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March 16th, 2017

Editor:

Much silly about in our town on this break for spring.

Styling and picture taking and crossing the walk and taking up the space like I’ve never seen.

Sold Out, No Vacancy, No Room in the Inn.

Puts me in mind a bit of when we came to town those many or so years ago. But, no matter, …

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March 9th, 2017

Editor:

Your community is very fortunate in having an exceptional hospital in the Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine.

Three weeks ago, while my husband and I were planning to spend a long weekend in Marfa, the very afternoon we arrived I was taken by ambulance from the St. George Hotel to the hospital in Alpine. …

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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. …

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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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February 2nd, 2017

Editor,

It has been a great honor to serve Marfa as a councilmember for the past two years. My personal and professional obligations have grown considerably in recent months and as a result I have decided not to run for re-election. I would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the City’s officers and employees. I’ve gained a …

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January 26th, 2017

Editor:

For the past 21 years, the people of the Big Bend have spectacularly participated in the annual Relay For Life and made it an outstanding success.

Unfortunately, it has become apparent that the event cannot be held in 2017.

The event requires the dedicated action of everyday people who are willing to give of their time and …

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January 19th, 2017

Editor:

Together we hosted Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Civil Rights Read-Off. We would like to express our sincere thanks to the 20 volunteer readers and many more listeners who gathered Monday on the Courthouse lawn to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists who worked tirelessly in pursuit of …

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December 21st, 2016

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READ MARFA and the Blackwell School Alliance would like to thank everyone who contributed to a fun and festive Holiday Read Aloud on Saturday. We welcomed children, families, and story-loving adults to enjoy readings of holiday stories in both Spanish and English, sweetened by hot chocolate and lots of cookies.

Much thanks to our readers: Jeremiah …

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December 15th, 2016

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On Monday, the Marfa PTO hosted an assembly for the school and community called Rachel’s Challenge. This program helps to create a school climate that is less susceptible to harassment, bullying and violence. Rachel’s Challenge exists to inspire and equip every person to create a permanent positive change not only in themselves, but in their …

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December 8th, 2016

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Gentlepeople,

On November 10, 2016, I submitted an open records request to the City of Marfa in order to obtain a copy of the Asphalt Pavement Maintenance plan for the City of Marfa. In a letter dated November 22, 2016 from the City of Marfa, there is no such plan or document. Is anyone surprised that …

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