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Wind farms threaten West Texas river and Air Force routes

COMSTOCK, Texas (AP) — Exactly how the Devils River got its forbidding name is lost to history, but there is little doubt the harsh terrain and fierce natives who once reigned here played a role. "It is far from any habitation, in a barren waste su...


West Texas county benefits from oil boom, population surge

MENTONE, Texas (AP) — By late afternoon on most weekdays, the orange brick Loving County Courthouse becomes an island in a rising tide of snorting, lurching oil field trucks. The San Antonio Express-News reports at peak congestion, the wait to...


Work continues to restore massive South Texas fort

SAN YGNACIO, Texas (AP, posted Sept. 20, 2016) — About two centuries ago, a Mexican boy named Jose Villarreal and a companion were captured and taken by raiding Comanches north across the Rio Grande. After the two escaped, they found their way out...


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