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Sag-Ashus - Significant Firsts
January 15, 2015

Ole Sag’s great uncle, Tom Holmsley, who we have quoted extensively in our stories, was born near Comanche, Texas, but spent most of his formative years in extreme West Texas and southern New Mexico. This week, we continue with interesting excerpts from his book, Holmsley Trail. The title of this chapter is: “I have seen a lot of firsts in my lifetime.” He begins:   “About 1899 our good neighbor, Wallace Cunningham, made a good crop. Since he had a little extra money, he decided...
Torchlight Will Drill in February, Turner Tells Commissioners
January 15, 2015

Torchlight Energy will begin drilling its first well next month in a project to develop oil and gas in Hudspeth County,...
Water District Poised to Cut Allotment for Dell Valley Farmers
January 15, 2015

As levels in the aquifer that underlies Dell Valley have continued to fall, the Valley’s farmers are being told to prepare...
Global Engineering Firm Signs On For DG Jet-Fuel Project
January 15, 2015

There was a new sign of forward movement on Michael Darcy’s ambitious plan for a synthetic-jet fuel factory in Hudspeth County this week, with news that Darcy’s company had enlisted the services of a leading global engineering firm.   In a press release Monday (Jan. 12), Amec Foster Wheeler announced an agreement with the D’Arcinoff Group to provide engineering and project-management services for the Hudspeth County project. Based in London, Amec Foster Wheeler operates in more than...