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Valentine’s Boyd Elder Has Died At Age 74

Legendary West Texas artist Boyd Elder has died. His daughter, Shaula Elder, confirmed the 74-year-old’s death on Facebook Saturday night. “The rumors are swirling about our father passing into the cosmos,” the post reads. “It breaks my heart to say it … Continue reading

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The Newly-Elected Mayor of Valentine Captures The Town’s Welcoming Spirit

Summer Webb boasts of Valentine’s tight-knit community, as well as her goals as the town’s new mayor.

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What’s It Really Like to Live in Valentine, Texas?

This radio story was first broadcast in 2015. Builder Scott Williams passed away later that year. Saturday is February 14th, Valentine’s Day. And for one place in Texas, it’s the most important day of the year. The sign on the edge … Continue reading

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From West Texas, an Eagles Image-Maker Remembers Glenn Frey

Musician Glenn Frey died this week at age 67. With his band, the Eagles, he helped craft a country-rock sound that defined 1970s pop music in California. But there was a West Texas connection to this iconic West Coast band. Artist Boyd Elder … Continue reading

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Renovation of Damaged Prada Marfa Art Installation Begins

Renovation of the badly damaged Prada Marfa art installation near Valentine, Texas has begun and will continue over the next few weeks. The popular roadside art installation was vandalized by a Waco resident named Joe Magnano almost a year ago, an act Magnano … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Valentine’s “Love Station”

There’s a high volume of mail coming through the 200-person town of Valentine, TX this week. And you can probably guess why. Early each February, Valentine’s post office, otherwise known as the “Love Station,” is inundated with valentines from around … Continue reading

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