Monday, November 28, 2016


TERLINGUA MOON
Vol 27.  No. 48
November 29 , 2016

         by     Million sMiles

I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences. ~ John Denver

Terlingua Ranch Bad Rabbit Cafe
Friday and Saturday, 6:30 to 8:30 pm:  The Terlingua Fill-Harmonic Symphony
Cooter, Charlie and Judy playing your favorite old country songs.

Starlight Theater
Brunch is back!!  That's right, starting December 4, Sunday Brunch is back on the menu! Our menus had a few changes and it will be better than ever (if that's possible!)! 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  Thank you to all of our visitors and guests and local friends who spent their Thanksgiving holiday with us. We truly are thankful for you - every day of the year.
This week's musical lineup!
Monday, November 28: Russell James Pyle
Tuesday, November 29: Uh Clem
Wednesday, November 30: The Terlingua Lounge Lizards
Thursday, December 1: Moses Martinez
Friday, December 2: Gary Gorence
Saturday, December 3: Darrin Kobetich
Sunday Brunch! Terlingua Tanz
Monday, December 5: Jeff Haislip

TERLINGUA TRADING COMPANY ANNUAL SALE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10     10:00-8:0020% OFF GENERAL MERCHANDISE, 10% OFF BOOKS1       SEE YOU THERE!

The Terlingua Bottoms Group of AA meets at 7:30 every Thursday night at the Big Bend Church on Texas 118.  The meeting is open to everyone who has or thinks he has a problem with drinking.

Sunday Brunch returns to the Starlight on December 4, 11 am to 2 pm.
    Terlingua Tanz will play tangos, waltzes, and other luscious music from around the world

This week at High Sierra
Friday 12/2. - Sara Burton @7 PM
Saturday 12/3- Dr Fun @7 PM
Sunday 12/4 -  Collie Ryan's Sunday song circle outside on our beautiful patio @ 3 PM
Sunday @ 8 PM - Darrin Kobetich @ 8 PM
Come watch our favorite sports team on our big screen while drinking ice cold beer and enjoying our delicious menu items!

This Week at La Kiva
Steaks, Fish & Chips, Pizza, Burgers and Really Good Fries & Specials
Tuesday, 29th - Karaoke
Thursday, 1st - Music by Chet O'Keefe
Friday, 2nd - Music by Darrin Kobetich
Saturday, 3rd - Music by Paul Sprawl
Wednesday, December 7th.
La Kiva will be closed - hosting a Private Party

Stocking stuffers. A woman at ArtWalk came into Front Street Books with her family, including twins, and bought Carlton Leatherwood’s Big Bend People, Volume 2. “The people stories are the right length for bedtime reading to my children,” she said. So there you go. The book has photography by Voni Glaves, editing by Nancy Faubion, and a cover by Anna Oakley. It includes more than interesting Terlingua people—the desert landscapes of Maria Blosser and a WordOff poem by Adrienne Evans. It may be purchased at Terlingua Trading Co., High Sierra, La kiva, Ring Huggin’s Many Stones, and Barton Warnock Visitor Center.

The holiday season is upon us - don't forget the Terlingua Trading Company is open every day from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. From blankets and books to jewelry and clothing, we have a world of amazing gifts. We also have seasonal cards as well as every day cards from artists such as James Evans and Crystal Allbright. Come visit us and then enjoy the Chisos from The Porch for a spell!

CBS7 in Odessa tip line story about Zuzu
http://www.cbs7.com/content/news/Finding-Zuzu-Crime-Stoppers-working-with-Alpine-police-on-tip-line-402540225.html
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Draftex, LLC – Design/ Drafting for South Brewster County.  Come visit me at my office @ #1 Cinco Circle off South County Road next to Taylor Tool Rental.  Jeff Gavin: 830-739-6986 or draftexllc@gmail.com

Many residents and visitors to the Big Bend remember the late, great Slim Richey. Slim & his wife Francie were long time/ part time residents of Terlingua and Slim left us all too soon in 2015. When he died, The Paramount and Kessler Theatres changed their marquees to: Slim Richey - the worlds most dangerous guitar player.
February 9 - 12th we'll be celebrating the life of Slim once again via Slim Fest tWo at The Starlight Theatre. Among the many musicians headlining the festival are Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, Wood & Wire, Greezy Wheels, Katie Shore, The Jitterbug Vipers and more.
Advance tickets are $75 for the entire weekend and $40 per night. The Starlight will be exclusive to Slim Fest on the 10th and 11th (Slim's 79th birthday would have been the 11th). Tickets available at www.faroutbooking.com and are being capped at 200. Get yours soon!

The Little Burro Country Store   22 miles north of Study Butte on Hwy 118. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm
Phone number 432-371-2082
Like our Facebook page for up coming events at  Jackass Flats Improvement Association, Inc.    We will be having
Grand opening Saturday, December 10th all day. Come see Biscuit the Burro, listen to some music and we will have drawings for prizes throughout the day. With weather permitting we will have a potluck shindig and pick'n grinnin' over at the Pavilion at 7pm.

WYLIE WATER TANKS - the load scheduled to arrive has an extra 1,750 gallon on it.  Call us to reserve if you want that tank.  There is room on the load for still one more of your choice of size.  Call us 371-2506 or (512) 924-2506 to reserve yours.  Thanks from The Burrs.

DESERT EXPRESSION               229-70 FM 170
Beauty Salon is now open every week!! Tuesday thru Saturday, 10-5. Open late by appointment. Call or come by for haircuts, color, nails and more!!! Walk-ins welcome!
325-456-5983. Located next to the Terlingua Store.

Terlingua Store is staying busy! Thank you for your continued support!! We are open from 7am-9pm. Come in and see our growing selection of beer and grocery. Thanks again for all your support!!!

Dodge is a 3.5 year old gorgeous male german shepherd/pit bull mix who came into the shelter on 9/9/16. He comes when called (to his given name of “Dog”) and really loves human affection. Dodge was surrendered and likely was an only dog who lived in a yard. Dodge is friendly with all people and with some other dogs, but we recommend that he be an only dog - we think he’d prefer it and he has shown some selective behavior. Dodge walks well on a leash, appears housebroken, and longs for a permanent human connection.  He is a medium energy dog and weighs about 70 pounds. For more information about Dodge, or any dog in the Alpine Animal Shelter, please email heatherthemule@gmail.com

TERLINGUA TOOL RENTALS AND STORAGE  Jimmy Taylor, owner 371-2621 Only one unit left for storage.....almost any tool you could need for construction. Rent locally

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Terlingua MOON
Vol 27 No 47
November 22, 2016

By South County Mud Clowns       

DB's Rustic Iron BBQ will be Closed Thursday the 24th and Sunday the 27th. Open Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th Check out our reviews on Trip advisor and Yelp.. you won't be disappointed
Thanks, DB

THE TERLINGUA BOTTOMS group of ​AA meets every Thursday evening at 7:30 at the Big Bend Church in Study Butte.  The meetings are open to anyone who has or thinks they have a drinking problem.

