The Fort Stockton Pioneer hosted the inaugural Most Patriotic Dog contest Wednesday, July 4, 2018 as part of the Independence Day fun at Rooney Park.
The first place winner was "Sweetie," owned by the Reeves family of Fort Stockton.
"Moe" took second along with owner Kyra Arias of Fort Stockton.
Two-month old puppy "Paetyn" took third with owner Reba Subia.
Two honorable mentions were given: "Bubba" owned by Blanca Cordero and the duo of "Elsa" and "Teddy" owned by David Castaneda.