Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The Chubby Knuckle Choir, a band that features everything from banjos to bongos, was one of the big hits Saturday at the free Viva Big Bend concert sponsored by the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce.Over 300 attended the all-day fun Behind the Union.   To view more please log in or... + continue reading
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Jack Niederkorn of Rockport built a Butterfield stagecoach model that he donated to the Overland Trail Museum in Fort Davis. Niederkorn was in Fort Davis recently to present the replica to  Pat Draheim of the Fort Davis Historical Society (right).   To view more please log in... + continue reading
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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EL PASO and FAR WEST TEXAS - Federal and state dollars continue to pour into bone-dry El Paso, with a new $50 million grant approval the latest in that city's attempt at broadening its water sources.  And while that money will be used to put more straws into Hudspeth and Culberson... + continue reading
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FORT DAVIS - University of Texas at Austin astronomers working with NASA’s Kepler mission have helped to discover the first near-Earth-sized planet around a Sun-like star in the “habitable zone,” the range of distances where liquid  water could pool on a planet. They used... + continue reading
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Large crowds took advantage of the free Viva Big Bend concerts offered Saturday by the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce in the new covered portion of the Audrey and Tyrone Outdoor Theatre outside Behind the Union - next up will be moving the stage up next to the covered pavilion.   To... + continue reading

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07/30/2015
FORT DAVIS - The Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center hosts CDRI's annual BBQ and Live Auction fund raiser on Aug. 15. This year's event has many new elements promising to be bigger and  better than ever. "This is, in a large part, thanks to the generous donations to the live  ... + continue reading
07/23/2015
The Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce's gift to Fort Davis will have a distinctive Fort Davis feel to it - two of the four headliners for the Viva Big Bend event in Fort Davis have strong ties to Jeff Davis County. Doug Moreland grew up here and will open the daylong event - he's... + continue reading

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Over 40 area residents attended the writers workshop and retreat Saturday at the Jeff Davis County Public Library.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition    + continue reading
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Legendary high school coach Leta Andrews taught kids as much basketball in just a few days as many have had in their entire lives at her clinic here in Fort Davis earlier this month.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition    + continue reading
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Alpine's Gallery Night, Inc. is dedicating the Mercado Mural on Murphy Street, July 25 at 12:30. The dedication ceremony will be during the Viva Big Bend Music Festival. Murphy Street will be closed to traffic from 8 am to 5 pm during the festivals.   To view... + continue reading
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07/23/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Legendary high school coach Leta Andrews taught kids as much basketball in just a few days as many have had in their entire lives at her clinic here in Fort Davis earlier this month... + continue reading

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Pete was invited to put on a working stockdog demonstration at the agricultural fair in the nearby town of Perdue, Saskatchewan. He could have  brought his own lambs that were ‘dog wise... + continue reading

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Jack Niederkorn of Rockport built a Butterfield stagecoach model that he donated to the Overland Trail Museum in Fort Davis. Niederkorn was in Fort Davis recently to present the replica to  ... + continue reading