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PROWLERS FRESHMAN 33 GREENWOOD 30 The Prowler sub varsity team earned their second district victory in nail-biting fashion. At the end of regulation, the…
: Jan. 11, 1976 Issue: RECORD BROKEN - Dale Burger, senior captain of the Blue Wave Swim Team, finally surpasses his goal by breaking the 100 yard butterfly…
In 1977, Donna Saul made history by becoming the only person from Fort Stockton to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo - doing so in barrel racing by…
Beginning this past week, Pecos County Memorial Hospital started a COVID-19 vaccine hotline for those wanting to get the Moderna vaccine who meet the Phase 1B…

Opinion

Feng-pin An, P.E., has been appointed as the new area for the Fort Stockton Area Office. In his new role, Feng-pin will oversee design and construction…
It is barely 9 o’clock on Monday morning and I have already been exposed to candle lighters and darkness cursers. A post on Facebook said it well. Paraphrased…
The pandemic has brought with it many changes to our daily lives. One change is a reduction in traffic on the highways. This would seem like a positive change…
Without grace, our public discourse will continue to suffer. “Grace;’ according to, Dictionary.com, has more than one meaning, but all of them are powerful.…
As 2021 gets underway, so too will the 87th Texas Legislative Session, and this one promises to be unlike any other in recent history. The coronavirus threat…
My new puppy entered the world on Christmas and he s already bringing incredible joy into my family - just as many dogs, cats and other bundles of joy are…
As a kid growing up in post-World War II Los Angeles, the Rose Bowl was the year’s single most anticipated event. In sports, the Dodgers were still in…
The January cold weather is making it present know and the New Year has started off with a bange. Many people have started off with their New Year’s…

Obituaries

Erlinda Barrios entered rest on Jan. 5, 2021. She was born on Jan. 30, 1969, to Bentura Sanchez and Magdelena Gonzales. Erlinda was preceded in death by her…
Dolores Almendarez was both a Texan and a Latina, living a big life full of joy, zest, and grit, but was taken from her family by COVID-19 on Dec. 30, 2020.…
Andy Villalba, age 55, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Brownwood, Texas. He was born on April 23, 1965, in Fort Stockton, Texas, to Andres C. Sr.,…
Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and your Friend, Herlinda C. Bafidis, age 74, entered our God’s paradise on Dec. 4, 2020 at 6:25 p.m. She was…
Jose A. Maldonado Jr. entered rest on Dec. 13, 2020. He was born on June 9, 1937, to Jose and Gregoria Maldonado. Jose was a member of Saint James Catholic…
Our beloved Husband, Dad, Grandpa and Welo passed away peacefully on Dec. 9, 2020 at the age of 95-years-old. He was born in Ozona, Texas to Martin and Lydia…
Ramon Hernandez Leyva, 82, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on November 29, 2020, in Odessa. Visitation will be 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 and…
Lucas Celaya entered rest on Dec. 8, 2020. He was born on Oct. 18, 1942, to Pedro and Margarita Celaya. Lucas is preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and…

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