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FSCT's ‘Guacamole Queens’ reigns on stage Friday night

Fort Stockton Community Theatre is bringing back the Verdeen Cousins in its production of “Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens,” written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten, which … more

Part 2 of 4: Water lines in the desert

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a planned 4-part series on water issues in Fort Stockton and Pecos County across the previous decade, with a short history of water prior to 2006 available in … more

Lawmakers wrangle over foster care fix

Lawmakers clashed this week over whether Texas’ disastrous foster care and child welfare system can be fixed with more funding and higher pay for caseworkers, or simply better management. At a … more

Rural areas work to recruit power couples

If someone is well-educated, the odds are that he or she will marry someone with similar credentials, according to census data. And that trend has consequences when it comes to access to health care … more

Geoscientist running for Railroad Commission

FAIRVIEW, TEXAS — In a packed country club ballroom last month, Lance Christian, wearing a pinstriped suit, addressed a gathering of likely North Texas voters. Few, if any, seemed familiar with the … more

Veterans’ Day and Goal Zero Day scheduled

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 23.The court approved a proclamation designating Nov. 10 as Veterans’ Day in Pecos County. They also approved a … more

Cali Couture brings California fashion to Fort Stockton

Looking for some California style to brighten up your summer? Dianna Fernandez has you covered with the opening of her new Cali Couture boutique at 109 W. Front Street, formerly Le Salon … more

MPGCD again mulls export permits

Tuesday the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD) Board of Directors again discussed two companies’ proposals to export groundwater from the district. A Republic Water Company … more

Cross bearer comes to Fort Stockton

A man impersonating Christ walked along Dickinson Boulevard carrying a large wooden cross over the course of three days this week. This proclamation of the Christian faith grabbed much attention and … more

Melissa’s Salon – Brazilian Blowouts and more

Melissa's Salon is located at 907 S Jackson Street on the south side of town. Named after owner and stylist Melissa Sarabia, the small hair salon was launched back in August of 2014. “I've had … more

The March Divide and Elle Carpenter Saturday at The Garage

On Saturday, Feb. 4, San Antonio-based songwriter Jared Putnam, and Durango, Colorado songwriter Elle Carpenter will perform at The Garage Coffee, Music & More. The March Divide San … more

Halloween Fun at The Garage - Sat., Oct. 29!

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, The Garage Coffee, Music & more will be holding it's third annual "Halloween Fun at The Garage celebration. Drink specials will include the original Green Zombie … more

Town & Country treating guests like family

 The Town & Country motel at 1505 W. Dickinson Blvd. has been a popular stop for travelers for over a decade, and is now bringing two brand new rooms to its property. “It’s an ever-advancing … more

Feel free with BioTE - natural hormone therapy

Cactus Health Services has always been known as a place where the citizens of Fort Stockton can receive affordable, quality care and be treated with kindness and respect by their staff. They accept … more

Teachers make the news

Franks' out on $10,000 bond after arrest Fort Stockton resident Andrew Franks' home was raided by U.S. Marshals, assisting the Pecos County Sheriff's Office, in the early hours of Friday, Feb. 17. … more

The Shake Shop - more than just smoothies and juices

The Shake Shop at 710 W. Dickinson was opened Thursday, June 1, 2017 and was introduced to Fort Stockton by owners Andy and Belinda Rivera. Since opening, the business has doubled its menu and … more

MPGCD: Williams settle on permit plan

Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District and Fort Stockton Holdings (Clayton Williams Farms) settled on the terms and procedures last week for FSH to convert most of its historic-and-existing … more

What is the story with mercury in fish?

March was National Nutrition Month. One of the recommendations was to eat more fish and to eat fish at least two times a week. I have had several questions about mercury in fish and how good is fish … more

Tour the Hovey School at Fort Days

The white clapboard school was erected 100 years ago in a pasture far, far away. Well, only 40 miles away. But in 1916, by horse or wagon it was a trip. Hovey, TX was located by the tracks of the … more

Franco's Construction- 38 years in the business

Joe Franco has built an outstanding reputation and regular clientele with his longstanding Franco's Construction. He built the company from the ground up, and provides professional work with … more
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