Fort Stockton

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Why the District Attorney's Arson Case Against Sonia Cacy Remains Weak

    In the this week's cover story, we examined the case of Sonia Cacy, the Fort Stockton woman convicted in 1993 of setting her uncle ablaze with gasoline. In the years since, the evidence against her hasn't withstood scrutiny. Cacy was paroled six years into a 99-year sentence based on expert testimo ... More >>

  • News

    December 19, 2013

    Burning Injustice

    Shaky evidence sent Sonia Cacy to prison for burning her beloved uncle to death. Now she's destitute and fighting the state to clear her name.

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Federal Judge Has Tossed Suit Involving '08 Assault of Student at Dallas ISD Middle School

    ​Calvin Beckton, a former band teacher at Boude Storey Middle School, is serving a 10-year stint in the TDCJ's Fort Stockton Unit for the 2008 sexual assault of a 14-year-old female student to whom he'd often given rides home in the past. He was sentenced in September, after prosecutors proved tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Ste Genevieve Red: Not Bad, If You're Broke

    ​Gallo. Robert and CK Mondavi. Beringer. Kendall-Jackson. Franzia. You know them as the 800 pound gorillas, the Two Buck Chucks, if you will, of the wining world. They take up voluminous amounts of space on the grocery store shelves with their bottles, magnums and boxes of mass-produced ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2008

    The Caretaker

    One mother's crusade to better the life of her mentally retarded son and the system that failed him

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Heavy Traffic

    Border drug lords get rich while attorney Mike Barclay gets worn out defending the poor smugglers

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    The Real "Goofball"

    Plus: Circle of Pain, What a Guy, Tiger's Eye

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Desert Blooms

    Jetports and elite resorts may do what border bandits and blistering heat couldn't: rob Big Bend of its rugged beauty

  • News

    July 12, 2001


    Muzzle the Barking Dog, Glass Houses Dept., Highway From Hell, Bitter Holiday

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Run Over

    Small towns in the Big Bend area brace for an onslaught of Mexican trucks rolling their way thanks to NAFTA

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    High Spoons

    Bare breasts, a bowl of red, and bad blood among the chili brethren in the Big Bend. Texas doesn't get any better.

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Rocket man

    Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Whine capital of Texas

    A rigged wine contest peels away Grapevine's grandiose label as the Napa Valley of Texas, revealing instead another cheap import