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Despite not being over the 20-active-case limit for expemption, the state has informed Pecos County that it is no longer exempt from the mandatory mask-wearing G-29 order issued by Gov. Greg … more
Kathlynn Nicole Salmon was selected as the 2020 Miss Fort Stockton.  The Miss Junior Miss Fort Stockton crown went to Aria Rojas. Please see The Pioneer's print or e-edtion on July 23 for … more
Four residents of Focus Care in For Stockton have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster.  The source of the contraction is currently listed as "unknow." … more
Pecos County Case Update • As of: July 16, 2020 • Tested: 1,320 • Negative: 1,013 • Pending: 191 • Positive (Pecos County): … more
Few annual events have been held this year in Pecos County due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Reunion Festival, Water Carnival, and fireworks show were among the events cancelled. The Big Bend Open … more
With so many activities for kids closed down, The Pioneer has a way for your family to make learning fun and to promote healthy family interactions! Our weekly Kid Scoop page gives children … more
Fort Stockton Mayor Chris Alexander holds up one of the 50 masks donated to the city by Fort Stockton businesswoman Amy Terrazas. The Fort Stockton City Council thanked Terrazas for her donation at … more
President Donald Trump's choice to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, was in a too-close-to-call runoff Wednesday morning against a candidate endorsed by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. The Trump-backed Tony Gonzales was ahead of Cruz's pick, Raul Reyes, by just seven votes out of 24,685 with all polling locations reporting, according to unofficial results. Gonzales declared victory Wednesday morning, but Reyes did not concede and said the race is "far from over."                                                   … more
Democratic and Republican voters across Texas had the opportunity July 14 to decide which candidate would represent their respective parties in the November general election. Pecos County … more
Pecos County's active COVID-19 cases dropped to 11 as 60 people have moved to "recovered" status.  In all, Pecos County has recorded 72 confirmed cases. One person died, but it is unclear if … more
Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster presented the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Historical Commission to the Pecos County Historical Commission president Ernest Woodward and member Kirby … more
Pecos County saw 353 take part in Early Voting from July 2 to 10. Republicans cast 265 votes, to 88 by Democrats. Election Day is Tuesday, July 14, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Drive-up voting is available.  more
The Pecos County Commissioner Court will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the Pecos County Courthouse.  Among the agenda items isthe presentation of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from … more
Public school instruction in the Fort Stockton ISD begins Monday, Aug. 3. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many details are still being worked out. The FSISD has created a link on its website to … more
The Fort Stockton City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14. On the agenda is a discussion and possible action on an agreement with Pecos County on the infrastructure of Rooney Park.  more
Pecos County's active COVID-19 cases dropped to 13 with more recoveries – including a 78-year-old woman from the Focus Care facility in Fort Stockton who have been hospitalized in … more
A 70-year-old male who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, marking the first death in Pecos County.  According to Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster, the man was a was being treated for another illness at the time of his death, but since he tested positive for COVID-19 on June 19, the state considered it as a possible cause of hs death. The man tested positive at a behaviorial facility in the county, where he was also being quarantined.  Pecos County has 12 active cases remaining from 53 positive tests. more
The Brewster County Tourism Council and Visit Big Bend have received notice from Big Bend National Park and National Park Services that effective July 2, Big Bend National Park will be closed to all … more
On July 2, Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster filed with the state a GA-29 Exemption Attestation Form stating the county is under the 20 active case level outlined in Gov. Greg Abbott's order issued the … more
The Pecos County Sheriff's Office has made two more arrests in the ongoing investigation of the murder of Randy Clark. Kimberly Johnson, 38, was charged with burglary with habitation with intent … more
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