Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dublab’s Sound Spectrum on Marfa Public Radio

One Sunday per month, Marfa Public Radio teams up with Dublab, a community supported web radio station, to bring you Dublab’s Sound Spectrum. Tune in this Sunday (November 18)  at 9 PM for another episode. According to DJ Frosty, this month’s show is a “musical … Continue reading

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Midland Train Accident Update

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At noon Friday (November 16), KRTS/KXWT News spoke with Midland Mayor Wes Perry about yesterday’s tragic accident. Mayor Perry updated listeners on the conditions of the wounded, and reflected on the mood of the Permian Basin community after the tragedy. The … Continue reading

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Area Ranchers Embrace Internet Sales

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Like all businesses, the ranching industry is always trying to be more efficient and that includes marketing. One Fort Davis resident helps ranchers do just that, bringing modern technology into the process. Lorne Matalon reports.

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Four Veterans Killed in Route to Parade in Midland

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At 4:30 PM in the afternoon on Thursday (November 15), during a parade honoring military veterans, an eastbound Union Pacific train ran into a parade float travelling south on Garfield Street in Midland TX, killing four former soldiers. Two of … Continue reading

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Glass Recycling Approved In Fort Davis

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After months of wrangling and controversy, the County Court in Jeff Davis County approved a county-funded glass recycling program this Tuesday (November 13). Lorne Matalon has the story 
from Fort Davis.

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Bee Health in West Texas

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Bees are dying off around the world, in a phenomenon that has been named “Colony Collapse Disorder.” The United States and Great Britain lost a third of their bees last year.  Healthy bees are crucial to the world’s food supply. … Continue reading

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Weekend Scores Roundup

In football news, the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks closed out their regular season play this weekend with a 53-25 victory on Friday over the Bulldogs in Coahoma. This win makes the Bucks champions of their district, with a 9-1 overall record as they head into post-season play. Six-man football … Continue reading

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Sul Ross Lobos

Community Concerns for Sul Ross

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November 1: Enrollment is down at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Some academic programs have been shut down. There are residents of Alpine who are concerned about the school’s future. Some are even suggesting that Sul Ross leave its … Continue reading

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Weekend Sports Preview

Regular season football comes to a close this weekend throughout the Trans-Pecos. In high school news, the Alpine Fightin’ Bucks head to Coahoma for their last game of the season against the Bulldogs. The Bucks head into this game with … Continue reading

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Pete Gallego Wins U.S. House Seat

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Alpine native Pete Gallego has bested incumbent Francisco “Quico” Canseco. As of 12:30 AM on Wednesday morning, with 86% of districts reporting, Pete Gallego (D) leads Canseco (R) 49.9% to 45.9%. KRTS News spoke with Robert Halpern, long time area resident and … Continue reading

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