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City refuses to participate in mediation

The City Council met in special session on Jan. 30, 2017, to consult with City Water Attorney Mark Harral, regarding the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District's Order for Mediation. The … more

Things got a little hairy at the Garage Saturday

Things got 'hairy' at The Garage on Saturday night during the 2nd Annual Best Beard in Fort Stockton competition. Judges Arna McCorkle from the Fort Stockton Chamber, Fort Stockton City Councilman … more

Cricket Wireless selling affordable phones and more

The silence in Fort Stockton has been broken by the sound of Crickets. Not the chirping insects, but the many Cricket Wireless cell phones that stay ringing around the clock. The new Cricket Wireless … more

May hangs up EDC hat

After 17 fruitful years of service to the City of Fort Stockton and Pecos County, Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Director Doug May is retiring. Upon talking with May, it is easy to see … more

Eight arrested on gambling charges

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Safety received Tuesday morning, eight individuals were arrested Friday, Feb. 3 in Fort Stockton on gambling and gambling-related … more

PCWICD backs MPGCD’s play

The Pecos County Water Improvement Control District No. 1 (PCWICD) met in its regular session Tuesday, Nov. 8. The board opened and publicly read sealed bids for a 500,000 gallon concrete tank ring … more

Pool repair work underway

Work has begun to repair the Comanche Spring Pool. The $216,921 project aims to be completed in September. more

Fort Days salutes 150th of the 9th Calvary

The Historic Fort Stockton annual Living History Day will be held this Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fort grounds. This year marks the 150th of the 9th Calvary where they were first … more

Spray Park renamed in honor of Matthew Quiroz

When it comes to heroes, Fort Stockton has seen many leave behind a lasting legacy. From the late Billy L. Moody to the late Pete Terrazas, there has been a handful outstanding citizens who have … more

Iron Horse Roustabout ponying up across a range of services

Iron Horse Roustabout, LLC, is a diverse oil and gas company that provides a full range of maintenance, electrical and construction services. According to partners Jeremy Surber and James “Phil” … more

Pecos Roadhouse hits the road

Commissioners raise the roof in Iraan

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 10, where they heard regular reports.Pecos County Memorial Hospital requested more of their Capital Funds to replace a … more

To Morrow, we raise a glass

It is common knowledge that when a person has a rough day, they feel the need for a stiff drink after closing time. John Morrow is aiding people in quenching their thirst for something a little bit … more

Nevàrez on border wall: '...when pigs fly upside down and backwards'

AUSTIN, TX – This week, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that directs, “the immediate construction of a physical wall on the southern border." If this plan is executed, a large … more

26th Annual Pecos County Pecan Exhibition and Food Show

The 26th Annual Pecos County Pecan Exhibition and Food Show will be held at the Pecos County State Bank, Fort Stockton, with entries received until 9 a.m. Dec. 1st. All entries should be brought to … more

Rainwater named head tennis coach at McMurry University

Fort Stockton High School alumnus Bryan Rainwater has been named the new head tennis coach at McMurry University in Abilene. more

MPGCD denied WaterBridge records

During the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, City Water Attorney Mark Harral presented an update on activities at Blue Ridge Farms.Harral stated that a fence was needed to block off the … more

Reunion fun, Miss Fort Stockton Pageant and theatre's melodrama fill local calendar

Reunion Festival and the Miss Fort Stockton Pageant are set for this weekend. The is much going on tied to those events (see complete coverage on pages C1-8 of this edition), but several other events … more

Fall Fest brings a carnival to the Coliseum

 Fall is finally here, and the best way to celebrate the season is at the annual Fort Stockton Fall Festival. The Chamber of Commerce's third annual Fall Fest kicks off this Friday, Oct. 6 through … more

Incumbents reign in 2017 election

The election results of the City elections for Mayor and City Council have been released, as well as the unofficial School Board election results for Wards 1 and 7. For the position of Mayor, … more
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