Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Members of the Jeff Davis County Historical Commission - Elaine Harmon, Vivian Grubb, Roxa Robison, Jan Van Eman, Bob Miles and Mary Williams were honored earlier this month for their service to the county. Judge Jeannette Duer, right, presented the certificates to those attending. Not... + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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ALPINE – He was the Human Bowling Ball long before Robert Newhouse got the nickname when he barreled through the Dallas Cowboys line 20 years or so ago. Charlie Prude had been blowing up opposing defenses for years as a Fort Davis Indian back a few years before Newhouse when Prude was... + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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FORT DAVIS - It wasn't nearly as easy as the previous week, but the Fort Davis Indians still made a strong showing in El Paso this past weekend - and on Tuesday they came from the depths of despair to knock off the Alpine Bucks in five close games. This week the Indians are on the road... + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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A Dallas-area family with West Texas roots (her high school coach was Jean Everett of Fort Davis and then of Fort Stockton) has taken over ownership of the Fort Davis Drug Store and Old Texan Inn.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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FORT DAVIS - They thought about Belize. And they considered both Puerto Rico and Florida. Mexico and Connecticut were on the list, too. In the end, though, the Ortega bunch chose Fort Davis - and they are thrilled they did. And once folks around here try the pineapple cilantro chicken or the... + continue reading

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08/27/2015
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - The first of two public hearings to discuss the budget for Jeff Davis County is Friday at 1:30 pm, and a number of items on that budget are getting a closer look. Both the future of recycling in Jeff Davis County and the need for a fee schedule at both the landfill and... + continue reading
08/27/2015
FORT DAVIS – It is time again for Fort Davis to participate in the Fall Electronics Recycling Event, scheduled for Sep. 16 - 19. As in the spring, anyone may drop off acceptable items in front of the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce on Memorial Square, at the covered trailer that will be... + continue reading

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Archaeology students from the University of California at Berkeley have been on "a dig" at Fort Davis National Historic Site in recent weeks - and last week explained to tourists and local folks how they have been doing - and what they are finding.   To... + continue reading
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FORT DAVIS - When Gary Lamar started putting together the volleyball schedule for this year he knew this bunch of Fort Davis Indians had a chance to produce something that had not been done since 1980. It was 35 years ago this fall that the Indians, with Coach Oscar Medley at the helm and... + continue reading
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Don't look for this guy any time soon on the Jeff Davis County Courthouse lawn. He's on the move, but he is staying in Austin.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
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ALPINE – He was the Human Bowling Ball long before Robert Newhouse got the nickname when he barreled through the Dallas Cowboys line 20 years or so ago. Charlie Prude had been blowing up... + continue reading

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by Bartee Haile   With independence about to be swapped for statehood, Texans packed the polls on Sep. 2, 1844 to pick a president for the fourth and final time. The year... + continue reading

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Members of the Jeff Davis County Historical Commission - Elaine Harmon, Vivian Grubb, Roxa Robison, Jan Van Eman, Bob Miles and Mary Williams were honored earlier this month for their service... + continue reading