage

By LONN TAYLOR

I recently had a visit with a man I have come to think of as the Sausage King of the Big Bend. Dr. Paul Will, Professor Emeritus of Animal Science at Sul Ross State University, has been teaching students how to process meat for 39 years. …

golliver – crazy

golliver – crazy

February 16th, 2017

high desert sketches

high desert sketches

February 16th, 2017

(VALERIE HOWARD illustration)Marijuana to broccoli

Why does everybody crowd my corner?

By GEORGE A. COVINGTON

I do not often criticize fellow writers, particularly those from whom I regularly steal ideas or quotes. However, I must relay my outrage at the joint attack on me by Donald Trump and Lonn Taylor.

Recently, President Trump’s White House flacks were asked …

dick decent – comrad trump

dick decent – comrad trump

February 16th, 2017

correspondence

correspondence

February 16th, 2017

Editor:

It takes a village to host a TML meeting.

The mayor, city administrator, and council members of the City of Marfa would like to express our deepest gratitude for the overwhelming generosity of the sponsors who donated to the Texas Municipal League’s quarterly meeting that we hosted early this month.

The door prizes where sought after and …

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