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While his name is above the entrance of the building named in his honor – the Alex R. González Pecos County Judicial Building – there is no image inside of the man who made history … more
The Pecos County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that may be connected to the June 15 drive-by shooting on Main Street in Fort Stockton that left a local man in critical condition. The homicide victim was identified as Randy Lee Clark, 48, of 866 Oriole Lane. The cause of death is pending an autopsy. more
A nearly two-hour demonstration was held to honor George Floyd at Zero Stone Park on June 2. Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer kept his knee on the side of Floyd’s neck … more
All five public swimming pools in Pecos County have opened as of last week.  In addition to Comanche Springs in Fort Stockton, county pools are also located in Imperial, Coyanosa, Iraan and … more
The Garage Coffee, Music and More held its final concert on June 6.  Here are some photos from the show, which featured legendary Nashville artist Bernie Nelson, with Fort Stockton's own … more
According to Fort Stockton Police, a 30-year-old Fort Stockton was shot multiple times at about 6:14 p.m. Monday, June 15 on the 300 block of Main Street between Third and Fourth Streets. Teh … more
Monday evening saw two new developments for Pecos County with the COVID-19 pandemic, with Pecos County Memorial Hospital seeing its first COIVD-19-related hospitalization, while Focus Care of Fort … more
The Fort Stockton Economic Development Corporation will meet Thursday, June 18 starting at 2:30 p.m. On the agenda is the review of relief grant applications and the Rio Street Walking Path … more
The Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District will hold a permit hearing and regualr board meeting starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16 at its office, 103 W. Callahan St. Among the items … more
Pecos County has three new cases of COVID-19, bringing its total of active cases to five, confirmed cases to 34, and recoveries to 29.  The county has yet to see a hospitalization or death … more
Pecos County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 14 to decide four run-off races and determine who will advance to the November General Election.   The deadline to register to … more
The Fort Stockton ISD School Board is considering an amended school calendar for 2020-2021 that would start classes on Monday, Aug. 3 and run the year through Wednesday, June 9.  It would also … more
The Fort Stockton Police Department is investigating the discovery of a body found in a car in a lot off North Sycamore Street between Dickinson Boulevard and U.S. Highway 285. According to Police … more
Pecos County has three new cases of COVID-19, bringing its total of confirmed cases to 31, of which 28 are recovered.  The county has yet to see a hospitalization related to … more
The Fort Stockton ISD will discuss creating its own police department.  The district and the city of Fort Stockton have been unable to reach an agreement on the use of FSPD officers as SROs … more
The Fort Stockton City Council will holds its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 9 at 5:30. The meeting will be available online.  The council will review bids for wastewater plant repair, landfill project and audit. more
The Texas Attorney's General Office said today that inmates at prisons who test positive for COVID-19 will not be counted toward a county's active case total, according to Pecos County Judge Joe Shuster.  The decision has a major impact on Pecos County, as 65 inmates – officially termed "offenders" by the state – at the Texas Department of Criminal Justices' N5 Unit in Fort Stockton have tested positive for COVID-19 and are active cases.  Without the decision, Pecos County would have 67 active cases and exceeded the threshold of three active cases per 1,000 people (45 active cases) that would require the county to roll back to Phase 1 limits of 25% capacity for local businesses.  Instead, Pecos County is down to two active cases (#25 and #28 below) and has 28 confirmed cases with 26 recoveries. more
Gov. Greg Abbott announced his third phase Wednesday of reopening Texas businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, allowing virtually all of them to operate at 50% capacity. That is effective immediately, and there are "very limited exceptions," Abbott's office said. Restaurants were already permitted to be open at 50% capacity. Abbott is allowing them to immediately increase their table size from six people to 10, and on June 12, they can ramp up their capacities to 75%. more
Late Friday night, officials in Pecos County learned that 65 cases of COVID-19 had been reported among the offender population at the Texas Department of Criminal Jutice's N5 Unit in Fort … more
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