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In Presidio, Amateur Drag Racing Is Back

By Sally Beauvais It’s Saturday night in West Texas. On a stretch of land outside of the border town of Presidio, cars are lining up two-by-two behind a straight, quarter-mile racing strip illuminated by stadium lights. A summer storm has … Continue reading

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Presidio County Officials Talk About Their Meeting With C3 Presents

Yesterday, officials from Austin-based company C3 Presents met with county and city officials to discuss their plans for a festival of more than 5,000 on a ranch outside of Marfa’s city limits. The meeting was closed to the press and … Continue reading

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Presidio County Further Delays Adopting Mass Gathering Procedures, Appoints Health Authority

By Sally Beauvais The Presidio County Commissioners Court voted unanimously on Wednesday to postpone adopting permitting procedures for major events and outdoor festivals, once again. County officials first proposed an event application process last month — after Austin-based company C3 … Continue reading

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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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