Cottonwood General Store would like to remind everyone we will be open our regular hours on Thanksgiving Day: 7am to 9pm. Turkeys and hams are in stock. And the store is filled to the brim with everything you need for that Thanksgiving feast.

TERLINGUA TOOL RENTALS AND STORAGE UNITS Jimmy Taylor, owner 371-2621 Only one storage unit left available. Tools for all your construction needs.

This Week at The Starlight
Thanksgiving Day Menu: Mesquite Smoked Turkey, Heavenly Ham, Green Chile Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Classic Green Bean Casserole, Orange Cranberry Sauce, Grandma's Giblet Gravy, Focaccia Bread, and your choice of Pecan Pie or Pumpkin Cheesecake. Adults $21.95 and children 10 & under $10.95. Doors open at 5!
Starlight Music lineup:
Mon,,  21st: Bruce Salmon, Michele Alany & Janie Cowan
Tues. 22nd: Clem & Jeffro
Wed. 23rd: The Whitmore's
Thanksgiving: Marc Utter & Jeff Haislip
Fri. 25th: Scott Walker
Saturday: Butch Hancock (8 p.m.)
Monday, November 28: Russell James Pyle

Terlingua Recycles would like to thank everyone who came out to help sort and deliver Terlingua's bins to the Recycling Center in Big Bend National Park. A big shout out to Barbara & Jim Hines, Dan Sholly, Alice, Dick, and Jeffro and a world of appreciation to Eduardo at BBNP as well as Linda Richards.

Please remember to be considerate about what you place in the bins (located behind the Terlingua EMS center). Tin cans, aluminum and plastic containers should be well rinsed.  Cement and mortar bags can't be recycled. Please don't leave them in the bins. We are working on a way to recycle glass but that remains on hold for now.  Thanks for helping to keep South Brewster County clean and GREEN! If you'd like to volunteer during the month or just on the days (once per month) when we take Terlingua's recycling into the Park, send us a message on FB or call 830.739.6986.

Draftex, LLC – Design/ Drafting for South Brewster County.  Come visit me at my office @ #1 Cinco Circle off South County Road next to Taylor Tool Rental.  Jeff Gavin: 830-739-6986 or draftexllc@gmail.com.

Big Bend Library will be closed Nov. 23-25  for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen Monday, Nov. 28.

Earth and Fire Gallery invites you all to meet our Guest Artist, Kelly Straw on November 23rd from 5 to 7 pm.  With Terlingua as her new home, Kellie finds inspiration as observed in her collection of water colors, oi and ink Paintings featuring the Big Bend and Trans Pecos Region.

Randoff's Big Bend BBQ is Celebrating Our 1st Anniversary Friday and Saturday Thanksgiving Weekend with Buy One Sandwich and Get One Free! Just our Way of saying Thank You Terlingua! 11 am-2 pm or till Sold Out! C'mon Let's Meat !

Terlingua Community Garden upcoming events: Nov.30th, hands-on school, learning about and planting olive trees and olive oil production, complete with a lunch and olive oil tasting. Begins at 10am. Also join us at the Farmers Market every Saturday from 10 to 1.

Scott Watkins and Travis Jenks were elected to serve four-year terms on the Terlingua CSD Board of Trustees. Thank them when you see them.

All Energies is now the West Texas UPG battery dealer. UPG is the one of the world’s largest manufacturer of Sealed Lead Acid batteries. No watering, no venting, no mess! We have many shapes & sizes available, from large off-grid batteries to small computer UPS batteries. Email casey@allenergies.net or call us today at 371-2950 to place your order.

DESERT EXPRESSION Beauty Salon is now open every week!! Call or come by for haircuts color nails and more!!!:) Walk-ins welcome!  325-456-5983. Located next to the Terlingua Store. 229-70 FM 170

TERLINGUA STORE will be open thru the Thanksgiving Holiday! Our store hours will be 7am-9pm and from 3-8 on Thanksgiving Day! Come by for your beer, ice, snacks, and hill country mesquite fire wood!

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff at High Sierra Bar & Grill @ The El Dorado Hotel -Thanksgiving Day 11/24 serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner starting at noon until we run out or 10:00 PM.  We will also have a limited menu. Friday 11/25. Jerry Slater performs @7 PM.  Saturday 11/26 Dr Fun @ 7 PM.  Come watch your favorite sports events on our big screen Thanksgiving day.  College  football Saturday and NFL all day Sunday while enjoying Cold beer and a great menu!

SHOT TIME LIQUORS  We are CLOSED THANKSGIVING  DAY, come shop early and stock up!
We have new items in the store. Come check out our wares: music, glass, art, beer, and even ice for home use or wrapped as gifts. And way more coming soon! Visit us anytime Mon thru Sat 10am to 9pm. 371-3155, like us on Facebook at Shot Time Liquorz -n- Beerz!

This week at La Kiva   
Pizzas, Burgers, Steaks and Specials
Monday - Jack Knight,  Tuesday - Karaoke
Thursday - Thanksgiving Day, Join us for a really good Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings - Music by Chet O'Keefe to add to the festivities
(Probably creative leftovers) John and Josie are thrilled to see La Kiva come to life and be part of this great community again. It took a long time to get their act together, but it finally happened and they are looking forward to a great holiday season.

Wylie water tanks will be delivered after Thanksgiving.  Please call us to make sure yours is still on the list and to firm drop details.  2506.

OF INTEREST:  "Protests in Dallas and elsewhere against the Dakota Access pipeline have reached a bank in Norway.
     
"Protests in Dallas and elsewhere against the Dakota Access pipeline have reached a bank in Norway. The bank's reaction could create a financing problem for the Dallas company building the pipeline.
"That company is Energy Transfer Partners, run by Kelcey Warren. The bank is DNB."
http://www.dallasnews.com/business/energy/2016/11/07/dakota-access-pipeline-protest-may-block-342-million-financing-dallas-energy-transfer-partners
"Energy Transfer investors are in another tangle. The pipeline partnership Sunoco Logistics Partners wants to buy Energy Transfer Partners for $21 billion, based on Friday’s closing prices. Energy Transfer Partners’ parent, Energy Transfer Equity, tied itself in knots trying to buy rival pipeline operator Williams Companies last year, before walking away on a technicality. The sour reaction to the latest deal suggests E.T.P. may also be headed for trouble."
.http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/21/business/dealbook/market-reaction-to-deal-may-bode-ill-for-energy-transfer-partners.html?_r=0

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Terlingua Moon
Vol 27 No 46
November 15, 2016

“Difficult times often bring out the best in people.” Bernie Sanders

By the Terlingua Thinking Team

 The signing for Carlton Leatherwood’s Big Bend People, Volume 2 will be Sunday (Nov. 20) at Espresso y Poco Mas, 2:30 p.m. There will be refreshments, courtesy of Noemi Aviles and Mimi Webb Miller. The book’s photography is by Voni Glaves and guests, including Maria Blosser’s chapter of desert landscapes; editing by Nancy Faubion; and another grand cover by Anna Oakley. The book is dedicated to Mark “Eyeball” Kneeskern.

