Monthly Archives: May 2013
On Saturday, June 1, there will be a free, outdoor music performance based on the discovery of pulsars takes place at Ranch 2810. A pulsar is a highly magnetized, rotating neutron star that emits a beam of electromagnetic radiation. Presented by Yellow Barn music group and … Continue reading
The Permian Basin economy, with Odessa and Midland as its anchors, has received some serious accolades. The Christian Science Monitor and Forbes Magazine have both cited the basin economy as among the fastest growing in the country. Lorne Matalon spoke … Continue reading
Contentious public comment over Marfa Shorthorn logo redesign pushes school board to table decision on rebranding
It was branding cattle of a different kind in Marfa on Tuesday night. The trustees of the Marfa ISD school board held a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss website rebranding. School board meetings are often sparsely attended by the … Continue reading
On Memorial Day, Marfa Mayor Dan Dunlap, Presidio County Justice of the Peace Cinderella Guevara and many others honored those who lost their lives serving their country. Lorne Matalon reports.
On Saturday afternoon, Big Bend residents gathered at the Brewster County Courthouse lawn for live music by the Doodlin’ Hogwallops and speeches during the “Support the 2nd Amendment & U.S. Constitution Rally.” Gun rights advocates and veterans from the Big … Continue reading
Bob Dylan turns 72 on Friday, May 24. Marfa Public Radio throws in with the likes of… well, everyone under the sun to honor him. Tune in Saturday, May 25, from noon to one to hear Jennie Lyn play a full hour of carefully … Continue reading
With a new legal border crossing between Texas and Boquillas, Mexico now open, Boquillas is preparing to welcome visitors. A community owned cooperative has been formed, while families are sprucing their homes and others are making & selling handicrafts on … Continue reading
Come November, Texas voters might see some campaigning to amend the constitution. The Senate needs constitutional amendments to create two water fund accounts. Mose Buchele from StateImpact Texas reports.
Never miss a city council meeting? Always finding interesting stories in the Big Bend? Go to a lot of community events or concerts? If you’re interested in sharing your knowledge and experience with Marfa Public Radio listeners, become one of our volunteer … Continue reading