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Morning meth raid yields four arrests on Wednesday

A morning raid on Wednesday by DEA, DPS Narcotics Service and the Culberson County Sheriff's Office yielded four arrests for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (also known as "meth").
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VHHS Academic Teams attend UIL meets

The VHHS Academic teams have been active over the past few weekends attending meets in Sonora, Monahans, and Wink. On Feb. 6, the Academic Teams traveled to the Sonora Invitational, which has the distinction of being the oldest continuous speech tournament…
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Obituary -- Ray Hardy Pernell Jr.

Ray Hardy Pernell Jr., 71, passed away in his home, surrounded by family and friends Feb. 23, 2015. Ray is preceded in death by his father, Ray Hansel Pernell and his mother, Estelle Wyatt Pernell.
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Sheriff Carrillo attends West Texas Counties Day in Austin

Representatives from Presidio County, the city of Presidio, and the Presidio and Marfa schools met with several key state officials in Austin on Tuesday to advance their political initiatives and projects, including the expansion of the international…
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Van Horn Golf Invitational held here after 20 years

Last weekend, we hosted the Van Horn Golf Invitational. It's been more than 20 years since we've hosted a tournament of this magnitude, and I am grateful to everyone who had a hand in helping make last weekend a huge success. It was an excellent…
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Winter Lingers in West Texas (photo)

Cold temperatures persist in Van Horn and the surrounding area. This photo was shot on Tuesday near the I-10/I-20 split. Photo courtesy Bill Fierro
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Another fatality on I-10 involving a blowout

Justin Wayne Taylor, 35, Riverside, Calif., was killed on Feb. 14 at about 5:50 p.m. at mile marker 143, a few miles from Van Horn, when he collided head-on with a semi-tractor trailer. The cause of the accident is believed to have been caused by a blowout…
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