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Presidio County Officials To Hold Oct. 2 Meeting On Mass Gathering Permit Process

By Marfa Public Radio Presidio County Commissioners Court will hold a public meeting next month dedicated to gathering input from residents about the county’s permitting procedures for mass gatherings and outdoor festivals. No action will be taken at the Oct. … Continue reading

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Jeff Davis County Officials Table Decision on Second Amendment Resolution

By Carlos Morales Jeff Davis County Commissioners have sidelined a decision on becoming a “Second Amendment Sanctuary” — a designation two other West Texas counties have taken up this year. The resolution was brought before county officials during a special … Continue reading

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Marfa Homeowner Fights Property Tax Lending Company To Keep Her House

By Sally Beauvais Texans have one of the highest property tax burdens in the nation. This past legislative session, state lawmakers adopted reform to slow the growth of property tax hikes in the future, but many Texans are struggling to … Continue reading

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How Estray Laws Are Causing Beef Among Landowners In Far West Texas

By Michael Marks, Texas Standard Presidio County is one of 22 in the state that still abides by open-range laws that allow cattle to roam, more or less, where they want. That means it’s perfectly legal for cattle to wander … Continue reading

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After Major Changes To Proposed Resolution, Presidio County Becomes “Second Amendment Sanctuary”

By Carlos Morales After a heated discussion that brought more than 60 people into the Presidio County Judge’s chambers, county commissioners approved a resolution labeling the county a “Second Amendment sanctuary.” The designation appears to be the first of its … Continue reading

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Presidio County To Address Mass Gathering Permits Again This Week

By Sally Beauvais and Diana Nguyen The Presidio County Commissioners Court will revisit potential permitting procedures for large-scale events in the county at a meeting in Marfa on Wednesday. The commissioners first discussed the idea of creating an application process … Continue reading

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Presidio County’s Water Regulatory Group Looks To Start Again

By Carlos Morales This month, Presidio County’s local water regulatory group elected a new member — the first time in months the district has had a complete committee. The district, like groundwater conservation entities throughout Texas, is charged with overseeing water … Continue reading

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County Grants Extended Alcohol Serving Hours To Proposed Crowley Project

By Abbie Perrault, Big Bend Sentinel The Presidio County Commissioners Court, meeting in Presidio last Wednesday, approved a request by Tim Crowley to serve alcohol seven days a week until 2am on one of his properties. The location was listed … Continue reading

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Former Presidio County Official Carlos Nieto Pleads Guilty

A former Presidio official pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal bribery-related charges. Carlos Nieto, a former special projects coordinator with the City of Presidio, admitted he conspired to defraud the County.

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Hunting Guides Who Allegedly Lied About 2017 Shooting in Presidio County Sued for Negligence

*Editors note: An earlier version of the headline for this story  said Michael Bryant and Walker Daugherty lied about the shooting incident in 2017. While indicted on  charges, there hasn’t been a ruling in the case. We regret the error. Last year, … Continue reading

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