Monthly Archives: October 2011

Marfa DJ on All Things Considered on Sunday

This Sunday, NPR’s All Things Considered will feature a story about the new box-set of music: “East of Underground: Hell Below.” It was released on October 25th by Now Again Records and David Hollander of Marfa, Texas. NPR host Guy Raz interviews … Continue reading

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October 27 Sports Roundup

Football Schedule For This Week Marfa High School Friday, Away at McCamey at 7:30pm. Alpine High School Friday, Home versus Kermit at 7:30pm. Fort Davis High School Friday, Away at Sierra Blanca at 7:30pm. Van Horn High School Friday, Away … Continue reading

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KRTS Presents Shawn Colvin This October

Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin will be performing a benefit concert for KRTS 93.5 FM, our community radio station, on Saturday October 22 at 8 PM at the newly restored Granada Theater in Alpine. General admission tickets are $35 and they … Continue reading

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Signed Guitar Up For Grabs at Shawn Colvin Concert

Marfa Public Radio is raffling off a pink Oscar Schmidt guitar signed by Grammy Award-winner Shawn Colvin during her concert at the Granada Theater this Saturday night. Tickets are $10, and only 200 will be sold.  Tickets will be on … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive: Friday, Oct 21

Today is the last day of Marfa Public Radio’s Fall Membership Drive! As of last night, KRTS was just $4,987.75 shy of our $40,000 goal. We’re so close! Please call in now at 432-729-4578 or donate by clicking the “Give” … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive: Thursday, Oct 20

It’s the second to last day or our Fall Membership Drive. Only two more days left for us to reach our $40,000 goal! As of Thursday afternoon, we’ve raised $31,325. Thanks so much to everyone who has already donated during … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died

At the Monday (Oct 17) meeting of the Marfa Independent School District trustees, a decision was made to suspend the band program at Marfa Junior/Senior High School for the remainder of the 2011-12 school year. Trustees said they made the … Continue reading

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Marfa goes to six-man

In the 2012-13 season, Marfa High School will forgo their traditional 11-man football legacy to adopt the six-man football version of the sport. The Marfa Shorthorns will field fewer players and play on a smaller field. Goodbye old rivalry with … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive: Wednesday, Oct 19

It’s day 6 of our Fall Membership Drive, and we’re happy to report we’re almost 3/4 of the way towards reaching our $40,000 goal.  KRTS would like to thank our matching donors for today: Roseland Klein, DMR resident and host … Continue reading

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Oct 19 Sports Roundup

Football Scores From Previous Weekend Continue reading -> for local results and upcoming games for area high schools and universities.

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