Tag Archives: Brewster County

Presidio And Brewster County Judges Issue Executive Orders Requiring Masks

By Marfa Public Radio Staff This story has been updated to reflect Presidio County’s order. All Presidio and Brewster County businesses will have to require employees and customers wear face coverings starting Tuesday. County Judges Cinderela Guevara and Eleazar Cano … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Cases In Brewster County Rise For Third Time In Three Days

By Marfa Public Radio There are now four new cases of coronavirus in Brewster County, state officials announced late Monday. The patients represent the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh cases in Brewster County. They range from a woman in her … Continue reading

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Big Bend Counties Allow Select Businesses To Reopen At 50% Capacity This Week

By Carlos Morales With little to no confirmed cases of the coronavirus, Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties got the green-light from the state for retail stores, restaurants and libraries to open their doors up to 50% capacity. As part … Continue reading

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Brewster county judge asks court to toss Gage suit

By Stephen Paulsen, The Big Bend Sentinelstephen@bigbendsentinel.com ALPINE — The county judge in Brewster County is asking a federal court to throw out a lawsuit filed against him over Brewster County’s emergency hotel closures.

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Brewster County Issues Shelter-In-Place Order And Establishes Community-Wide Curfew

By Mitch Borden As towns across the Big Bend region prepare for the coronavirus, Brewster County Judge Commissioners are issuing a shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Expanding on a previous disaster declaration, Brewster County Judge Eleazar Cano … Continue reading

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Gage Hotel Owner Sues Brewster County Judge and Commissioners Over Order To Close Hotels To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus

By John Waters, Big Bend Gazette J. P. Bryan, owner of the Gage Hotel in Marathon, is suing Brewster County Judge Eleazar Cano and Brewster County commissioners over the county’s recent declaration to close hotels and short-term rentals, an unprecedented … Continue reading

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No Trial Location Set for Suspect in Zuzu Verk Murder Case

Robert Fabian, the main suspect in the murder of Zuzu Verk, appeared in a courtroom in Alpine this morning as part of a pre-trial hearing. Verk was a student at Sul Ross State University, when she disappeared last year. Fabian is facing … Continue reading

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Trans-Pecos Pipeline Donates Nearly $3 Million Dollars to Region

The company behind the Trans Pecos Pipeline announced nearly $3 million in donations this week to counties and projects in West Texas where the pipeline either crosses or is near. Carlos Morales reports the donations benefit areas that were both … Continue reading

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Authorities Make Pot Bust in Brewster County After Pursuit

Authorities in Brewster County say they seized 1,264 lbs. of marijuana from a truck that fled from a traffic stop, leading police on a high-speed chase through rugged pastures. According to the Brewster County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday around 8:35 AM deputies … Continue reading

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83rd District Attorney Race: The Candidates in Their Own Words

The race for 83rd District Attorney in Brewster, Jeff Davis, Pecos and Presidio Counties is among the few competitive races in Big Bend country. Many local-level races only had one party on the ballot in the March primary, so those … Continue reading

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