Month: February 2017


Marfa Airport nabs $246K grant

Approximately $246,667 for Marfa Municipal Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its February meeting.  The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes engineering/design for pavement improvements A project consultant will be selected this spring. Project costs will be funded through Presidio County and TxDOT’s […]

Brewster County Sheriff deputies on the scene in the Terlingua Ghost Town where a historic rock ruin was vandalized over the weekend. The ruin (in the foreground) has been partially reconstructed by local residents. (John Waters, photo)

Historic Terlingua Ghost Town ruin vandalized; sheriff’s department seeks information: reward now $4,000

A historic adobe house ruin in the Terlingua Ghost Town was vandalized sometime over the past weekend, Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson confirmed.  Currently, there is a $4,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators. Owner of the Terlingua Ghost Town Bill Ivey expressed shock at the vandalism: “I […]