Last week was Election Day. Now what? We thank all those who worked at the polls, in some cases for many days, during this last election.

Service Time Change: 3rd Sunday services on the 20th will be held at Santa Inez in the Terlingua Ghosttown at 4pm and at Sts. Mary and Joseph's in Lajitas at 6:30pm. All are welcome. The Rev. Kay Jennings of the Big Bend Episcopal Mission will be presiding.

Big Bend High School will host the annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, at 8:15 am at the flagpole in front of the high school. The public is invited. The Class of 2017 will host a reception for Veterans immediately after the ceremony.

This Week at The Starlight!
The Starlight is extremely pleased to be showing the art of Maria Blosser from November 7 – December 7.  We will host an artist's reception on Tuesday, November 8 from 5:30 - 6:30. Please join us in welcoming Maria as our artist-in-residence for the coming month. Everyone is welcome!
   Tuesday: Uh Clem
Wednesday: Sarah Burton
Thursday: Crystal & Kt
Friday: Russell James Pyle
Saturday: Bruce Salmon, Michelle Alany and Janie Cowan followed by La Fenice!
Monday: Bruce Salmon
Hope to see you soon!

This week @ High Sierra
Friday 11/18. Sara Burton 7 PM
Saturday 11/19 Dr Fun. 7 PM
Sunday. 11/20  Jim Keaveny. Show and Fundraiser Sunday funday 3 PM
Come watch your favorite sports event on the big screen!!

Now is the time to get your 2017 Terlingua Artists Calendar! You'll get 14 images by local area artists to enjoy throughout the year. These calendars are shrink-wrapped and make wonderful gifts. Find them at these vendors: Chile Pepper, Cottonwood General Store, Shot Time Liquors, Desert Sports, High Sierra, and Terlingua Trading Company. (sponsored by Terlingua Visual Arts and many local businesses and individuals)

Wow! Earth and Fire Gallery has a wonderful space in Alpine this weekend for ArtWalk !!  Lots of our treasured items will be there. And many more you've never seen!
Stop by to visit us at the old Foxworth Galbreth building!
Never fear.  Our Gallery in the Ghostown will be open too!

The Barnes Family would like to extend a huge Thank You to everyone who attended the Joee May Memorial Fundraiser on Saturday and to everyone who contributed to its success - including all the local businesses and friends who donated food and auction items!  So far we have raised around $2500 and more is still coming in.  LaNetta won the Cribbage Tournament and we are not clear about who won the Horseshoe Tournament.  Mark your calendar for next year - Saturday following the Chili Cook-Off.  Thanks again!

Big week for Terlingua Recycles!!! This Thursday, Nov. 17th , we take the recycling bins into the Panther Junction recycling center. Could use all the good hands we can get to join us as we drive into the park and sort our Community's recyclables. Meet at Terlingua's recycling center (behind the Terlingua EMS building on 170) and we'll leave at 8 a.m. and be back around 1. Don't worry if you don't have a ride to BBNP one of the other volunteers will be happy to give you a lift. If you have any questions, call 830-739-6986. Thanks for helping us to keep Terlingua and the Big Bend/ South Brewster  County clean and green.

La Posada Milagro and Espresso ...y poco mas!
Located in the Terlingua Ghost Town, the coffee shop serves the best coffee around and made to order breakfasts and lunches.  We are happy to pack picnics to go. Open 7 days a week, free wifi, and great views of the Chisos Mountains. Newspapers available and friendly service, too! The rough luxe guesthouse has rooms, is available for wedding parties.Hours:  Sun -Thurs.:  7:30 a.m. until 2.p.m. Fri.- Sat.:  7:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

WingS anD wAveS! Yes, that is the theme for the maRk eYebALL KNeeskeRn partY. So, get those creative juices flowing and pump out some super sounds and visual delights. Join us for music, art, costumes, dancing and more at the StaRliGHt THeatRE on SaT, deC 10th. Viva!!!

OTRA VEZ is now open and accepting clean donations.  We do not have the facilities to clean and repair donations.  Closeout and special pricing of summer ware. We appreciate your patronage and donations.

Help spread the word! All are welcome !
Presidio and Ojinaga will be having a "March of Solidarity" on Saturday, November 19, 2016. This is NOT a protest in the sense that we want to show unity and peace without violence or hate!  Here is some information:
The purpose of this event is to show the world we stand together and we are stronger together. We are a community of peace. We are marching to show unification and solidarity. It must not be negative. It is about bringing our race together, the human race.
We live in harmony with each other, relying upon each other in good times and tough times. The river brings us together and never will divide us in our spirit, faith or cohesiveness. The people of Mexico (Ojinaga) must know that we are with them, support them, no matter what happens or who is in office.
We will need the participation from every person in Presidio and the surrounding area. This is imperative as we must make a statement in numbers.
Ojinaga must also come out in full strength and in good will. Peace is the key.
John Ferguson and I will be going to Ojinaga on Wednesday morning to speak with the city officials and the people of Ojinaga about the march on Saturday. They have an open community meeting starting at 9 am. We must have them keep a positive spin on all of this.
The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19th. We will meet at the church (tentative) parking lot and march from there. I am thinking we should all wear white shirts with a safety pin.  10 AM
Safety pins to show solidarity. We will march/walk hand in hand and meet our brothers and sisters from Mexico on the International Bridge, holding hands as a bridge of friendship and unity as one.
Banners, posters are all encouraged, but no political, negative images or words.
Our hash tags will be: #strongertogether #masfuertesjuntos #vivalafrontera

Successful Search and Rescue - “Overdue hiker Calvin Parker, 59, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was successfully located by National Park Service, Border Patrol, and Customs and Border Protection resources. While backpacking on the Mesa de Anguila, the hiker separated from his hiking companion, and failed to return to the base camp before nightfall on November 6th. The park received word of the overdue party, and initiated a search and rescue. With desert temperatures in excess of 90 degrees Fahrenheit, National Park Service ground searchers were deployed to trails in the area, and the park’s fixed wing aircraft and Customs and Border Protection helicopters aided by Border Patrol assisted with the search.
Around 1200 on November 7th, the hiker was found and united with his hiking companion. He was found to be mildly dehydrated, and was flown with his hiking companion to the Lajitas airport where rangers were able shuttle the hikers back to their vehicle. Superintendent Cindy Ott-Jones says, “We are relieved that Mr. Parker was found by the search team, and was able to make it back in good condition.
We encourage all of our hikers to be well prepared when hiking on remote trails like the Mesa de Anguila.” The park recommends letting a trusted friend or relative know your itinerary, and have them contact us if a group is overdue. Additionally, a reminder that backcountry permits are required for all backpacking trips.”

The Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District will be having a
Regular Board Meeting on November 17th at 9 a.m. In conjunction with this meeting we will be having a special presentation on local aquifers.
Kevin Urbanczyk, Ph.D., Director, Rio Grande Research Center. Professor, Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Science, Sul Ross State University. The meeting and presentation will be at Sul Ross State University in the Gallego Center at 9am on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

Randoff's Big Bend BBQ is celebrating Our 1st Anniversary in Terlingua!  Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving you know you'll be tired of Turkey so. Put Away those leftovers and come and Buy Any Sandwich and Get One Free! Just our way of saying Thank You for Great 1st Year!  C'mon Y’all, Let's Meat!

Draftex, LLC – Design/ Drafting for South Brewster County.  Come visit me at my new office @ #1 Cinco Circle off South County Road next to Taylor Tool Rental.
Jeff Gavin: 830-739-6986 or draftexllc@gmail.com.

The Terlingua school board will meet this week on Tuesday instead of the regular Wednesday so the auditors can present the financial audit. 6 pm at the high school. The school board election results have not been finalized…..will be reported to you as soon as we hear!

Perky, friendly, cute little CASEY plays wonderfully with kids, and is happy around other dogs, too. He's found himself in a play group crowd of several large dogs, and Casey was a good communicator to them, establishing boundaries, and having a great time. Casey just wants a loving and engaged family to treat him right! He’s attentive to humans, and loves to earn pets and treats. His $100 adoption fee includes his neuter plus microchip and current vaccinations. Casey, and all the other pets at the Alpine Animal Shelter, can be found on Petfinder.com. Any questions or for more info emailheatherthemule@gmail.com

The Brewster County Courthouse will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday,  November 23 - 25, 2016.

​The meeting of the Big Bend Citizens Alliance scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 has been postponed until early December.

Another load of Wylie water tanks has been ordered with 1 extra up for grabs.
Delivery was cutting it too close to Thanksgiving, so we opted for
ASAP after T-Day.
Call our cell phone if you have questions (512) 924-2506.  Thanks Everybody !

DESERT EXPRESSION BEAUTY SALON
229-70 FM 170, Terlingua, TX 7985
Haircuts, color, highlight, manicure, pedicure and more!
November  15, 16, 17, & 18 and November  21, 22, & 23
Call Kaci Kothmann at 325-456-5983 or stop by for your appointment.

TERLINGUA TOOL RENTALS Jimmy Taylor, owner 371-2621 Construction tools for most every job.

Terlingua Recycles  - thanks to everyone who continues to help keep our part of the Bend beautiful. Recycling bins are located behind the Terlingua EMS and are clearly marked (tin, paper, plastic, etc.) For more information, go to our Facebook page.

The Terlingua Bottoms Group of AA meets every Thursday at 7:30 at the Big Bend Church in Study Butte.  The meetings are open to anyone who has or thinks they may have a drinking problem.

SHOT TIME LIQUORS
We are CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY, come shop early and stock up!
We have new items in the store. Come check out our wares: music, glass, art, beer, and even ice for home use or wrapped as gifts. And way more coming soon! Visit us anytime Mon thru Sat 10am to 9pm. 371-3155. Like us on Facebook.

This week at La Kiva:
Tuesday- Karaoke
Wednesday- Open Mic
Thursday- Chet O'Keefe
Friday- Bruce Salmon
Saturday- Woji and Kozloff
Great drinks and tasty food all week.

PUBLIC NOTICE  CALLED MEETING OF THE BREWSTER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT   WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016, AT 8:00 A.M.
BREWSTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, COMMISSIONERS COURTROOM
6TH & AVE E, ALPINE, TEXAS
NOTE: Change of Time     AGENDA
To discuss and take action as appropriate on the following:
1. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
2. County Clerk Berta Rios-Martinez/ Election Matters / Presentation of Canvass of
November 8, 2016 General Election / Discussion and appropriate action
3. Adjourn

Please send your Moon submissions to TerlinguaMoon@gmail.com NO LATER THAN NOON ON MONDAY for that week’s edition.

Monday, November 7, 2016

XTRA! xTrA! MOON
MOON EXTRA and EXTRA IMPORTANT!!!!
Reminder
VOTING
Tomorrow - Tuesday, November 8 is Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Registered voters in the Terlingua area can vote at the following locations:
Precinct 5: Panther Junction Community Room - Big Bend National Park
Precinct 6 & 7: Red Pattillo Community Center (behind the Post Office in Terlingua)

 There is some confusion over the Voter ID laws in Texas so hopefully this will speed things up for folks tomorrow.

The easiest way to get through the line is to have your voter registration card and a photo ID. The IDs accepted are Texas Driver License, Texas Election Identification Certificate, Texas Personal Identification Card, Texas License to Carry a Handgun, US Military Identification Card, United States Citizenship Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization, or a United States Passport or Passport Card. These must not be more than 4 years expired.

 If you do not have one of the above, you will still be allowed to vote with your voter registration certificate, certified birth certificate, current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document with your name and address. If you don't have a photo ID and are going to vote using one of the above for ID purposes, you will be asked to execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.

Remember though - you must have been registered to vote in either Precinct 6 or Precinct 7 by October 12 to vote in the general election at the community center on Tuesday or in Precinct 5 to vote at BBNP Panther Junction Community Room.

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Terlingua Farmers Market resumes!
Saturday November 12th 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vendors - Bring your locally grown food and eggs, locally made crafts and goodies to share with your community.  All are welcome!  Set up starts at 9 a.m. Bring your own table and chair. Musicians and entertainers, we extend an open invitation.
Questions?  Contact us at terlinguacommunitygarden@gmail.com

 The 12th will be a busy day in Terlingua Ghost Town!  The Joee Barnes Memorial also takes place on the 12th. Horseshoes and other games start at 10 AM and food at 1 PM.  Please come and show your support.  A $10 donation is requested for lunch.  All proceeds to the Joee Barnes Scholarship for our Big Bend Students.

 The Terlingua Store is now OPEN!
229-70 FM 170
Terlingua, TX 79852
Open from 7-9!
Snacks, beer, water, morning coffee and a little bit of everything else! And more coming soon.
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This week at High Sierra:
Friday 11/11.  Woji/Kozloff  7 PM
Saturday 11/12   Dr Fun. 7 PM
Sunday 11/13. Russell Pyle 7 PM - outdoor patio
Come watch your favorite sporting event on our big screen TV!!

 Reminder, friends. Please have your submissions to TerlinguaMoon@gmail.com no later than noon each Monday for that week’s Moon distribution. Also, you need to send your submission every week – we aren’t able to manage any “standing” submissions. All editors are volunteers and rotate every 6-7 weeks so it is not possible to make sure your information is included if not sent each week. Thanks!


