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Pecos Roadhouse hits the road

MMEX refinery hits ground running

MMEX held the groundbreaking for its oil refinery on Friday, Nov. 17. A little before 3 p.m., citizens from all over Pecos County and investors from many different countries filled the parking lot … more

McDonald’s is back!

The longstanding McDonald’s at 1500 N. US Hwy 285 was closed and demolished late September 2017. In its place, a brand-new location was built closer to the Interstate and opened to the public Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 6 a.m. more

Agent killed in line of duty

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector. Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding … more

Spanish Trail Lodge re-established with pizzazz

The old Spanish Trail Lodge at 700 N. Alamo St. has been getting a facelift for over a year now, thanks to new owners Ele and Patty Hagelstein. According to Patty, the couple had been looking for property in the area before settling on the Spanish Trail Lodge... more

City wastewater may go green

During their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the City Council heard a presentation from Wilburn Smith, a representative for Dale Shope Construction. Smith discussed a solar power project for the … more

City tables pipeline easement

The Fort Stockton City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Nov. 28, where they tabled two of their four action items. more

Second Fabian's Laundromat underway

Amistad Properties is making fast progress on their second location of Fabian's Laundromat. The new location will be housed at the former Coin Laundry, which sits on the corner of US-385 and W. James (nearby Alamo Elementary). more

Honoring a very special veteran

Donald Wayne Sloan Oct. 22, 1922 - Nov. 22, 2009 Donald Wayne Sloan served his country first in North Africa. It was later, when he was in the infantry in World War II, that he received the … more

PCMH to bring holiday cheer and Santa

On Friday, Dec. 8, Pecos County Memorial Hospital will deck the hospital halls with holiday fun as they host an open house with tours of the facilities, refreshments, and a visit from Santa. 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

Commissioners canvass Nov. 7 election

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Nov. 13. After a brief discussion, the commissioners approved the employment of part-time help for the Justice of the Peace in … more

Blue Ridge solar panel plan?

The Fort Stockton City Council heard a presentation by Director Rob Adams with S-Power regarding the placement of solar panels on property in Blue Ridge Farms. more

Possible homicide at All Inn

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at approximately 6:49 a.m., the Fort Stockton Police Department was dispatched to a local motel in reference to an unattended death. more

Skelton chosen as new FS Police Chief

The Fort Stockton Police Department has hired their new Chief of Police. Ryan A. Skelton of Alpine was sworn in as FS Police Chief on Tuesday, Dec. 5 in order to begin his work as soon as possible. more

Hangar up in flames

The Commissioners’ Court addressed the Fort Stockton-Pecos County Airport during their Monday meeting. According to Commissioner Tom Chapman, two rafters in the airport hangar caught fire due to high winds and old wiring in the days surrounding Veterans’ Day. more

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

New Velásquez makes appearance

Dr. Auden Velásquez and Lexi Velásquez would like to announce the birth of their daughter Audrey Elena Velásquez. She was born on Feb. 2, 2016, weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. … more
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