BIG BEND - The United States and Mexico are going to be working together more to protect the environment along the border.
The two countries want to strengthen conservation in Big Bend National Park and the El Carmen area of Mexico.
Officials will create a master plan and present it to President Obama early next year.
Both regions make up 14 percent of the U.S. - Mexico border and cover three million square miles.
Meanwhile, Americans seem to be more satisfied with their local police and the post office than with their neighborhood school.
The fair will be celebrating its ninth year with various activities, including a petting zoo and a performance by Parker McCollum.
The proposed 13 cent increase would mean $192.64/year (or $16.05/month) in additional property taxes for the average home in Ector County.
The UTPB Falcons showcased their team in a scrimmage at Grande Communications Stadium over the weekend.
The Pecos Eagles are looking to improve from last season under the direction of a new coaching staff.