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Alpine ISD cancels election, city still on

Since no one filed for spots on the Alpine ISD ballot this election cycle, the district last week canceled its May 4 election. Single Member, Dist. 5, Justin Cross and Single Member, Dist. 7, Mary McCallister will each serve another three-year term.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Alpine wine saloon celebrates roots

In the heydays of West Texas ranching, a small Alpine hotel next to the stockyards and railroad tracks served as a small rest stop for the working ranch hands and cowboys. More than a century later, it’s no longer a hotel, but the building still serves as a haven for locals and travelers to enjoy.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Brewster County searching for missing woman

BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - The Brewster County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in location a girl who was on her way to SXSW in Austin. According to officials with the BCSO, Margaret Aislinn Channon was on her way to SXSW in Austin and stopped at Big Bend National Park with friends.


In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing

HOUSTON — By the time U.S. Sen Kamala Harris, D-California, took the stage here Saturday, the message was clear. “This is Harris County!” declared a bevy of colorful signs in the hands of supporters in a crowded auditorium at Texas Southern University. And when Harris began to speak during the bigge


Troubled Texas anti-abortion group seeks federal grant money

HOUSTON (AP) — An anti-abortion group hired by Texas to bolster women's health services is seeking federal family planning funding after the state cut ties with the evangelical nonprofit last year.


Lady Bucks win last two

The Lady Bucks softball team has entered District play with two dominating wins, one in Tornillo, and another in Alpine on Tuesday against Anthony. April Watley threw every inning in both games, with 21 strikeouts combined. She only surrendered one hit in seven innings in Tornillo on March 15 in an


Alpine considers HOT funds for conference center

Alpine City Council met on March 19 and approved a resolution requesting that the Texas Legislature repeal a tax code section stipulating how the city may spend its HOT fund revenues.


Alpine goat wins big in Houston

Betty Tanksley of the Tanksley ranching family in Brewster County had been successfully breeding show goats for over 20 years, and daughter Mary Criddle and granddaughter Kersten Criddle are continuing the family tradition.


Buck Relays coming up this weekend

One of the highlights of the track and field season takes place on Saturday as Alpine hosts the Fightin’ Buck Relays at Bucks Stadium. The event begins after 9 a.m. on March 22 with field events, followed by long distance runs, and finally sprints.


Heat Index: Tanya Tucker, Il Divo round out a big concert weekend

“Here We Stand: Charles Edward Williams” opens at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. The museum's new exhibition kicks off with an opening reception this evening. In “Here We Stand,” the artist depicts his take on the relationship between the natural environment and human emotions while exploring connection


Days of yore in Fort Davis

Fort Davis is widely known as a popular tourist destination, with its national historic site, world-class observatory, and many enjoyable outdoor attractions that make it a fascinating trek into the highest town in Texas.


Ukraine migrant arrested in Brewster County

BREWSTER COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- A European migrant who was in the country illegally was arrested by authorities on Friday evening. According to the Brewster County Sheriff's Office, one of their deputies detained a man in Marathon after he was reportedly acting suspiciously.


Midlander makes acting debut in film based on Fort Stockton lore

Midlander Cliff Hardwick has worn quite a few hats over the years. Paperboy, soldier, lawyer, politico, teacher, husband. But when he retired almost five years ago, he never dreamed that his next hat would be the kind favored by cowboys.


Ukrainian citizen arrested in Marathon

MARATHON, Texas (BIG 2 / FOX 24) - A Ukrainian man is now in custody after being detained in the Marathon area Friday evening. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says a deputy saw the man acting strange in the town of Marathon.


FIRST ON CBS7: Details released about illegal migrants in county official's car

PRESIDIO, Tex. (KOSA) The names and other details are being released of the three migrants from El Salvador found in a county attorney’s car in January. Jeff Davis County Attorney Teresa Todd was found with three undocumented migrants in her car on Jan. 28th.


New outdoor mural coming to Alpine

Alpine will soon have another outdoor mural to add to its collection, and this one will honor the Texas Rangers. Alpine’s Artwalk will sponsor the mural, and Artwalk Executive Director Keri Blackman said the board decided to move forward with the project at its last meeting. The mural will grace the