TERLINGUA MOON
Vol. 27   No. 45
November 8, 2016
            by twEyeLight raVen  

“If you are bored and disgusted by politics . . . by all means stay home on Election Day if you want, but don't [fool] yourself that you're not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote.”  David Foster Wallace

Tomorrow - Tuesday, November 8 is Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Registered voters in the Terlingua area can vote at the following locations:
Precinct 5: Panther Junction Community Room - Big Bend National Park
Precinct 6 & 7: Red Pattillo Community Center (behind the Post Office in Terlingua)

The Big Bend Library will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. We will re-open Monday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 a.m.

 Big Bend High School will host the annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, at 8:15 am at the flagpole in front of the high school. The public is invited. The Class of 2017 will host a reception for Veterans immediately after the ceremony.

This Week at The Starlight!
The Starlight is extremely pleased to be showing the art of Maria Blosser from November 7 – December 7.  We will host an artist's reception on Tuesday, November 8 from 5:30 - 6:30. Please join us in welcoming Maria as our artist-in-residence for the coming month. Everyone is welcome!
Monday, November 7: Woji & Kozloff
Tuesday, November 8: Clem & Jeffro (after the reception for Maria Blosser)
Wednesday, November 9: The Whitmore’s
Thursday, November 10: Moses Martinez
Friday, November 11: The Terlingua Gals Music Revue. Three fabulous sets of 13 local women swapping songs. Join us!
Saturday, November 12: Beth Lee & The Break Ups
Monday, November 14: Trevor Reichman
Be sure to check out the new items on our menu – food and cocktails!

The Joee Barnes Memorial will take place in Terlingua Ghostown on Saturday, November 12. Horseshoes and Games start at 10 AM and food at 1 PM.  Please come and show your support.  A $10 donation is requested for lunch.  All proceeds to the Joee Barnes Scholarship for our Big Bend Students.

 La Posada Milagro and Espresso ...y poco mas!
Let us help you recover from a big chili cook off weekend with our breakfast and lunch menus.  This weekend we've got chili and we've got some surprise specials.  Even a guest chef so swing by for a visit and some fine eats! Call in a to go order if you don't have time to come by to sit for a spell and share how your weekend went.
Located in the Terlingua Ghost Town, the coffee shop serves the best coffee around and made to order breakfasts and lunches.  We are happy to pack picnics to go. Open 7 days a week, free wifi, and great views of the Chisos Mountains. Newspapers available and friendly service, too!  The rough luxe guesthouse has rooms, is available for wedding parties.
Hours:  Sunday through Thursday:  7:30 a.m. until 2.p.m.
Friday and Saturday:  7:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

OTRA VEZ is now open and accepting clean donations.  We do not have the facilities to clean and repair donations.  Closeout and special pricing of summer ware. We appreciate your patronage and donations.

 Alpine Animal Shelter: Karter is a young, happy little cow dog mix who is very engaged with people. She mills around wonderfully in the play yard with other dogs, though like any good working dog she keeps her eye on the humans all the while. Her temperament suggests she's the stick-around type. She loads up nicely in cars, and puts her smiling head out the window the whole time. A lucky adopter can take Karter home for $100, which includes her spay, her microchip, and all current vaccinations. For more information about Karter, or any dog in the Alpine Animal Shelter, email heatherthemule@gmail.com

 The Brewster County Groundwater Conservation District will be having a
Regular Board Meeting on November 17th at 9 am. In conjunction with this meeting we will be having a special presentation on local aquifers.
Kevin Urbanczyk, Ph.D., Director, Rio Grande Research Center. Professor, Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Science, Sul Ross State University. The meeting and presentation will be at Sul Ross State University in the Gallego Center at 9 am on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

Randoff's Big Bend BBQ is celebrating Our 1st Anniversary in Terlingua!  Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving you know you'll be tired of Turkey so. Put Away those leftovers and come and Buy Any Sandwich and Get One Free! Just our way of saying Thank You for Great 1st Year!  C'mon Y’all, Let's Meat!

The final shooting for the Terlingua Project will be taking place on Saturday, November 12th and Sunday, November 13th, 2016. To participate and receive a free fine art print of your portrait, you will need to sign a consent form prior to the shoot. Go to Posada Milagro at 2 p.m. either Saturday or Sunday to sign your consent.  A videographer will be documenting our project and would love to include some of you in the process. If you prefer not to be included in the video you can opt out by not signing the video consent form. Once you have signed the consent(s), you will find us in front of the old Perry School House (not the Perry Mansion).  We can’t start shooting until the front of the school house is in shadow and at this point we’re not exactly sure when that will happen…our best guess is sometime around 2PM.  Once the images are processed, your 10” X 15” image, centered on a 13” X 19” fine art archival sheet, will be sent to you via mailing tube. There is no charge to participate and the print is our gift to you for participating. But even more importantly, you are receiving a moment of your history and we recommend you protect and preserve the image for generations to follow. Look forward to seeing you there. Terry Cockerham

DESERT EXPRESSION BEAUTY SALON
229-70 FM 170
Terlingua, TX 7985
Haircuts, color, highlight, manicure, pedicure and more!
November 8, 9, 10, & 11 and November  15, 16, 17, & 18 and November  21, 22, & 23   Call Kaci Kothmann at 325-456-5983 or stop by for your appointment.

TERLINGUA TOOL RENTALS Jimmy Taylor, owner 371-2621 Tools for all your construction needs and “Honey-Do” lists!

 DRAFTEX LLC – residential design for South Brewster County. Call Jeff Gavin at 830.739.6986, email draftexllc@gmail.com or stop by the office off South County Road near Terlingua Tool Rentals.

Terlingua Recycles  - thanks to everyone who continues to help keep our part of the Bend beautiful. Recycling bins are located behind the Terlingua EMS and are clearly marked (tin, paper, plastic, etc.) For more information, go to our Facebook page.

The Terlingua Bottoms Group of AA meets every Thursday at 7:30 at the Big Bend Church in Study Butte.  The meetings are open to anyone who has or thinks they may have a drinking problem.

 For sale:  Chain link dog runs, your choice  $100.00 each.  Call Pat or Guy Foli  371-2131

 The Brewster County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

 The current WYLIE load now has 6 tanks confirmed with room for 2 more. Warrantied - Freight Free - Sales Tax free!  Call us for specs and prices.  371-2506  (512) 924-2506

This week at La Kiva:
Tuesday- Karaoke
Wednesday- Open Mic
Thursday- Chet O'Keefe
Friday- Bruce Salmon
Saturday- Woji and Kozloff
Great drinks and tasty food all week.

 THE RED ELVISES return to La Kiva on 11/14, don't miss it!

