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Best Beard in Fort Stockton

The Garage Coffee, Music and More hosted the fifth annual best beard in Fort Stockton competition on Saturday, Dec. 7. The competition started as a joke between people participating in No Shave …

Park Vandalism?

The Fort Stockton Economic Development Corporation has been at work beautifying the community, spending money on things like the renovations and new dog park at Silliman Park. Silliman Park is …

Ruben Falcon enters race for State House of Representatives

Fort Stockton businessman and city council member Rueben Falcon is running for the District 74 seat in the Texas House of Representatives. The announcement was posted on Falcon's Facebook page. …

Groundwater Management Area 3 Joint Planning Meeting set for Dec. 18 in Fort Stockton

Groundwater Management Area 3 Joint Planning Meeting To: Citizens in Groundwater Management Area 3 interested in planning for their groundwater resources. What: Media is invited to …
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A lifetime of military service

After serving his entire life in the military, one Pecos County resident uses his knowledge to help veterans in need. Micheal Corkrum is the Veteran's Service Officer in Pecos County where he has …
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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 …
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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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