Glenn Felts, the owner of the well-known subterranean watering hole in the ghost town, was reportedly killed earlier this week.
After a packed public hearing last week, Alpine’s City Council unanimously voted to reject A&M’s proposal to launch drones from Alpine’s municipal airport. Alpine’s triumph, however, is more symbolic than anything else. Unmanned aircraft will still fly over the Big Bend region.
West Texas isn’t the first place you’d think of in association with craft beer, but the Big Bend Brewing Company, established nearly two years ago in Alpine, found that the demand far exceeded even its optimistic expectations.
For going on five years, my admiration has grown for the weekly paper in the tiny Panhandle town of Miami (above). The New York Times it ain’t, but it tells me everything I could ever want to know about local births and deaths, windblown mail, bad potholes, and good yards. And Theo.
November 1, 2005 | by Katy Vine | Reporter
More minutiae from the University of Texas at Austin’s infamously comical police blotter, including memories from longtime author Darrell Halstead and the story of a student who “made” Campus Watch.
September 11, 2013 | by Jason Cohen | Hook 'Em
After more than a decade of strict border enforcement, hundreds of residents on both sides of the US-Mexico border came together for the second annual Voices From Both Sides Festival to show what was lost when the border was closed.