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It’s here! As of noon on Jan. 8, 2019, the 86th Texas Legislature has begun – and we’re off to a great start. The Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. … more
The Iraan-Sheffield Lions Club would like to thank our local community for their generous donations/participation and involvement in our efforts to make our community a better place to live. … more
The United States of America is the only nation that has a national monument called Mount Rushmore... more
I watched a video earlier this week on Facebook of a woman named Sabrina Benaim reciting her poem, entitled “The Loneliest Sweet Potato” from her book Depression and Other Magic Tricks ... more
Another Christmas has come and gone, and we are all feeling the excitement that comes with a new year ... more
My name is Kaitlynn Pacheco, Miss Fort Stockton 2018. I would like to introduce one of the greatest missions projects I get to work on. Operation Christmas Child demonstrates God’s love in a … more
Her voice cracked as she began to speak, so I knew it was going to be bad news. Saturday, Dec. 30, at 12:28 a.m. I got a phone call from my little sister Ashley that changed how the rest of my life … more
The 4-H Shooting Sports program is one of the fastest growing Youth Programs in the country. 4-H Shooting Sports gathers young people that live in rural, suburban, and even urban environments. … more
I’ve never written an opinion column in my life, but last Thursday, I read a villainous article slandering The Fort Stockton Pioneer ... more
(Note: The following opinion piece appeared in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times on Feb. 15, 2019 and is reprinted with its permission). Why would a law with the positive-sounding name Texas … more
(Publisher’s note: Pam Palileo is the former publisher of the Fort Stockton Pioneer. The Pioneer invited her to share her thoughts on Bob Beal, a former Pioneer reporter whom Pam hired and worked … more
Dear Editor: I used to believe that the biggest threat to our water supply in Pecos County was the hare-brained idea to export water via an unbuilt pipeline to Midland-Odessa. However, after … more
I met Bob Beal Aug. 7, 2015, the day I started working at The Pioneer. I sat down at the desk directly across from his and from that point forward, he was my mentor. Those close to me know I referred … more
Dear Editor: I'm writing to compliment your Fort Stockton School System for having a thoughtful and caring Assistant High School Principal, who at the varsity volleyball game last Tuesday evening, … more
People say that your whole life can change in an instant, and when it does, they tell you the mourning process won’t happen overnight ... more
I’ve fallen out of love with many things in Texas, including the heat, the cold, country music, central air, and AT&T ... more
Dear Editor, Let me tell you about an outstanding lady of our community.... First off I know I have too many dogs; I did not ask for them, I did not want them, but somehow I got/inherited … more
I know it is still February, but spring is certainly in the air in west Texas. The days are getting longer. We are less than three weeks away from Daylight Savings Time, which means more time to … more
Big Bend Telephone Company’s installation of new fiber optic cable for high-speed broadband in Fort Stockton has been delayed about a year. That delay is because of a "back up" in Texas-New Mexico … more
To Editor, Fort Stockton Pioneer: This letter is in reference to the Nov. 24, 2017 news story concerning the FSISD School Board meeting. The story reads that the three six-year-old Motor Coach … more
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