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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

Ram Country bringing vehicle variety to Fort Stockton

Ram Country of Fort Stockton has opened at 2603 W Dickinson Blvd and is bringing a new spread of brand options to our community. “We're called Ram Country, but we've got Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, … more

Artists donate to FSCT auction

The Silent Auction planned for May 16–20 at the First National Bank will be a sight for "good" eyes thanks to the donations of several local artists and collectors. This is for the Community … more

City Council talks unpaid taxes

The Fort Stockton City Council met in regular session on June 27, 2017, where they discussed unpaid taxes from All Inn. After the consent agenda and other business, the Council addressed All … more

Tile Market lays its tiles

The new Tile Market will have its numerous tiles setup in likes of an art gallery showroom, allowing customers to walk the store and admire the vast display of porcelain, ceramic, stone and glass … more

Santa's Garage Christmas Market and Cars and Coffee

There's something for everyone at The Garage on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 8 p.m.! Come visit with Santa and see what his elves are up to during Santa's Garage Christmas Market. Kids (and … more

Homeless, but with faith and a dragon

The population of homeless travelers fluctuates in Fort Stockton and usually peaks during the warmer seasons. As this year’s winter shifts into spring, many wanderers are arriving back in … more

Fort Stockton loves Tejano: Hundreds attend Fall Festival

They say “third time's a charm”, which became true for the third annual Fort Stockton Fall Festival this past weekend. The event had its largest turnout as hundreds gathered at the Pecos County … more

Water lines drawn in the desert (Part 1)

Background and timeline for the last ten years of water wars: Part 1 of 4 Considering the recent dumping of rainfall from semi-daily thunderstorms in the area, it is sometimes hard to believe that … more

Pecos County credit rating drops

Moody's Investors Service last week downgraded (to A1 from Aa2) and assigned a negative outlook to its rating of Pecos County general obligation limited tax debt. The county incurs GOLT debt when it … more

Slump could curb RRC regulation

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter said Monday his agency could be hamstrung by a drop in drilling fees. In the latest ripple from the slumping price of oil, Porter, the head of the … more

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

Partial election results

Below are March 1 primary election results for some races on the Pecos County ballots. 83rd District Attorney (D) Jaime Escuder 53%Rod Ponton 47% Escuder won the four-county … more

Dozens lose Sandridge jobs

An unknown number of former SandRidge Energy employees were not hired back by Occidental Petroleum after its January takeover of the Piñon gas field, in southern Pecos County. SandRidge said in a … 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

May declared National Huntingtons Disease Awareness Month in Fort Stockton

Mayor Chris Alexander presents the proclamation of May 2016 as “Huntington’s Disease Month” in the City of Fort Stockton to Tanna Wheeler.   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
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