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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

Historic boards unite to save garden

Director of the Fort Stockton Historic Society (FSHS) Melba Montoya teamed up with member of the Pecos County Historical Commission (PCHC) Ross Harper to tackle the “Native Garden”, which is … more

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

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

Spreading awareness for a silent crime

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Veronica Lopez of the Fort Stockton Safe House has been tasked with the organization of the Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil to be held tonight, … more

McDemolished: Making way for a new McDonald's

Fort Stockton citizens have been put on a McDonald's fast as the local fast food restaurant was demolished this past week. The longstanding “Mickey D's” at 1500 N. US Hwy 285 closed its doors for … more

B's Family Dining serves comfort food made from scratch!

Hungry for some delicious homemade comfort food? Say no more. B's Family Dining has been sharing family recipes with Fort Stockton for four years now, and is still cooking up the goods. Not to … more

Cool beans, International Coffee Day is here!

Wake up and smell the coffee, International Coffee Day is here. According internationalcoffeeday.org, the holiday kicks off Friday, Sept. 29, and culminates on Sunday, Oct.1. The Pioneer turned to … more

Arsenic and Old Lace opening this weekend!

“Arsenic and Old Lace,” written by Joseph Kesselring and directed by Susann Hall and Alice Duerksen, opens at The Nelson Street Theatre tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. for six straight … more

Desert Sky back up and running

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court officially approved the tax abatement agreement with Desert Sky Wind Farm LP on Monday, Sept. 25.After being on numerous agendas, the abatement agreement was … more

Timber! FSISD light pole crashes to the ground

During their meeting on Monday, Sept. 25, The FSISD School Board was notified of a fallen sport light pole at the high school softball field.Superintendent Ralph Traynham stated the pole blew over as … more

Tour season has begun

Melba Montoya, Director of the Annie Riggs Memorial Museum, has kept busy with tourism picking up here in Fort Stockton. On Wednesday, Sept. 20 she hosted a TxDOT tour of nine over at the museum.The … more

Bill Williams Tire Center revamps McKissack Tire

The Bill Williams Tire Center has officially moved into the McKissack Tire shop and warehouse at 1209 W Dickinson Blvd. Breaking the news, former owners Howard and Vicki McKissack published an … more

It tastes like chicken! Fort Stockton welcomes Bush’s

The new Bush’s Chicken at 1700 Dickinson hosted a great first-day opening Monday, Sept. 18. Introducing the first three-lane drive thru to ever come to Fort Stockton, the fast food chicken … more

Living & Rehab thanks community and local media

The Fort Stockton Living & Rehabilitation (Fort Stockton Nursing Center) at 501 N Sycamore St held a lively fiesta on Friday, Sept. 15 in honor of el dieciseis de Septiembre (Mexican Independence … more

Desert Sky abatement tabled

During their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 11, the County Commissioners’ Court discussed entering into a tax abatement agreement with Desert Sky Wind Farm, LP. The court also called a special … more

Cub Scouts back on track

Recently, parents of Cub Scouts have been quite confused regarding the goings-on in their branch. The Texas Southwest Council (TSC) of Boy Scouts of America released a statement, stating they were … more

The return of Stockton's Entertainment

Stockton's Entertainment is ready to get the ball rolling, and will re-open this Friday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. with bowling, food and arcade games. John and Jo Burns, part owners of Diamond Lanes in … more

Cactus Health Services presents its first annual Cactus Bash-Fiesta del Nopal!

Cactus Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which is primarily funded through government grants. Their clinic is in the process of moving into a new and much larger building … more

Act I - Hosted by Mesa Vineyard

Act I—Raising Funds for Fort Stockton Community Theatre hosted by Mesa Vineyards is about to open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, with a 5K Sombrero Wine Run or Fun Walk with Wine Tastings along … more
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