With a highly-visible, non-mobile presence at the edge of the Rio Grande, National Guard troops are so far being seen, more than heard.
A group of immigrants’ rights advocates are traveling along the Texas-Mexico border this week. Organizers say their goal is to teach immigrants about their constitutional rights.
Federal agriculture regulators have chosen Texas as the nation’s first testing site for a new type of poison aimed at culling the state’s feral hog population.
Houston-based Kinder Morgan says it’s nearly 500-mile pipeline project is moving forward. The announcement comes as the the company has secured enough transportation agreements for the project.
In 2016, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller irked farmers, ranchers and lawmakers by dramatically raising fees for a wide range of services his agency offers. A new state audit says the higher fees generated millions more dollars than necessary in … Continue reading
The tradition of cumbia spans three centuries and several continents. With origins in an African dance that came to Colombia through the slave trade, this musical backbone of Latin America knits together many different regional cultures through one common beat. … Continue reading
* THE SPECTACLE RETURNS * Make your plans to join us for Joe Nick Patoski’s Texas Music Hour of Power * LIVE * from the studios of Marfa Public Radio and Patio Party. Sat. 6 to 9 this Sat. 7/29. … Continue reading
Grammy Award-winning Western swing fiddle player and acclaimed Texas musician Bobby Flores, with his six-piece Yellow Rose band, will be coming to Marfa’s USO Building August 26th. Doors are at 8pm, show and dance runs from 9pm till midnight.
Next Monday we’ll be rocking to live blues at a tailgate-hang in our front parking lot in lovely downtown Marfa, TX, during the KRTS/KXWT West Texas Blues Monday show, from 7-9pm. We are also going to broadcast the show live … Continue reading
With less than a week before the start of a special session of the Texas Legislature, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick laid out a proposal Thursday to give teachers bonuses and increase their retirement benefits, with plans to pay for both long-term using money … Continue reading