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Big Buck Tournament begins Nov. 28

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Culberson County and the town of Van Horn will again conduct their popular Trans-Pecos Big Buck Tournament from Nov. 28-Dec.15, said an AgriLife Extension contest official. Lainie Koch, AgriLife Extension…
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VHHS students to donate canned goods

What could be better than having food delivered to someone on thanksgiving? That's what the Van Horn High School students, faculty, and staff have decided to donate canned goods and other non-perishable items to families that cannot afford an expensive…
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Sheriff's Blotter Nov 20, 2014

11/06/14 Damian Walfre, 37, Mexico, arrested for DWI and evading arrest. 11/06/14 Bradford Nelson, 44, Van Horn, arrested for possession of controlled substance and making terrorist threat. 11/16/14 Jose Duarte, 41, Mexico. Arrested for public intoxication…
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CCAISD receives good grade on latest audit

CCAISD trustees on Monday received another "unmodified" audit report regarding the school's finances. An unmodified opinion is considered the golden standard in auditing, meaning that the final report had few, if any, discrepancies that require…
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Uranga, Seyffert place 3rd in El Paso debate tournament

The Van Horn High School Cross-Examination Debate Team, composed of Camille Uranga and Kyle Syffert competed in the Chapin High School Texas Forensic Association state qualifying meet over the weekend in El Paso. Unlike UIL events, TFA meets allow students…
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San Benito CISD hires Puig as superintendent

After almost three years as CCAISD Superintendent, Marc Puig has decided to call it quits in Van Horn. San Benito Consolidated Independent School District hired Mr. Puig last Thursday evening. San Benito CISD is located between Harlingen and Brownsville;…
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It's cotton-pickin' time

Large round bales of Pima Cotton harvested from 166 acres off Hwy. 90 at Lobo will be transported to Valley Gin in Tornillo for processing. Extracted seed will be sold to dairies for feed and the long staple high quality cotton will be sold to merchants…
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Local officials discuss Ebola response and preparedness

City, school and county governmental entities on Tuesday gathered at Van Horn Convention Center to learn how Culberson County will handle a potential Ebola crisis. Over the last few weeks, the deadly virus that has killed thousands in West Africa has…
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