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Cliff’s Food Wagon stops in Stockton

West Texas is a long way from The State Fair of Texas, but that doesn't prevent fried foods from pleasing crowds here in Pecos County. Local church Torre Fuerte booked the Cliff’s Food Wagon of … more

Commissioners accept water settlement agreement

The Pecos County Commissioners Court met in regular session on May 21, 2017, where they awarded bids for roof repairs or replacements for a number of locations in Iraan. The Iraan projects were … more

Horned lizard population spikes in Fort Stockton

Small wonders are darting across the streets this summer and their spiny presence has great significance. These spiked critters with toad-ish bodies are often referred to as “horny toads” or … more

New, improved Annie Riggs making progress

With new business development boiling up everywhere, and an approaching boom of oilfield productivity, Fort Stockton is polishing one of its most prominent historic destinations, the Annie Riggs … more

MS Prowler 7th-grade B team beats Pecos

Middle School Volleyball closed out their season this week. In 7th grade action, the B team defeated Pecos 25-21, 25-22 Monday. Coach Kasey Sherrell said “I am very proud of all the girls and … more

Girvin races to the front of local attention

The 143rd Kentucky Derby was held this past Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY. It was said to be a wide-open race, but one horse pulled the attention and support of locals in … more

City considers purchasing councilman’s property

The Fort Stockton City Council retired into executive session Tuesday night, during their regular meeting, to discuss, among other business, the prospect of buying land adjacent to Gene Cummings … more

City ordinances changing for 2018

City code ordinances may begin to look a little different next year... more

Gray passes torch to Williams

During the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD) regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, the board approved the employment of Morgan Williams as new Field Technician. For six years, the … more

Election Results

Final Election Results - City Elections Mayor:  Chris Alexander 403 Corky Nunez 148 City Council:Dino Ramirez 248Ruben Falcon 354Mike Stallard 148 School Board - Unofficial … more

The Lavish Pumpkin Patch makes hand-crafted fall décor

The Lavish Pumpkin Patch is a line of fabric pumpkins handcrafted by local resident Armanda Gonzalez. Her pumpkins first debuted last fall at The Garage Coffee, Music & More where they sold out to a … more

Sisters open Vintage Finds and Funky Junk

A quirky new store has set up shop here in town and is open for everyone to come search for treasure. Vintage Finds and Funky Junk by Banana and Sis is located at 1100 North Oak Fort Stockton, … more

FSISD financial, TEA reports approved

The FSISD School Board held a presentation of their Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) Report, as well as the finalized Texas Academic (TEA) Performance Report... more

Borehole project goes belly-up due to funding

After much anticipation and planning, the Texas Deep Borehole Field Test has been cancelled in Fort Stockton, along with the project's other locations. Public Liaison Nancy McDonald Siefken … more

Police ID body in motel homicide

Fort Stockton police have identified the victim in the Nov. 28 murder at a local motel. more

Sun sets on Gennette's 25 years of teaching

Those who were fortunate enough to take Choir class in either Middle School or High School in the last 25 years would have similarly been fortunate enough to study under the tutelage of the now … more

The Cooks’ Catering Co. cooking up the goods

The Cooks’ Catering Co. has recently relocated to the corner of N. Stockton Ave and Hwy 285, on the right of Stixx Sports Bar. The newly renovated building is fully stocked and ready to start … more

Valadez sworn in as licensed attorney

Adrian A. Valadez was sworn in by the Hon. Robert Cadena, 83rd District Judge... more

New ordinance looks to silence loud sounds

Nothing can turn a neighborly situation more prickly than a barking dog, loud music, or revving engines. That's why a new noise ordinance was introduced to council members last week as several … more

Middle School appeals TEA rating for 2017

Fort Stockton Middle School is in the process of appealing their TEA accountability rating, according to information given at FSISD’s last board meeting on Monday, Sept. 25.FSMS’s accountability … more
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