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FSA Encourages Producers to Enroll Soon in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 15, 2020 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) …

TOP-RATINGS FOR FSMS CHOIR MEMBERS

Nine members of the Fort Stockton Middle School choir received Divsion 1 ratings at the Region 6 Middle School UIL Solo and Ensemble competition. The students were: Ector Martinez, Elizabeth …
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A one-stop shop for the community

For the last 25 years, Paul and Rhonda Golliher have been selling everything from feed to tack to dog supplies at Pecos County Feed and Supply. The couple opened the business in 1995 after being …

Small quake felt

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake was reported in Pecos County last Thursday night, Jan. 23 into Friday morning. The quake was felt between Coyanosa and Fort Stockton but no damage was reported. …

Finding clouds water well bids

A new twist has further clouded two drilling projects brought before the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District last December by Micheal H. Luna and Christian and Marisol Kent. Luna and the …
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER: Thanks for local efforts for veterans

I am originally from Fort Stockton, but I left in 1963 to join the Air Force and when I retired after 24 years I settled in Austin! This year I decide to attend the Veterans Day events in Fort …
GUEST COMMENTARY

Can Fort Stockton reclaim its title as the Spring City of Texas?

If you had driven through Fort Stockton in the 1940s or ridden with the Conquistadors claiming lands for the Spanish King in the 1600s, something would have stuck out to you: water. Comanche …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Do not use drinking water for fracking

Dear Editor: When the City of Fort Stockton purchased the property known as Blue Ridge Farms nearly 20 years ago, it was for the expressed purpose of “securing a supply of drinking water for the …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important. Beyond that it is a wonderful privilege that comes with responsibilities- one of them is to know and follow the protocol which …
EDITORIAL

Legislature rams through amendment making it easier to raise property taxes without adequate notice

This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property …
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