Author Archives: Sally Beauvais
Thank you to all who submitted Valentine’s Day notes, poems, odes, and and loving gripes to Marfa Public Radio’s 2019 Love Drive. Press play to hear recorded valentines from Jose Fonseca, Lonn Taylor, Mary Jane Holmes, Brad Newton, Pam Gaddis, Ruben … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Next year, West Texas may become home to a new festival. Marfa Mayor Ann Marie Nafziger announced at Thursday’s City Council meeting that the event’s organizers hope 5,000 people will attend. That’s more than double the size … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Marfa’s City Council approved 4 out of 9 proposed changes to the city’s zoning map on Thursday evening. The votes took place during a regular council meeting, following the second of two joint public hearings co-hosted by … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais It’s early yet in the 2019 state legislative session, but lawmakers have already named school finance reform as a top priority at the Texas Capitol this go-round. Cities and suburbs can dominate the conversation when it comes … Continue reading
By Abbie Perrault, Big Bend Sentinel The Presidio County Commissioners Court, meeting in Presidio last Wednesday, approved a request by Tim Crowley to serve alcohol seven days a week until 2am on one of his properties. The location was listed … Continue reading
West Texas Wonders: Cloud Identification, Marathon’s Mysterious Target Or Beer On The Streets Of Marfa?
Marfa Public Radio wants your help choosing the next West Texas Wonders story.
By Sally Beauvais A team of fourth, fifth, and sixth grade girls at Marfa Elementary School is gearing up to send a microgravity experiment to outer space. First, the group won their school-wide competition. Then, in late 2018, their proposal … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Reflection Ministries, a Midland-based nonprofit established in 2016, is preparing to open the region’s first long-term care facility for victims of sex-trafficking. The group presented a lecture at Midland College Thursday night, as a part of Phi … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Marfa’s Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council addressed a packed house Tuesday night, during the first of two joint public hearings in which they’ll be taking comments from residents about proposed changes to the city’s zoning … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais The suspect of a murder in Alpine was found dead Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to law enforcement officials. The Alpine Police Department had been looking for 42-year-old Robert Nin since Saturday, when they announced an … Continue reading