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Congressman Tony Gonzales joins Texas delegation members in demanding answers from ERCOT

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Congressman Tony Gonzales joined Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., Congressman Michael McCaul, Congressman Van Taylor, Congressman August Pfluger, Congressman Randy Weber, Congressman John Carter, Congressman Michael Cloud, Congressman Roger Williams, Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne, Congresswoman Kay Granger, Congressman Kevin Brady, Congressman Louie Gohmert, Congressman Dan Crenshaw, Congressman Chip Roy, and Congressman Jodey C.

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COVID-19 active cases drop to 4-month low

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It has been over four months since active COVID-19 cases in Pecos County have dropped below 20 people.

On Tuesday, Feb. 16 the active case number reported in the county was 18 – the lowest number reported since Sept. 28, 2020.

There have been 17 new cases reported from Feb. 9 to Feb. 16 and 26 recoveries, moving the active case number down by 10 since Feb. 9.

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LOOKING BACK

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Feb. 14, 1980 Issue: RIBBON CUTTING AT NEW CARPET STORE . . . The new home of Urias Floor Coverings, 101 S. Main, celebrated its grand opening Friday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting held inside the store. Owners of the business, Mr. and Mrs. Humberto Urias (center, with scissors) did the cutting honors as members of the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and employees of the business watched. In ins new downtown location Urias Floor Coverings has a modern showroom featuring many name-brand carpets and floor coverings.
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SHEEP DOG TRIALS

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The Texas Sheep Dog Association hosted a USBCHA & TSDA sanctioned trial competit’on from Feb. 10-12 in Fort Stockton at the gun club located off 1-10 exit 261. Over 50 dogs competed at the event in 11 different divisions. All or most of the dogs were border collies. Faansie Basson’s dog, Jack, was the lone two-division champion of the event. Other dogs that placed first included: Rose Anderson’s, Merrick; Donna Walker’s, Colt and Mac; Russel McCord’s, Sally; Ron Enzeroth’s, Dime. The event was cut two days short due to winter weather that moved into the area late Thursday evening into Friday morning. Photos by Nathan Heuer
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VALENTINE SWEETHEART

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Xi Zeta Lambda was excited to crown their new Valentine Sweetheart for 2021 Selina Chavez Calderon She is an awesome friend, wife and mother. Xi Zeta is honored to have her as a sister. She represents al that a Beta Sigma Sister is and is truly a yellow rose of friendship and sister by choice! She cares for her family and community and continues to love and support our chapters mission of community service! Congratulations Selina the sweetest-sweetheart of 2021 and wonderful sorority sister. Courtesy Photo