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Hayter to be ordained

After an over seven-year journey with his faith, Fort Stockton native Timothy Hayter is just days away from his ordination as a Catholic Priest. Hayter's trek to the seminary began after he … more

Sagebrush RV Park Country Store cuts ribbon

Ambassadors from Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce were in attendance as the Sagebrush RV Park  cut the blue ribbon for their new Country Store, which also serves burgers and beer. Representing the … more

Rotary work days set

The Fort Stockton Rotary Club will have a work day Thursday from 5–8 p.m., Friday, from 3–6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to work on our community grant project. All work days will be … more

Pecos County Receives $500,000 Donation from Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Funds Will Go toward Local Community and Civic CentersPecos County today announced that it has received a $500,000 donation from Trans-Pecos Pipeline LLC. The Pecos County commissioners voted to … more

FS Choir to take a bite of the Big Apple

The Fort Stockton High School Panther Chorale will be flying to New York City on Wednesday, June 21. The choir will sing at Carnegie Hall during their trip, a first for any choir in Fort Stockton. … more

Ramos arrested Tuesday night

The Fort Stockton Police Department were called out in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 20, regarding a tense situation at a residence on South Rooney Street. Thought to be a hostage … more

Fracked gas not “clean” fuel

Low gas prices from hydraulic fracturing sparked proposals in 2015 for 44 petrochemical industry construction and expansion projects. Those are expected to increase greenhouse gas pollution by 86 … more

Ramos on board as new EDC Director

Remie Ramos was appointed to head the Fort Stockton Economic Development Corporation (EDC) as Executive Director and began work Monday, Dec. 4... more

Fuentes reminisces on years with FSPD


The Fort Stockton Police Department's former Chief of Police Art Fuentes made an unforeseen announcement of resignation on his Facebook last Wednesday, June 21. Breaking the news to the public, … more

Falcon proposes to extend current councilors’ terms

During the City Council Meeting held on Nov. 14, 2016, Councilman Ruben Falcon proposed a change in the city’s 2017 elections. His proposed change would push the elections from May to … more

Matthew Quiroz

Matthew Lee Quiroz of Fort Stockton passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016, in Midland, TX, at the age of 10 years old.  Matthew was born on June 17, 2005 in Fort Stockton, TX. Matthew was a very … more

United Country Real Estate opens

Kevin and Debra Johnson have recently opened a new United Country Real Estate office here and are delighted to serve our community. (Staff photo/Jeremy Gonzalez) more

Meet your new Walmart manager

Tennessee native Richard Myers received a job offer on May 25 to become the new Store Manager of the local Walmart. Stepping into the position on June 1, Myers speaks on getting acquainted with the … more

Fabian arrested in Zuzu Verk case

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Pokémon Go’s in Pecos County

Pokémon are on the loose in Fort Stockton, thanks to a big hit mobile game titled Pokémon Go. Everyone and their mom appears to be playing or talking about this game. More than 23 million people … more

County water resolution applauds unity

Pecos County Commissioners Court met in a special meeting Monday in part to consider a resolution regarding Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD). Prior to taking up the resolution, … more

Terapia Bio-Magnetismo - certified natural healing practitioners

Petra and Leo Ramos are proud to introduce Terapia Bio-Magnetismo, which services the Fort Stockton community with local bio-magnetic pair therapy. The married couple describes the magnetic therapy … more

Republic challenges MPGCD

The Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD) Board of Directors’ regular monthly meeting Tuesday, May 17, included discussion of recent challenges to its regulatory process. Those … more

Most feel threats are external

But, 3-to-1: US on “wrong track” Foreign terrorist groups and illegal immigration are the greatest threats to the United States, according to voters surveyed for the latest University of … more

Porky's Icehouse servin' it cold in time for summer

With the summer heat taking over the forecast, Porky’s Icehouse is now open to keep Fort Stockton cool. Located at 1401 W. Dickinson (formerly Cal’s), the new drive-through facility sells beer, … more
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