Please send your Moon submissions to TerlinguaMoon@gmail.com NO LATER THAN NOON ON MONDAY for that week’s edition.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

TERLINGUA MOON
Vol. 27, No. 44  November 1, 2016   By MaeWestern

"Wish I had time for just one more bowl of chili." --Kit Carson's last words

Big Bend Youth Group
Monthly activities on the second Friday of each month.
Nov. 11: 5:30-5:45 --- Ice Breaker
5:45-6:15 --- Supper
6:15-6:30 --- TBD
6:30-8:15 --- Movie

Early Voting
Early voting for the Terlingua School Board continues this week, Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 3-6 pm at the community center.

Terlingua Store
We are open!!! Cold beer, water, ice and a little bit of everything else! Come see us!

It’s a Cultural Cook-Off!
This Saturday, November 5, from 10 am- 5pm, meet these artists and view their work at the Tolber-Fowler Chili Cook-off ARTFEST in Terlingua: Dani Bottenfield, jMarie Cochran, Mary Paloma Diesel, Garrett Doyle, Molly Dumas, Kathleen Gilles, Voni Glaves, Lori Griffin, Pamela Miller, Jean Northington, Jen Peña, Anne Roberts, Zoey Sexton, Larry Short, and the West Texas Collective. Don’t miss this opportunity to support your local artists. Stop by the Authors’ Booth while you are there and meet the writers!

BBHS Student Selected for 2017 Terlingua Artists Calendar
This year’s Terlingua Artists Calendar will be at local vendors by this weekend, and Perla Villa from Big Bend High School has been selected as this year’s student artist. An image of her work, “Anemone,” will be included. She created the clay and mixed media sculpture in Betina Kearns’ art class for an annual competition. Perla says, “I can express my feelings through my art.” In addition to Perla’s work, the calendar features 13 more images by local artists.

Terlingua Tool Rentals
Jimmy Taylor, owner. 371-2621. We have most everything needed for construction projects. Easy to find on South County Road.

Earth and Fire Gallery
The Goddesses are in the house this week. Pagan meets Primal and it’s all about the symbols. Featuring the new works of Antonio and Debra Guerrero. Artists reception will be Wednesday, November 2nd starting at 5:30 pm and continuing until ?. Come join us for refreshments, fun and celebration. Earth and Fire Gallery located in the Ghost Town.

The Terlingua Bottoms Group
of AA meets every Thursday at 7:30 at the Big Bend Church in Study Butte.  The meetings are open to anyone who has or thinks they may have a drinking problem.

India’s World
India and William’s Consignment and Gift Shop Treasures
Hours are 9-5, Tuesday through Saturday.
Closed Sunday and Mondays
 Come take a look around  having sales going on..
 We have a little bit of everything--Christmas is just around the corner folks. Two rooms full of Some Antiques- Some Furniture  Several Lamps; Western items----Indian Pottery.
New and used summer dresses.
New Jewelry by local artists and also William and India’s Items, original and prints along with books by local authors.
Locals have been bringing me their Antiques, ceramics, dishes and sewing machines ---All sorts of bits and pieces.
If you have something you want to sell, bring it down, and put a price on it. Put some extra cash in your pocket.
Look for the turquoise building with flags - across the street from Rick’s cottonwood store on hwy 118 going to the National Park. Get out, Come in and look around…

Visit with your County Commissioner
Brewster County Precinct 2 Commissioner Hugh Garrett would like to discuss your ideas and concerns on Friday, 11/4/16, from 9-11am.at the Commissioners Office in the South Brewster County Emergency Response Center.

Randoff’s Big Bend BBQ
Welcome Chili Heads! Randoff’s Wishes All Attendees of Both Chili Cook Offs a Happy and Safe 50th Celebration! We Will Be Open For Lunch Friday and Saturday as usual 11:00 am - 2:00 pm or Sold Out! Pecan Smoked Brisket and Jalapeño sausage sandwiches.Traditional as well as Specialty ! Hot BBQ ,Cold Beer, Indoor and Outdoor seating, Big Screen Tv and Clean Restrooms! C’mon Y’all , Let’s Meat!

This Week at the Starlight
Tuesday - Clem & Jeffro
Wednesday - Chet O’Keefe (Help us celebrate Dia de Los Muertos)
Thursday & Friday: Clay Parker & Jodi James
Saturday: Daisy O’Connor
Sunday: Special performance by Liza Cane, Duff Thompson & Max Bien-Kahn
Monday: Woji & Kozloff
Still taking applications for Kitchen Staff - stop by Starlight any day from 2-4 (side entrance please) or email TerlinguaStarlight@gmail.com.
New Dinner and Cocktail Menu! Come see us soon!!!!

Draftex, LLC
Design/ Drafting for South Brewster County.  Come visit me at my new office @ #1 Cinco Circle off South County Road next to Taylor Tool Rental.  Jeff Gavin: 830-739-6986 or draftexllc@gmail.com.

Terlingua Farmers Market resumes!
Saturday November 12th 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vendors - Bring your locally grown food and eggs, locally made crafts and goodies to share with your community.
All are welcome!  Set up starts at 9 a.m. Bring your own table and chair.
Musicians and entertainers, we extend an open invitation to play.
Questions?  Contact us at terlinguacommunitygarden@gmail.com
It will be a busy day in the Ghosttown!  As the Joee Barnes Memorial is also scheduled at 9 a.m.  Plan to share your support!

Day of the Dead Event
Just a reminder that I will be stationed somewhere near the Cemetery to take photos of those of you that have gone to the trouble of getting dressed in costume. I’ll have some sort of setup (Mimi is helping with this), the purpose of which is to photograph those of you in costume and add the images to “The Terlingua Project” photos that we have previously taken. The project team will be back on the 12th and 13th of November to complete the project.
For those of you who haven’t heard about us previously, our mission is to record for history a moment in time in Terlingua. Participants will receive a 10”x15” black and white image of themselves at no cost for participating (to be delivered via mailing tube after the images are processed). More information about the shoot on Nov. 12-13 will be posted on the “Our Terlingua” Facebook page soon.
Hope to see you November 2nd. Terry Cockerham

Last Minute Low Budget Productions
Last Minute Low Budget Productions needs your help.  Our January FUNdraiser, the Terlingua Home Tour, is in need of homes to show.  We are open to most any stage of building to finished homes to show.  If you have any questions or would be willing to help us out in this, please call Voni at 371 2965.  Or, if you see Catfish, let him know.   Thank you all for your support in bringing great community theater to Terlingua!

Desert Expression Beauty Salon
229-70 FM 170, Terlingua, TX 7985
 Haircuts, color, highlight, manicure, pedicure and more:)
October 18, 19, & 20
October 25, 26, & 27
November 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5
November 8, 9, 10, 11, & 12
Call Kaci Kothmann at 325-456-5983 or stop by for your appointment.

