Dryden, TX

Severe Thunderstorm Near Dryden 5-13-22

Severe Thunderstorm Near Dryden 5-13-22 A severe thunderstorm is crossing the border eastward between Brewster and Terrell counties at 40 mph with quarter-sized hail and damaging winds possible. Please stay indoors until at least 8:00 am until this storm moves through.
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning near Dryden – 5-4-22

A severe thunderstorm has been located to the East of Dryden, tracking to the Northeast at 30 MPH. This storm is currently producing Quarter-sized hail and damaging wind gusts up to 60 MPH. Please remain indoors and avoid being near windows while this storm passes.
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Step Inside Z Bar Trading Company, a 30,000-Square-Foot Mercantile Maze

Travis and Katie Roberts say their store, Z Bar Trading Company, is like Hotel California. “You can find your way in, but you can’t find your way out,” they joke. Inside the old Kerr Mercantile building in Sanderson, Z Bar Trading Company is a hardware store that stocks home goods, accessories, and trinkets. The building—thought by some to be designed by El Paso-based Henry Trost, architect of the Gage Hotel and Hotel Paisano—sat empty until the Robertses purchased it in 2012.

Santiago Gonzalez, Jr.

Sheriff Santiago Gonzalez, Jr., 55, of Sanderson, was called by our heavenly Father on March 2, 2022. He was born Nov. 24, 1966, in Chicago, Ill., to Santiago Gonzalez, Sr., and Maria Rafaela Garcia De Gonzalez. He was raised and spent most of his adolescence in Laredo, Texas. Santiago graduated...

Free medical clinics coming to Presidio, Terlingua, Sanderson

TRI-COUNTY — A series of free medical clinics provided by students at the University of North Texas Health Science Center are returning for their fifth tour of the Big Bend this month. The clinics are free and don’t require an appointment, insurance or identification to receive care. This round, care will be available in Sanderson, Presidio and Terlingua.

Alejandra Lopez

Alejandra Lopez, 90, of Fort Stockton, Texas, died Feb. 3, 2022, at the local hospital. She was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Sanderson, Texas, to Antonia and Magdaleno Rios. The family moved to Fort Stockton in the mid-1940s. She was marred to Ramiro Lopez in Sanderson, Texas. Alejandra worked for...

Francisco M. Galvan

Francisco M. Galvan was born in Sanderson, Texas, to Pedro R. and Antonia M. Galvan on Aug. 24, 1932. Frank was preceded in death by his loving wife Estella Galvan; and sons Raymond and David Galvan. He is survived by his sons Danny Galvan and wife Pam, Pete Galvan and wife Amy, and Dino Galvan and daughter Sonya Sheehan. Frank also leaves 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Merced Castro Lopez

Merced Castro Lopez, 89, of Fort Stockton, Texas, entered into eternal life on Jan. 22, 2022. Viewing was held on Jan. 25, 2022, at Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend, followed by a rosary. Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Jan. 26, 2022. Burial followed...

Take a look at these homes on the Sanderson market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Gorgeous 3-bedroom 2-bathroom house. Very updated. Two outbuildings. Beautiful front and back yard. Large living area and dining room. Pretty trees and a great

Top homes for sale in Sanderson

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: 3,309 square-foot building on 0.34 acre lot. The building was a bar that was turned into a home. It can be easily turned into

On Finding Paradise in West Texas

There is a curve in the road as you come over a hill about 2 miles outside of Sanderson where the vista is simply breathtaking. My family and I usually have REM or Tom Petty blaring, the windows down. And although you can’t hear it, I know all four of us exhale when we see it.