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MMEX refinery hits ground running

MMEX held the groundbreaking for its oil refinery on Friday, Nov. 17. A little before 3 p.m., citizens from all over Pecos County and investors from many different countries filled the parking lot … more

Spanish Trail Lodge re-established with pizzazz

The old Spanish Trail Lodge at 700 N. Alamo St. has been getting a facelift for over a year now, thanks to new owners Ele and Patty Hagelstein. According to Patty, the couple had been looking for property in the area before settling on the Spanish Trail Lodge... more

McDonald’s is back!

The longstanding McDonald’s at 1500 N. US Hwy 285 was closed and demolished late September 2017. In its place, a brand-new location was built closer to the Interstate and opened to the public Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 6 a.m. more

Agent killed in line of duty

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector. Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding … more

Where ya headed?: Travelers of FS

Mel and Jackie Landford of Gonzales County stopped for an overnight stay at the local Wal-Mart parking lot with their dog, Mel. Camping out in a travel trailer, Landford emerged to cold weather and a crowd of other travelers.   more

Second Fabian's Laundromat underway

Amistad Properties is making fast progress on their second location of Fabian's Laundromat. The new location will be housed at the former Coin Laundry, which sits on the corner of US-385 and W. James (nearby Alamo Elementary). more

City wastewater may go green

During their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the City Council heard a presentation from Wilburn Smith, a representative for Dale Shope Construction. Smith discussed a solar power project for the … more

Commissioners canvass Nov. 7 election

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Nov. 13. After a brief discussion, the commissioners approved the employment of part-time help for the Justice of the Peace in … more

City council introduces new warden

The Fort Stockton City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, where they were introduced to Joel Guana, the new Senior Warden of the Lynaugh Unit and Fort Stockton N-5 … more

Honoring a very special veteran

Donald Wayne Sloan Oct. 22, 1922 - Nov. 22, 2009 Donald Wayne Sloan served his country first in North Africa. It was later, when he was in the infantry in World War II, that he received the … more

PCMH providers now under one roof

Dr. Cecil George can now be found on Pecos County Memorial Hospital’s second floor. George and the Family Care Center have joined forces and homes this week as he and his staff have relocated to … more

FSHS presents "A Murder is Announced"

The Fort Stockton High School Theatre Arts department presents the Agatha Christie murder mystery "A Murder is Announced" on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Nov. 16, 17, and 18. All performances are … more

Pecos Roadhouse hits the road

Veterans’ Day proclamation presented

The Fort Stockton City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 24, where they received the first WaterBridge Resources, LLC payment since the contract's inception.John Durand, Chief Operating … more

Veterans’ Day and Goal Zero Day scheduled

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Monday, Oct. 23.The court approved a proclamation designating Nov. 10 as Veterans’ Day in Pecos County. They also approved a … more

A Brief History of the Rollins-Sibley House

The Rollins-Sibley House is a one-story, Victorian style adobe home located near the parade grounds in Historic Fort Stockton, Texas. Dan and Mary Rollins and their sons, Charles, Clinton, and Fred … more

Where Ya Headed?: Travelers of FS

Frank and Marla Wright of Corona, CA stopped to fuel up their RV at the Love’s Travel Stop Tuesday, Oct. 24 while on tight schedule to visit their many planned destinations.“We're headed to lots … more

Palileo leaving Pioneer with a 10-year legacy

Publisher Pam Palileo is leaving the Fort Stockton Pioneer to head Fort Stockton Insurance at 901 W. Dickinson Blvd (right of West Texas State Bank). Palileo made the announcement of her resignation … more

Keep an eye out for the Big Top!

As the days shorten and cool down, fall entertainment is in full swing for Pecos County. One of the largest events on the autumn docket is the arrival of Shrine Circus on Tuesday, Nov. 7.Ringmaster … more

Gray passes torch to Williams

During the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD) regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, the board approved the employment of Morgan Williams as new Field Technician. For six years, the … more
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