This Week at La Kiva
Lots going on at La Kiva this week...
Tuesday: Karaoke
Wednesday: Open Mic - no host but feel free to come play
Thursday: Chet O’Keefe! Fish and chips food feature (Friday too).
Friday and Saturday: Palomino Shakedown
Sunday: The Battlefield
We have expanded the menu with some new items, come try them!  As always we welcome any and all feedback. Hope everyone has a safe and fun cookoff week.
Viva La Kiva!

Big Bend Library Book Fair
Big Bend Library is hosting the Scholastic Book Fair this week to raise money for the library. Pre-K - 3rd grade students have each chosen a book for the school wish list. We’re asking members of the community to stop by and fulfill a student’s book wish. All of the books selected are under $10. It’s also a great opportunity to Christmas shop for all the young ones on your list. All money raised through the Book Fair goes directly to the library. This is a good way for the community to help offset the money lost by the county’s decision to cut our library funding. Big Bend Library is open from 8-4 Monday-Friday.

This Week at the High Sierra
Welcome Chili Friends to the 50th anniversary of chili cooking!
Music this week at High Sierra
Tuesday 11/1 Jeff Haislip  @7 PM
Wed 11/2.  Patrick Smith 3 PM
                   Pablo Menudo  @7 PM
Thurs 11/3 Patrick Smith 3PM
Friday 11/4 Patrick Smith 3 PM
                    Jeff Haislip @7 PM
Saturday 11/5. Dr Fun @ 7 PM
Sunday song circle with Collie Ryan Sunday 11/6 - 3 PM
Come watch your favorite sporting event on our big screen tv!

Bake Sale
San Vicente ISD will be hosting a bake sale at  Cottonwood General Store on Friday, November 4th at 4:30Pm.  We tend to sell out quickly, come early!

ATTENTION LOCAL VETERANS
 Re: Brewster County Veterans Service Officer Position Filled
 On Tuesday October 25th, 2016, Brewster County Commissioners Court met in Executive Session to fill the vacant position of the Veterans Service Officer.  Of the 5 applicants, Commissioners Court unanimously voted to select Mr. Dennis Yancy.  Mr. Yancy will begin his duties on November 1st, 2016.
 Mr. Yancy is a retired Army non-commissioned officer with rank of sergeant first class with over 20 years’ service.  Mr. Yancy is an Information Technology Specialist, computer specialist, as a civilian Department of Defense (DOD) employee.   Mr. Yancy has held numerous leadership positions all of which require him to assist soldiers and their dependents, with job and personal problems.  Mr. Yancy is well versed in working the military system to get problems fixed and fighting to solve all issues.
 Judge Cano sends a special thanks to all applicants that applied stating “The Veterans Service Officer Position is a very valuable position offered by the County as a resource and outlet for our Local Veterans and I want to thank all the applicants.  It was a tough decision as all applicants were very qualified.”

Texas Rural Schools Task Force
Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced the formation of the Texas Rural Schools Task Force. Task force members will meet over the next several months to share insights and seek opportunities for innovation in the areas of teacher recruitment, teacher retention, resource allocation, use of technology, as well as parent and community engagement.
“Rural school districts across our state are committed to successful student outcomes, but face many educational challenges unique to their size and region,” said Commissioner Morath. “
Members of the Rural Schools Task Force were selected to participate based on outstanding student achievement and a willingness to innovate. The superintendents and school districts on the task force includes Terlingua Common School District – Bobbie Jones (ESC Region 18).

Good read!
Best Bowl of Red:
http://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/best-bowl-red/

Meet MayaMaya is magnificent. She is a 3-year old black lab mix with who was picked up as a stray in Alpine on 9/22/16 and though she seems like she must have been an owned pet, no one came to pick her up. Maya has an amazing disposition and is very well-behaved. She prefers people to other dogs, though she socializes just fine with them in playgroup. She has a gorgeous coat, super-silky ears and is housebroken. When we’ve walked her through the cat areas she shows mild interest and thorough respect. This pretty-much-perfect dog will bring much joy to her new home. She is spayed, microchipped, up to date on all shots. She can be adopted for only $50 until November 12th. For more information about Maya, or any pet at the Alpine Animal Shelter, email heatherthemule@gmail.com

Veterans Day Closure
The Brewster County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Submissions must be received by noon Monday to be included in that week’s edition. Thanks to all for your cheerful cooperation from your MOONers!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Terlingua Moon
Oct. 24, 2016--Vol. 27, #43
NEXT MOON: Mae Western

EARLY VOTING—ONLY ONE AFTERNOON IN SOUTH BREWSTER COUNTY!
TOMORROW, OCTOBER 6, 1 PM-6 PM.
The County Clerk’s Office said that turnout in South Brewster was not high enough to warrant two days of Early Voting….. When asked if she had actually been following the election, she replied, “Oh, yes, ma’m….”

Big Bend Chamber of Commerce Children's Halloween Party October 29 from 2 to 6 pm in the Big Bend Motor Inn Conference Room. Games! Prizes! Treats, refreshments. Come in Costume.

Early voting in the Terlingua school board election will be going on this week and next at the J.W. "Red" Pattillo community center. Early voting hours are 3 pm to 6 pm Monday-Wednesday and Friday and 3 pm to 7 pm Thursday both weeks. There are three candidates for two positions: Travis Jenks, Sharon Hansen Clark, and Scott Watkins. At an election at which more than one board member position is to be filled, all positions that are to be filled at the election shall be voted on as one race by all voters of a district.  Each voter is entitled to cast the number of votes equal to the number of positions to be filled at the election. A voter may cast one or more of the specified number of votes for any one or more candidates in any combination.  Only whole votes may be cast and counted.  If a voter casts more than the number of votes to which the voter is entitled in the election, none of the voter’s votes may be counted in that election.  If a voter casts fewer votes than entitled, all of the voter’s votes are counted in that election. The candidates who are elected are those receiving the highest number of votes.

Marfa Live Arts
Bukka Allen at The Lumberyard on Sunday, October 30, 8pm in the Adobe Room. Bukka is an accomplished keyboardist and accordion player, and singer/ songwriter. Instrumental group, Screen Door Music performs with him.The show is free and open to the public, donations appreciated. The Lumberyard at 201 E. Dallas St. in Marfa.
Marfa Live Arts presents Silver Ochre at the Crowley Theater on Friday, October 28 at 7pm. Experience observations from the 21st -Century American road through the eyes and ears of Silver Ochre, a duo of composer/pianist Thollem McDonas and videographer ACVilla. Texas will be the 48th state and the final presentation of Who Are U.S. as a process piece.
Marfa Live Arts will also hold an education concert piano workshop with Silver Ochre at the Crowley Theater. Interested students and community members are invited to attend on Thursday, October 27th from 2:30p-4p.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information see: marfalivearts.org

The Wylie tank load has filled and will be on the road soon.  There might be one 1,750 extra. Call 2506 if you are interested.  Prices change slightly after 11-1-16, but, subject to demand, we could still put another load together before January.

