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County judge defends actions in not ordering autopsy

County judge defends actions in not ordering autopsy

February 18th, 2016

The Texas flag flies at half-staff at the Cibolo Creek Ranch gate on Sunday, a day after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the ranch. The other flag honors Milton Faver, the Presidio County pioneer who established the ranch in the 1850s. (photo by and courtesy of DON CULBERTSON)

 

By SARAH …

Pumpco work spotted on Nopal Road

February 4th, 2016

Pumpco equipment at the intersection of Nopal Road and the South Orient rail line southeast of Marfa.

 

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

MARFA – A Caterpillar bulldozer sits alone at the entrance of Nopal Road and U.S. 67/90, about five miles east of Marfa. A sign on the machine reads “Pumpco, Inc.,” the name of the company …

Presidio port authority panel established with more south county representation

March 12th, 2015

By SASHA von OLDERSHAUSEN

with additional reporting by

SARAH M. VASQUEZ

PRESIDIO – Concern over unequal representation in the makeup of the newly formed Presidio International Port Authority (PIPA) were temporarily resolved at Tuesday’s county meeting.

Following up on an interlocal cooperation agreement signed last month by city of Presidio and county representatives, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara …

Presidio County Sheriff’s Office investigating bodies found on area ranch

Presidio County Sheriff’s Office investigating bodies found on area ranch

March 2nd, 2015

By ROBERT HALPERN

PRESIDIO COUNTY – The Presidio County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of two bodies found on an area ranch this weekend.

Ranch workers called the sheriff’s office about midday Saturday and again on Sunday to say they had spotted the bodies on each day, Sheriff Danny Dominguez said.

Both appeared …

Presidio County judge now a contested race

Presidio County judge now a contested race

December 6th, 2013

By ROBERT HALPERN

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Longtime Presidio County Justice of the Peace Cinderela Guevara filed as a political candidate on Friday, challenging incumbent Paul Hunt for Presidio County judge on the Democratic Party ticket in the March 2014 primary election.

Presidio County Democratic Party Chairman Buck Johnston also confirmed Friday that Francis Garcia has filed for …

First Presidio County candidates file for office

November 27th, 2013

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Three Presidio County incumbent elected officials are the first to toss their sombreros into the ring for re-election in the March 2014 Democratic Party primary election.

County Judge Paul Hunt will seek a second four-year term, and in south county, precinct 2 JP Juanita Urias Bishop and precinct 2 Commissioner Eloy Aranda, both …

Searchers find woman lost in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Searchers find woman lost in Big Bend Ranch State Park

October 7th, 2013

PRESIDIO COUNTY – A 43-year-old woman who had been lost in the 300,000-acre Big Bend Ranch State Park for more than four days with little water and no food has was rescued shortly afternoon noon Sunday, according to a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department news release.

She was located by a search and rescue team made …

Presidio, Marfa airports plan for $4 million in improvements

September 26th, 2013

By ROBERT HALPERN

PRESIDIO, MARFA – Two Texas Department of Transportation Aviation Division officials paid a visit to the Presidio and Marfa airports this week as the county and airports manager Chase Snodgrass plan for $4 million in improvements to both municipal airports.

Planned for Lely International Airport in Presidio is the rehabilitation of the main runway, …

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