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MPGCD puts extensions into effect

The Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors held their regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12. The board put much attention to the agenda item regarding the District’s intent … more

Tenants, know your rights!

In the state of Texas, both tenants and landlords have very specific rights and abilities. As a tenant, especially, it is important to know and understand these rights as well as the requirements … more

WaterBridge funds to be allocated

The city council heard a presentation from City Water Attorney Mark Harral regarding the development of a three-year Capital Improvement Plan for the WaterBridge, LLC monies during their meeting on … more

County approves plant grant application

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court discussed and approved a resolution for the development of a waste water treatment plant in Sheffield.The commissioners first step in this was to approve a … more

Hospital board holds regular meeting

The Pecos County Memorial Hospital Board met in regular session on Tuesday, Sept. 5 to discuss routine agenda items.All financial reports were approved, along with previous meeting minutes. Medical … more

FSISD Board approves District innovation revisions

The FSISD School Board approved policies DBA and DK, in accordance with the District’s innovation plan, during their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 28. Policy DBA outlined that the District will … more

Fire strikes in close range of apartments

Smoke clouds took to the sky during Labor Day weekend, but not all of the smoke was from backyard cookouts. The abandoned motel on Dickinson, adjacent to the Sagebrush Cafe & Gifts, caught on fire … more

Texas Southwest Council responds to parents complaints

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character, trains them … more

Fort Stockton Living & Rehab focuses on quality care and a good time

The Fort Stockton Living & Rehabilitation at 501 N. Sycamore St. is fighting against the negative misconceptions of the world, and is ready to prove that good nursing homes still exist. New … more

FSISD sets tax rate and budget, settles in suit

At their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 28, the FSISD School Board acted upon the district’s 2017-2018 budget, as well as many other agenda items.The meeting began with a public meeting on the … more

FSHS grad talks keeping college local

 Ramon Reynosa, age 18, graduated from Fort Stockton High School with the class of 2017. During his high school years, Reynosa took dual credit courses at Midland College WRTTC and become … more

Fort Stockton helps out Harvey’s refugees

Aleksi Rapkin drove into Fort Stockton Thursday night to flee from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey. Rapkin is a resident of the Big Sky ski resort in Montana, but was visiting South Padre Island when … more

County takes questions on VA activities

The Pecos County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Monday, Aug. 28, where they held a public hearing on the proposed 2018 Pecos County budget.County Clerk Liz Chapman began the hearing … more

Hurricane evacuees turn to Fort Stockton for help

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey's Houston flooding, the Villalon family traveled to Fort Stockton as their neighborhood was submerged by water. Local residents David and RoseMary Portillo have opened … more

Parents query Cub Scout leader's actions

Parents of Fort Stockton Cub Scouts have expressed concern regarding a perceived lack of activities and communication within the dens, their leaders, and those in charge.According to one individual, … more

City finalizes water agreement, appoints landfill reps

During their Tuesday meeting, the City Council discussed numerous contracts and reviewed agreements.The council approved a change in their budget calendar to reflect only one public hearing being … more

Fort Stockton’s biggest watermelon

The biggest watermelon of Fort Stockton has been found at Amistad Properties’ Man Camp located at 1872 W. Gonzalez Loop. However, the large watermelon is both seedless and fruitless, because it’s … more

Letting go of Pizza Pro: Owner tells why he closed down the restaurant

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

CVB fails to break even during Open Road Race

During their Tuesday meeting, the Council heard a presentation from Crystal Lopez, CVB Director, regarding the 2017 Big Bend Open Road Race. After going over the itemized list of expenditures and … more

Lucky seven years till next eclipse

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
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