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The long-lived Pizza Pro at 1201 W. Dickinson has concluded its 17 years of fresh pizza, and held its final day of business on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Owners Gerardo and Darrla Pules opened the red … more
On Monday, Aug. 21, residents all around turned their eyes toward the sky to see the long-awaited solar eclipse. While the phenomenon is not uncommon around the world, people in the United States … more
The highly anticipated Domino’s Pizza at 1003 N. Sycamore finally opened its doors for business Monday, Aug. 14. The new restaurant hosted a special “Friends and Family” pre-opening, allowing a … more
It takes a lot to keep a restaurant in business for 25 years, and if the doors have stayed opened for that long, you know they must be cooking something good. Here in Fort Stockton, the Mi Casita … more
There are those who view adobe buildings as a thing of the past, or as “the poor man's" way of construction. Then, there are those who view adobe buildings as old crumbling structures, and never … more
Fort Stockton Independent School District is celebrating its hundredth year as an official school district this year, and it has quite a story to tell.Prior to FSISD being established, all schools in … more
The Fort Stockton Rotary Club is known for strengthening the community in many ways, but one function stands out and is already underway: the Cruise Party.The Cruise Party brings people in the … more
A new service may soon be available to help low-income families with taking care of their pets.With the rise of the stray animal population in Fort Stockton, Lucky Two Times Animal Rescue, led by … more
Introducing a farmers’ market to Fort Stockton has been in discussion for many years. It has been the idea of many, but has never come to fruition – until recently. Amy Hartman initiated the new … more
The City Council approved the proposed tax rate for the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8.City Manager Frank Rodriguez stated that he recommended the City … more
U.S. Representative Will Hurd stopped in Fort Stockton for his DC2DQ tour on Monday, Aug. 7 to speak and spend time with the community members.Hurd started the meeting with a short anecdotal story … more
Are you experiencing back pain or any other physical discomfort? Joint Effort Chiropractic at 1103 W. Dickinson (in between Mesquite Tree Gift Shop and Security Finance) can help you discover the … more
Last summer the horned lizards, widely known as “horny toads,” were frequently spotted in Fort Stockton. From sun bathing in the streets to cooling off in watered grass, the little spiked … more
Traffic jams are rare in Fort Stockton, but that doesn’t mean we don’t share the road with some slow pokes. Desert box turtles have been crossing busy streets here in town, and many of their … more
When people think of music in west Texas, they generally envision country music, or even some folk music at times. One Fort Stockton resident feels that there is a great need for a wider selection of … more
With the increasing population of patients at risk of diabetes, RN Jessica Colunga has created a study aimed at reaching these people. “I chose diabetes as my focus due to the high number of … more
The Pecos County Memorial Hospital Board approved an increase base pay for LVNs and specialty pay for RNs at their regular meeting on Aug. 1. According to Interim CEO Margaret Davis, it was … more
The Bridges Behavioral Health Clinic in Fort Stockton is a branch ofPermian Basin Community Centers (PBCC) and provides screening and helpfor depressive disorders, PTSD, adult ADHD, anxiety based … more
Verizon Wireless has finally settled in to its new location at 710 W.Dickinson Blvd. (left of the Shake Shop). In celebration of the bigmove and upgrades, the store held an official Chamber of … more
The Desert Dreamer Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a big heart for high school students and their future. After launching an essay scholarship program earlier this year, Desert Dreamer … more
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