Museum of the Big Bend wins two major honors, including Best Small Town Museum in the USA
ALPINE, Texas — Alpine, Texas is one of the more mountainous towns in West Texas. It's also home to one of the more notable museums in the Permian Basin: The Museum of the Big Bend. A museum that offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, and...
Old Sheriffs Museum and Research Center to hold ribbon cutting on April 13
FORT DAVIS The Old Sheriffs Museum and Research Center in Fort Davis has scheduled a ribbon cutting April 13 at 11 a.m. at the Old Jail. The event will include tours of the museum, visits with regional law enforcement personnel, visits with regional county government officials, and their families, and food will be available until 2 p.m.
Marfa City Council declines to vote on resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza
Marfa’s city council on Thursday declined to vote on a proposed resolution calling for an “immediate and permanent ceasefire” in Gaza that local organizers drafted out of concern about the growing death toll in the war between Israel and Hamas. As NPR has reported, the number of...
Community rallies to save Marathon’s lone grocery store
MARATHON, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The French Grocer opened in the late 1800s as one of several businesses in the tiny town of Marathon aimed at supplying locals with all the things necessary to sustain their families; it’s evolved over time and is now considered the “centerpiece” of the community, the only place to buy groceries in […]
SRSU announces Hall of Honor inductees
Distinguished graduates and athletes will be honored by Sul Ross State University at the 36th Annual Hall of Honor celebration on Saturday, March 23. Nine inductees make up this year’s class, which are nominated and then chosen by the SRSU Alumni Association Board of Directors and representatives of the Department of Athletics and the College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences (ALPS).
Sul Ross volleyball receives commitment from Veribest's Emily Scott
VERIBEST, Texas — At the Division-II volleyball level, Veribest High School will now be represented as senior Emily Scott officially signed with Sul Ross University Tuesday afternoon. She went on an official visit earlier in the year and from the moment the Lobos extended the offer, Scott was sold.
Museum of the Big Bend named a top museum in Texas
ALPINE, Texas — The Texas Travel Awards have awarded The Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, one of the best museums in a small/medium sized market. The museum has recently doubled in size with a new wing, boasting enhanced galleries, event spaces...
Alpine’s Gallery Night presents the 2024 Spirits of the West Festival
ALPINE Alpine’s Gallery Night (AGN) has announced the return of its annual Spirits of the West Festival. This is a uniquely Far West Texas celebration of Texas’ best of wineries, distilleries, breweries together with top Texas Beef producers, chefs, artists and community business owners. The event is scheduled April 19-20 in Downtown Alpine, at the Brewster County Courthouse Campus 201 W Ave E, Alpine.