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  1. Mossberg Appoints John MacLellan to Vice President of Sales & MarketingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc, America's oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, is pleased to announce the promotion of John MacLellan to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. Most recently, MacLellan, serving as Vice President of Sales, led the company's domestic and international corporate and sales rep teams along with Mossberg's customer service operations, based in Eagle Pass, Texas.


  2. House panel approves open carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chron

    ... that expands gun owners' rights. HB 910 was approved by a vote of 7-2, with Democratic Reps. Poncho NevA rez of Eagle Pass and Eric Johnson of Dallas voting no. Rep. Joe Moody of El Paso, who voted for the bill, is the first Democrat in either ...


  3. Meet the (New) Director: Turner Ross, 'Western'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Film Comment

    ... Drug cartel violence and border politics threaten the neighborly rapport enjoyed for generations between Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. In their trenchant and passionately observed documentary, Bill and Turner Ross render palpable ...


  4. 'Western' shakes myths of Texas-Mexico border life...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Plain Dealer

    ... Bill and Turner Ross dispel myths and misconceptions as they take us down to ground level in sister cities Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. Instead of tension and animosity, we see camaraderie. People on both sides are just trying to ...


  5. In 'New Directors' Festival, Settings Play a Starring RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Wall Street Journal

    ... narratives out of footage they capture over months of shooting. In 2010, when the brothers took up residence in Eagle Pass, Texas, a border town on the Rio Grande, their process took a somber turn as a drug war reached the neighboring city of ...


  6. SXSW Capsule Reviews: Western, The Ceremony, The Last Man on the Moon, Deep WebRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Slackerwood

    ... brothers Bill and Turner Ross (who premiered Tchoupitoulas at SXSW 2012) covers 13 months in the border city of Eagle Pass during Chad Foster's last term as mayor. Foster gained recognition as an outspoken opponent of the border fence idea. Much of ...


  7. Vegas on the Texas coast?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Courtesy Photo, Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino And Hotel A big sign marks the entrance to the casino and hotel in Eagle Pass. Photo: Terry Scott Bertling, San Antonio Express-News A nonsmoking Poker Room is the place for Texas Hold 'Em and other games. ...


  8. SXSW Film review: - Western' explores border troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Austin American Statesman

    Directors Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV take a low-key, slow, but illuminating approach to life on the Texas-Mexico border in the gorgeously photographed documentary "Western." It focuses on the towns of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and how the two cities have had good relations for decades, only to see big trouble arise with the cartel drug wars.


  9. Far-Reaching Border Security Bill Clears First HurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Texas Tribune

    ... our policy, the 'knowingly' part, I don't know if we'd be" in violation." State Rep. Alfonso "Poncho" Nevrez , D-Eagle Pass, said a person had to knowingly smuggle or harbor and encourage or induce someone to come to the country illegally to be in ...


  10. Lawmaker seeks to force debate on unlicensed Constitutional CarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... Watkins posted a video online that showed open carry advocates being aggressive with state Rep. Poncho Nevarez, D-Eagle Pass, telling him he "won't be here very long, bro," because he doesn't support open carry. Soon after that, the Texas House ...


  11. BHS grad in Sundance winner 'Western'Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... roots weren't in Bandera," he said. "My roots were here." "Here" for Wall is the South Texas brush country around Eagle Pass where he is a fifth generation cattle rancher, trying to survive on a border undergoing a lot of changes in the last few ...


  12. Eight More Sentenced In Texas County Corruption ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Ex-Maverick County Commissioner Eliaz Maldonado was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and ordered to repay $173,000. Three ex-county workers and four Eagle Pass businessmen were also sentenced in Del Rio, for terms up to 10 years.


  13. Eight More Sentenced In Maverick County Government Employee Bribery SchemeRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Family Badge

    In Del Rio today, one former Maverick County commissioner, three former Maverick County employees and four Eagle Pass businessmen were sentenced for their roles in a bribery, kickback and bid-rigging scheme that caused Maverick County to lose more than $1.3 million announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division. "The corruption in the cases sentenced this week works like a cancer on the body politic, eating away public confidence in local government.


  14. Enjoy nacho flavor in soupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    According to a little online research, nachos were first served by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, a maitre d' in Negras, a small Mexican town just across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas.


  15. 8 more sentenced in Maverick County public corruption probeRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... pleaded guilty to receiving a bribe in a construction bidding scam since 2010. Three ex-county workers and four Eagle Pass businessman were also sentenced in Del Rio, for terms up to 10 years. All pleaded guilty to theft or bribery counts. At least ...


  16. Elisa (Lisa) StaggsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Star Press

    She died of pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Eagle Pass, Texas, March 9, 1932 to Esequiel Alvarado and Rosa Alvarado.


  17. Film Society and MoMA Programmers Talk New Directors/New Films Lineup imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Film Comment

    ... Japan in a while." One of the American titles, Bill and Turner Ross's documentary Western spotlights border towns Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. For generations all that distinguished the two cities was the Rio Grande, which flowed ...


  18. Former County Commissioners, County Employee, Contractors Sentenced In SchemesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Family Badge

    ... for issuance by the Maverick County auditor's office; Marcelo Alvarez, a 56-year-old surveyor and consultant from Eagle Pass, to 112 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay a maximum $1,022,303.94 ...


  19. Ted Marinos, longtime Costa Mesa business owner, dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Wave

    ... us what was most important: family, honesty, integrity, a sense of service." Marinos was born Nov. 27, 1923, in Eagle Pass, Texas, the youngest of six children in a Greek family living just north of the Mexican border. At age 17, Marinos enlisted, ...


  20. More Maverick County officials arrested by FBI in bribery investigationRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | MySanAntonio.com

    Maverick County Commissioner Jose Luis Rosales of Precinct 3 at a Commissioners meeting at the County Courthouse in Eagle Pass, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Rudy Heredia, Commissioner of Precinct 2, and several county employees have been indicted for misuse of grant funds, among other charges.


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