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Border Patrol’s Presidio Station Sees Growing Number Of Migrant Families

By Sally Beauvais An unprecedented surge in the number of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is trickling into a remote area of West Texas, according to immigration authorities in Customs and Border Protection’s Big Bend Sector.

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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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Missing Presidio Mother and Daughter Found After Week-Long Search

By Carlos Morales After a week-long search, which brought together law enforcement officers from across the Big Bend region and assistance from the FBI, missing persons Zorayma Gallegos Lackey and her daughter Lena Lackey were found Sunday Morning. According to … Continue reading

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Presidio County Opts To Take More Time Establishing Permitting Process For Large-Scale Events

By Sally Beauvais The Presidio County Commissioners Court voted Wednesday morning to postpone adopting a permitting process for large-scale events held in the county. Officials made the decision following extensive public comment regarding a controversial festival that may be on … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Searching For Missing Presidio Mother and Daughter

By Sally Beauvais Presidio and Brewster County law enforcement are searching for a missing Presidio woman her child. Zorayma Lackey and her 4-year-old daughter, Lena, were last seen in Marfa on Sunday, March 31st, according to Marfa Police Chief Estevan … Continue reading

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Presidio To Vote On Home Rule Charter In May

By Sally Beauvais Presidio’s city council voted 3-0 Tuesday night to add an item to the ballot in the upcoming city election. In May, residents will weigh in on whether the city should adopt a home rule charter.  Marfa Public … 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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Wildfire Burning East Of Presidio Now Contained

By Carlos Morales A fire that began Friday afternoon in Mexico and soon spread across the border east of Presidio is now contained, according to a county official. The Big Bend Sentinel first reported the fire began around 4:15 PM near … Continue reading

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Presidio Donates $5,000 To Marfa Public Radio To Boost Signal To Border Community

By Robert Halpern, Big Bend Sentinel-Marfa The Presidio Municipal Development District (PMDD) has made a $5,000 donation to Marfa Public Radio (MPR) to boost its signal to the south Presidio County border community. “It really will be ‘from the border … Continue reading

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Midwest Retailer Shopko Closing Multiple Stores, Including One In Presidio

By Sally Beauvais This week Wisconsin retailer Shopko announced it would close 39 stores in 19 states across the country, including one in Presidio. The announcement comes as the company is preparing to file for bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg.

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