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rambling boy

rambling boy

August 28th, 2014

The “lost years” at historic Ft. Davis

By LONN TAYLOR

The National Park Service acquired the fort at Fort Davis in 1961, and since then they have done a marvelous and highly professional job of telling visitors what life there was like when the army was there, which were the years between the post’s establishment in 1854 …

library talk

library talk

August 28th, 2014

Hannah Skelton won a brand new bicycle

Family reading event a success

By MANDY ROANE

Our Summer Reading Family Night was a huge success and we’d like to thank everyone who donated their talents, time or supplies to help us pull it off!

We’d also like to thank all of the summer readers and their parents …

golliver – burger canada

golliver – burger canada

August 28th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

August 28th, 2014

Thank you once again to all our Putt 4 Pets tournament sponsors and a special thanks goes to Planet Marfa, Jon and Aase Johnson.

Kathie Compton, president

ROMP

Responsible Owners of Marfa Pets

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Vote Yes and No.

In a few days some of you will go into the voting booth to make a decision that affects not just …

rambling boy

rambling boy

August 21st, 2014

Collaring, literally, mountain lions

 By LONN TAYLOR

Dana Milani of Alpine walks up to mountain lions and puts radio collars around their necks. The lions are tranquilized, but in my opinion it is a scary job. Milani loves it. She is a trim woman in her 40s who looks like an Olympic swimmer. She has been an …

dick decent – ice water

dick decent – ice water

August 21st, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

August 21st, 2014

This is a letter applauding the efforts of Marfa EMS, namely Burt LeGard and Chase Bruttomesso.

One tends to take standing, walking, and breathing for granted until one can’t. Thanks guys, for helping me up, you saved my bacon.

As a healthcare professional, there’s nothing like experiencing pre-hospital emergency care and getting a taste of your own …

rambling boy

rambling boy

August 14th, 2014

Humorous catch phrases that catch on

By Lonn Taylor

All families have humorous catch phrases or words that derive from some incident in the past. They are the most private of all jokes, totally incomprehensible to outsiders who do not know their origin. A number of years ago my wife, Dedie, and I were driving on an …

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