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 The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking the public help with its investigation of a fatal hit-and-run incident in Odessa on Friday, Feb. 14 in Odessa. According to the DPS, at about … more
With the City of Fort Stockton's current landfill nearly filled, the plans for the new landfill are finishing up. The current landfill sits at 3400 Stone Road and has been in use since the early … more
Like many florists in town, the employees at Flowers Etc. have been busy creating beautiful bouquets and gifts for their customers as Valentine's Day nears. Owner Gina Benavides opened Flowers … more
It's cookie time for the Girl Scouts, and local troops are again selling cookies from tables at Walmart and Lowe's for people who need their fix. Girl Scout cookies are a staple for many during … more
The agenda for the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District.  more
The TxDot office in Fort Stockton has two guests on their lawn this week, a T-rex and Work Zone Willy. The two large lawn ornaments are made out of recycled material and are there to promote a … more
The filing period for the City of Fort Stockton election and the Fort Stockton Independent School District board of trustees election closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. The school board officially … more
The past few days have created some wonderful scenes in nature. Here are some photos shared by our readers.  more
The next meeting of The Fort Stockton chapter of the Young Republicans (YR) Club will be held Thursday Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. The club will meet at The First Christian Church, 200 S. Rio St., in Fort Stockton. more
Pecos County Memorial Hospital has invested in new equipment both in the gym and in the hospital.At the gym, it recently added a bunch of new cardio equipment, replacing older and broken units with … more
In 2019, the Texas legislature legalized hemp – the fiber and essential oils extracted from the stem of the cannabis plant – but not the marijuana produced by the same plant. The change in … more
After going off to school for 12 years, one Fort Stockton native made her way back home to work for Pecos County Memorial Hospital. Rachelle Young, 34, grew up in Fort Stockton, with a successful … more
The Pioneer asked readers to send us their snow-day photos from Feb. 5 and 6. Here is a gallery of those photos.  There area additional photos posted in response to a post on our Facebook … more
The Fort Stockton ISD is releasing students at 12:30 p.m. today due to the snow.  Classes will resume at 10 a.m. Thursday.  more
Crews have been out all night treating areas in the 12 county Odessa District. Many sections have plowed overpasses and a few have plowed roads. all roads are open at this time but I-20 at the … more
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Winds … more
AUSTIN – Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs, the state’s chief election officer, on Jan. 23 reminded Texans to make necessary preparations to vote in the upcoming March 3 party … more
For the last 28 years, one Fort Stockton native has been running her successful restaurant, Mi Casita. Adonna Gonzalez grew up locally and went away to Southwest Texas State in San Marcos for … more
The 2020 census is gearing up to start collecting data in April. The census is an important event mandated by the U.S. Constitution that only happens once every 10 years. The 2020 census is going … more
The Pecos County Commissioners Court met on Jan. 27 for its bimonthly meeting and had a special visit from Janet Groth's Midland College government and political science class. The class visited … more
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