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golliver – quarantine

golliver – quarantine

October 30th, 2014

dick decent – blood test

dick decent – blood test

October 30th, 2014

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

October 30th, 2014

A fortín along the Rio Grande.(stereopticon photo courtesy of the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas collection, Southern Methodist University DeGolyer Library, Dallas)

A photo mystery of a border fortín

By LONN TAYLOR

Last week I had the pleasure of showing the new director of Preservation Texas, Evan Thompson, around the Big Bend, and on our …

correspondence

correspondence

October 30th, 2014

Editor:

With the close of yet another successful year of the Big Bend Youth Soccer Association league, I wanted to thank everyone who showed up to improve the Marfa fields at the beginning of the season: Buddy Knight (Presidio County Commissioner), Salvador Hernandez (Presidio County employee), Lucy and Armando Garcia, Mike Juarez, Ruben and Rosemary Martinez, …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

October 23rd, 2014

The Mediterranean state of Texas

By LONN TAYLOR

Historians have argued for years over whether Texas is part of the South or the West. One school holds that our roots in the cotton kingdom and our history of slavery and secession places us in the South, while the other maintains that our beef industry and history of …

correspondence

correspondence

October 23rd, 2014

Editor:

A Far West Texas thank you to Mr. Rand Elliott for reconsideration of his proposed Fort D.A. Russell housing project.

Lloyd MacDonald

Midland

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Editor:

I was surprised to read about the reaction to Rand Elliot’s proposed house. I think it’s disingenuous that so many in our town tear down houses at will, build modern homes, or …

dick decent – 507

dick decent – 507

October 23rd, 2014

golliver – mail in

golliver – mail in

October 23rd, 2014

golliver – confused

golliver – confused

October 16th, 2014

dick decent – ebola

dick decent – ebola

October 16th, 2014

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