Noticias Breves

Happy holidays, happy new year, see y’all in a couple weeks

PRESIDIO – T’was the week before Christmas and that means the Presidio International staff takes a two-week holiday break to enjoy family and friends, and to chill. We’ll be back in the office on Monday, January 7, 2019, and the International will be in your mailbox and on newsstands on Thursday, January 10. Happy holidays and happy new year from the International staff and owners Rosario and Robert Halpern.

Ponton appointed to state border trade committee

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Rod Ponton, Presidio County and City of Presidio attorney, has been appointed by former Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos to be a member of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Border Trade Advisory Committee (BTAC). BTAC is responsible for all Texas/ Mexico border trade issues. “I look forward to representing Presidio port and bridge interests at the state level,” Ponton said. “I am grateful for the confidence TxDoT and Secretary Pablo have shown in me.”

Fireworks restriction in place for Presidio County

PRESIDIO COUNTY – Last week the Presidio County Commissioner’s Court ordered a restriction on firework use in the county in the interest of public safety. The order prohibits the use of larger fireworks like “skyrockets with sticks” and “missiles with fins” within the county. Not prohibited are some fireworks considered small in size, classified as Class C explosives. While most fireworks are restricted, people can still set off fireworks at Vizcaino Park in Marfa and at the horse race track one mile west of Presidio on FM 170.

The City of Presisio Library Holiday Hours

The City of Presidio Library will be closed on Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas Holiday. The Library will also be closed New Year’s Eve, December 31 and New Year’s Day January 1, 2019. Happy Holidays! and Keep Reading this winter break! From the City of Presidio Librarian Ms. Elguezabal and staff.