Welcome Tolbert and CASI Chili cooks to the 50th Anniversary Chili Championship !!
We are one week away from opening the gates to Rancho CASI de los Chisos for the 50th Terlingua International Chili Championship!!!! Check out the schedule of events on www.casichili.net/Terlingua for more information. Come join us for a week of chili, charity, and fun!!!

 AND  The 50th Annual Original list of events
http://www.abowlofred.com/events.htm

This week at High Sierra:
Thursday 10/ 27 -Stephen Morris @7:30PM
Friday 10/28 - Moses & Tay @ 7:30 PM
Saturday 10/29 - Dr Fun @ 7:30 PM
Monday 10/31 - Halloween Country dancing with the Desperado
Rose Band @ 8:00 PM
Come watch your favorite sports events on our large screen tv while drinking the coldest beer in town!

Terlingua High School--Come help us send off our Regional Cross Country Qualifying Teams. The school van will be leaving on Friday just after 1pm from school and will be headed to San Angelo to compete at Regionals. Park along the school road or near the post office to honk and wave and show your support. Both girls’ and boys’ teams will be representing Big Bend High School at the meet. Congratulations to Amos Duffy, Josh Eby, Uriel Sotelo, and Delaney Hernandez who were District Runners Up and Nicky Dahl, Grace Sullivan, Yoali Aviles, Lily Dahl, and Fernanda Rodriguez who made school history being District Champs.

Zen is a 2-3 year old very friendly blue heeler who was surrendered to the Alpine Animal shelter in early October and is now being fostered in the Terlingua area. He is good with all other dogs, friendly with cats, housebroken, medium energy and what they call a velcro-heeler (always by your side). Zen is neutered, microchipped and up to date on all vaccinations. He has gorgeous markings and a fabulous full tail. He is great in the house, likes to ride in the car, hike, explore the creek and be with the pack. He requires an indoor home with exceptional adopters! For more information about him, please email heatherthemule@gmail.com

Sailing Away
Derek Ammons passed away on October 20 in Marion SC of kidney cancer. He had just turned 56, born 9/13/60. He was with his family and long time friend June Rapp. Though he relocated to South Carolina to live on his sail boat he still visited and loved the Big Bend. Derek was a river guide for Far Flung Adventures both in the Big Bend and Salt River Canyon Arizona. He was a Wildland Firefighter for the NPS and US Forest Service and was among the first crew members to work with the now famous Diablos. He was one of the founding members of the secret society in Terlingua known as the Deep Fat Club, but most of all he was a man of a big heart, the kind of man who wades into a flooding river to save a kitten in a tree and be a secret Santa to needy children. Derek will always be loved and his memory cherished. There will be a memorial service next year when his family comes to visit but in the meantime condolences may be sent to his family via his mother Jerrie Ammons, 310 Northside Ave. Marion SC, 29571

The Terlingua Bottoms Group of AA meets every Thursday at 7:30 at the Big Bend Church in Study Butte. The meetings are open to anyone who has or thinks they may have a drinking problem.

Body paint artist Darcy Achin will be in the ghost town Wednesday, Nov 2nd offering face and body art creations for those wishing to embellish themselves for the Dia De Los Muertos celebration. Find Darcy at Espresso y Poco Mas from 11am- 2pm and the terlingua porch from 4-6pm. For more info contact Darcy at 806-392-3677 or dachin@yahoo.com

The Community Garden would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s GREEN SCENE a roaring success! Our wonderful team of volunteers who stepped up to make this happen, the local artists & businesses who donated items, the musicians who kept our toes tapping all day and night, Kathy and all the Parade People, the volunteer demonstrators, our vendors, the visitors … the list goes on and on! Extra-special thanks go out to Lisa Ivey, Diego, and the rest of the Starlight team who have helped and supported us every year! You are all amazing!
And now the winners of the 2016 GREEN SCENE Grand Raffle (drumroll, please!)
Voni Glaves won the Radial Clothesline
Don Carr won the Sun Oven Solar Cooker
Wayne Peterson won the 400W Solar Power Kit
Please call Sara at 371-2950 to arrange to collect your prizes!
Thanks, Terlingua, and see you NEXT YEAR!

Otra Vez is now open. Hours are Wednesday 9 am to 12 noon also Saturday 9 am to 12 noon. We are now accepting donations. This Wensday and Saturday we are having bag days. Whatever will fit in a white 13 gal bag consisting of clothig and shoes/handbags. God wiling and the creek don't rise. I never realized how true that statement could be.

Earth & Fire Gallery will be showcasing the art of Debra and Antonio Guerrero from October 24th thru November 7th. Watercolors and more. Artists reception will be held on Dia de los Muertos, November 2nd starting at 5:30 - come join for refreshments and fun.

Terlingua Recycles Thanks to Casey Colando for driving the Terlingua Recycling trailers into the recycling center at Big Bend National Park this past week and for taking it to The Green Scene on Saturday. We did a workshop as part of the Green Scene and hope to get more people into the recycling mode and keeping The Big Bend Green!
We can always use more volunteers throughout the month helping to keep the bins (behind Terlingua EMS) sorted and organized. And more hands are always welcome for the monthly runs into the Recycling Center. Terlingua may soon have the opportunity to recycle glass. Stay tuned and, in the meantime, call 830.739.6986 for more information or to volunteer. Stay in touch via our Facebook page as well.

Randoff's Big Bend BBQ--Open Fridays and Saturdays 11am- 2 pm or till Sold Out! Soon we will be Celebrating our 1st Anniversary so be watching for Our Special of Buy One Sandwich and Get One Free! Just a way to say Thanks for a Great 1st Year! C'mon Let's Meat!- Randoff

Draftex, LLC – Design/ Drafting for South Brewster County. Come visit me at my new office @ #1 Cinco Circle off South County Road next to Taylor Tool Rental. Jeff Gavin: 830-739-6986 or draftexllc@gmail.com.

This Week at The Starlight!
Be sure to turn up the RADIO on Saturday!!!! Terlingua favorites RADIO LA CHUSMA will be back in the house. Saturday, October 29.
Monday, October 24: Stephen K. Morris
Tuesday, October 25: Uh Clem & Jeffro
Wednesday, October 26: Lounge Lizards
Thursday, October 27, Moses Martinez
Friday, October 28: Dave Martinez
Saturday, October 29: RADIO LA CHUSMA
Monday, October 31: Dr. Fun
Still taking applications for the kitchen. Come by Starlight any day of the week between 2 and 4 p.m. Side entrance, please. Or email terlinguastarlight@gmail.com.
Be sure to plan your costumes now for Halloween - October 31. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more info! It's going to be a great week and be sure to check out our new food and drink menu. Some great new selections!
See you at The Starlight!