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Appraisal district calls Regular Meeting to vote on canceling Special Meeting an hour later

We are following a developing story around the Pecos County Appraisal District (PCAD). The Board of Directors have called a Special Meeting for 7 p.m., Thursday, July 12 at its office at 201 S. Main St. more

From dumping to mowing, code enforcement is on patrol

Do you know what you can put in a city dumpster? More importantly, do you know what you can't? The city' code enforcement officers are to clean up the city and to increase code awareness. more

FS theatre group performs ‘Dirty Works’ July 18-20

The Fort Stockton Community Theatre will present a good old-fashioned melodrama, “Dirty Work at the Crossroads” for three shows Wednesday, Thursday and Friday July 18, 19, 20. more

Do Something!

Recreating Eden, a self-describes powerful, four-piece, progressive rock band out of San Antonio, will be live in concert 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14 at The Garage Coffee, Music & More, 1110 North Main St. more

'Welcoming social' 3 p.m. July 18 for new hospital CEO

The Pecos County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a “welcome social” for new hospital CEO Betsy Briscoe, at 3 p.m. July 18 in the classroom at PCMH. more

Lightning, rain and flooding: the July 2 storm

Here is a collection of photographs from the July 2 storm that pounded Pecos County. more

Fireworks light up Fort Stockton's night sky

Here are some photos and a video of the fireworks Wednesday night as Fort Stockton celebrated Independence Day. more

Inaugural Pioneer Most Patriotic Dog Contest Winners

The Fort Stockton Pioneer hosted the inaugural Most Patriotic Dog contest Wednesday, July 4, 2018 as part of the Independence Day fun at Rooney Park. more

Public swimming pool open in Imperial

While the public swimming pool in Fort Stockton is closed, the pool in Imperial is open for business. more

Local man killed in Grandfalls crash

A Fort Stockton man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, June 13 in Ward County. Paul R. Weyerts, 50, of Fort Stockton was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. more

County extends burn ban to Sept. 8

Amid continuing drought-like conditions, the Pecos County Commissioners Court approved a burn band from June 11 to Sept. 8. The most recent burn band expired on June 9. The banned prohibits all outdoor burning in Pecos County. The commissioners also approved an order prohibiting the sale or use of fireworks (classified as "skyrockets with sticks" or "missiles with fins" the Pecos County. Pick up this week's print edition or start an online subscription to see the entire story. more

June 6 jury trial cancelled

A jury trial set for June 6, 2018 in Pecos County Court has been cancelled. more

'Shattered Dreams' driver safety program Friday at FSHS

Fort Stockton students are performers in the Texas Department of Public Safety program aimed as reducing accidents and fatalities among teen drivers. more

Intermediate School principal leaving for Leander ISD

Matt Calkins will be stepping down as principal of the Fort Stockton Intermediate School to become principal of Deer Creek Elementary School in the Leander ISD. more

Phil Chamberlain retires after 20 years at helm of Fort Stockton Insurance

Friends, colleagues and community members attended a “Put a fork in him, he’s done” retirement party for Fort Stockton Insurance Agency owner Phil Chamberlain April 26. more

Spring Concert highlights vocal talents

The Fort Stockton middle and high school choirs performed the Spring Concert Thursday, April 26 at the W.R. Weaver Auditorium on the high school campus. more

High school stages 'You're a Good man, Charlie Brown'

The Fort Stockton High School Theatre Arts department will present its first musical production in 10 years when students take the stage for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday, May 5. A 2 p.m. matinee show will be held Saturday. more

Do Something!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some local happenings. more

New waterline project breaks ground

Groundbreaking held for 9-mile water pipeline between Belding and For Stockton. The new pipeline will address ruptures that have plagued the aging line. more

Walking toward school safety

Conversations have been held on the national, state and local level regarding school safety in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. shooting in February. Ideas such as metal detectors, clear backpacks, … more
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