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0 01-22-2015 in Area News Read More ›

Finding Carter

On Friday, Jan. 2, Mark, Ann Marie, Ava and Adan were traveling east on I-10 heading home to New Orleans. After a terrifying crash during an ice storm at mile marker 132 (by the rock quarry), they were rear ended by a passing car and then hit head on…
0 01-15-2015 in Area News Read More ›

Pecos motorist killed in I-10 crash

Filiberto Lopez, 26, an oilfield worker from Pecos, died in a collision with two truck-tractor semi trailers last Saturday on I-10 near mile marker 177. The accident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. He was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup. According to Sgt.…
0 01-15-2015 in Area News by admin Read More ›

Art Walk: Artist Kathy Haynes

Artist Kathy Haynes displayed several pieces of her art at ArtWalk in Alpine this past weekend. On left is portrait of her husband, Robert Haynes. She is the owner of the Rusty Rabbit in Marathon, an antique boutique. She also does commissioned works.
0 11-26-2014 in Area News Read More ›

Helen Estes serves as grand marshall at SRSU homecoming

Helen Stewart Estes, Midland, now 100 years old, served as Grand Marshal at the 2014 Sul Ross State University Homecoming parade Saturday, Nov. 15, through downtown Alpine. Ms. Estes, whose teaching career spanned 60 years, including many years as a…
0 11-20-2014 in Area News Read More ›

Valentine's Garnsey finishes 12th at state cross country meet

Latham Garnsey represented Valentine and the West Texas area in Round Rock on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 8 when he finished 12th overall in a field of 146 runners at the 2014 State Cross Country Meet. His time was 18:16.75. This closes his high school…
0 11-13-2014 in Area News Read More ›

Isaiah Marin held for murder in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Editor's Note: Isaiah Marin attended school in Van Horn and Valentine. One of his local friends told the Advocate that Isaiah was a junior at Van Horn High School and transferred later in the year to Valentine in 2010.
0 11-06-2014 in Area News Read More ›

SRSU Homecoming Nov.10-16; Helen Estes to be Grand Marshall

"Lobos at the Beach," including a bonfire and pep rally, is the theme of Sul Ross State University's 2014 Homecoming festivities, scheduled Nov. 10-16. The bonfire, resumed after a several-year absence due to drought conditions, will be part…
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Autumn at Guadalupe Mountains National Park

In the far northern reaches of Culberson County lies one of America's little talked about hidden gems. It's a place that garners little attention, even though it is home to one of the most recognized landmarks of West Texas. More than a landmark,…
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Man dies in 18-wheeler accident near Orla

Roy Lee Baker, 47, of Loving, New Mexico, was killed driving this 18-wheeler on Oct. 19 on a private oil lease road in northern Culberson County. The accident occurred at about 1 p.m., according to Sheriff Oscar Carrillo. Mr. Carrillo said that Mr. Baker…
0 10-23-2014 in Area News Read More ›