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Where ya headed?: Travelers of FS

Gi Gi of Las Vegas rolled in to Fort Stockton at 3 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. Parking her U-Haul at the Flying J Travel Center, she decided to spend the entire day here in town.“I’m headed to … more

MPGCD debates Cockrell presentation

The Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District (MPGCD) Board met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 17. During the meeting, Cockrell Investment Partners, L.P. gave an in-depth presentation, … more

Commissioners raise the roof in Iraan

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 10, where they heard regular reports.Pecos County Memorial Hospital requested more of their Capital Funds to replace a … more

Where Ya Headed?

In Fort Stockton, you never know who you'll see at the local Wal-Mart. Tuesday, Oct. 10 couple Teryl and Cheryl Houghton of Baytown were on their way to Fort Davis when they decided to grab some … more

The Shake Shop - more than just smoothies and juices

The Shake Shop at 710 W. Dickinson was opened Thursday, June 1, 2017 and was introduced to Fort Stockton by owners Andy and Belinda Rivera. Since opening, the business has doubled its menu and … more

Stop, Drop - Fire prevention is on a Roll!

The second week of October has brought about Fire Prevention Week here in Fort Stockton. The Fort Stockton Fire Department and the Texas A&M Forest Service paid visits to the local daycares and … more

Fort Stockton loves Tejano: Hundreds attend Fall Festival

They say “third time's a charm”, which became true for the third annual Fort Stockton Fall Festival this past weekend. The event had its largest turnout as hundreds gathered at the Pecos County … more

FSPD to ride off into the sunset in new vehicle

The Fort Stockton City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 10, where they heard presentations, requests, and a statistical report from the police department.Municipal Services Manager … more

MPGCD denied WaterBridge records

During the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, City Water Attorney Mark Harral presented an update on activities at Blue Ridge Farms.Harral stated that a fence was needed to block off the … more

Middle School appeals TEA rating for 2017

Fort Stockton Middle School is in the process of appealing their TEA accountability rating, according to information given at FSISD’s last board meeting on Monday, Sept. 25.FSMS’s accountability … more

Fall Fest brings a carnival to the Coliseum

 Fall is finally here, and the best way to celebrate the season is at the annual Fort Stockton Fall Festival. The Chamber of Commerce's third annual Fall Fest kicks off this Friday, Oct. 6 through … more

Historic boards unite to save garden

Director of the Fort Stockton Historic Society (FSHS) Melba Montoya teamed up with member of the Pecos County Historical Commission (PCHC) Ross Harper to tackle the “Native Garden”, which is … more

Cliff’s Food Wagon stops in Stockton

West Texas is a long way from The State Fair of Texas, but that doesn't prevent fried foods from pleasing crowds here in Pecos County. Local church Torre Fuerte booked the Cliff’s Food Wagon of … more

Cricket Wireless selling affordable phones and more

The silence in Fort Stockton has been broken by the sound of Crickets. Not the chirping insects, but the many Cricket Wireless cell phones that stay ringing around the clock. The new Cricket Wireless … more

Spreading awareness for a silent crime

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Veronica Lopez of the Fort Stockton Safe House has been tasked with the organization of the Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil to be held tonight, … more

McDemolished: Making way for a new McDonald's

Fort Stockton citizens have been put on a McDonald's fast as the local fast food restaurant was demolished this past week. The longstanding “Mickey D's” at 1500 N. US Hwy 285 closed its doors for … more

B's Family Dining serves comfort food made from scratch!

Hungry for some delicious homemade comfort food? Say no more. B's Family Dining has been sharing family recipes with Fort Stockton for four years now, and is still cooking up the goods. Not to … more

Where Ya Headed?: Travelers of FS

Musician Jean Caffeine of Austin cruised into town Thursday, Sept. 21 for the west Texas leg of her “Hi Lonesome” solo tour. Staying true to her stage name, Caffeine had a quick shot of espresso … more

Cool beans, International Coffee Day is here!

Wake up and smell the coffee, International Coffee Day is here. According internationalcoffeeday.org, the holiday kicks off Friday, Sept. 29, and culminates on Sunday, Oct.1. The Pioneer turned to … more

Arsenic and Old Lace opening this weekend!

“Arsenic and Old Lace,” written by Joseph Kesselring and directed by Susann Hall and Alice Duerksen, opens at The Nelson Street Theatre tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. for six straight … more
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