March 25, 2017  American Legion Post 653 March 25, 2017  American Legion Post 653 

ALP 653 Terlingua Texas Big Bend Events Calendar

Trans-Pecos Pipeline? Not In Our Big Bend! March 25, 2017  American Legion Post 653  Trans-Pecos Pipeline? West Texas Counties Aren’t So Sure

Original Post Elected officials in the Big Bend and Far West Texas are getting increasingly involved with a planned pipeline that would bring natural gas from producers in the Permian Basin to Mexican power plants. A consortium led by Energy Transfer Partners that includes Mexican multibillionaire Carlos Slim and Dallas multibillionaire Kelcy Warren is building… Read More

Veterans West Texas March 25, 2017  American Legion Post 653  TWC Launches Veteran Industry Partnership Program

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently announced the launch of a Veteran Industry Partnership (VIP) initiative to create jobs for veterans and supply a skilled and ready workforce for some of the state’s most high-demand industries. TWC has designated $4.3 million from the state’s Skills Development Fund to establish the initiative, which brings together industry… Read More

The Last Outpost: Terlingua Texas March 25, 2017  American Legion Post 653  A Thought-Provoking Look at “The Last Outpost”

They’re a motley collection of loners, back-to-the-landers, artists, and eccentrics, scattered around the Texas desert, dozens of miles in every direction—as far north as the upper boundaries of the Terlingua Ranch (a 200,000-acre rough-and-tumble development south of Alpine) and as far south as Redford. What holds them together as an unstructured but otherwise meaningful community… Read More