The Big Bend Chapter of the Native Plant society of Texas will hold its spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 in the space behind Chambers Realty at N. 8th St. and Ave. E (the former One Way Plant Nursery yard) in […]
On March 30, Governor Greg Abbott appointed Marci Roberts of Marathon to the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA), for a term set to expire August 31, 2021. The mission of TCA is “to advance our state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas.” For fiscal year 2017 […]
Once again, Politico.com has tapped Tom Curry’s political cartoon as one of the top 15 political cartoons nationwide. Curry’s work this week stands with other cartoons from the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, the Baltimore Sun and the New York Daily News. According to Politico.com, “Every […]
PRESIDIO, TEXAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Presidio Port Director Michael Neipert was sworn into office March 21 during a formal change of command ceremony. Family, friends, colleagues and local dignitaries attended the event at the Presidio Activity Center. The ceremony included the CBP Honor Guard posting the colors, […]
Brewster County deputies, along with firefighting personnel from Terlingua Fire and EMS and Big Bend National Park, responded to a structure fire in Lajitas on march 17. A mobile home, several vehicles, and a shed were damaged. No injuries were reported. This incident is still under investigation.