Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Fort Davis volunteer firemen put out a fire Tuesday that started with faulty electric wiring in an attic of a home a block north of Bencomo's Exxon and Cueva de Leon where a local family was living. There were no injuries, but much of the home's interior was damaged by smoke and... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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FORT DAVIS - World War II hero Manuel Gonzales finally will get his Fort Davis High School diploma. Next Tuesday, the man whose statue stands on the Jeff Davis County Courthouse lawn will be recognized in special ceremonies.   To view more please log in or subscribe... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A group of Fort Davis Indians got together this summer to play a little roundball and compete in games with teams from Del Rio, Pecos, Uvalde and Alpine under volunteer coaches Sandra Chambers and Lashawn McIvor. Standing, left to right: Emily Merrill, Marissa Tercero, Bernice Renteria... + continue reading
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FORT DAVIS - Montana native Tessy Lou Williams’ passion for music and songwriting began early in her life. Her parents, Kenny and Claudia Williams, formed the core of a western musical legend in Montana – the band Montana Rose. One of her earliest memories was falling asleep in a... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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FORT DAVIS - For the last decade El Tule (el TOO-lay) has been honing its unique sound combining influences of Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa and Reggae, in Austin ... gratefully sharing the stage along the way with The Gipsy Kings, Grupo Fantasma, The Texas Tornados and many others. Their high... + continue reading

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07/23/2014
FORT DAVIS - A free music concert all afternoon Saturday Behind the Union at the Kelly Outdoor Theatre features some of the top acts of the Viva Big Bend weekend. The line-up for a day of free fun and entertainment in Fort Davis offers some great diversity of music for everyone. Fort Davis... + continue reading
07/23/2014
FORT DAVIS - For the first time in years, the Fort Davis school budget could be a balanced one - but first the district must clear a major hurdle, passage of a tax increase election. On Monday, the Fort Davis Independent School District school board unanimously adopted a tax rate of $1.17... + continue reading

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07/17/2014 - 0 comment(s)
Former Fort Davis Superintendent Dr. Judi Whitis and Principal, now interim superintendent, Graydon Hicks during the Turn Up the Heat rally two years ago at Bart Coan Field.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition + continue reading
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FORT DAVIS - School trustees worked through an eventful Monday night meeting - accepting the resignation of the Fort Davis superintendent, appointing an interim administrator, setting a tax rate and calling another tax election for Sep. 2. In addition, the board agreed to replace its current... + continue reading
07/17/2014 - 0 comment(s)
Eagle Scout candidate Josiah Bencomo works on the new visitor's center at the old Pioneer Cemetery in Fort Davis on the Alpine highway. Below, the finished project is now in use by the public.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition + continue reading
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A group of Fort Davis Indians got together this summer to play a little roundball and compete in games with teams from Del Rio, Pecos, Uvalde and Alpine under volunteer coaches Sandra... + continue reading

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by Barney Nelson.   What the heck are those little red velvet bugs? After a rain the other day, while hanging out clothes, I noticed those neon-red velvet, wrinkly half-full... + continue reading

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FORT DAVIS - Montana native Tessy Lou Williams’ passion for music and songwriting began early in her life. Her parents, Kenny and Claudia Williams, formed the core of a western musical... + continue reading