Tag Archives: Presidio County

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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Primary Election Results Across West Texas

Texas hosted the nation’s first primary election this year. You can find out the results of some of the statewide and county races here.

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Months After Federal Bribery Arrest, Presidio County Official Resigns

At a Presidio County Commissioner’s Court meeting Wednesday, embattled Precinct 3 commissioner Lorenzo Hernandez officially resigned from his position. 

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Presidio County Appraisal District Fills Board Vacancy Left by Carlos Nieto

A special meeting of the Presidio County Appraisal District’s Board of Directors was held yesterday afternoon. One of the items on the agenda was filling the vacant slot left by former chairman, Carlos Nieto. Nieto had held a seat on … Continue reading

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Presidio County Commissioners Ask Lorenzo Hernandez To Voluntarily Resign

The Presidio County Commissioner’s Court Tuesday took action on several items related to embattled Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Hernandez. Nearly two weeks ago, Hernandez was arrested on federal bribery related charges.

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FBI Arrests Two Presidio Officials on Federal Bribery Charges

The FBI on Thursday arrested two Presidio officials on federal bribery related charges. The two officials also face several counts of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. 

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City Council Votes To End Contract with County Sheriff’s Office, Re-establish City PD

The Marfa City Council voted to re-establish a city police department Tuesday evening. The decision comes after nearly 8 years since the City last had its own department, and marks the end of Marfa’s agreement with the Presidio County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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