Author Archives: Sally Beauvais

About Sally Beauvais

Reporter/Producer

Texans In Tune: Heyue Zhang

Texans In Tune is a segment of Marfa Public Radio’s Monday classical music program In Tune, featuring live performances with students at the University of Texas Butler School of Music. In this segment — which originally aired on Monday, October … Continue reading

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73-Year-Old Austin Man Dies While Hiking Alone In Big Bend National Park

By Sally Beauvais According to officials in Big Bend National Park, an unaccompanied elderly hiker from Austin collapsed and stopped breathing on a popular trail in the Chisos Mountains Saturday, October 5. Park visitors found the man near the Emory … Continue reading

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Texans In Tune: Henry Johnston

Texans In Tune is a segment of Marfa Public Radio’s Monday classical music program In Tune — in which host Nick Hurt interviews and records live performances by fellow students at the University of Texas Butler School of Music. This segment, … Continue reading

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Brewster County Commissioners Vote Down “Second Amendment Sanctuary” Resolution

By Sally Beauvais Officials in Brewster County declined to adopt a “Second Amendment sanctuary” resolution in commissioners court on Wednesday. The county is now the fourth in Far West Texas to consider taking on the designation — as local gun … Continue reading

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Texans In Tune: Evan Taucher

Nick Hurt, host of Marfa Public Radio’s Monday classical program, In Tune, is launching a new segment of his show dedicated to live recordings and interviews with fellow musicians at the University of Texas at Austin. It’s called Texans In … Continue reading

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Presidio County To Hold Public Meeting Dedicated to “Mass Gathering” Permits

By Sally Beauvais Presidio County officials have agreed to hold a public meeting in the near future to discuss local permitting procedures for large-scale events. The decision comes after months of debate between the county and residents about a controversial … Continue reading

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Walmart Will No Longer Sell Ammo For Handguns And The AR-15

By Chris Haxel, Guns & America Walmart announced Tuesday that it will discontinue sales of ammunition designed for handguns and military-style rifles such as the AR-15. The company will also stop allowing customers to openly carry firearms inside its stores, … Continue reading

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What Topics Should We Tackle At Marfa Public Radio’s Town Halls?

Sharing relevant information with our communities is a part of Marfa Public Radio’s core mission. But after the stories, facts and figures are out in the world, what comes next? In October, Marfa Public Radio will begin hosting quarterly town … Continue reading

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Asylum-Seeking Detainees Could Soon Be Released In Presidio, Rather Than Transported To El Paso

By Sally Beauvais Officials in the small border city of Presidio are preparing for the possibility of having to care for asylum-seekers in the near future. That’s because authorities are considering releasing some detained migrants locally, instead of sending them … Continue reading

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KXWT Signal Interruptions

Marfa Public Radio is currently experiencing intermittent on-air interruptions in Midland and Odessa on our KXWT 91.3 signal. We have staff on site at our tower in Gardendale diagnosing and addressing the issue.

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